SAVING THE WORLD ONE JOB AT A TIME! HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES HELP WANTED™

REDWOOD CITY, CA– November 11th, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, announced today they will bring Help Wanted™, a fun, slap-stick new life simulation game for Wii in Summer 2009. In Help Wanted™, players are sent on a mission to save the world from impending extinction by completing fifty different jobs. Help Wanted™ is developed by Hudson Soft and published by Hudson Entertainment for North and South America.

Help Wanted™ allows players to choose from completing over fifty odd jobs, including: Haunted House Monster, Clown, Make-up Artist, Pinch Hitter, Pizza Chef, Stunt Car Driver, Sumo Referee, Action Hero and Sushi Master to name just a few. The game includes multiple difficulty levels that change up the game play elements and a multiplayer feature that allows for head-to-head play on up to fifteen different jobs.

After completing each job, players can then shop for fun and unique items using the money they’ve earned from their daily grind. In addition, gamers can also buy special defensive goods that will help to save the planet or delay it’s extinction from a meteor. After making purchases, players can also add keepsakes to their displayable collections in the collector’s room.

“Help Wanted™ is out-of-this-world fun for the entire family” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment.“If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a Sushi Master, a Boat Captain, a Body Builder and save the world all in one day– this is the game for you!”

Help Wanted™ will be available exclusively for Wii in summer of 2009. For more information on Help Wanted™, please visit www.Hudsonent.com.

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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 Entertainment focuses on four key businesses: Console games, digital download content, mobile games, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, and Super Adventure Island. Hudson's mobile division is a leading supplier of games and personalized content. Through numerous partnerships with record labels, Hudson has become a leading provider of hip-hop ring tones and mobile content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.

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