Konami acquires Hudson Soft

By robertwilting

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12-04-2005, 22:38

By spl

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13-04-2005, 00:03

Impressive

By BiFi

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13-04-2005, 08:42

Strange, I thought Konami bought Hudson a few years ago already...

By Latok

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13-04-2005, 08:57

Probably, a few years back, they bought the shares that got them the 45%. Made them the biggest shareholder already, but no absolute majority. With the current purchase, they have an absolute majority within the shareholders.....54%......

By Vampier

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13-04-2005, 09:53

Konami used to hate Hudson soft Big smile

By DarQ

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13-04-2005, 11:47

oh really?

By JohnHassink

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20-04-2005, 03:47

Everybody always used to hate Driller Tanks. I loved it. Same goes for Gangman and Machine Gun Joe. Great games.

And ofcourse, wasn't it Hudson Soft that invented the "proto type" Bomberman? If I'm not mistaken.

By [D-Tail]

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20-04-2005, 07:48

Eric and the Floaters... Hmm... could be. Dunno for sure. :\

By snout

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20-04-2005, 12:06

Euh... Eric and the Floaters == Bomberman. It was released as Bomberman in Japan, all other Bomberman titles are (c) Hudson Soft as well. Wink

By Alex Ganzeveld

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20-04-2005, 12:11

Team Bomba beware!

By MäSäXi

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27-04-2005, 09:35

Now konami don´t have to fear about new Eric game... as now Eric is owned by konami. Feels really strange... that now it can understood that konami made eric aka bomberman. (i know, i know, hudson didit originally but ya know wot i meant)

Wonder how poor Eric feels now as he is now Konamian, not Hudsonian.

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