LOS ANGELES (January 20, 2011) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in North America, today announced BUST-A-MOVE® UNIVERSE for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand held system. The popular puzzle game will be reborn in full 3-D on the Nintendo 3DS system and will be available this spring.
BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE is the next iteration in the popular puzzle series that has remained a fan favorite since it first appeared in 1994 as a TAITO® arcade game. While the standard gameplay mechanics remain the same – connect three or more colorful bubbles to make them disappear – several enhanced features will also make their debut in BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE.
- ENDLESS BUBBLE-POPPING FUN: Clear round after round in Puzzle Mode with its explosive boss battles, or take on 100-second, 300-second or Nonstop Bubbles in Challenge Mode
- SIMPLE GAMEPLAY MECHANICS: Shoot, connect and burst bubbles of the same color
- FULL 3-D EFFECTS: Engaging gameplay in a vibrant, 3-D universe
- FAMILIAR CAST: Iconic characters Bub and Bob are instantly recognized by gamers as the heroes of BUST-A-MOVE and BUBBLE BOBBLE®
BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE is rated "E" (Comic Mischief). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE will be available in Spring 2011 for a suggested price of $29.99.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 54 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na/.
BUBBLE BOBBLE, BUST-A-MOVE, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SPACE INVADERS, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. Nintendo 3DS is a trademark of Nintendo.