Bomberman Returns For Digital Download on the Wii

HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT'S BELOVED BOMBERMAN RETURNS FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ON THE WII

Award-Winning Series Will Deliver 8-Person Online Multiplayer Combat

And Mii Support For Hardcore Fans&Casual Gamers

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REDWOOD CITY, CA - August 26, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North

American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, today announced that they are releasing Bomberman Blast, an all-new Bomberman for digital download for WiiWare on the Wii. Retaining the classic features Bomberman fans have come to love such as online multiplayer battles and numerous arenas, Bomberman Blast also incorporates new gameplay elements, including the use of Mii support and 8-person online multiplayer - thefirst time for Bomberman on Wii!

"The Bomberman franchise is one of Hudson Entertainment's most

popular," said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at

Hudson Entertainment. "We're driven by the support of the fans and

strive to provide unique new gameplay features with each new Bomberman title to please the longtime fans, as well as make the game accessible to newcomers."

Fans of the popular series will be able to compete either solo or as

part of a team against the best Bomberman players worldwide, as

Bomberman Blast delivers 8-player multiplayer battles online. By using

their Miis, gamers will have the opportunity to definitively prove who

has the best Mii by sending them into a Bomberman Blast arena, then

blowing away the competition! Now who has the best Mii?

Bomberman Blast is the perfect party game, allowing players from around

the world to join in on the fun. Up to four players on the same Wii

can hop online. Even more, an online leaderboard shows just how good

you are! Bomberman Blast is exactly what players would expect from a

Bomberman game, with more ammunition, more online battles, and now,

the support of Miis!

With the release of Bomberman Blast on WiiWare, Hudson Entertainment

will offer several online tournaments, including one that coincides

with the game's launch. For more information on the upcoming

tournaments and to register, players can visit

www.Hudsonentertainment.com.

Bomberman Blast is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software

Rating Board.

About Bomberman

Originally launched in the US in 1987, the game captured gamers' hearts

with its simple yet challenging gameplay. With over 60 iterations on

nearly all major consoles since then, and over 10 million units sold,

winning accolades as the best multiplayer game of all time, this

classic game has stood the test of time. Along the way, it also

pioneered the "party game" genre, encouraging groups of 4 or more

friends to duke it out in one room, and was the first series to

contribute to Hudson's reputation as the number one party game

company.

For the latest screenshots, please visit:

http://www.clevercomm.com/HudsonWiiWare

About Hudson Entertainment, Inc.

Hudson Entertainment is the North American publishing arm of Hudson

Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content

founded in 1973. Hudson Entertainment focuses on four key businesses:

console games, digital download content, mobile games, and music.

Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including

Bomberman, Bonk, and Super Adventure Island. Hudson's mobile division

is a leading supplier of games and personalized content. Through

numerous partnerships with record labels, Hudson has become a leading

provider of hip-hop ring tones and mobile content. For more

information on Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.

Hudson Entertainment, Hudson Soft, and their respective logos are

trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Hudson Soft. Bomberman is a

registered trademark of Hudson Soft.

Trademarks of Nintendo used under license. WiiWare is available only

through the Wii console.

Contact:

Tina Casalino

Clever Communications

(408) 823-5779

tina@clevercomm.com


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