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VIDEO: PES 2010 site goes live

Ardent fans of football series PES will be that bit more excited this morning with the official website for Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 going live. The portal offers plenty for fans to get stuck into including the latest PES news, integration with official stats body PES Rankings, behind the …

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Jon Hare joining Jagex

Jagex has hired Jon Hare as its head of publishing, the firm announced this morning. Hare, who is well known for his work on titles such as Sensible Soccer, Mega-Lo-Mania and Cannon Fodder, will have particular focus on further developing FunOrb.com, the developer’s casual games portal. In his 24 year …

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Torres to front PES 2010

Konami has secured the services of Spanish international footballing star and leading Liverpool forward Fernando Torres as the face of its upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2010. Torres will join forces with Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi as the pair form the basis of the game’s marketing creatives in the …

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 emerges from the tunnel

One of the biggest releases of the annual gaming calendar has been revealed today with Konami lifting the lid on its plans for the upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, PSP and mobile phones. The publisher claims to have listened to feedback from both core and …

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PS3 leads PES 2009 charts charge

For the first time in the series’ history, sales of the new Pro Evolution Soccer have been spearheaded by PS3, which accounted for 58 per cent of the game’s week one performance. PES 2009 shot straight to the top of the Gfk ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday , knocking …

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PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

Ahead of tomorrow’s release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009, publisher Konami has confirmed that the game is to receive periodic squad updates going forwards – with the first set to arrive some time in early November. The first patch will offer updates to four Spanish sides (Athletico Madrid, Sevilla, Racing …

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PES 2009 reviews kick off

Ahead of its European release this Friday, the first reviews of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 are in, and it seems that the Japanese developer’s latest has pleased its fans. CVG has scored the game 8.8/10, stating: Despite the lack of movement regarding the new modes, licenses and Master League …

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Seabass: FIFA engine is superb

Ahead of the European release of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 this Friday, the series’ legendary creator Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka has expressed his admiration for the game engine EA has developed for its FIFA series. When asked by CVG if he would consider using EA’s game engine if given the …

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Online is top priority for PES 2009

Ahead of the release of Konam’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 on October 17th, the series’ creator Shingo Takatsuka has claimed that improving the game’s online performance has been the top priority for the team this year. Speaking to CVG, Seabass admitted: I do acknowledge that last year we placed such …

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PES 2009 demo dated

Japanese developer and publisher Konami has confirmed that it is to release a demo of the upcoming Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 on October 2nd (this Thursday) – the day before the European release of EA’s FIFA 09. The demo will offer a five-minute exhibition match with a choice of teams …

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