Bomberman Blasting Onto The Wii
Posted by Corbie Dillard
It would seem that the impending release of Bomberman Blast can't be too far away now that Hudson has sent out an official press release for their upcoming WiiWare title. Bomberman fans should be pleased that all of the unique and intense multi-player action will be returning in this newest rendition of the classic series. You can take a look at the press release below, along with some new screenshots of the game in action.
Hudson have also launched the Bomberman Blast website today for you to have a look at!
Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, today announced that they are releasing Bomberman Blast, an all-new Bomberman for digital download for WiiWare on the Wii. Retaining the classic features Bomberman fans have come to love such as online multiplayer battles and numerous arenas, Bomberman Blast also incorporates new gameplay elements, including the use of Mii support and 8-person online multiplayer - thefirst time for Bomberman on Wii!
"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."
Fans of the popular series will be able to compete either solo or as
part of a team against the best Bomberman players worldwide, as
Bomberman Blast delivers 8-player multiplayer battles online. By using
their Miis, gamers will have the opportunity to definitively prove who
has the best Mii by sending them into a Bomberman Blast arena, then
blowing away the competition! Now who has the best Mii?
Bomberman Blast is the perfect party game, allowing players from around
the world to join in on the fun. Up to four players on the same Wii
can hop online. Even more, an online leaderboard shows just how good
you are! Bomberman Blast is exactly what players would expect from a
Bomberman game, with more ammunition, more online battles, and now,
the support of Miis!
With the release of Bomberman Blast on WiiWare, Hudson Entertainment
will offer several online tournaments, including one that 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 Bomberman Blast as it becomes available, along with a full review of the game once it hits the WiiWare service.