Takahashi Meijin (aka Toshiyuki Takahashi), a former Hudson Soft executive and video game master whose skills made him a legend during the 1980's, is appearing on an upcoming episode of Shikujiri Sensei: Ore Mitai ni Naru na!! ("Failure Teacher: Don't Become Like Me!!"), a TV talk program where celebrities share embarrassing secrets and experiences in the hopes that others will learn from their mistakes. Hit the jump to learn more.
At a recent event promoting the Japanese home video release of the movie Pixels, video game designer / former Hudson Soft executive Takahashi Meijin, reknowned in the Eighties for his legendary "16-shot per second" button-pressing technique, admitted that he's only completed the notoriously difficult Famicom / NES game that bears his name "about two times". Hit the jump to learn more.
Classic game development giant Hudson Soft will be closing its doors on March 1st after almost 40 years of headbutts, flying space cavemen, explosions, and stone axes. Hit the jump for more.