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, commonly known by its brand name Hudson, was a Japanese video game company that released numerous games for video game consoles, home computers and mobile phones, mainly from the 1980s to the 2000s. [1]

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Acclaim Entertainment

Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. was an American video game developer and publisher.

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Adventure Island (video game)

Hudson's Adventure Island is a side-scrolling platform game produced by Hudson Soft that was first released in Japan for the Famicom and MSX on September 12, 1986.

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Akasaka, Tokyo

is a residential and commercial district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located west of the government center in Nagatachō and north of the Roppongi nightlife district.

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Amateur radio

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, describes the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency communication.

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Art

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Blazing Lazers

Blazing Lazers, known as Gunhed in Japan, is a shoot 'em up video game by Hudson Soft and Compile.

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Bloody Roar

is a series of fighting games created by Hudson Soft, and developed together with Eighting.

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Bomberman

is a strategic, maze-based video game franchise originally developed by Hudson Soft and currently owned by Konami.

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Bomberman (1983 video game)

is an arcade-style maze-based video game developed by Hudson Soft.

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Bomberman 64: The Second Attack

Bomberman 64: The Second Attack!, known in Japan as, is an action video game, the sequel to Bomberman 64 released in 1997.

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Bonk (series)

Bonk is a video game character from NEC's TurboGrafx-16 console.

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CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.

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Famitsu

is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.

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Far East of Eden

is a series of role-playing video games released in Japan and Taiwan.

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Final Soldier

Final Soldier is a scrolling shooter video game released for the Japanese PC Engine system on July 5 of 1991 and the third game in the main Star Soldier series.

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Flying Tiger Development

Flying Tiger Development, also known as Flying Tiger Entertainment, Flying Tiger Mobile, and FTEGames is an American Developer, publisher, and distributor or video games headquartered in Fullerton, California, US.

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Fuzion Frenzy 2

Fuzion Frenzy 2 is a multiplayer party game for the Xbox 360.

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Game Boy

The is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on, in North America on and in Europe on.

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GameCube

The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.

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GamePro

GamePro was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.

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GameSpot

GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

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Hokkaido Takushoku Bank

, literally Hokkaidō Exploitation Bank, was a major commercial bank in Japan, founded in 1899 as a "Special Bank" to promote capitalism on the island of Hokkaidō.

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Home computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.

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IGN

IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

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Integrated circuit

An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material, normally silicon.

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International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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JNR Class C62

The is a type of 4-6-4 steam locomotive built by Japanese National Railways (JNR) in Japan.

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Kabushiki gaisha

A or kabushiki kaisha, commonly abbreviated KK, is a type of defined under the Companies Act of Japan.

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Konami

, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.

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List of Hudson Soft games

This is a list of video games developed or published by Hudson Soft.

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Lode Runner

Lode Runner is a platform video game first published by Brøderbund in 1983.

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Mario Party

is a party video game series featuring characters from the Mario franchise in which up to four local players or computer-controlled characters (called "CPUs") compete in a board game interspersed with minigames. The games are developed by Nd Cube and published by Nintendo, previously being developed by Hudson Soft. The series is known for its party game elements, including the often unpredictable multiplayer modes that allow play with up to four, and sometimes eight, human players or CPUs. After the development of Mario Party 8, several of Hudson Soft's key designers left to work for Nintendo subsidiary Nd Cube, developers of Wii Party. Starting in 2012 with Mario Party 9, Nd Cube has taken over development of the series from Hudson Soft. The latest instalment in the series, Mario Party: The Top 100, was released in 2017 for the Nintendo 3DS, with the next instalment, Super Mario Party, being scheduled for release on October 5, 2018, for the Nintendo Switch. Super Mario Party was announced during Nintendo's Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018 Nintendo Direct presentation. The game will focus more on traditional Mario Party gameplay and will not feature the car mechanic used in Mario Party 9 and Mario Party 10. It will instead allow players to move freely on the board. The series currently holds the record for the longest-running minigame series. As of December 2014, Nintendo reported cumulative worldwide sales of 39.6 million game copies in the Mario Party franchise.

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Mario Party 9

is a party video game for the Wii, the ninth installment in the Mario Party series.

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Market share

Market share is the percentage of a market (defined in terms of either units or revenue) accounted for by a specific entity.

