Hudson Entertainment Launches First Sudoku Games for DSiWare in North America

San Mateo, Calif.– May 26, 2009– Prepare for puzzle mania! Sudoku Student and Sudoku Master, the first downloadable Sudoku games for Nintendo DSiWare published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT, will provide challenging puzzles for all players of all levels. Due this summer, both games feature individually hand crafted puzzles made by celebrated Sudoku innovator Nikoli.

“We are delighted to be the first publisher to develop downloadable Sudoku games for the Nintendo DSiWare,” said Sabine Duvall, vice president of product development at Hudson Entertainment.“The new DSiWare platform will enable us to create new titles like Sudoku Student and Sudoku Master at a very affordable price point.”

Unlike many Sudoku games, Sudoku Student and Sudoku Master will enable the player to select the appropriate level based on their skills. Each puzzle in both titles was hand crafted by Nikoli, the Japanese puzzle company that popularized Sudoku in the mid 1980s. For Sudoku beginners, both Sudoku Student and Sudoku Master will feature a tutorial mode with how-to instructions on solving puzzles. Sudoku Master will feature a class certification mode, which tests advanced players’ puzzle solving abilities and rates their skill levels.

For more information on this title and more, please visit Hudson Entertainment at www.hudsonent.com

About Hudson Entertainment, Inc.

Hudson Entertainment is the North and South 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 retail games, digital download content, mobile games, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. 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 digital music and video content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.

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