San Mateo, Calif. – March 4, 2009 – Beware of androids equipped with bombs and military weaponry! Bomberman Dojo and Military Madness, two new mobile games from Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT, are coming soon to Android Market. Opened in October 2008, Android Market offers free and priced applications for the open standard mobile device platform developed by the Open Handset Alliance. To ignite their entry into the development of priced applications for Android Market, Hudson Entertainment created new mobile versions of their classic Bomberman and Military Madness titles.
“The release of Bomberman Dojo and Military Madness launches our participation into game content development for Android Market,” said Yoko Tsumagari, Vice President of Mobile Games at Hudson Entertainment. “Entering into this new marketplace will maximize new business opportunties and contribute towards our goal of enabling Bomberman and Military Madness to be experienced on all mobile platforms.”
Created specifically for Android, Bomberman Dojo maintains the essential Bomberman gameplay of defeating opponents by planting bombs and takes full advantage of the device’s online functionality to allow the creation and sharing of maps. In this mobile version of the classic action game, players can choose either an on-screen directional pad for tap control or use the touch screen to flick Bomberman in the desired direction.
Miltary Madness is a simple yet authentic combat simulation game made popular on the TurboGrafx-16 and mobile devices. The new Military Madness for Android is dramatically upgraded with intuitive touch screen control, revamped graphics, and a new engaging storyline revolving around humankind’s control over the moon. Despite these improved features, Military Madness still retains the classic turn based strategy gameplay from the previous versions.
For more information on Bomberman Dojo, Military Madness, or other titles, please visit Hudson Entertainment at www.hudsonent.com.
About Hudson Entertainment, Inc.
Hudson Entertainment is the North and South 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 retail games, digital download content, mobile games, and music. Hudson introduced best-selling videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, Military Madness and Deca Sports. 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 digital music and video content. For more information on Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.
About Open Handset Alliance
The Open Handset Alliance is a partnership of more than 40 global mobile industry leaders who share a common goal of fostering innovation on mobile devices and bringing consumers a far better user experience than much of what is available on today's mobile platforms. The Alliance has created a complete, open, and freely available next-generation mobile platform. Alliance members plan to dramatically simplify developer distribution and commercialization of mobile apps, and are committed to commercially deploy handsets and services built on this platform.
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