SAN MATEO, CA - Oct. 25, 2010 - The sky is the limit for Wii TM owners, as Hudson Entertainment launches My Planetarium, now available for download on the Nintendo WiiWare TM service. The game allows players to observe celestial bodies from the comfort of the living room, using the Wii Remote TM to navigate and explore the night sky. The game can be downloaded right now from the Wii Shop Channel for 500 Wii Points TM .
“ My Planetarium is a fun new way for kids and families to learn and discover the universe,” said Mike Pepe, director of marketing for Hudson Entertainment.“We’ve included modes that allow for a guided tour of the stars, to observe key facts about specific constellations and to learn detailed information and mythology on celestial objects. We think this will make astronomy really fun for all!”
Created by the staff behind the celebrated WiiWare simulator My Aquarium, My Planetarium is a simple and entertaining way for Wii owners to explore the cosmos. Using the pointer functions on the Wii Remote, users can grab and drag to check out more than 20,000 constellations and nebulae, with detailed definitions and explanations of mythology connected to them.
In addition to being an educational tool, the game also includes a relaxing planetarium mode that takes users through the stars while displaying interesting and enlightening facts.
Official Website: http://www.hudson.co.jp/ww/myplanetarium/usa
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