Dog the Bounty Hunter is about to become a video game star

Ever wanted to feel like being a bounty hunter chasing fugitives on the run? Well, America’s most famous bounty hunter will star in a video game.

Dog the Bounty Hunter – real name Duane Chapman – has teamed up with a video game company to develop a series of video games based on his personality.

The 68-year-old is best known for his television show of the same name, which chronicles his experiences as a bounty hunter. He has arrested more than 10,000 fugitives over the course of his career, according to a press release sent by his representative.

Most recent, Chapman made headlines when he began a high-profile search for fugitive Brian Laundrie following the death of Gabby Petito.

Chapman has now teamed up with Virtual Interactive Technologies Corp., a video game company, for a multi-year multi-game deal.

The company announced plans to develop and market a line of video games using Chapman’s name, image and likeness.

“After many years of sharing my life on television, I am delighted to be able to bring many of my stories and experiences into the video game environment,” Chapman said.

His statement continued: “I am delighted to be working with Virtual Interaction Technology and their experienced team.”

Jason Garber, CEO of Virtual Interactive Technologies, says turning Chapman into a video game is a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”.

“Dog’s successful career in reality TV and his widely recognized personality will provide us with exceptional content to build on some fun and engaging gameplay.”

A name or release date for a game has yet to be announced, but more games are in development.

Brian Laundrie’s remains were found after a month-long search in October, and Chapman and his team were ultimately unsuccessful in their search.

However, at the time, the reality TV star said that Searching for an end means that the Petito family may end up grieving.

Chapman earlier said in a statement: “The positive ID of Brian Laundrie’s remains provides some measure of closing this case, if not for Gabby’s family who would likely never have known. what really happened”. Newsweek.

“We are praying for Gabby’s family. As a parent who has also lost a child, I know this story will never end to bring Gabby back. But now family can begin too. grieving process. Our thoughts are with them.”

Duane Chapman
Duane “Dog The Bounty Hunter” Chapman at the “You Can Run But You Can’t Hide” book signing at Borders bookstore in Hollywood.
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Ethan Gach

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