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Metal Gear Survive gets a release date

Konami’s first post-Kojima Meta Gear release with be with us on February 22nd. Metal Gear Survive – or Metal Gear Zombies, as it is frequently referred to – is set in an alternative reality to Metal Gear Solid V. It features cooperative multiplayer and lots of undead. It’s heading to …

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Konami becomes official partner of Arsenal

Konami has announced it has become an official partner of Arsenal Football Club. The new agreement will extend Konami’s previous access to the club, where it appeared as a licensed club in PES 2017 complete with its official insignia, and allow the company to perfectly recreate the team in this …

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PES League World Tour 2018 named as official UEFA Champions League esports competition

The longstanding commercial union between Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series as the UEFA Champions League has scored yet another wonder goal. The Japanese publisher’s PES League World Tour 2018 has now been named as the official UEFA Champions League esports competition. This bodes well for a potential extension to the …

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Konami partners with Topps Trading Cards for PES 2018 promotion

Konami has teamed up with Topps Trading Cards for a special PES 2018 promotion, which will see limited edition UEFA Champions League Match Attax trading cards for the upcoming 2017-18 tournament appearing in boxed copies of the game. Starting on September 14th to coincide with the game’s launch on PS4, …

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Konami faces fresh allegations about poor treatment of staff

Almost two years on from a damning report about life for Konami workers, fresh allegations have been made about the company’s treatment of its workforce. Specifically, it has been alleged that Konami makes a pro-active effort to prevent former workers from gaining new employment. Nikkei reports that a former Kojima …

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PES 2018 release date confirmed for September, with loads of new additions

Konami’s PES 2018 is coming on September 14th 2017, the publisher has announced today, and will bring a swathe of improvements to the long-running football franchise, including a digital PC version on Steam in addition to the usual console offerings on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. According to …

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Maradona and Konami are now best mates

There’s a been an unlikely turnaround in the relationship between Argentine football legend Maradona and PES publisher Konami. Just last month the pair were embroiled in a public row over likeness rights, but now it seems that a long-term partnership has been forged. Kotaku reports that not only have the …

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Konami’s PES League is an esport for people who don’t dig esports

I haven’t followed football in years, but there’s something electric about being in Anfield, the home of Liverpool Football Club. It’s hard not to get swept up in the scale and spectacle of the place. We’re gathered here for the second European qualifier for the Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) League …

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Interview: Konami’s Jonas Lygaard talks PES League, football esports and his dream job

This weekend saw the second Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) regional final take place in Anfield, with 16 players coming together to compete for one of four qualifying places at the Cardiff final of the year’s PES esports calendar, which will award the winner £200,000. We spent the weekend at Anfield, …

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