Hudson Bringing Alien Crush and Bomberman to WiiWare

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Hudson Entertainment today announced plans to bring back its classic Bomberman and Alien Crush franchises for all-new releases via the Wii’s WiiWare downloadable game platform. Bomberman Blast and Alien Crush Returns, as the two have been titled, will feature heavy online support. Bomberman Blast will offer 8-player online (four players on one console can play online at the same time, too!) and Mii support while Alien Crush Returns‘ sci-fi pinball action will support head-to-head Internet battles for two players and be updated with new tables and balls via future downloadable content. Online leaderboards and official Hudson-hosted online tournaments will be offered for both titles as well.

“The Bomberman franchise is one of Hudson Entertainment’s most popular,” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment. “We’re driven by the support of the fans and strive to provide unique new gameplay features with each new Bomberman title to please the longtime fans, as well as make the game accessible to newcomers.”

“Alien Crush Returns is making pinball more sci-fi than ever” said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment. “This is not your father’s pinball game. This unique sci-fi take on pinball includes enemies, power-ups, bonus stages and hidden surprises we know players will love.”

Release dates and Wii Points pricing has not been announced for either title yet, but expect to hear more concerning such launch details soon. In the meantime, read up on both titles at their respective web pages: Bomberman Blast and Alien Crush Returns.

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