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Konami is making a new Bomberman

Cherished console series Bomberman is getting a new entry! And you can probably guess what’s coming next, right? Pocket Gamer reports that Famitsu has revealed Taisen Bomberman, which is in development for iOS and Android and is designed to mark the series’ 30th birthday. It’s due out some time this …

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The end arrives for Hudson Soft

Hudson Soft, one of the big-hitters in the early days of video gaming, will pass away on March 1st. It will be absorbed into owning company Konami, which acquired the firm in April 2011, and will effectively disappear from the industry forever. Hudson was behind classic IP such as Bomberman, …

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Konami undecided on Hudson 3DS cuts

Hudson’s 3DS line-up may still see the light of day, says Konami. Reports emerged earlier this week that Hudson Soft had cancelled three 3DS titles – Bomberman 3D, Bonk and Omega Five – after the games were removed from Famitsu’s release schedule. However, Wired has now received a statement from …

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Hudson 3DS games in danger

A report on leading Japanese games news source Andriasang is claiming that publisher Hudson has cancelled three proposed 3DS titles. The games in question are Bomberman 3DS, platform title Bonk and side scrolling shooter Omega Five. Weekly Japanese trade magazine Famitsu is cited as the source. It’s believed that the …

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Bomberman Live sells 500k

One of the most enduring franchises in multiplayer gaming has reached yet another milestone in the last week with news that Hudson’s Xbox Live Arcade version of Bomberman has now been downloaded over 500,000 times. Priced at 800 MS Points (6.80), Bomberman Live reinvigorates the cute classic with online multiplayer …

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Bomberman returns to DS

Publisher Hudson has announced that Bomberman 2 for Nintendo DS will explode onto shelves February 13th. The game boasts a ‘visual make-over,’ a more open play area and the chance for gamers to customise Bomberman’s appearance and capabilities. The title also features a full Wi-Fi mode, where up to eight …

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Wii to push Hudson profits up 400%

HudsonSoft is expecting to increase profits to 10 billion Yen by March 2011, a growth of nearly 400 per cent. According to Bloomberg, The Bomberman studio plans to increase focus on Wii, with eight new games due this year. Two years from now will be the time when game-software developers’ …

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Rising Star pushes back No More Heroes

Rising Star Games has announced a new release date of March 14th for Suda51’s unique Wii title, No More Heroes. This has been our biggest production run for a video game,” said Martin Defries, COO, Rising Star Games. We just want to make sure we can supply everyone.” No More …

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