Wild Child Studios

Extreme Wakeboarding [PS2 – Cancelled]

Extreme Wakeboarding is a cancelled sport game that was in development in 2002 by Wild Child Studios for the Playstation 2. As we can read on Wikipedia, Wakeboarding is a surface water sport which involves riding a wakeboard over the surface of a body of water. The rider is usually towed behind a motorboat and the sport was developed from a combination of water skiing, snow boarding and surfing techniques. The gameplay would have been probably similar to the Tony Hawks’ skateboard games, but “on rails” as the player needs to follow the motorboat.

Extreme Wakeboarding was never released, maybe because Wild Child Studios did not find a publisher interested in the project. Sometime later the studio had to close down. Another wakeboarding game, Stomped Wakeboarding, was in development by Indie Built (aka Microsoft’s Salt Lake Games Studio) for the XBOX, but it was cancelled too.

Thanks to Userdante for the contribution!

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