Allez-Oops!

April 9th, 2010

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is readying the ultimate mini-game collection for Wii, as Hudson Soft’s Oops! heads to the Nintendo format in June 2010.

Oops! takes the popular‘Island’ series in a new direction, that focuses on entertaining mini games and an unique reward system. Boasting 100 fun, bite-sized games players design their own avatar and will then put it through its paces in Oops!’s many– often bizarre– challenges. Up to four players can compete as they attempt to avoid being bitten by a shark, spot which items have been moved or changed in a cunning‘Spot the Difference’ challenge, or risk pulling ropes hanging from a ceiling– some of which give rewards, some of which bring all manner or nastiness tumbling from above!

Other challenges include using the Wii Remote to fill a balloon as quickly as possible using the relevant motions, heading bombs towards opponents, dancing with a monkey, and even playing the part of a pin at the end of a bowling alley and desperately attempting to evade the oncoming ball!

As befits a game that is built on bizarre humour elements, Oops! also ensures that players are rewarded for excellent performances, or punished for doing badly. If a player loses a round, their avatar will be forced to don a silly costume or have their faces painted or buckets of ink (or worse!) dropped on them, geeing them up to perform better next time. The ink, costumes, etc, also remain on the avatar for the length of the competition– adding further humiliation if a player does particularly badly… 

Hudson Soft enjoys a good reputation for fun, party-orientated games, and Oops! shows them at their very best. With 100 fun games– no two the same– Wii owners can look forward to a summer of madness when Oops! makes its debut!

About KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health&Fitness Business" and "Gaming&System Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, the London Stock Exchange in 1999, and the New York Stock Exchange in 2002. Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. Konami is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 22 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com.

About HUDSON SOFT COMPANY, LIMITED

HUDSON SOFT CO. LTD., was established in 1973, and creates and provides various own brand games for home-use video game consoles, as well as aggressively promoting digital download content. Additionally HUDSON conducts wide range of other businesses, including provision of mobile contents, PC games, music, visuals and e-commerce. For more information, please visit: http://www.hudson.co.jp/index_e.html

©2010 HUDSON SOFT

Published by Hudson Soft Co., Ltd.

Distributed by Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH.

"Games Island– Oops!" logo is a trademark of HUDSON SOFT CO., LTD.

Oops! will be available for Wii in June 2010. For more information, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com. Assets can be found at www.voltagepr.com.


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