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Castlevania director accuses reviewers of "lacking honesty"

One of the creators of Konami’s Castelvania: Lords of Shadow 2 has lashed out at some of the game’s reviews. OXM has had a go at translating a piece on Eurogamer Spain in which game director Enric Alvarez says that the specialised gaming press [lacks] professionalism". Added Alvarez: "[You can …

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Sony reveals Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PS4 hardware bundle

The Japanese arm of Sony has confirmed a Metal Gear themed PS4 console. As pictured on the Sony Japan website, the ‘Fox Edition’ PS4 includes a 500GB console complete with a gold Fox emblem as well as a DualShock 4 controller and a physical copy of Metal Gear Solid V: …

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Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami’s gaming arm has reported a 62 per cent decline in operating income to 70.6bn (427m) for the nine months ending December 31st. Sales for the period fell 11 per cent to 6bn (36m). Analyst David Gibson reported on Twitter that Konami acknowledged concerns about the length of Metal Gear …

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Metal Gear (Konami) Rising

On the surface, it’s been a horrible few years for Konami. Its big franchises have failed to light up the sales charts, not least Pro Evolution Soccer, which continues to lose market share to its big licensed rival. Yet behind the scenes, the Metal Gear publisher has been rebuilding. Its …

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PES 2015 is ready for a comeback, says Konami

The head of Konami Europe says the next Pro Evolution Soccer is ‘totally changed’. It’s not been revealed officially, but PES 2015 is set to hit next-gen platforms this year. It is powered by the publisher’s new Fox Engine and is being co-developed by a new UK studio for the …

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Read how the Yogscast went from anonymity to the UK’s No.1 YouTube channel in the latest MCV

Want the skinny on UK porn filters blocking games? How about Konami’s rebirth of PES? Or how to license your game for big bucks? Then you need the latest MCV. We talk to Yogscast’s CEO Mark Turpin and GM Rich Keith on the platform’s rise to success as the UK’s …

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UPDATE: PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance won’t work offline

The recently released PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on Steam appears to crash if a user’s internet connection is lost. Numerous users have taken to the Steam forums to complain both that the game – which is entirely single player – won’t launch at all in offline mode …

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PES 2015 confirmed for PS4… but not Xbox One

Konami has confirmed that PES 2015 will be released on PS4. It has not, however, confirmed its release on Xbox One. Specifically, having confirmed the PS4 version on Twitter it then went on to answer a question about possible releases on Xbox One and Wii U by saying: "We don’t …

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance receives PC date, pre-orders open on Steam

Konami has announced the PC release of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is set to arrive next month. The publisher confirms the title will see its PC launch on January 9th. The PC version will be sold exclusively on Steam, with the distributor already offering a pre-order option – as well …

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