Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for Hudson Soft, and Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Fishing Master(TM) exclusively for the Wii(TM) home video game system from Nintendo, an arcade style fishing game that armchair angling aficionados of all skill levels can enjoy. Under a publishing deal, Hudson will publish this title, while Konami will handle sales and distribution in North America.
Fishing gets closer to home in the upcoming game Fishing Master, a title that takes arcade style fishing and updates it for a whole new generation. Utilizing both the Wii Remote(TM) and Nunchuk(TM), players will be able to bait, cast, hook, & battle a variety of different fish, all from the comfort of their living rooms.
In Fishing Master, players assume the role of an up-and-coming fisherman tasked by his grandfather to compete in increasingly difficult fishing tournaments to attain the coveted Fishing Master title. Deep in accessible and varied gameplay, Fishing Master sports an enthralling single-player mode and a four-player head-to-head multiplayer mode guaranteed to have players reeling in the fun for days.
"For years, gamers have looked to Hudson for innovative and enjoyable video gaming experiences, and we're more than excited to say that we're back with a great game like Fishing Master," said John Greiner, President and CEO of Hudson Entertainment. "Fishing Master is sure to become an instant hit with the entire family."
Fishing Master will be on display for the first time in North America at Konami's E3 booth on July 11th, 2007.
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