Entries in 'konami' (140)

Free-to-play PES 2016 kicks off on PC today

Free-to-play PES 2016 kicks off on PC today

Konami’s F2P version of its football release PES 2016 is now available on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 4:21PM in News
Konami has shipped 6m units of Metal Gear Solid V

Konami has shipped 6m units of Metal Gear Solid V

Japanese publisher Konami has revealed it has sold in six million copies of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to retail. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Guillermo del Toro to present Kojima with DICE Hall of Fame Award

Guillermo del Toro to present Kojima with DICE Hall of Fame Award

There’s not a lawyer in the world that can stop Hideo Kojima from accepting his next award in person.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 3:18PM in News
Metacritic crowns Metal Gear Solid V 2015's best game, PS4 best console

Metacritic crowns Metal Gear Solid V 2015's best game, PS4 best console

The annual ranking at reviews aggregator Metacritic has named Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as 2015’s highest reviewed game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 3:58PM in News

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Kojima banned from discussing Konami split

Kojima banned from discussing Konami split

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has revealed that he is ‘contractually forbidden’ from discussing his split with Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Kojima Game Awards revelation wasn't a planned part of the show

Kojima Game Awards revelation wasn't a planned part of the show

The revelation last week that Konami had blocked Hideo Kojima’s attendance of The Game Awards was an impromptu decision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2015 at 2:38PM in News

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Former Square Enix boss slams Konami's treatment of Hideo Kojima

Former Square Enix boss slams Konami's treatment of Hideo Kojima

Yoichi Wada has labelled Konami’s treatment of Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima as “cruel”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Konami blocked Kojima from accepting Game Award prize

Konami blocked Kojima from accepting Game Award prize

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima was blacked by Konami from accepting an award at last night’s Game Awards event.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 8:26AM in News
Free-to-play version of PES 2016 coming to PS4 and PS3

Free-to-play version of PES 2016 coming to PS4 and PS3

Konami’s FIFA rival Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 is getting a free-to-play spin-off.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Free-to-play PES 2016 rated by Australian Board

Free-to-play PES 2016 rated by Australian Board

Konami may be about to release a second version of PES 2016 that scraps the game’s upfront costs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 12:10PM in News

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PES 2016 gets free Euro 2016 content as second roster patch is delayed

PES 2016 gets free Euro 2016 content as second roster patch is delayed

Konami has revealed exactly what it’s going to do with the Euro 2016 licence – give away the content for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Konami already planning next Metal Gear Solid, report claims

Konami already planning next Metal Gear Solid, report claims

The future of series creator Hideo Kojima remains up in the air, but thoughts internally at Konami have apparently already turned to the next release in the Metal Gear series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
Konami confirms Metal Gear Online studio closure

Konami confirms Metal Gear Online studio closure

Japanese publisher Konami has officially confirmed that its LA studio – responsible for development of Metal Gear Online – has been shut with immediate effect. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Konami says missing PES 2016 transfers will 'take some weeks' to patch

Konami says missing PES 2016 transfers will 'take some weeks' to patch

The long-awaited transfer update for PES 2016 that arrived last week is missing a number of key transfers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:22AM in News

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Konami shuts Metal Gear Online studio - report

Konami shuts Metal Gear Online studio - report

Konami has reportedly closed the LA-based development studio responsible for Metal Gear Online. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V ships 5m units

Metal Gear Solid V ships 5m units

Konami revenue is unsurprisingly up year-on-year thanks to the launch of Metal Gear Solid V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Konami is making a new Bomberman

Konami is making a new Bomberman

Cherished console series Bomberman is getting a new entry! And you can probably guess what’s coming next, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
Kojima has left Konami, report claims

Kojima has left Konami, report claims

The love story of Hideo Kojima and Konami has come to an end.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2015 at 9:21AM in News
Konami apologises for Metal Gear Online issues

Konami apologises for Metal Gear Online issues

Konami is offering up free in-game items for Metal Gear Online to apologise for the game's rocky launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2015 at 11:35PM in News
Del Toro says killing Silent Hills 'makes no f***ing sense'

Del Toro says killing Silent Hills 'makes no f***ing sense'

Film director Guillermo del Toro has slammed Konami’s cancellation of his and Hideo Kojima’s Silent Hills title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 11:10AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V made twice as much as Avengers: Age of Ultron on its launch day

Metal Gear Solid V made twice as much as Avengers: Age of Ultron on its launch day

Hideo Kojima’s video game swansong was twice as successful on its release day than the sequel to one of the biggest movies of all time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
Metal Gear Online DLC adds horse armour and cleavage

Metal Gear Online DLC adds horse armour and cleavage

Yesterday’s arrival of Metal Gear Solid Online has also marked the arrival of a number of premium DLC costumes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V now offers insurance microtransactions

Metal Gear Solid V now offers insurance microtransactions

Offering players the chance to pay real-world cash for in-game insurance is just about bonkers enough to feel absolutely fitting for a Metal Gear Solid game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2015 at 10:52AM in News