You—yes, you—could star in a TurboGrafx game. The fan translators of Falcom’s Legend of Xanadu games are holding open, online auditions for voice actors who want to help re-dub the classic CD-ROM games’ cutscenes into English. They’ve provided detailed instructions for how to submit your samples.
Track: Blood Relations of Heaven and Earth | Artist: Masahiro Kimura, Masanari Iwata, Harumi Ueko | Album: Castlevania Dracula X OST
For nearly 30 years, Hudson's human mascot has been Takahashi Meijin, who rose to prominence during the company's heyday. Today, he revealed he's leaving the company.
Over the past week, large areas of Australia's eastern seaboard have been ravaged by floods. Billions of dollars worth of damage has been done, and sitting quietly amidst that tally is this man's retro gaming hardware collection.
Japanese PlayStation 3 owners are already enjoying some of the TurboGrafx-16 library, courtesy of Hudson's "PC Engine Archives" that let modern gamers experience a handful of 16-bit classics. One more console is being added to Hudson's list: the SuperGrafx.
According to Japanese game magazine Famitsu, that is. The publication has crunched the review scores and has listed the platforms in order with the best library of games.
The Japanese PlayStation Network is the latest home for the TurboGrafx-16 (PC Engine) games. Starting today, four retro Hudson games will be available for download as part of the "PC Engine Archives":
Hudson Soft no longer makes video games consoles, but at one time, it did. Best known for the PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16), Hudson stepped out of the home hardware market it in 1999 in Japan. In the years that followed, the company was purchased by Japanese developer Konami. Hudson human mascot Takahashi Meijin tells…