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Brawl impressions

Brawl, the apology letter for the abhorrent Basement Crawl, is a decent improvement


A fun Bomberman clone with some worrying framerate issues
Apr 14
[Disclosure: Before I talk at all about Brawl, it's time for some fun disclosure stuff. I was flown to Poland to visit the development studio and take a look at this game there. The team paid for my flights, a hotel for one n... read
Wii U

Bombing Bastards makes me long for Bomberman


I miss him (except for Act Zero)
May 21
A game called Bombing Bastards is slated for release on Wii U "within the next couple of months," with a PlayStation 4 version to eventually follow. Can they -- can they name it that? Not even Stealth Bastard made it to Play... read
Keep it under lock and key
Basement Crawl starts off with one of the most interesting premises I've seen in a downloadable game in quite some time. Then it goes completely downhill from there, plummets off a cliff, hits some spiky rocks on the way down, and explodes at the bottom. read feature

Bomberman

Bombermine is 1000 player Bomberman


The mind reels
Feb 28
Almost a year ago, I wrote about a 100-man version of Bomberman which was, in reality, just a single-player game with 99 CPU opponents. At the time, I lamented that a truly massive multiplayer Bomberman didn't exist... read

One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman is a cruel joke


Mar 28
Konami released today a new game for iOS and Android devices, One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman. That title? You're soaking in it, right? One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman.  Well, put your britches back on. The ... read

What is your perfect multiplayer game?


Mar 09
Some of you may have seen the above image before. Originally posted on Racketboy three years ago, this setup was conceived for playing The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures on the GameCube by circumventing the use of Ga... read

Nintendo DLC: Bomberman Hero and more


Mar 07
Remember Bomberman Hero for the Nintendo 64? No? Screw you then! I love Bomberman, and this was a great game. This was an action game with a stupid story, but it did the trick for me. It can do the trick again now that it's t... read

Bomberman takes casual to the extreme


Feb 24
In this promotional video for Bomberman, we are shown what it's like to share an office space with Bomberman during casual Fridays. Pretty funny stuff. After watching this, I realized that I've never really thought of Bomber... read

Hudson's soul (and property) now belongs to Konami


Jan 20
Hudson Soft is now 100% owned by Konami, it was revealed this morning. The Bomberman publisher is to be fully consumed by the Japanese powerhouse, which already owns a 54% stake in the company.  Hudson shall become a who... read

Bomberman Live Battlefest bombing up with DLC


Dec 27
If you thought that Bomberman Live Battlefest! on Xbox Live Arcade wasn't battlefest-y enough, great news: there's a content pack hitting this week. Available on the Xbox Live Marketplace on December 29, the "Bomb Up Pack #1"... read

Bomberman LIVE: Battlefest out on December 8 for XBLA


Nov 30
Time to blow up your friends all over again as Bomberman LIVE: Battlefest is coming to Xbox Live Arcade on December 8. Expect eight-player online battles, customizing Bomermens and new items too. Four new modes are also inclu... read

E3 10: Zombie mode with Bomberman Live: Battlefest


Jun 17
Destructoid has a good relationship with Hudson. Afterall, Mr. Destructoid himself showed up in Hudson's Bomberman Live, an exclusive experience that makes us all proud. However, Mr. Destructoid or not, Bomberman has proven i... read

Let Bomberman ruin BioShock 2 for you


Feb 03
What has been seen cannot be unseen. I saw this image earlier in the morning, and now I can't look at the regular cover without Bomberman's mawkish face staring out at me. Since nobody at Destructoid likes to suffer alone, we... read

It’s not a year in gaming without a new Bomberman game from Hudson! Bomberman Live: Battlefest is the latest in the Bomberman franchise and it's coming to Xbox Live Arcade early next year. Battlefest will be bringing wi... read feature

Bomberman Live: Blitz screens arrive, now with more bombs


Sep 17
You really can't call yourself a game platform until you've got a Bomberman title, and Hudson is all-too happy to provide Nintendo's DSiWare with the required goods. Bomberman: Blitz will be a bite-sized downloadable version ... read

This winter, Hudson is bringing Bomberman back to Xbox LIVE Arcade with Bomberman Live: Battlefest. The follow up to 2007's Bomberman LIVE, Battlefest adds a slew of new features, including teams, new modes, arenas, power-ups... read feature

