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Hudson Soft is a Japanese corporation located in Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It was founded on May 18, 1973. Originally, Hudson Soft worked with computers, but soon evolved into video games and mobile content. As of January 2011, Hudson Soft is now owned by Konami.
Hudson Soft was founded on May 18, 1973, by two brothers, Hiroshi and Yuji Kudo. They named their company from their favorite train, the Hudson locomotive. In March 1978, they began selling computer games.
As of January 2011, Hudson Soft is now a subsidiary company of Konami.
Hudson Soft is known for creating some of the most popular games, such as Bomberman, the Mario Party series, and Bonk. A list of series Hudson Soft created:
- Adventure Island
- Dungeon Explorer
- Mario Party Series
- Milon's Secret Castle
- Momotato Dentetsu
- Sonic Shuffle
- Tengai Makyou
- Hudson Soft (Japanese website)