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Konami's new Bomberman is for smartphones

My morning ritual involves waking up, wiping the sleep out of my eyes, coming to the realization that I have survived another night, and busting open the laptop to read all the hot Japanese video game news that happened while people on this...

 
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Konami is asking what games we'd like to see come back

Everyone’s favourite publisher Konami has released a “heritage game survey”, asking players about some of its IPs (as seen in the image below) and how they feel about them. Importantly, it's asking what we’d like to ...

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

[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 night and some p...

 
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Bombing Bastards makes me long for Bomberman

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 PlayStation Network...

 
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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

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Bombermine is 1000 player Bomberman

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. That was then...

 
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One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman is a cruel joke

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 free-to-play ga...

 
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What is your perfect multiplayer game?

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 Game Boy Advances...

 
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Nintendo DLC: Bomberman Hero and more

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 the latest Virtu...

 
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Bomberman takes casual to the extreme

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 Bomberman (speaking i...

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

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 wholly owned subsi...

 
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Bomberman Live Battlefest bombing up with DLC

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" comes with two...

 
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Bomberman LIVE: Battlefest out on December 8 for XBLA

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 included which are V...

 
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E3 10: Zombie mode with Bomberman Live: Battlefest

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 itself to be a f...

 
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Let Bomberman ruin BioShock 2 for you

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 hereby thrust ...

 
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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

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Bomberman Live: Blitz screens arrive, now with more bombs

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 of everyone's f...

 
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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

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Bomberman exploding onto DSiWare

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 ... in Japan, of co...

 
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Bomberman Live: Battlefest announced for XBLA/PSN/WiiWare

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: Battlefest will be h...

 
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Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party hits iPhones this week

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 a feeling Hudso...

 
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Bomberman Ultra is coming soon to a PlayStation 3 near you

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 the point where n...

 
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Bomberman used to promote anti-Nazi violence?

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 the lit fuse acti...

 
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Hudson threatened by wannabe Bomberman

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 get some good ga...

 
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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

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New Bomberman Blast screens feature men bombing things

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 online play, Mi...

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

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 the same Bomber...

 
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GDC 08: Bomberman Live named as best overall arcade game

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 the best were p...

 
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Bomberman LIVE tournament headed our way for the new year

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 long suppressed ...

 
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More Bomberman Live DLC announced

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:• 10 brand new cha...

 

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