San Mateo, CA– Feb. 5, 2009– Wii™ console owners will soon be challenged to survive massive amounts of creepy crawlers in Onslaught, the first ever first person shooter (FPS) for WiiWare™, which is set to be published by Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT. In Onslaught, players will take on hordes of insect cyborgs to save a distant research colony. Development will be complete this spring and has been rated T for Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
“It’s clear that core gamers feel that there’s a void in games that cater to them on Wii,” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment.“With Onslaught, we’re aiming to fill that void and give gamers the option of an affordable, accessible, first person shooter experience on the Wii– something that hasn’t been done before.”
In Onslaught, players are sent on a mission to find the reason contact with a distant research colony was lost. Upon arrival, they find themselves attacked by an overwhelming horde of giant bugs. Players use the Nunchuk™ and Wii Remote™ to aim, shoot, reload and toss grenades at the creatures in order to survive. As the bugs get bigger, so do the weapons. Jump into fighting vehicles when the situation arises and send the insects crawling back to their holes. With online capabilities for four person co-op, players can also link up and play with friends to battle the bugs together, without fear of friendly fire.
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 American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson introduced best-selling classic videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, and Adventure Island. Hudson Entertainment focuses on four key businesses: console games, digital download content, mobile games, and music. Hudson’s mobile division has been a leading supplier of games and personalized content. Through numerous partnerships with record labels, Hudson has become a leading provider of hip-hop ringtones and mobile content.
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