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The brilliant PES 2016 is free on PC, download it now

The brilliant PES 2016 is free on PC, download it now

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Konami has made a free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer for PC and it is available to download from today.PES 2016 is an excellent return to form for the franchise - as you can read in our review of the console version here - and while the free-to-play... >>

Sony goes Metal Gear Solid mad: MGSV Xperia and Walkman devices in-bound

Sony goes Metal Gear Solid mad: MGSV Xperia and Walkman devices in-bound

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Having already announced a special edition 1TB PlayStation 4 decked out in Metal Gear Solid motifs and colour schemes, Sony is now turning its attention to other devices.In Japan you will soon be able to buy special Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain... >>

Watch out FIFA, PES 2016 is coming for you and doesn't need a warrant

Watch out FIFA, PES 2016 is coming for you and doesn't need a warrant

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A teaser video of the latest Pro Evolution Soccer has arrived ahead of a full unveiling on 12 June and if the graphics shown are anything to go by it could give FIFA 16 a bigger run for its money than the franchise has done for quite some time.PES 2016... >>

If you think the 1TB Xbox One is cool take a look at this fantastic MGSV PS4

If you think the 1TB Xbox One is cool take a look at this fantastic MGSV PS4

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Although Microsoft has released details of its new Xbox One, with a 1TB hard drive, prior to the E3 videogames show to be held next week, Sony's rumoured PS4 refresh is still only a rumour at present. However, there is one new PlayStation 4 that has been... >>

Noooooo! Del Toro, Konami and The Walking Dead's Norman Reemus confirm death of Silent Hills

Noooooo! Del Toro, Konami and The Walking Dead's Norman Reemus confirm death of Silent Hills

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It could have been the greatest survival horror game of all time, but Silent Hills is no more.The brainchild of developer Hideo Kojima and movie director Guillermo del Toro, which was to star Norman Reedus from TV's The Walking Dead, has officially been... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 review: Hits the ground running
4.0 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 review: Hits the ground running

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The war was won by FIFA many years ago, but like an oblivious Japanese soldier, Pro Evolution Soccer - better known by its PES moniker - continues to lurk in the undergrowth, carefully biding its time.Perennially citing problems adapting to the new-gen... >>

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain preview: Solid Snake is most definitely back

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain preview: Solid Snake is most definitely back

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Most of the games Pocket-lint saw at E3 2014 were playable, in that we had a chance to go hands-on ourselves to get a feel for the action. Unfortunately, not so Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.However, that doesn't detract from the fact that, on... >>

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes review
4.0 stars

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes review

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When Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain was announced, along with a controversial teaser trailer debuting Kiefer Sutherland as the new voice of protagonist Solid Snake, we doubt there would have been a single true gamer not excited. Admittedly, they... >>

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes preview: Playtime with the prologue to Phantom Pain

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes preview: Playtime with the prologue to Phantom Pain

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When Konami showed a demo of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain during E3 in June last year, there was little doubt that it would be a significant refresh of the entire franchise. For a start, Kiefer Sutherland takes on the role of Solid Snake - controversially... >>

Want to see how Metal Gear Solid 5 will run on your console? PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3 compared

Want to see how Metal Gear Solid 5 will run on your console? PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3 compared

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A couple of days ago, Konami revealed image details for each of the specific console versions of its forthcoming Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes. Now it has released a video showing a real-time comparison between all of the versions. And we have to... >>

Special edition Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 slated for release next month

Special edition Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 slated for release next month

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Sony will release a special edition PS4 including Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes on its release next month. The console features the game's logo and the motif of the Force Operation X (FOX) unit and will be available from 20 March.Sadly, at present... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 review
3.5 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 review

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After years in FIFA's shadow, last season's Pro Evolution Soccer, the title better known as PES, was something of a return to form, at least critically if not commercially.So what do they do this year for PES 2014? Rip it up and start again by introducing... >>

Extended E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain releases with grisly scenes

Extended E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain releases with grisly scenes

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Japanese publisher Konami has released an extended and utterly gruesome version of its Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer that originally unveiled at E3.The highly anticipated game kicked off Microsoft's E3 press event on Monday in Los... >>

Kiefer Sutherland replaces Captain America as voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

Kiefer Sutherland replaces Captain America as voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

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Kiefer Sutherland is the actor chosen to take on one of gaming's biggest characters in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The star of TV series 24 and numerous movies including The Lost Boys, Flatliners and - Pocket-lint's personal fave - Young Guns... >>

PES 2013 coming Autumn 2012, offers enhanced individual control (video)

PES 2013 coming Autumn 2012, offers enhanced individual control (video)

