Classic and New Franchise Favorites Alike Will Be On Exhibit in Booth“5-N2”
REDWOOD CITY, CA– October 1, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, today announced their lineup for the 2008 Tokyo Game Show taking place in Japan this month. The Hudson lineup includes newly announced Kororinpa 2 for Wii™, Bomberman Ultra for PlayStation® Network and Fishing Master World Tour for Wii. Hudson will be exhibiting at the show from October 9-12, 2008.
Information on each title that will be on the show floor is listed below. For more information on Hudson at TGS or any of these titles, please visit www.Hudsonentertainment.com.
FISHING MASTER WORLD TOUR (Wii)
Coming to North America in Q1 2009, FISHING MASTER WORLD TOUR offers over 200 different types of fish to catch, enabling players to catch fish in their native waters around the world in the first ever global fishing game on Wii. FISHING MASTER WORLD TOUR offers over forty different locations to fish from in seven different regions. Players can fish on Easter Island, under the Golden Gate Bridge, on the Amazon River and many more exotic global locations. Staying true to the first version’s realistic controls, anglers use the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ to battle fish just like in real life. Pull the Wii Remote left and right as the fish fights from the end of the line and adjust the drag to avoid breaking the line. Once players have their skills down, they can compete with friends with four-person multiplayer modes, catch rare fish with exclusive boss battle controls or jump online in Wi-Fi leaderboards tracking the best players in the U.S.
Marble Saga: Kororinpa (Wii)
Marble Saga: Kororinpa, an exciting puzzle adventure centered around an ant and the quest that he sets out on, is coming exclusively to Wii next spring. The sequel to Kororinpa: Marble Mania, Marble Saga: Kororinpa is full of new levels for gamers to explore, 4-person multiplayer gameplay, tons of customization, use of a player’s Mii, the ability to connect and compete online and the use of the Wii Balance Board™ as features.
The story of Marble Saga: Kororinpa takes place with players heading out on a journey with Anthony the Ant as he searches for the Golden Sunflower. By guiding Anthony’s marble around the Ant World and searching for items which are valuable to help reach the Golden Sunflower, gamers will help Anthony save his colony. Along the way players will face dangerous mazes and use cool and amazing widgets and gadgets to guide Anthony to his objective. Marble Saga: Kororinpa offers endless customization as well as the Wii Connect 24™ feature which allows gamers to share the unique stages they can create in Edit Mode. In addition gamers can compete through online Leaderboards via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection for the best scores in the world.
Bomberman Ultra (PSN)
Bomberman Ultra is an all-new Bomberman for digital download on the PLAYSTATION®Network coming this winter. Fans of the popular series will be able to compete with the best Bomberman players worldwide, as Bomberman Ultra delivers frantic 8-player multiplayer battles online in 14 exotic arenas, as well as 4-player local multiplayer. Players can customize their own Bomberman characters with more than 50 character costumes, resulting in more than 150,000 possible combinations!
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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.