However, those employees will score severance and job placement assistance, according to Andriasang, so don't feel so bad. Starting April 1, Hudson Soft will be 100 percent Konami property in Japan with Konami digital division CEO Kazuhiko Uehara replacing Hudson Soft's current chief executive Michihiro Ishizuka.
The company already has experience on the Facebook platform with games like Castlevania Lords of Shadow Challenge and Viva Mall!, but neither were runaway success stories. Perhaps Konami looks to the remaining Hudson team to make that happen, though its experience in social is unknown.
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