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Konami has revealed more details for PES 2013, looking to put some silver back in its trophy cabinet after years of battling with the FIFA franchise.PES 2013, endorsed by Cristiano Ronaldo in case you didn't know, will bring control and individuality... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
4.0 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

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The nights are drawing in, tree-based debris litters the ground, and a man’s thoughts turn to one thing: anti-depressants. Alternatively, you could invest some time in deciding which pretend football game to buy in order to get through the cruel winter... >>

Nintendo 3DS: PES 2011 3D hands-on

Nintendo 3DS: PES 2011 3D hands-on

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The launch of the iPad 2 may be dominating the news at the moment, but we haven't forgotten the other entertainment device that was released in the UK on the same day (25 march), the Nintendo 3DS. And as we've now got a few games to go with it, we thought... >>

PES 2011 3D: Kicking off on launch day

PES 2011 3D: Kicking off on launch day

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We knew that Pro Evolution Soccer 3D for the 3DS would be coming in the "launch window", but now we know exactly when it'll be kicking-off; 25 March, the same date the 3DS itself lands."PES 2011 3D has been selected as one of the launch titles for the... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D - 3DS quick play preview

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D - 3DS quick play preview

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Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer series is big business over in Japan (although it goes by the title Winning Eleven in the land of the Rising Sun).So it's no surprise that the developer has got on board with the latest handheld console to hit the market,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: PES 2011 - Pro Evolution Soccer (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: PES 2011 - Pro Evolution Soccer (iPhone)

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We at Pocket-lint are a fair bunch. And so, when it comes to deciding which apps to feature in App of The Day, we like to make sure that we're giving everyone a shot.And, seeing as how we gave EA Sport's FIFA 11 iPhone version the once over, we thought... >>

PES 2011: First DLC update due 12 October

PES 2011: First DLC update due 12 October

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Konami has announced that the first DLC content for Pro Evolution Soccer is coming on 12 October, just 4 days after its UK release.The news will be welcomed by the PES community, with players already frustrated that all of the summer wheeling and dealings... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011
4.0 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

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Pro Evolution Soccer has enjoyed an illustrious history. If you had to compare the series to a real-life football team then it would undoubtedly be Liverpool. Like Liverpool, the Konami title was the early benchmark setter in terms of the console football... >>

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
4.0 stars

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

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Fans of Konami’s legendary vampire slaying series have waited years for Castlevania to make a successful transition to 3D. Sure, it’s been kept alive as a 2D property on the Nintendo DS or on Xbox Live Arcade, but where its closest contemporary -... >>

Watch the PES 2010 World Finals live online

Watch the PES 2010 World Finals live online

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Just as PES 2011 gears up for release (on 8 October), the end of the real-life PES 2010 world championship season is in sight.The PES 2010 World Finals are to be held in Majorca on 25 September and Konami is, for the first time, to stream them live online.Featuring... >>

PES 2011 demo also hits Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

PES 2011 demo also hits Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

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And so it begins. Konami is not one to be outdone, so has also put its playable demo of PES 2011 up for download on Xbox Live, PlayStation Store and at www.konami-pes2011.com, for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC respectively.The demo allows you to play as Barcelona... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - quick play preview

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - quick play preview

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FIFA or Pro Evo? EA or Konami? It's the debate that won't seem to go away. Every year the rivalry intensifies and even here at Pocket-lint Towers we have argued long into the night as to what is the king of the footie sim? And, as the 2011 versions of... >>

Saw: The Video Game - Xbox 360
3.0 stars

Saw: The Video Game - Xbox 360

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We all knew it was going to happen eventually - a video game has finally been created around the gore-tastic Saw series, which has just seen the release of its newest iteration, Saw VI. The Saw films have been an incredible hit at the box office, but... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 - PS3
2.5 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 - PS3

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A new football game instigates yet another opening paragraph proclaiming the state of sporting video game nation. With FIFA 10 being so damn brilliant, Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer series has a whole heap of catching up to do.Most immediately striking... >>

Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

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Microsoft has said that it has signed big name publishers like EA and Activision to create new games for it's yet to be released Project Natal. Talking at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Microsoft confirmed that publishers actively working on games for... >>

Konami details PES 2010

Konami details PES 2010

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Konami has announced details of what gamers can expect from its latest edition of PES later in the year, as it continues its fight against EA's Fifa series. Although not expected to hit a console near you anytime soon the games' publisher has said that... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Nintendo Wii
4.0 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Nintendo Wii

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The Pro Evolution Soccer series on the Wii bares little relation to its fellow console-based siblings. While they are crammed with arcade style footballing action, the Wii iteration is a whole different breed of sporting animal. As fans of last series... >>

