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16 European PES players head to FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou to compete for a spot at worlds

16 of the best European PES players will head to FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium to compete for one of four spaces at the PES League Final.  The competition will take place on February 11th at the iconic stadium, with the best players from the qualifiers battling it out in …

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Kojima finally claims his Game Awards trophy, unveils second Death Stranding trailer

A year after his former employer Konami blocked his award acceptance, Hideo Kojima last night took to the stage to receive his The Game Awards accolade. Late last year it emerged that Konami had prevented the developer from attending the event, with the pair at the time struggling with a …

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PES 2017 has a free-to-play version

Konami has announced that a free-to-play version of PES 2017 focusing on the game’s eSports orientated mode is now available. The publisher last year gave the same treatment to PES 2016, but this time around the release will occur at the same time across all platforms – and far sooner …

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Konami expects PES sales bounce following critical acclaim

Its week one physical sales may have been lower, but Konami believes that the quality of PES 2017 will turn things around for its famous football franchise. The firm told MCV that it is on a mission to change perceptions about the series, which for a period had fallen behind …

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Jon Edwards jumps from Konami to PlayStation

PlayStation has bolstered its UK marketing team with Jon Edwards joining as UK product manager. Edwards is an experienced marketing exec, having worked as brand and communications manager on Metal Gear Solid V and Pro Evolution Soccer. At Sony, he will be working initially on Gran Turismo Sport, Horizon Zero …

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‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 is a really big turning point for us’

Recently Pro Evolution Soccer has been growing in popularity – critically at least – and no where was that more apparent than last year’s PES 2016. The game reviewed pretty well, with some critics saying it was better than rival football title, FIFA 16. But, by Konami’s own admission, the …

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Konami confirms £35 Metal Gear Solid V Definitive edition

A new SKU is incoming that bundles all of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V content into a single, and discounted, purchase. The publisher has announced Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Included in the package is Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, …

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Official PES League integration in-built into PES 2017

Konami’s PES 2017 will offer all owners the chance to partake in the game’s official eSports league. Until now, Official PES League competitors would need to partake in scheduled, externally organised events to participate in the competition. Now the league will be built directly into the game. As the PES …

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