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Konami dates DanceEvolution

Konami dates DanceEvolution

Publisher and developer Konami has confirmed that DanceEvolution will be one of Kinect’s launch titles and will arrive at UK retail on November 10th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 12:30PM in News
EA’s respect for ‘excellent’ PES team

EA’s respect for ‘excellent’ PES team

A by-product of FIFA’s growing commercial success has been a sustained and reasonably emphatic superiority over FIFA’s great rival franchise, PES – the one that used to be considered the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2010 at 11:56AM in News
EA: FIFA ‘clearly superior’ to PES

EA: FIFA ‘clearly superior’ to PES

While Konami’s PES 2011 looks to greatly improve on last year’s effort, publishing rival EA believes that FIFA 11 will help the company increase its market share in the sector ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 3:11PM in News
PES 2011 priced at £30.75

PES 2011 priced at £30.75

There’s nothing like the release of a high-profile console football title to get the competitive pricing juices flowing, and the upcoming arrival of both FIFA 11 and PES 2011 has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2010 at 2:19PM in News

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Konami and Harmonix settle Rock Band lawsuit

Konami and Harmonix settle Rock Band lawsuit

Konami and Harmonix have agreed to settle out of court after a two-year patent dispute over Rock Band.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 20th 2010 at 11:59AM in News
FIFA and PES demos tomorrow

FIFA and PES demos tomorrow

Konami has confirmed that the Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 demo will be released on multiple platforms tomorrow – the same day as EA releases its first public FIFA 11 taster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 6:09PM in News
PSN+ gets early PES 2011 demo

PSN+ gets early PES 2011 demo

Konami has announced that a playable demo of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 will be released on PS3 and PC on September 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2010 at 11:56AM in News
Konami promises to make good on PES

Konami promises to make good on PES

Konami's confidence in PES 2011 is the reason for its bold decision to launch Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 on October 8th, just one week after EA launches FIFA 11 – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2010 at 11:00AM in News

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GamesAid auctions Solid Snake

GamesAid auctions Solid Snake

GamesAid has announced it will auction a life-sized Solid Snake mannequin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 24th 2010 at 6:27PM in News
Gamescom 2010: Day 2 roundup

Gamescom 2010: Day 2 roundup

Gamescom opened its doors on Tuesday 17th August to select members of the press but yesterday the event kicked off proper.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 19th 2010 at 11:25AM in News
DanceEvolution set for Europe

DanceEvolution set for Europe

Konami has announced that its Kinect dancing game, Dance Masters, will come to Europe this November.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2010 at 6:39PM in News
PES vs FIFA as release dates collide

PES vs FIFA as release dates collide

UPDATE: Konami has told MCV that the UK release date for PES 2011 looks currently like being October 8th, the week after FIFA 11. An equally bold move - but ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2010 at 12:29PM in News

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Income explodes at Konami

Income explodes at Konami

Konami’s latest quarterly financials report a massive 244.7 per cent year-on-year jump in net income to YEN 1,265m compared to the 93.5 per cent dip it suffered in the same ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 6:49PM in News
New PES 2011 video

New PES 2011 video

Publisher Konami has released a brand new video for PES 2011 that outlines a number of the new gameplay features that will be introduced in the next version of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2010 at 5:03PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Metal Gear tops PSP charts

RETAIL BIZ: Metal Gear tops PSP charts

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker has debuted at No.1 in the PSP charts this week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 22nd 2010 at 5:02PM in News
Def Jam to sign top talent on Rapstar

Def Jam to sign top talent on Rapstar

Def Jam Records has said it will sign the best talent found online using Konami’s upcoming hip hop karaoke title Def Jam Rapstar.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 18th 2010 at 3:36PM in News

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E3 2010: Metal Gear Solid Rising is a prequel

E3 2010: Metal Gear Solid Rising is a prequel

Konami confirmed more details for its next Metal Gear Solid game at its E3 press conference last night.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 17th 2010 at 11:35AM in News
E3 2010: PES 2011 gameplay trailer

E3 2010: PES 2011 gameplay trailer

Konami has promised to ring the changes for the latest update to the Pro Evolution Soccer series, and if this new gameplay trailer is anything to go by then the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2010 at 1:32PM in News
E3 2010: Konami nabs Glee game rights

E3 2010: Konami nabs Glee game rights

Could Konami have finally found a way to edge out the competition posed by Sony's SingStar franchise?

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 11:44AM in News
Def Jam Rapstar due in November

Def Jam Rapstar due in November

Good news for music fans – the Guitar Hero of the Hip Hop world, Def Jam Rapstar, will ship to stores in time for Christmas.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 3rd 2010 at 3:05PM in News
PES drops Mark Lawrenson

PES drops Mark Lawrenson

Mark Lawrenson will not be on commentary duties in PES 2011, publisher Konami has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 6:06PM in News
PES team: We’ve made mistakes

PES team: We’ve made mistakes

Having once again promised a radical overhaul for its series when it first revealed PES 2011 last month, Konami’s famed designer Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka has admitted that his team “weren’t ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 1:01PM in News
Konami profits up 22%

Konami profits up 22%

The full year financial results for Konami this year have proved a mixed bag, with profits increasing but revenues falling.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2010 at 4:22PM in News
PES 2010 gets iPhone release

PES 2010 gets iPhone release

Though Konami’s iPES app released in late 2009 didn’t deliver on the promise of pocket football, the announcement of a proper release for PES 2010 on iPhone should make up ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 6:26PM in News
'It’s time for PES to transform'

'It’s time for PES to transform'

It’s not the first time we’ve been promised a complete overhaul for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series, but Konami is shouting loudly about a host of radical changes to its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 2:00PM in News