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3
2.5 stars

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3

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Silent Hill is back for yet another scary outing - this is the sixth in the series - but has the franchise still got what it takes to make us jump with fright? We turn the lights off and the PS3 on to find out. Silent Hill Homecoming is the first outing... >>

Konami developing game based on Saw movies

Konami developing game based on Saw movies

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Konami is reportedly preparing to bring the gory movie franchise Saw to the gaming world, after penning a deal with film studio Lionsgate. The game is apparently set to be released alongside the sixth instalment in the film series, due out this October.... >>

Konami announces Wii Balance Board game

Konami announces Wii Balance Board game

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Konami has announced a new game due out later in the year that will utilise the Wii Balance Board. Called Marbles! Balance Challenge, the skill-based action title will see gamers trying to help an ant called Anthony save his colony by locating the mythical... >>

WipEout and Metal Gear Online demos coming

WipEout and Metal Gear Online demos coming

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Demos for WipEout HD and Metal Gear Online are coming just in time for Christmas, with Sony and Konami respectively announcing they will be releasing the game teasers on 24 December. From WipEout HD you can expect one track, which you can play as many... >>

Konami to release all-new Metal Gear Solid for iPhone

Konami to release all-new Metal Gear Solid for iPhone

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Konami has announced it is to bring three of its most popular games to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch platforms, including an all-new version of Metal Gear Solid. The publisher will release Metal Gear Solid Touch, Silent Hill: The Escape and Frogger for... >>

Xbox Live Silver members to get free online multiplayer

Xbox Live Silver members to get free online multiplayer

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Microsoft has launched a new Xbox Live initiative that will see Xbox Live Silver members able to access online multiplayer for free in a select number of games. Dubbed "Friendship is Free", eight games will have the free online multiplayer offer available... >>

Metal Gear Solid 5 heading for Xbox?

Metal Gear Solid 5 heading for Xbox?

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Konami has set up a teaser website for the next Metal Gear Solid outing that certainly more than hints at an Xbox debut for the once PS3-exclusive game. The image shown on the website is that of an upside down exclamation mark, a plus symbol, a regular... >>

GTi+ Club dated for December release on PS Store

GTi+ Club dated for December release on PS Store

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Konami has announced its updated and enhanced version of arcade-favourite GTi Club is set for release for PS3 on December 4th. Available direct from the PlayStation Store, GTi Club+ Rally Cote D’Azur boasts all-new HD visuals and widely expanded gameplay... >>

Metal Gear Solid 4 sells over 4 million copies worldwide

Metal Gear Solid 4 sells over 4 million copies worldwide

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Metal Gear Solid 4 has sold 4.33 million copies around the world. It's a figure that Konami should be happy with - the sales of the PS3 exclusive made up 38% of Konami games sold between April and September this year. By contrast, only 1% of Konami games... >>

Metal Gear Online hits 1 million members

Metal Gear Online hits 1 million members

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Konami has announced that Metal Gear Online, the multiplayer component of MGS4 launched in June, now has more then one million members signed up to play. As a thank you, Konami is going to be giving out free in-game points between 25th November and 9th... >>

Custom-made MGS4 PS3 puts Sony's efforts to shame

Custom-made MGS4 PS3 puts Sony's efforts to shame

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Well this certainly puts Sony's limited edition Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 to shame. This custom-made PS3 has been designed by the clever folk at Morpheon Mods and is now for sale on eBay. Aside from the laser-cut, stainless steel MGS4 marquee, the laser-etched... >>

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Xbox 360
2.0 stars

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Xbox 360

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As a former Pro Evolution Soccer obsessive, this is a little tough to say: Pro Evo 2009 can’t even scrape being called staunchly average. Though the official Champions League license has been nabbed, we’ve lost the majority of the Spanish sides. For... >>

Will Metal Gear Solid 4 stay PlayStation exclusive?

Will Metal Gear Solid 4 stay PlayStation exclusive?

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The rumours as to whether Xbox will snatch another PS3 exclusive from its rival are buzzing more than ever, following some comments by Japanese Konami PR Yoshitaka Arai. Speaking recently of whether we'll ever see Metal Gear Solid 4 on Xbox 360, Arai... >>

Best Game 2008 nominations

Best Game 2008 nominations

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Here are the nominations for Best Game in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: Burnout Paradise Nintendo Wii Fit GTA IV Metal Gear Solid 4 LittleBigPlanet The Pocket-lint awards are the longest running gadget awards in the UK (that we know of) with... >>

PES 2009 demo dated

PES 2009 demo dated

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Pro Evo Soccer fans can get a sneak peek at the game's 2009 installment ahead of its official release on 17th October. A playable demo of PES 2009 for will be available for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on 2nd October, which will offer a full five-minute Exhibition... >>