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Hudson Soft


Hudson Soft, NEC


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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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10/08/2017 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Second-Degree ‘Zelda’-cide

In 1989-90, Hudson and NEC, the two companies that backed and built the ill-fated TurboGrafx-16 console, were desperate to move units. Seeing the breakout success of Nintendo’s “The Legend of Zelda” in 1987, which not only flew off store shelves but introduced an entirely new genre concept – the Action/Adventure game – to the masses, Hudson did what most videogame publishers/developers have always done and continue to do: They knocked it off.

The result of Hudson’s copying efforts was “Neutopia,” an Action/Adventure game that tried so hard to be the original “The Legend of Zelda” that it actually managed to… succeed.

Because the TG-16 console wasn’t a ‘true’ 16-bit platform, but rather two 8-bit platforms ‘duct-taped together’ (much like critics were wont...

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