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In about a month, Hudson will likely be nothing more than a brand name, having been fully absorbed by Konami. In a post on The Kartel, John "Master" Lee, who wore a couple of hats at US-based Hudson Entertainment -- including former VP of sales and marketing, and general manager of games publishi...

February 23rd 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Make all the snide jokes you like about the Xbox 360's less-than-stellar sales in Japan, it's hard to dispute that the country's development community is helping to fuel the console in a different way. As Microsoft just brought to attendees' collective attention at its TGS presser, five of the six...

September 16th 2010 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Rumored, pictured, and now shipping to retail, the 2009 edition of the Xbox 360 Elite Holiday Bundle ($300) includes a pair of family-friendly titles from last year in Lego Batman and Pure. But, well, you knew that. (Protip: Grab and stash this before October 5 to be eligible for the $50 rebate.)Al...

September 29th 2009 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Hudson has announced that Bomberman Live, the XBLA version of its perennial explosion festival, has eclipsed 500,000 downloads. Sabine Duvall, Hudson's Vice President of Digital Download, states that the company is "awed by the enthusiasm and excitement" of the series' fans, adding that the milesto...

August 18th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Larry Hryb – Xbox Live's Major Nelson – has dropped a bomb via his blog. Er, rather, he delivered news of a dropping in price of the Avatar-supporting Bomberman Live. As of Tuesday, December 16, the game will be on sale for 600 ($7.50), down from 800 ($10). The special price will be in...

December 16th 2008 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Bomberman LIVE, that Xbox Live Arcade game that you've come to obsessively love thanks to the addition of NXE Avatars, is being cheapened. We've just been informed via a nearly frozen carrier pigeon that this week's Holiday Deal of the Week is Bomberman LIVE, which has been discounted to 600 Micros...

December 15th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Now that your NXE Avatar is dressed and ready for ... Hey, yeah! Just what is an Avatar for? Well, if you're not ready to drop 800 on A Kingdom for Keflings, we're afraid your options are seriously limited. What you can play with are several older Xbox Live Arcade games, which should be updated wit...

November 19th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Well, it seems that no internet was any match for a decent game of Team Fortress 2. All of us (Xav, Richard and Dustin) attempted to get a game going but twice it crashed and once it was so laggy your character went for a swim in the 2Fort water without your permission! So. That in mind, to...

June 16th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Community, listen up. Tonight at 9:30 PM EST we're throwing down on some Bomberman Live and Team Fortress 2 in another edition of X3F Live. Browse through your ridiculously long list of XBLA titles, dust off those copies of The Orange Box and prepare yo'self for a few games of each when we play Bom...

June 16th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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We had so much fun playing Gears of War and Uno on Monday that we decided we're not going to wait another six months before our next X3F LIVE event. On Monday, June 16, we're handpicking two other titles from last week's poll and choo-choo-choosing it for another round of X3F LIVE madness.Prepare yo...

June 11th 2008 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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We couldn't think of a better way to kick off the new year than with a bombtacular Bomberman Live Xbox Live tournament complete with prizes and fame.Hudson just opened up registration for the Bomberman Live New Year's Bash Tournament & Sweepstakes (that's a mouth full) and invite the best bomber...

December 31st 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The afterglow of Christmas can be kind of a downer, but at least this year you'll have one slightly belated gift to look forward to: A fresh dose of content for Bomberman Live. (It should be noted that by "gift," we mean it costs 250 points [$3.13]. Sorry for any confusion.)The "Bomb Up Pack 3" will...

December 20th 2007 at 12:57pm 0 Comments