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Konami sees double-digit growth

Konami has announced that group operating income for the nine months leading to December has leapt 20.4 per cent over the previous year. Total sales rose 8.1 per cent in the first fiscal three quarters to 229,730 million Yen, whereas operating income was up to 32,154 million yen. The company …

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PES gets North American name change

IGN is reporting that Konami’s popular footballing series is to undergo a name change in North America – dropping the Winning Eleven formula and instead adopting the until-now European-only Pro Evolution Soccer mantle. The series will continue under the Winning Eleven brand in Japan, where PES2008 was known as Winning …

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PES Industry Rankings open now

Following on from the success of the inaugural PES Industry Cup at the end of October, Konami is proud to announce that the PES Industry Rankings is now open. Anyone wanting to take part can register for the first league section, which will see the top 32 players then invited …

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Konami income jumps in Q1 2008

Despite suffering a heavy stock fall following the news that key upcoming title Metal Gear Solid 4 will not arrive until next year, Konami has posted a 23 per cent rise in net income for the first half of its financial year ending September 2007. Net income reached YEN 13,075 …

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Metal Gear Solid 4 slips to next year

Konami’s forthcoming stealth shooter Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, due to be released at the end of this year, will now arrive in Q2 next year at the earliest, reported Next Generation . Konami has decided to delay the title’s release in order to make further improvements …

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UK CHARTS: Pro Evo nets top spot

Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 has taken the number one spot in the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 software chart after its first week on sale. The title makes it a football one-two-three, with EA’s FIFA 08 holding on to second spot for another week and Sega’s Football Manager 2008 …

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Pro Evo 2008 dated

From October 26th, fans of the mega-selling football franchise will be able to snap up the new version of Pro Evolution Soccer on PS3, Xbox 360, PC, PS2 and mobile, while the PSP and DS versions are to follow in November. The recently revealed Wii version has yet to be …

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