SAN MATEO, CA– Sept. 9, 2010– PlayStation ® 3 owners can now immerse themselves in a world of Hudson Entertainment as the company launches“Hudson Gate” for PlayStation Home. The portal lounge area will serve as a home-base for all things Hudson including games, virtual item shopping and product information. Within the lounge, there is also a racing match frequently conducted with“Dolphy” the virtual pet.
“Hudson Gate is a central location for PlayStation owners and Hudson fans to explore and experience the Hudson digital world,” said Mike Pepe, director of marketing for Hudson Entertainment.“Players can shop for and play games, buy Hudson branded clothes for their avatars including customizable Bomberman costumes, all to enhance their PlayStation gaming experience.”
As a central digital world within PlayStation Home,“Hudson Gate” will include the Dolphy racing mini-game, in which eight Dolphies compete. Players can watch, vote and participate in the races to obtain virtual rewards. Players can also purchase a“Dolphy Room” which enables them to breed their own Dolphy pets for them to race. Also, the“Bomber Dome,” which is situated within the big bomb-like dome, will open to coincide with the release of Bomberman Live: Battlefest on Playstation Network within this year.
For more information on Hudson Gate, please visit http://www.hudson.co.jp/home/usa.
For information on titles from Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.
Hudson Entertainment is the North and South American subsidiary of Hudson Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson Entertainment focuses on three key businesses: console retail games, digital download content, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. 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.