Entries in 'konami' (151)

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
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

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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

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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
PES 2016 roster update not arriving until the end of October

PES 2016 roster update not arriving until the end of October

Konami has said that it won’t be releasing a roster update for the recently released PES 2016 until October 29th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 1:41PM in News

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Konami denies reports claiming triple-A games production stoppage

Konami denies reports claiming triple-A games production stoppage

Konami has refuted recent reports that the company is largely moving on from developing console releases, claiming titles for franchises including Castlevania, Metal Gear and Silent Hill are very much ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 7:10AM in News
Konami vet Cox joins new studio Fish in a Bottle

Konami vet Cox joins new studio Fish in a Bottle

Former Konami studio head David Cox has joined digital production company Fish in a Bottle in an effort to grow its core games business. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 10:31AM in News
MGS V: The Phantom Pain will have to double sales to break even, report claims

MGS V: The Phantom Pain will have to double sales to break even, report claims

Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will have to maintain its strong sales start in order for its creators to turn a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Konami’s worldwide technology director Julien Merceron has reportedly left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News

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Konami convinced PES can catch up with FIFA

Konami convinced PES can catch up with FIFA

Konami says it is closing the gap between its PES series and EA’s football blockbuster, FIFA. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 17th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid swansong sold almost half a million copies across PS3 and PS4 in its debut week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Metal Gear Solid merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Metal Gear Solid merchandise

Konami’s stealth-action franchise is one of gaming’s greatest – and 2015 marks the biggest entry in the series yet. MCV gears up with the latest MGS merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Snake Tales: The games industry looks at the legacy of Metal Gear Solid

Snake Tales: The games industry looks at the legacy of Metal Gear Solid

With a legacy stretching back almost three decades, Metal Gear Solid has shaped and inspired the career paths of some of the industry's biggest names.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
Silent Hill music concert set to scare the UK next month

Silent Hill music concert set to scare the UK next month

The composer for horror series Silent Hill is set to bring his scary score to venues across the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Precious Metal: How Metal Gear Solid came to gaming power

Precious Metal: How Metal Gear Solid came to gaming power

Metal. Gear. Solid. Three words that, when combined, would mean complete gibberish, if it weren’t for the existence of one of gaming’s greatest franchises.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 11:33AM in News
UPDATED: Questions asked about GAME's Metal Gear Solid V order cancellations

UPDATED: Questions asked about GAME's Metal Gear Solid V order cancellations

A number of customers who had pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain have had their orders cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
VIDEO: Kojima's launch trailer for Metal Gear Solid V is here

VIDEO: Kojima's launch trailer for Metal Gear Solid V is here

Will this video stand as the last piece of Metal Gear Solid content Hideo Kojima ever makes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2015 at 3:08PM in News