HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES PIT CREW PANIC! FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ON WII

REDWOOD CITY, CA.– November 11, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT, today announced that they will bring Pit Crew Panic!™, an all-new“panic-action” game, to WiiWare™. This unique game is full of frantic fixing as the player’s pit crew repairs a variety of bizarre“WHATSITS” as fast as they can.

“Pit Crew Panic is crazy enough when playing alone,” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment.“But when you play this game with friends, either offline or online, it goes beyond crazy. Endeavoring mechanics will find that it’s a ton of fun when there are four people waving Wii Remotes™ around to fix parts on a giant broken toilet!”

Players can race against the clock on their own or can play with friends to see whose team can fix the majority of that giant wedding cake! Inspired grease monkeys can even play online and see whose girls can out-fix the opponents on an aircraft carrier, a bridge, a backhoe and many more crazy“WHATSITS”! If a pit crew is up for the challenge, they can team up for 2 vs. 2 or 3 vs. 1 action to see which team can fix the most broken parts on each object.

To help the crew fix each object more quickly, players can use the Wii Remote just like a screwdriver, wrench, or other pit crew tools. There is also a handy tutorial to help players figure out not just how to play the game, but also how to go as fast as they can when fixing all the wacky“WHATSITS” in the game!

Pit Crew Panic! is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

For more information on Pit Crew Panic! please visit http://www.HudsonEnt.com

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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. Pit Crew Panic! Is a trademark of Hudson Soft.

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