Alien Pinball Action Returns

Gamers anxious to get their hands on Alien Crush Returns may not have to wait much longer. Hudson has just sent out an official press release regarding the impending WiiWare release of the game. You can take a look at the press release below, along with three brand new screenshots of the game in action.

Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, today announced that it is bringing its classic TurboGrafx-16 Alien Crush series to WiiWare on the Wii with Alien Crush Returns.

Alien Crush Returns is a sci-fi pinball game based on the classic TurboGrafx-16 Alien Crush series from Hudson Entertainment. In extraordinary pinball fashion, the game offers gameplay spanning two screens, providing players a lot of real estate to rack up points, multipliers, and bonuses. The game is played across multiple boards, all of which feature an eerie alien landscape and enemies that try to prevent pinball perfection.

"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."

For players who are confident in their alien crushing skills, they can go online to play against a friend to see who can get the higher score! Alien Crush Returns is the only pinball game for WiiWare that lets gamers compete head to head online. In addition, the game includes online leader boards for score-obsessed pinball players.

With the release of Alien Crush Returns on WiiWare, Hudson Entertainment will offer several online tournaments, including one that will coincides with the game's launch. For more information on the upcoming tournaments and to register, players can visit www.hudsonentertainment.com.

We'll have more information on Alien Crush Returns as it becomes available, along with a full review of the game once it hits the WiiWare service.
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