PETERBOROUGH, Ontario (November 20, 2018) – Canuck Play & Spear Interactive welcomes Hall of Fame Quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie as partner and brand ambassador to the Maximum Football video game franchise.
Flutie has agreed to a multi-year relationship with Maximum Football and will lend his name and likeness to the franchise beginning in Fall 2019 with the anticipated release of Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We’re extremely excited to have Doug on board,” said David Winter, President of Canuck Play. “His accomplishments at all levels and styles of football are well known, and he is the obvious natural fit for our title.”
Doug Flutie is an American football quarterback who won the Heisman Trophy in 1984 as the best player in college football and who had a 21-year professional football career in the United States and Canada. Maximum Football is the only video game on the market that allows gamers to play with U.S. College, Canadian, and U.S. professional styles of play.
“I’m basically a kid at heart, who lives for playing sports in person or on the screen. This partnership gives me the chance to join the video game space and I’m looking forward to helping grow the Maximum Football brand,” said Flutie. “What drew me to Maximum Football was the innovative concept of including three different styles of football in the game.”
Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football will feature Doug as a playable character and include multiple new gameplay features.
The Maximum Football franchise was re-launched in 2017 by Canuck Play. Canuck Play was founded by David Winter, a 20-year veteran in the video game industry who boasts production and design credits include such titles as EA’s Madden, NHL, and FIFA series, as well as Batman, Harry Potter, and The Sims. Maximum Football 2018 is available now for digital download on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
About Doug Flutie:
The college football Heisman Trophy winner for 1984, Doug is a six-time Most Outstanding Player and three-time Canadian football champion, winning titles in 1992, 1996, and 1997. He also played ten seasons in the NFL. Currently Doug serves as lead analyst for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of Notre Dame Football. Doug and his wife Laurie established, the “Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism” in 1998 in the name of their son, Dougie Jr. For more information, visit www.flutiefoundation.org.
About Maximum Football
Maximum Football is available now for digital download on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For additional information on Maximum Football, visit www.maxfootballgame.com or follow @MaxFootballGame and @CanuckGS on Twitter.