Jet and Cord McCoy, Oklahoma cowboys who became fan favorites on the Emmy-Award-Winning CBS series “The Amazing Race,” are featured on the cover and in the content of the new “Amazing Race” video game for the Nintendo Wii.
Created and distributed by UBISOFT, the game is now available for sale nationwide.
The game simulates for players the thrills, excitement, and challenges of “The Amazing Race.” As in the TV show, players must overcome detours, road blocks, fast forwards, intersections and other challenges as they make their way through exotic locations all across the globe. The game takes players through 84 unique locations, 28 cities and five continents.
In addition, the game offers the option of playing against fan-favorite duos, including the cowboys.
A pair of rodeo stars hailing from Tupelo, the McCoy brothers finished second on the 16th season of “The Amazing Race,” which wrapped in May 2010. The Southwestern Oklahoma State University grads became fan favorites because of their obvious integrity, good humor, strong character and their catchphrase “Oh my gravy.”
The will appear in the show’s 18th season, “The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business,” an all-star version of the show bringing back teams from the past few seasons who were not quite able to win the $1 million dollar prize. “The Amazing Race” will makes its 18th season premiere Feb. 20.