San Mateo, Calif. – Jan. 19, 2011 – Hudson Entertainment,the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, is joining the 3D gaming revolution with three all-new 3D titles for the Nintendo 3DS™ this year: DECA SPORTS EXTREME, Bomberman and the brain-training puzzle game Nikoli’s Pencil Puzzle .
“Hudson is thrilled to be at the leading edge of 3D gaming with three new games for the revolutionary Nintendo 3DS,” said Greg Suarez, SVP of Sales & Marketing at Hudson Entertainment. “The gaming industry is abuzz with high hopes and expectations for the Nintendo 3DS, and these games have been specially developed to utilize the system to the fullest.
DECA SPORTS EXTREME will feature 10 3D sports: Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Snowball Fight, Sumo Wrestling, Bowling, Snowmobile Racing, Sport Blowgun and Trampoline. Players can collect power-ups throughout each event to unleash powerful special moves such as a giant racket in tennis, a cannon dunk in basketball, or a rainbow shot in soccer. Compatible with up to four players through download or wireless play, DECA SPORTS EXTREME allows players to customize teams and choose from various venues. DECA SPORTS EXTREME will be available on the Nintendo 3DS Summer 2011 and is not yet rated.
Bomberman (working title) brings the “Blue Bomber” into eye-popping 3D with its world-famous multiplayer and an immersive single-player adventure. Players can navigate beautifully designed arenas and take in the sights of Central City. Bomberman takes full advantage of the revolutionary Nintendo 3DS to provide long-standing or existing and new Bomberman fans with a 3D gaming blast . Bomberman will be available Fall 2011. Rating pending.
Nikoli’s Pencil Puzzle (working title) is the first brain-training game for the Nintendo 3DS. Gamers can engage their minds with four challenging puzzle games including Sudoku, Hashiwokakero, Shikaku, and Akari to invigorate the mind! From world-famous puzzle maker Nikoli, Pencil Puzzle brings fan favorite puzzles to players’ finger tips. Nikoli’s Pencil Puzzle will be available Fall 2011. Rating pending.
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.