San Mateo, Calif.– June 14, 2010– Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, will give gamers a new sense of independence as it brings DECA SPORTS FREEDOM to KinectTM for Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft ® in Fall 2010. The best-selling and award-winning franchise will offer 10 controller-free sporting events using the much anticipated new technology.
“Hudson is proud to present its first offering in the exciting new frontier of controller-free gaming,” said Dai Kudo, Director of Consumer Products at Hudson Entertainment.“Fans of previous DECA SPORTS games and newcomers to Kinect for Xbox 360 will be able to enjoy fun, controller-less gameplay that will make DECA SPORTS FREEDOM perfect for the whole family.”
DECA SPORTS FREEDOM will take sports gaming to the next level and to the XBox 360 console for the first time with 10 new sporting events designed especially for Kinect. Players will compete in Tennis, Boxing, Archery, Paintball, Beach Volleyball, Dodge Ball, Kendo, Mogul Skiing, Snowboard Cross and even Figure Skating. DECA SPORTS FREEDOM takes advantage of Kinect for Xbox 360’s advanced technology and allows gamers to compete controller-free against friends and family, and even online against“DECAthletes” around the world through Xbox LIVE ® online entertainment network. Players’ movements are mirrored by their avatars, which appear in the game as the athletes. DECA SPORTS FREEDOM will deliver the experience of the original“Everybody Sports Game” with exciting next-generation gameplay.
For more information on DECA SPORTS FREEDOM, as well as other 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.