SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 26 2009- Mastiff LLC, a leading publisher of video games, announced today that Shimano Xtreme Fishing for Wii™ is now shipping to retailers throughout North America.
Shimano Xtreme Fishing lets you take the fight to the fish either traditionally with rod and reel, or up close and personal with spear gun and SCUBA, or bow and arrow. Fast play makes Shimano Xtreme Fishing a wild ride from the start, and robust multiplayer options make it an ideal party game or way to spend time with your fishing buddies.
Players will be well-equipped with cutting-edge fishing gear like Shimano Voltaeus fishing rods, Hoyt bows, AMS Bowfishing reels and accessories, and Muzzy arrow points. Armed with the very best in extreme fishing gear, players will navigate massive environments filled with more than 50 varieties of fish and dangerous predators like sharks, piranhas, and alligators.
Shimano Xtreme Fishing guides players, by boat or SCUBA, through exotic environments ranging from the cold, dark waters of a North American reservoir to a roaring Amazon waterfall, eerie submerged Mayan ruins, the hidden lagoons of a southern island, and the shark-infested shipwrecks of a tropical sea. Whether it's a vigorous fish fight with traditional rod-and-reel tackle, aiming a bow and arrow at fast moving fish, or venturing into the dangerous depths with SCUBA gear and a spear gun, there's never a dull moment in Shimano Xtreme Fishing.
Shimano Xtreme Fishing includes a series of challenging tournaments, each with beautiful scenery and unique weather conditions. As players progress through the levels, they will unlock new tackle, clothing and sporting accessories. With three careers, 12 tournaments and more than 65 stages, Shimano Xtreme Fishing gives players hours of non-stop fishing action. Players looking for a more open-ended fishing trip can roam the vast environments in search of new hot spots while mastering their gear of choice in Free Fish mode. Multiplayer mode allows up to four players to compete against another kind of predator--humans--on their way to fish-hunting glory.
Shimano Xtreme Fishing is available at retailers throughout North America for $29.99. For more information, please visit the official Shimano Xtreme Fishing Web site at http://www.sxf-game.com.
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™ and Deer Drive for Wii. Please visit 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