San Francisco, CA - Oct. 8, 2009 - To honor the Oct. 20 launch of Shimano Xtreme Fishing for the Wii™, Mastiff is giving anglers a chance to win a boatload of fishing merchandise in the Off The Hook Sweepstakes.
From Oct. 12 to Nov. 22, visitors to the official Shimano Xtreme Fishing Web site ( www.sxf-game.com) will be asked to answer a trivia question about Shimano Xtreme Fishing. Upon answering the question, they will be entered for a chance to win an assortment of merchandise from top fishing goods manufacturers featured in the game. A new trivia question will be posted each week, and Web site visitors can enter up to once per week.
The grand-prize winner will reel in more than $1,000 worth of prizes including a Shimano Voltaeus 7-foot MH spinning rod with a Sonora 2500 spinning reel, a Hoyt AlphaMax bow, and a Muzzy Pro Extreme Bowfishing Kit, a Retriever Pro Combo Kit and Ghosted Fish hoody from AMS Bowfishing, and a copy of Shimano Xtreme Fishing for the Wii™.
Nine runners-up will also receive their own copies of Shimano Xtreme Fishing for Wii™, plus apparel from Hoyt and AMS Bowfishing.
More information and official sweepstakes rules can be found on the Shimano Xtreme Fishing Web site at www.sxf-game.com.
About Shimano Xtreme Fishing
Shimano Xtreme Fishing invites players to go after the greatest catches of their lives with a traditional rod and reel, a bow and arrow or use SCUBA gear and a spear gun to get up close and personal with the fish. The game features cutting-edge gear like Shimano Voltaeus fishing rods, Hoyt bows, AMS Bowfishing reels and accessories, and Muzzy arrow points. Shimano Xtreme Fishing offers 65+ medals and awards to win and post to the leader board, 12 complete tournaments and over 50 varieties of fish. The game is for one to four players.
Mastiff is a publisher of interactive entertainment with offices in Tokyo and San Francisco. Recent titles from Mastiff include IGN Editor's Choice award winner Moon for Nintendo DS TM and Deer Drive for Wii. Please visit http://www.mastiff-games.com for more information.
About Shimano American Corporation
Shimano American Corporation, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Shimano, Inc., is a multi-national manufacturer of bicycle components and fishing tackle. Known for the technology and innovation it brings to fishing tackle, Shimano is targeting anglers nationwide with its new Volteaus rod series. For more information, visit http://fish.shimano.com or your local tackle dealer.
Hoyt Archery is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is a leader in top-of-the-line compound and recurve archery products. To learn more about Hoyt products visit http://www.hoyt.com.
About AMS Bowfishing
AMS Bowfishing is a US based company, dedicated to the sport of bowfishing, that prides itself in being a leader in the bowfishing industry. AMS Bowfishing is well known for its popular AMS Retriever bowfishing reels and for providing the highest quality bowfishing equipment and customer service. The company also manufactures and distributes an assortment of bowfishing specific products, such as bowfishing specific bows, complete bowfishing arrows, arrow rests, and big game bowfishing equipment. For more information, visit http://www.amsbowfishing.com.
Muzzy Products Corporation, a leading maker of arrows and accessories for bowfishing and bowhunting, is headquartered in Cartersville, Georgia. Muzzy products are used all over the world and have taken every imaginable species available. For more information please see http://muzzy.com.
Michael Meyers Public Relations