Bomberman Live New Years Tournament Announced

December 31, 2007


U.S.-Only Leaderboard Tournament
Has Top Prize of 100,000 Microsoft Points

Hudson Entertainment, the North
American publishing arm for Hudson Soft, today announced the "Bomberman LIVE New
Year’s Bash Tournament & Sweepstakes," in which U.S. players will compete both
for bragging rights and for prizes, including a 1st-place prize of 100,000
Microsoft Points. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. PST on December 31, 2007 and
ends at 8:59 a.m. PST on January 13, 2008.

In the "Bomberman LIVE New Year’s
Bash Tournament," players will drop bombs with reckless abandon. They will
attempt to get the most frags on the "Weekly Ranked Friendly Fire Leaderboard"
which records performance in the new "Friendly Fire" game mode on any map. This
new mode is available only by downloading the "Bomb-Up Pack 3" add-on pack for
Bomberman LIVE from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace. The tournament begins at 5:00 a.m.
PST on January 6, 2008 and ends at 8:59 a.m. PST on January 13, 2008.
Concurrently, people will be able to enter the "Bomberman LIVE New Year’s Bash
Sweepstakes" by simply registering at the official registration page.

"Our goal with Bomberman is to bring
the fantastic gameplay to a wider fanbase." said John Greiner, President and CEO
of Hudson Entertainment. "We start off the new year with a big tournament in
Bomberman LIVE on XBLA, then move into new Bomberman Land releases on the WiiT,
DST, PSP®, and mobile. We have lots more planned to bring even more fans into
the community in 2008."

For Registration, Official Rules,
and more information, visit Hudson’s website.