San Mateo, Calif.– Nov. 1, 2010– Family-friendly games DECA SPORTS 3 and Oops! Prank Party have been recognized for their positive impact on children by the 2010 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Children’s Products competition, a program sponsored by Dominion Parenting Media and promoted in association with parenting publishers across the United States. Published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, DECA SPORTS 3 and Oops! Prank Party are Honors winners in the 2010 NAPPA Children’s Products competition. The original DECA SPORTS won the Gold Award of the 2008 NAPPA Children’s Products competition. To date, the DECA SPORTS series has sold over four million units worldwide.
“We are thrilled at this acknowledgement and commendation of DECA SPORTS 3 and Oops! Prank Party, especially as they bring attention to Hudson’s strong history of family-friendly titles,” said Mike Pepe, Director of Marketing at Hudson Entertainment.“We’re more excited and encouraged than ever to continue Hudson’s legacy of games that players of all ages and backgrounds, especially families, can enjoy together.”
DECA SPORTS 3 marks the return of the best-selling, award-winning, family-friendly DECA SPORTS series to Wii TM . Players will compete in springboard diving, volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayak slalom, lacrosse, log cutting, halfpipe and fencing. Simple controls allow families and friends to quickly pick up and play together with up to four players, while all-new advanced controls allow expert users to take advantage of Wii MotionPlus TM . Players can also hop into the action online and have fun against DECAthletes from all over their region using the Nintendo ® Wi-Fi Connection for volleyball, lacrosse, racquetball and fencing. DECA SPORTS 3 will be available exclusively for Wii TM on October 26 for $29.99.
Oops! Prank Party continues Hudson’s legacy of party games and features 100 brain-teasing, puzzle-solving, reflex-testing party games, perfect for families to play together. Oops! Prank Party even makes losing fun with embarrassing costumes and pranks for the mini-game winner to assign to any losing player, who will be stuck in the silly costume for the duration of the game. With unlockable levels and one of the most robust avatar creators in a party game, players can put their personality directly into the game, including more than 500 avatar customization elements. Oops! Prank Party is in stores now exclusively for Wii for $19.99.
For more information on DECA SPORTS 3, please visit www.decasports3.com.
For more information on Oops! Prank Party, please visit www.oopsprankparty.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.