Hudson reveals plans for new Arcade game
Written Wednesday, September 12, 2007 By Geoff WhiteView author's profile
Leading video game publisher Hudson Entertainment has announced that they are working with Natsume to bring gamers an all-new IP titled Omega Five for the Xbox Live Arcade. Hudson, behind the popular Bomberman Live arcade game as well as Fuzion Frenzy 2, have revealed the game will be called Omega Five. Below is the press release.
REDWOOD SHORES, CA - September 12, 2007 - Omega Five is a graphically intense, side-scrolling shooter set in a three-dimensional environment, and features some truly hardcore action never before seen on the platform. The game is expected to launch worldwide in November 2007.
Set in a futuristic world, Omega Five is a shooter that pushes the visuals to the limit for a digital download game. The game feature 3D environments, dazzling special effects, and massive battles, all in high definition. Omega Five is unique in that players can choose from multiple humanoid characters, each with their own unique special attacks and upgradeable weapons, which they can shoot in 360 degrees. Omega Five also includes a local co-op function in which a friend can join in on the aerial mayhem.
"Hudson is truly pleased to be working with Natsume on bringing an all new franchise to shooter fans worldwide," said John Greiner, President and CEO of Hudson Entertainment. "Omega Five promises to be the most challenging shooter in the Xbox LIVE Arcade library, and will appease the most hardcore fan of the genre."