REDWOOD CITY, Calif– (May 7, 2008)– Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, today announced a partnership with Games Press USA, the ultimate resource for game journalists, to offer reporters an online pressroom featuring real-time browsing, extensive search capabilities and one-touch access to key game assets. Effective immediately, the new website http://press.hudsonent.com will provide journalists on-demand delivery of press releases, artwork, screenshots, release schedules, public relations contacts, game demos, promotional trailers and other supporting material featuring Hudson Entertainment’s current and future software lineup.
Hudson will utilize Games Press' custom Paladin Media Bank software to power a range of dynamic, Web-based press kits, promotional content delivery systems and release schedules that online, print and broadcast media can employ to retrieve product information and supporting assets in seconds. All materials are now readily available to journalists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with registration free and quick to all trade partners and members of the press, who can instantly enjoy full access to this content via an intuitive, one-click interface.
Accessible from any major Internet browser including Firefox and Internet Explorer, Games Press' Paladin Media Bank puts total control at journalists' fingertips. Eliminating the challenges traditionally faced by media on tight deadlines, Games Press' online system makes retrieval of key data and associated audiovisual content instantaneous.
“Our partnership with GamesPress will benefit not only Hudson, but ultimately, the journalists who follow our company," said John Greiner, President and CEO of Hudson Entertainment.“Having one website dedicated to hosting information and assets for all of our titles as well as our corporate initiatives will be convenient for media who need anything related to Hudson in real-time."
“We’re pleased to support Hudson Entertainment’s promotional initiatives,” said Scott Steinberg, publisher, Games Press USA.“The company offers top-tier videogame products; it deserves an equally best-of-breed online newsroom solution.”
For more information, please visit http://press.hudsonent.com
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.
ABOUT GAMES PRESS USA
Games Press USA is the American arm ofGames Press Ltd., which runs www.gamespress.com. Founded in 2000, gamespress.com is the games industry’s leading online source of product information and assets, accessed daily by over 22,000 games journalists, retailers and distributors from more than 70 countries. Games Press also supplies the Paladin Media Bank virtual press kit system to a range of clients across the games industry.
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