Hudson's Alien Crush Franchise Makes Debut on WiiWare

REDWOOD CITY, CA– August 26, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, today announced that it is bringing its classic TurboGrafx-16 Alien Crush series to WiiWare on the Wii with Alien Crush Returns.

Alien Crush Returns is a sci-fi pinball game based on the classic TurboGrafx-16 Alien Crush series from Hudson Entertainment. In extraordinary pinball fashion, the game offers gameplay spanning two screens, providing players a lot of real estate to rack up points, multipliers, and bonuses. The game is played across multiple boards, all of which feature an eerie alien landscape and enemies that try to prevent pinball perfection.

“Alien Crush Returns is making pinball more sci-fi than ever” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment.“This is not your father’s pinball game. This unique sci-fi take on pinball includes enemies, power-ups, bonus stages and hidden surprises we know players will love.”

For players who are confident in their alien crushing skills, they can go online to play against a friend to see who can get the higher score! Alien Crush Returns is the only pinball game for WiiWare that lets gamers compete head to head online. In addition, the game includes online leader boards for score-obsessed pinball players.

With the release of Alien Crush Returns on WiiWare, Hudson Entertainment will offer several online tournaments, including one that will coincides with the game’s launch. For more information on the upcoming tournaments and to register, players can visit www.Hudsonentertainment.com.

Alien Crush Returns is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board.

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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, and Hudson Soft and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Hudson Soft.

Trademarks of Nintendo used under license. WiiWare is available only through the Wii console.

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