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 Wii, DS, 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.