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Midtown Tower

is a mixed-use skyscraper in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo.

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Minato, Tokyo

is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.

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MMode

mMode was the brand name for the wireless data service offered by the former AT&T Wireless.

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Mobile content

Mobile content is any type of electronic media which is viewed or used on mobile phones, like ringtones, graphics, discount offers, games, movies, and GPS navigation.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Momotaro Dentetsu

(also known by the abbreviated name Momotetsu) is a long-running board game-style video game series in Japan; in which players travel by rail, ship, and airplane; attempting to acquire wealth through business transactions buying properties; and dealing with rival entrepreneurs and nemeses such as the.

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MSX

MSX is a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft on June 16, 1983, and marketed by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation.

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Nd Cube

or simply Nd Cube, is a Japanese video game developer based in Japan with offices in Tokyo and Sapporo.

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NEC

is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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Neo Geo (system)

The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

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News Corporation

The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Life

Nintendo Life is a website that relates heavily on Nintendo products, including video games and software.

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Osaka Securities Exchange

is the second largest securities exchange in Japan, in terms of amount of business handled.

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PC-8800 series

The, commonly shortened to PC-88, are a brand of Zilog Z80-based home computers released by Nippon Electric Company (NEC) in 1981 in Japan, where it became very popular.

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PC-FX

The is a 32-bit home video game console made by NEC Home Electronics.

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Personal computer

A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.

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Photograph

A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip.

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Pooyan

is an arcade game released by Konami in Japan in 1982.

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President

The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.

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Rakuten

() is a Japanese electronic commerce and Internet company based in Tokyo and founded in 1997 by Hiroshi Mikitani.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Retro Gamer

Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.

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San Mateo, California

San Mateo (Spanish for "Saint Matthew") is a city on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California's Bay Area, approximately south of San Francisco, and northwest of San Jose.

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Sapporo

is the fifth largest city of Japan by population, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Sega

Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.

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Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.

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Shoot 'em up

Shoot 'em up (also known as shmup or STGDavies, Jonti.. GameSpy. 30 July 2008.Carless, Simon.. Game Set Watch. 5 April 2011.) is a subgenre of the shooter genre of video games.

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SNK

is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform.

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Soldier Blade

Soldier Blade (ソルジャーブレイド) is a scrolling shooter video game released for the TurboGrafx-16 system.

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South San Francisco, California

South San Francisco is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States, located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Star Force

, released in North America by Video Ware in the arcades as Mega Force, is a vertically scrolling shooter released in 1984 by Tehkan.

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Star Soldier

is a series of shoot 'em up video games mainly developed by Hudson Soft.

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Starship Hector

Starship Hector, originally released as, is a Bullet Hell Space Shooter video game developed and published by Hudson Soft for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Stock market

A stock market, equity market or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers (a loose network of economic transactions, not a physical facility or discrete entity) of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims on businesses; these may include securities listed on a public stock exchange as well as those only traded privately.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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Super Star Soldier

is a scrolling shooter video game developed by Kaneko and originally published by Hudson Soft in 1990 for the Japanese PC Engine and in 1991 for the North American TurboGrafx-16.

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Takahashi Meijin

, real name is a former executive of Hudson Soft.

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Telecommunication

Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.

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The Mercury News

The Mercury News (formerly San Jose Mercury News, often locally known as The Merc) is a morning daily newspaper published in San Jose, California, United States.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tokyo Midtown

is a 569,000-square-meter (6.1 million sq ft) mixed-use development in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan.

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Toyohira-ku, Sapporo

is one of the 10 wards in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

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Train

A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.

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TurboExpress

The TurboExpress is a handheld video game console by NEC Home Electronics, released in late 1990 in Japan and the United States as the TurboExpress Handheld Entertainment System.

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TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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Video game developer

A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.

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Video game industry

The video game industry is the economic sector involved in the development, marketing, and monetization of video games.

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Video game publisher

A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that have been developed either internally by the publisher or externally by a video game developer.

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Virtual Console

, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.

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World Class Baseball

World Class Baseball is a baseball video game originally released for the NEC PC Engine in 1988.

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Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

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ZX Spectrum

The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research.

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4-6-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels and four trailing wheels.

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