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Hudson Entertainment Sound
Developer: Takashi Mamiya
Header: Custom
Content: Programmatic
Instruments: Combined
Target Output
Output - Digital Audio.png Output - MIDI - No.png Output - FM Synthesis - No.png Output - PSG.png
Released: 1999-??-??
First Game: N/A
  • *.hes

The Hudson Entertainment Sound format is similar to NSF in that it stores machine code ripped from TurboGrafx-16 game ROMs. Takashi Mamiya created the format in 1999. Playback requires the emulation of several TurboGrafx-16 components including the main CPU and the audio chip.





HES to ?

? to HES



All games released for the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 can be ripped to HES.

How to Obtain

Ripping HES files requires an intimate knowledge of the HuC6280 processor and APU, but luckily, most TurboGrafx-16 games already have their sound ripped to HES format and can be downloaded from the following sites: