First Build-A-Bear Workshop Game For the Wii Hits Stores Nationwide Today

October 28, 2008

FIRST BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP GAME
FOR NINTENDO WII HITS STORES NATIONWIDE TODAY

The Game Factory today announced the
release of Build-A-Bear Workshop A Friend Fur All Seasons for Nintendo Wii. This
highly interactive party game was developed by Neko Entertainment and is rated E
for everyone. The game is available now for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
“Following-up on the success of our Build-A-Bear Workshop game for the Nintendo
DS of which we have shipped more than 350,000 units to date, we are really
excited to introduce Build-A-Bear Workshop A Friend Fur All Seasons for Nintendo
Wii”, says Leah Kalboussi, The Game Factory’s North American Vice President.
“The new Wii game brings the popular Build-A-Bear Workshop experience home where
kids and parents can play this entertaining and interactive game together.”

Build-A-Bear Workshop A Friend Fur
All Seasons for Nintendo Wii invites players to create their own furry friends,
sail away on the FriendShip to explore the four seasons-themed islands while
playing in more than 20 different mini-games.

Game features include:

  • Choose, name and customize your
    very own furry friend, Explore the islands, meet the inhabitants, help your
    friends and have a beary good time in the process!

  • Two different game modes. Explore
    four season-themed islands in the Adventure mode and play lots of fun
    minigames in the Playground mode.

  • Twenty fun mini-games to play
    including ice-skating, build a snowman, croquet party and many more. Some of
    the mini-games contain surprises too.

  • Play the mini-games as single or
    multiplayer party games (co-op) with up to four players – it’s fun for the
    whole family!

  • Find the six secret treasures
    hidden around the islands and dig up a magic chest filled with surprises!

  • Collect medals, other rewards and
    items to spend in the Build-A-Bear Workshop store!

  • Choose from more than eighty
    clothing and accessory items for your furry friend at the virtual Build-A-Bear
    Workshop store!

  • Natural and innovative game play
    that takes full advantage of the unique features of the Nintendo Wii

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop A Friend Fur
    All Seasons is an exciting adventure game and fun for the entire family! It is
    a game where kids and adults can let their imaginations guide them as they
    board the Friendship and set sail to have fun with their new virtual furry
    friends…