HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT’S INTERSPECIES SHOOTER VIDEOGAME SHOOTANTO: EVOLUTIONARY MAYHEM BLASTS ONTO WIIWARE TODAY

San Mateo, Calif.– Oct. 20, 2009– Wii™ owners will determine the outcome of evolution starting today with the launch of Hudson Entertainment’s Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem. Exclusively downloadable on WiiWare™ for 500 Wii™ points, the interspecies shooter is published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT. Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem is rated E10+ by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem offers a unique take on the shooter videogame genre,” says Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Digital Download at Hudson Entertainment.“Gamers haven’t seen anything quite like this, with its bizarre enemies, unusual playable characters, and frenzied gameplay.”

In Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem, players start as primates and battle lizardmen across the epochs, from primeval to medieval times and beyond. Players who survive each battle will evolve from a lowly monkey to an apeman, then caveman, a human knight, and finally a soldier. The combat continues to change as the lizardmen also evolve throughout the game. Co-op mode allows players to survive the onslaught together.

For more information on Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem, as well as other titles from Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.

Hudson Entertainment is the North and South 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 retail games, digital download content, mobile games, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. 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 digital music and video content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.


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