Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream Is A True To Life Fishing Experience With
Beautiful Environments, Lifelike Fish, and a Variety of Fishing

Burlingame, Calif., February 5, 2009 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide
developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced
today that Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream will be released for the
Nintendo Wii this May. The company also released the first screenshots
of the game today along with details about the game’s features. The
Reel Fishing franchise is the best selling fishing franchise of
all-time* according to tracking firm NPD and is known for setting
itself apart from the competition by delivering a realistic fishing

“We are delighted to bring the Reel Fishing franchise to the Wii for
the first time with Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream,” said Hiro Maekawa,
President and CEO at Natsume. “The Reel Fishing series has been hugely
popular over the years, and we know that this title will deliver all
the elements players could want to see in a fishing game on the Wii.”

Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream will fulfill the need of every gamer who
has fished or who has wanted to cast their first line.  Featuring a
magnificent 3D fishing engine, lifelike fish and soothing
environmental sounds, Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream will put players on
the banks of pristine lakes, raging rivers and tropical oceans filled
with the biggest fish around. Players will be able to keep their best
catches in aquariums, take care of them and then release back into the
wild.  Get expert advice from the wise Fishing Master as players try
to become a master themselves.  With a variety of realistic stages,
tons of fresh and salt water fish, and over a 100 pieces of tackle,
players can really make their fishing experience their own. Special
Boss Fish will appease even the most veteran anglers, while players
can also take a more competitive approach to fishing with the Versus
Mode featuring multiplayer gameplay with 1-4 family or friends.

Players can try their hand at lure, bait and fly fishing as the Wii
Remote, acts as the rod, while the NunchukT is used as the reel. No
matter whether players are a casual angler or a seasoned veteran, Reel
Fishing: Angler’s Dream will bring the most realistic fishing
excursion to any household living room – with the environment, sounds
and sensation of a real fishing adventure!

Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream will ship to retail this May.

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