San Mateo, Calif.– Mar. 17, 2010– WiiWare players will be called to the front lines with the impending launch of the classic turn-based strategy title Military Madness: Nectaris on WiiWare™. Published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, Military Madness: Nectaris will launch on WiiWare on April 12, 2010 and is currently available for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
With up to four-person online or local multiplayer available in vs. or team battles, Military Madness masters can compete with each other across the world. Multiplayer maps are also specifically designed to be balanced for 2, 3 or 4 players. The addition of the multiplayer-specific Commander unit allows players to customize their strategies before a battle by spending points to select abilities that improve the Commander unit itself, improve friendly units or disrupt enemy units.
Within a year of its original release on the TurboGrafx-16 in 1989, Military Madness won awards for“Best Military Strategy Game” and“Best War Game.” The game features two opposing forces with near-future military equipment battling it out on the Moon. Each level is a distinct map with a hex grid, on which players take turns moving their units in an effort to win by destroying all enemy units or taking over the enemy headquarters. Like the original game, Military Madness: Nectaris players strategize by the placement and movement of units, make use of terrain advantages and predicting enemy movements to outsmart the enemy. Military Madness has been rated E10+ by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
For more information on Military Madness: Nectaris, please visit the official website: www.MilitaryMadnessGame.com.
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