SANTA CLARA, CA--October 4, 2005--O~3 Entertainment, an interactive entertainment publishing and distribution company, today announced that they will publish Pocket Dogs for the Game Boy® Advance handheld video game system in North America. Pocket Dogs was developed in conjunction with Hana Deka Club, the phenomenally popular brand of toys and gifts featuring the signature cute dogs photographed with fisheye lenses. The game is expected to be available at retail for Holiday 2005.
"I defy anyone to play with these dogs for one minute and not be totally charmed. They're just too darn cute," said Chris Jelinek, president of O~3 Entertainment. "Furthermore, the Game Boy Advance is the bestselling handheld system by far, with 29 million players of all ages, and Pocket Dogs is the only virtual pet product on this system."
Featuring actual photos of playful dogs, Pocket Dogs lets players interact with one of eight lovable pets on their Game Boy Advance. Conversations and interactions vary depending upon the pet selected and player input, so interaction in truly individualized.
Available breeds include Pug, Chihuahua, and Shih Tzu, and by playing mini games players can win jewels which may be used to purchase items for their canine companion and decorate its living space.
About AGATSUMA ENTERTAINMENT Co. Ltd.
AGATSUMA ENTERTAINMENT is an interactive TV/ hand-held game and peripherals' publishing and distribution company, and also creating TV game character' figure dolls. AGATSUMA ENTERTAINMENT has been founded by a group of highly experienced game/toy industry veterans. AGATSUMA ENTERTAINMENT is based in Tokyo, Japan. For more information visit www. agatsuma-toys.com
O~3 Entertainment is an interactive publishing and distribution company, established to bring to the retail marketplace dynamic videogames from independent studios located all over the world. The company has been founded by a group of highly experienced game industry veterans. O~3 Entertainment is based in Santa Clara, California. For more information visit www.o3entertainment.com.