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Hudson is Konami's April 1st, now a social games arm


Mar 08
Worst April Fools' Day joke ever is Hudson as we know it closing up shop. They become the property of Konami on this day, and they'll be turned into a social networking division for the company. Also, Hudson Entertainment, th... read

Get the full story on why Hudson closed


Feb 24
I'm sure you've heard that Hudson has closed its doors and all of their projects have been canceled. It's one thing to say that Konami gobbled them up, but it's another to hear the full story, which has been a decade in the m... read

Destructoid: Dark Souls, Fox News, Squidbear, and Hudson


Feb 09
Good morrow, Toidlings. I come before you with the fiftieth fabulous foray into foul and frivolous feculence. In other words, this is The Destructoid Show Episode 50. (Please ignore the fact that I've only been on it for 5 w... read

Here's the worst piece of news I've heard in a while. According to Morgan Haro, the CEO of Hudson Entertainment, the Western branch of Hudson Soft, will be closing down at the end February when Konami acquires the company. Al... read feature

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

NA PlayStation Store getting TurboGrafx-16 games


Jan 05
Starting this month, Hudson will gleefully begin pumping out TurboGrafx-16 games for the North American PlayStation Store. They'll be offered as individual downloads for PlayStation 3 and PSP should you feel the need to reliv... read

Drawing as much inspiration from Jordan Mechner’s classic Prince of Persia as from Team ICO’s gloomy, haunting aesthetics, Hudson’s Wii-exclusive Lost in Shadow seemingly begs for gamers’ attention. ... read feature

Best Buy stores get Lost in Shadow demo


Dec 27
Odd because it's not a Madden NFL title or something with plastic instruments, you'll be able to find a demo for Hudson's upcoming Wii title, Lost in Shadow, at select Best Buy stores starting this week. By "select" I mean th... read

Fishing Master now available for iPhone, totally free


Dec 17
Laugh if you must, but I love Fishing Master. Lord knows I have taken abuse for it before. But its charm and gameplay are worth more than anybody who would mock me for enjoying them. And now it'll be even easier for me to tak... read

Hudson brings TurboGrafx Gamebox to iPhone, iPad


Dec 13
The TurboGrafx Gamebox app, coming soon to the iPhone and iPad, will let users download and play a bunch of classic TurboGrafx-16 videogames in their device. The app comes with one free title: World Sports Competition. Don't ... 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

New Lost in Shadow screenshots


Oct 05
We got a batch of images for Hudson's Lost in Shadow tonight. They show off the eighth area of the game (according to the name of the folder they arrived in) and, apparently, there's a lot of water in the level. I know t... read

Birth of Lost in Shadow isn't as messy as actual birth


Sep 14
 Hudson has released the first of a four part documentary detailing the making of its upcoming Wii title, Lost in Shadow.  In this first part, the game's director, designer, programmer, and sound lead discuss the g... read

It's looking like a golden year for platformers on the Wii. Sonic Colors, Kirby's Epic Yarn, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Epic Mickey are all to come, and with such an excellent roster of games, it would be easy to fo... read feature

Half a dozen Lost in Shadow screenshot unveiled


Aug 11
A word like "unveiled" gives an air of drama that probably should not be used to describe the release of screenshots. If I go back and change the headline now, I'll have to spend another twenty minutes trying to find a way to... read

Rare SuperGrafx Ghouls ‘N Ghosts headed to Japanese PSN


Aug 10
If you’re okay with not owning one to put on your shelf, here’s an easy way to get the rare SuperGrafx version of Ghouls ‘N Ghosts -- download it from the PlayStation Network. Siliconera is reporting that Hu... read

In April, Hudson announced the third entry (or fourth, if you count Deca Sports DS) in its multi-million-selling Deca Sports series, Deca Sports 3. This time, the franchise is back on the Wii with ten all-new sporti... read feature


During E3, Hudson announced that it was bringing its Deca Sports franchise -- which has sold more than 2.5 million units worldwide on Wii and DS -- to Kinect this fall. The controller-free compilation of sports offers th... read feature

Release date for Lost in Shadow comes to light


Jul 28
Hudson Entertainment has dated its gloomy Wii platformer, Lost in Shadow, for a January 4 release. To mark this momentous occasion of putting a date on a game release, Hudson has decided to pull the wrapping off one of the g... read

Bonk should never have been rendered in 3D


Jul 28
I don't mean to be such a dick tonight, but what is up with these images of the upcoming Bonk: Brink of Extinction? Now, I'll grant you, these aren't screenshots of the final product but it does not look good. I love Bon... read

E3 10: Platforming in Bonk: Brink of Extinction


Jun 18
It's been an interesting year for retro games making a return, especially those that were b-level at best. For example, Rocket Knight made an acceptable return in a downloadable platformer, and Nintendo has brought back Kid I... 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

E3 10: Hudson bringing Deca Sports to Kinect


Jun 14
Damn, wasn't expecting this! Hudson has just announced that they're bringing the Deca Sports franchise over to the Xbox 360 and Kinect. Deca Sports Freedom will be out this Fall and bring with it new sport games designed arou... read

Lost in Shadow release date [update]


Apr 30
Lost in Shadow looks like a pretty cool guy. It's a platformer from Hudson in which a boy's shadow climbs a tower. He has to walk along other shadows, aided by Spangle the Sylph who can change light sources to create new shad... read

While last night was a night for Konami, they have a thoughtful policy of including Hudson in the festivities. Off in a separate room, Hudson was showing off a couple of Wi titles they have planned for this year. One of them ... read feature

Oops! Prank Party is a thing from Hudson


Apr 09
On top of the Deca Sports 3 reveal, Hudson has announced Oops! Prank Party for the Wii. The party game is a mixture of 100 puzzle-solving and reflex-testing style mini-games for up to four players. Losing in the game will see... read

Hudson revealed Deca Sports 3 last night and the new entry to the series brings ten new sports games plus some new features to the franchise. Volleyball, racket ball, fencing, lacrosse, logging, springboard diving, halfpipe ... read feature

Hudson's Knights of the Phantom Castle looks great, retro


Apr 06
Hudson's new iPad game Knights of the Phantom Castle was not on my radar until this afternoon. I saw some screenshots of the really nice looking, 16-bit-ish strategy game and was like hey, this looks good! Sprites, role-playi... read

People like to criticize cheap scares, but I frankly love them. A slow walk down a dark corridor followed by a shameless "BOO" moment works every time. Don't get me wrong, creepy psychological horror is great, but sometimes y... read feature

Hudson brings Dream Chronicles to PSN, XBLA


Feb 09
Dream Chronicles started out as a PC game, but now it's coming to Xbox's Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network by way of Hudson. It's a surreal mystery dreamscape adventure game. That make any sense? It will when you see it... read






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