If you're looking for a 'Rock 'n' Roll Brawler', you've come to the right place.
Puffy AmiYumi say 'Hi Hi' to Nintendo DS
In New Game From D3Publisher of America, Inc.
Title set for release in Q1 2006 is D3PA's 1st Nintendo DS game
LOS ANGELES - Sep. 13, 2005 - D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software today announced its first game for the Nintendo DS will be based on Cartoon
Network Enterprises (CNE) hit animated series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumiT. The game
is anticipated to be released in Q1 2006. D3PA recently announced that it would release Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi for Nintendo's Game Boy® Advance in Q4 2005.
"We continue to be impressed with the outstanding ratings performance of the
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi show," said Careen Yapp, vice president of licensing and
business development for D3PA. "Cartoon Network's commitment to the
franchise, both on-air and with consumer products, solidified our decision
to move forward with an all new DS version of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi for early
"Kids today not only enjoy but, frankly, expect to find their favorite
character properties available to them on multiple entertainment platforms,"
added John Friend, senior vice president of Cartoon Network Enterprises.
"D3PA has proven to be an exceptional creator and marketer of innovative
electronic games based on a variety of original characters. We're very
excited to see how they will translate Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi's musical, comedy
and fantasy action elements into their first-ever Nintendo DS release."
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi for the Nintendo DS introduces a brand new gaming
genre - the 'Rock 'n' Roll Brawler' - targeted primarily for kids 6-11. This
action packed adventure allows players to call upon the powers of rock and
roll to defeat their enemies as they travel the globe using only their
instruments as weapons! With the Nintendo DS, action is presented on the
upper screen while the actual control takes the form of a guitar located on
the Touch Pad, and players can enjoy the action solo, or with 2-Player WiFi
cooperative mode. Other game features of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi for the Nintendo DS include:
· Familiar locations from the TV episodes, where players fight off crazed
fans, talent suckers and other bands
· A chance to earn popularity points with the fans as well as gifts by rocking out on stage
· Upgrades to guitars and accessories at shops found in each level that unlock new combos
· Quirky mini-games such as make your own sushi, which Ami and Yumi can eat or feed to their pet cats
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in 88 million U.S.
homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System,
Inc.'s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired
and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11
p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult
Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation
for young adults 18-34.
D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of D3Publisher, with
headquarters in Tokyo. D3Publisher of America's strategic focus is on
licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal
to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Los Angeles,
D3Publisher of America distributes and publishes software for personal
computers and the major console platforms including Game Boy® Advance,
Nintendo GameCubeT, Nintendo DST, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2
computer entertainment system, PSPT portable entertainment system and the
Xbox® video game system from Microsoft. For additional information on
D3Publisher of America and its products, visit the website at