Entries in 'konami' (103)

Guillermo del Toro speaks out on Konami's 'scorched earth' approach to PT cancellation

Guillermo del Toro speaks out on Konami's 'scorched earth' approach to PT cancellation

Film maker Guillermo del Toro has said he was surprised at the lengths Konami has gone to to remove PT from PSN.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 12:33PM in News
Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Fears that Konami may be eying a withdrawal from the console market appear to be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
Konami profits are up year-on-year

Konami profits are up year-on-year

Publisher Konami has reported a 147 per cent increase in net profit for the year ending March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 2:47PM in News
Metal Gear Solid Quiet statue has soft, pushable boobs

Metal Gear Solid Quiet statue has soft, pushable boobs

Kojima’s claim that he did not design Metal Gear Solid V’s Quiet to be erotic has been tested once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 10:28AM in News

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Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Video game clothing specialist Insert Coin has partnered with Konami to bolster its range of Metal Gear Solid apparel.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 8th 2015 at 12:35PM in News
PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

Auction site eBay is removing listings for PS4s that have Konami’s now-gone horror demo PT installed on their hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Konami delists itself from New York Stock Exchange

Konami delists itself from New York Stock Exchange

Konami has announced it is no longer trading in the New York Stock Exchange.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:03PM in News

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Silent Hills cancellation looks likely as Konami prepares to pull PT

Silent Hills cancellation looks likely as Konami prepares to pull PT

It now looks as if Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Torro’s Silent Hills may never emerge from the fog.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Metal Gear voice actress withdraws 'Kojima fired' claims

Metal Gear voice actress withdraws 'Kojima fired' claims

The voice actress who said that Konami fired Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has withdrawn the claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

The firing of Hideo Kojima was to blame for the recent fallout between the Metal Gear Solid creator and publisher Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Kojima Productions logo pulled from Silent Hills website

Kojima Productions logo pulled from Silent Hills website

Konami has removed references to developer Hideo Kojima from another one of his studio’s projects, fuelling speculation that the team has been taken off the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 11:18AM in News

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Metal Gear Solid film secures screenwriter

Metal Gear Solid film secures screenwriter

Sony Pictures has hired screenwriter Jay Basu to pen its upcoming movie adaptation of Metal Gear Solid.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:02AM in News
Konami tries to explain Kojima Productions snub

Konami tries to explain Kojima Productions snub

The erasing of the Kojima Productions branding from both Metal Gear Solid V and older Metal Gear titles is down to a “change in production organization”, according to Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 3:08PM in News
Kojima statement commits to Metal Gear Solid V but nothing beyond

Kojima statement commits to Metal Gear Solid V but nothing beyond

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has spoken publicly for the first time after the troubles between him and his employer first came to light.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Konami is retroactively removing Kojima's name from old Metal Gear games

Konami is retroactively removing Kojima's name from old Metal Gear games

The apparent feud between Konami and Hideo Kojima is getting nastier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:43PM in News

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Konami confirms new Metal Gear and new development team

Konami confirms new Metal Gear and new development team

It appears that rumours of trouble in the Metal Gear Solid camp are real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Konami posts job ad for new staff for new Metal Gear series

Konami posts job ad for new staff for new Metal Gear series

Just one day after rumours of a rift between Kojima Productions and Konami, the publisher has put out a job ad for a new Metal Gear development team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 9:18AM in News
Kojima to leave Konami amid internal power struggle, report claims

Kojima to leave Konami amid internal power struggle, report claims

The release of Metal Gear Solid 5 could bring about the departure of series creator Hideo Kojima from publisher Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 8:05AM in News
Konami confirms two Metal Gear Solid V special editions

Konami confirms two Metal Gear Solid V special editions

We all knew that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be out on September 1st, and now Konami has detailed the two special edition versions it ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 2:02PM in News
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain set for September

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain set for September

The latest outing for Hideo Kojima’s stealth-action Metal Gear Solid franchise is set for the beginning of September.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Jon Murphy joins Football Manager Online team

Jon Murphy joins Football Manager Online team

The former boss of Konami’s PES franchise in the UK has joined Football Manager developer Sports Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 11:10AM in News
Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Japanese publisher Konami has reported flat revenues of ¥155,899m for the nine months ending December 31st, with operating income climbing from ¥7,388m to ¥9,734m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Kojima Productions shoots down Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2 rumours

Kojima Productions shoots down Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2 rumours

There was much excitement – unnecessarily, it now seems – about a possible announcement for Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance 2 over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Tak Fujii departs Konami

Tak Fujii departs Konami

Konami producer Tak Fujii has announced his exit from the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News