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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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Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Metal Gear Survive are amongst the biggest games of Gamescom so far. Before the show, Infinite Warfare’s ‘Zombies in Spaceland’ trailer was released, racking up over 1m page views on YouTube – making it by far the biggest trailer. On the first day of …

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Konami announces its first post-Kojima Metal Gear game

Metal Gear Survive has been announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC. This is the first Metal Gear title to come from Konami since the high-profile split from series creator Hideo Kojima. IGN reports that Survive is a four-player co-op stealth game that sees – wait for it – Militaires …

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PES 2017 adds Liverpool FC license to its roster

Konami has nailed down another top-level partnership, this time with one of the Premier League’s big guns. PES 2017 has signed Liverpool as an ‘Official Partner’. The deal grants it the rights to use the team’s logo and kit, faithfully recreate players and add Anfield as a playing venue. You’ll …

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Resident Evil 7 demo outsells PT with 2m downloads

Over two million people downloaded the Resident Evil 7 demo within its first week, beating previous PS4 records. That includes Konami’s PT, which was the acclaimed ‘playable teaser’ for the since cancelled Silent Hills project. PT was released in 2014 and was downloaded 1m times in a month – although …

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