Entries in 'konami' (65)

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
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

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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.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:00PM in News

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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

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You thought it was all over, but PES is back

You thought it was all over, but PES is back

There was a time, back in the days of PS2, when the match between Konami and EA’s football titles was a real top-of-the-table clash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Metal Gear Online is returning

Metal Gear Online is returning

A new iteration of Metal Gear Online will be debuted at next week’s The Game Awards in Las Vegas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
VIDEO: Here's the PES 2015 demo in action

VIDEO: Here's the PES 2015 demo in action

PES 2015 is still some way off, but a new video shows a full match in action and gives a taste of what’s the come.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2014 at 12:11PM in News
Jon Murphy leaves Konami after 16 years

Jon Murphy leaves Konami after 16 years

Konami’s PES team leader in the UK Jon Murphy has left the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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Castlevania boss leaves Konami

Castlevania boss leaves Konami

17-year Konami veteran Dave Cox has left the Japanese publisher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Having previously claimed to have received an official nod from Konami, a fan remake of the original Metal Gear Solid has now been shut down by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
PC version of PES 2015 not the same as PS4 and Xbox One

PC version of PES 2015 not the same as PS4 and Xbox One

It sounds as if the PC version of PES 2015 won’t be the same beast as the PS4 and Xbox One game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
VIDEO: Here's nearly 20 minutes of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain in action

VIDEO: Here's nearly 20 minutes of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain in action

Hideo Kojima has show off nearly 20 minutes of in-game Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom pain gameplay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC

Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain are headed to Steam.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 13th 2014 at 9:01PM in News
Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Konami has revealed a significant sales bias for March release Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 8:49AM in News
PES 2015 microtransactions will be entirely optional, Konami insists

PES 2015 microtransactions will be entirely optional, Konami insists

The inclusion of microtransactions in PES 2015’s Master League mode is nothing other than a time saving exercise for those with some spare cash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

Konami has lifted the lid on the upcoming PES 2015, revealing what are described as plenty of major changes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Kojima "depressed again" by Grand Theft Auto V next-gen port

Kojima "depressed again" by Grand Theft Auto V next-gen port

The quality of Rockstar’s next-gen Grand Theft Auto V teaser has once again saddened Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 12:41PM in News