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Nintendo’s Art Style Is Bit Generations For WiiWare?

By Spencer . September 29, 2008 . 5:40am

At the end of the Game Boy Advance’s life span Nintendo released the Bit Generations series. These simple and stylish games were never released outside of Japan, but it looks like they are being remade for WiiWare. This week Art Style: Orbient is a surprise game from Nintendo where you control a star that can […]

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Optimize Bomberman in Custom Battler Bomberman

By Spencer . September 11, 2008 . 4:06am

Custom Battler Bomberman takes the dress up system in Bomberman Live a step further. In the upcoming Nintendo DS game the costume you choose affects Bomberman’s abilities. You can create an agile Bomberman or a Bomberman built for war armed with a bunch of bombs. Mix and match parts to make the best Bomberman for […]

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Bomberman Live bundled with 12 months of Xbox Live

By Spencer . September 11, 2008 . 1:27am

Hold off on renewing your Xbox Live account. Xbox Live subscription bundles are imminent. Microsoft just announced one for Japan which contains 12 months of Xbox Live, a headset, Bomberman Live usually sold for 1200 Microsoft Points / $15, and 200 Microsoft Points for 6090 yen ($56). All of this stuff sold separately adds up […]

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Bomberman Blast in brief

By Louise . September 1, 2008 . 5:45pm

Bomberman Blast takes advantage of the Wiimote controls by adding a couple new items. The rocket item allows players to shake the Wiimote when they’re in a tight spot to blast off the screen for a few seconds. Those…

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In Bomberman Blast you can transform into a bomb

By Spencer . August 26, 2008 . 9:17am

Next month Bomberman Blast or Wi-Fi 8 Man Battle Bomberman as its known in Japan is scheduled to come out on WiiWare. Hudson has it slated to come out on September 30, five days after a retail version of Bomberman with a full story gets released for the Wii.   We just got an e-mail […]

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Bomberman comes to the PS3 and PSP

By Spencer . May 28, 2008 . 1:03am

Hudson hasn’t got around to creating a Bomberman game for the PlayStation Network, but as a quick replacement the PsOne remake of the Bomberman game for the NES is now on the Japanese store. Like all of the PlayStation archives it costs 600 yen ($5). However, if you play the downloaded game on the PSP […]

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No Bomberman on the Wii until the fall

By Spencer . May 19, 2008 . 10:51pm

Even though I did an interview with Hudson about Bomberman Wii/WiiWare among other things, hearing Bomberman got pushed back from June until the fall is news to me. Hero of Legend sent in a tip (thanks!!) pointing back to Hudson’s official page, which explains both versions of Bomberman were quietly delayed in Japan. Instead of […]

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Hudson quizzed on WiiWare development (Tetris with the balance board?)

By Spencer . May 19, 2008 . 11:53am

At this time Hudson has more announced WiiWare games than any third party developer. Alien Crush, Bomberman, Tetris and the mysterious Blue Ocean are scheduled to come out in Japan this year. I was fortunate enough to have a chance to as Kentaro Murayama, Hudson Entertainment’s Executive Vice President in Japan, about the line up. […]

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Hudson USA discusses digital distribution and Ys

By Spencer . May 5, 2008 . 7:36pm

Hudson is moving full throttle into digital distribution with import TurboGrafx-16 games on the Virtual Console and plenty of Bomberman. I had a chance to ask Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment, a few questions about their plans starting with something I’ve been personally wondering, where is Ys Book I&II?   […]

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Bomberman explodes on WiiWare and the Wii

By Spencer . March 18, 2008 . 7:29pm

Thanks to Hero of Legend for pointing out a common misconception about Hudson’s Wii Bomberman game in the comments. When the title was announced Famitsu pinned it as a WiiWare title, in fact they still do. However, Hudson’s WiiWare page lists four games: Star Soldier R, Joysound, Tetris and Bomberman with a spring release date. […]

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Blow “Mii” up in Bomberman for WiiWare

By Spencer . March 18, 2008 . 2:12am

Yes, you or better said your Mii, can be behind the Bomberman mask in Hudson’s WiiWare version of Bomberman. A pretty clever way to distinguish your character during eight player matches if Miis can be shown during bomb dodging battles. At this point we have only Mii support when a player is crowing the winner […]

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Boosting the Bomber Rating in Bomberman Land Touch 2

By Louise . February 22, 2008 . 7:22am

I have to admit that I'm not the best at Bomberman, but I'd like to think I hold my own. Well, at least that's what I thought when I played against the computer.  Playing against another player however, is a completely different story.   The path to multiplayer starts with connecting to Nintendo WFC, which […]

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Bomerman Live is a blast

By Louise . July 19, 2007 . 2:36pm

If you've never played any of the previous 60 or so iterations of Bomberman, then Bomberman Live on the Xbox Live is as good a place to start than any.  The objective: bomb the hell out of anything and everything and frag some opponents while you're at it.  Last man standing wins.   The last […]

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This week on Xbox Live Arcade: Bomberman Live

By Spencer . July 14, 2007 . 7:12pm

This Wednesday the world is going to be able to hop online and play Bomberman Live. For 800 Microsoft points ($10) you get eight player, online Bomberman and 10,000 ways to dress up your avatar. Pirate gladiator Bomberman for me!   Yie Ar Kung Fu from Konami is this week’s other game and at last […]

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Bomberman Live in pictures

By Spencer . June 7, 2007 . 7:07am

  Even though it is far from revolutionary, online play in Bomberman is enough to give it attention. Eight players can log onto Xbox Live in a single Bomberman match compared to four players offline. Bomberman Live also includes other variations of Bomberman like paint mode where bomb blasts change the color of the floor. […]