Ubisoft announces Hell's Kitchen: The Video Game
, based on the reality
television show starring notorious British chef Gordon Ramsay. The game is
slated for release this September offering the chance to be berated by Chef
Ramsay just like a real contestant on the show (This celery is RAW! You could
KILL somebody!), and the chance to unlock genuine recipes (It's a cookbook!).
SAN FRANCISCO July 10, 2008 Today Ubisoft announced that it
will publish Hell's Kitchen(TM): The Video Game, for Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM),
PC and Macฎ. Developed by Ludia, Hell's Kitchen: The Video Game is based on the
U.S. hit FOX television program from Granada America featuring world-renowned
Chef Gordon Ramsay. The game will allow players to experience the show's
high-pressure kitchen and dining room challenges as a faithfully rendered 3D
Chef Ramsay watches their every move.
"I had a great time doing the voice for my own animation, said Gordon Ramsay.
"Being in a video game is a new experience for me and I'm very pleased with the
After executing the three phases of an order preparation, cooking and service
Chef Gordon Ramsay will score each meal. As they progress through the game,
players will be rewarded with access to recipes from Chef Ramsay's own
"Hell's Kitchen has everything a great video game needs: pressure, excitement
and intense competition, said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and
marketing at Ubisoft North America. "We are very excited to be bringing the
intensity of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and the Hell's Kitchen experience to
the virtual world this fall.
Hell's Kitchen: The Video Game will be released worldwide September 2008.
Chef Ramsay watches players' every move and judges them as they progress by
yelling at them, praising them or shutting down the kitchen if their skills
don't meet his expectations.
As players progress, they'll gain access to authentic Gordon Ramsay recipes,
including many that are offered exclusively to game owners.
In Career Mode, players can earn stars to build their way up from a
Single-Star restaurant to a prestigious Five-Star establishment. As the player
advances through the ranks, their star rating advances and the recipes become
more varied and intricate.
In Arcade Mode, the pressure builds as customers become increasingly
demanding. Players will be challenged to keep up with the pressure before time
is up, or Chef Ramsay loses patience and closes the kitchen.