Bomberman exploding onto DSiWare


Sep 14
As if we needed any more proof that Japan's DSiWare selection is a million times better than ours, a quiet announcement has been discovered in Famitsu that reveals a new Bomberman game coming to the downloadable platform ... ... read

Bomberman Live: Battlefest announced for XBLA/PSN/WiiWare


Sep 02
Bomberman Live (that awesome game with Mr. Destructoid in it) is getting a sequel! It's been a few years since the original game first appeared on Xbox Live Arcade, but Hudson has recently announced that Bomberman Live: Battl... read

Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party hits iPhones this week


Jun 18
Sure, if you aren't much into using your iPhone for gaming, a quick glance at the App Store may kind of make you feel like its a bunch of shovelware, but invest some time in browsing and you'll find the gems in there. I have ... read

Bomberman Ultra is coming soon to a PlayStation 3 near you


May 28
Bomberman (specifically, Super Bomberman 2) has always been my go-to game for competitive multiplayer gaming with friends. That was until Bomberman LIVE came out, and I could finally be a complete ass to everyone online to th... read

Bomberman used to promote anti-Nazi violence?


May 14
A German ex-politician has been charged with invoking violent acts against fascists after producing an anti-Nazi poster with a picture of Bomberman on it. The poster shows Bomberman holding a bomb disguised as a cake, with th... read

Hudson threatened by wannabe Bomberman


Feb 02
A Japanese man has been arrested for a most ironic crime -- threatening to blow up Bomberman developer Hudson. 29-year-old Takao Ike was apparently so dismayed at the recent quality of Hudson titles, he felt the only way to g... read

Bomberman holds a special place in the heart of Dtoiders. Not only has the Bomberman franchise always been a fun game to play, but the XBLA, and soon to be PSN version of the game, feature Mr. Destructoid as a playable charac... read feature

New Bomberman Blast screens feature men bombing things


Sep 16
When Bomberman is around, you can bet your sweet ass things are going to get bombed. Such will be the case when Hudson's Bomberman Blast, the upcoming digital download multiplayer blast-a-thon, comes to WiiWare. Eight-player ... read

BOOM!: Hudson announces Bomberman Blast announced for North American WiiWare


Aug 26
Hudson Entertainment has announced today that it will be publishing Bomberman Blast, a original Bomberman title being designed exclusively for the WiiWare on the Wii.From what it sounds like, Bomberman Blast delivers more of ... read

GDC 08: Bomberman Live named as best overall arcade game


Feb 22
GDC is great for award shows, and its always killer to see games you loved getting the kind of nods that you feel they deserve. It was much that way with the announcement of Microsoft's Xbox Live awards, in which the best of ... read

Bomberman LIVE tournament headed our way for the new year


Dec 31
In the before time, the long-long ago, there existed an Xbox Live that did not have Halo 3 or Call of Duty 4 on it. Yes, I know I speak heresy but it is true, I remember it! You remember it to, if you cast your mind back to l... read

More Bomberman Live DLC announced


Dec 19
Is too much support a bad thing? For Bomberman Live, the answer is no. A third Bomb-Up Pack was announced today and is scheduled for a December 26 release.What will 250 Microsoft Points get you this time? Take a look:• 1... read

Mr. Destructoid makes the cut for new Bomberman user pics


Oct 22
As if I wasn't already having enough fun running around Bomberman Live hurling bombs at my fellow Dtoiders while dressed as our savvy mascot, thanks to Hudson now I can also represent Dtoid all over Live with my own Destructo... read

Destructoid Bomberman costume now available for download


Sep 26
If you've somehow missed the news, you should know that Destructoid has partnered with Hudson to make video gaming magic (well, it's magic to us), and now Mr. Destructoid has become a playable character in Bomberman Live for ... read

To celebrate the biggest and best videogame release of the year, this week’s quiz is dedicated to one of the greatest multiplayer games ever created: Bomberman. This series has … wait, Halo who?... read feature

Exclusive screens from Bomb-Up pack: Mr Destructoid can't wait to bomb them!


Sep 18
Last night's much-hyped news was that Mr. Destructoid now plays a real role in Hudson's classic title Bomberman. While it doesn't quite top Nex becoming King of Iceland, it's probably the next best thing as far as the Dtoid a... read






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