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  • PES 2010 for Wii due this Autumn
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    PES 2010 for Wii due this Autumn

    By 8 July 2009

    Konami has announced that the Wii version of Pro Evolution Soccer (better known as PES) 2010 will be released this autumn, shortly after the other consoles. PES 2010 adds a game balance system for both attacking and defence that reduces the stamina available...

  • Konami details PES 2010
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    Konami details PES 2010

    By 8 April 2009

    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 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Nintendo Wii review

    By 30 March 2009

    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...

  • Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009
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    Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009

    By 28 March 2009

    This is the brand spanking new England kit available for free download to Pro Evo 2009 from, well, right now actually. If you're watching the England v Slovakia game right now, you'll probably have noticed the kit has just made its debut on the real pitch...

  • PES 2009 to debut new England strip
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    PES 2009 to debut new England strip

    By 25 March 2009

    Konami has announced that football fans playing Pro Evo Soccer 2009 will be able to download a free version of the new England strip to kit their team out. Umbro is set to unveil the new kit on 28 March when England take on Slovakia at Wembley, and as...

  • VIDEO: Metal Gear Solid Touch trailer
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    VIDEO: Metal Gear Solid Touch trailer

    By 24 February 2009

    Konami Mobile has released a video that gives us a sneak peak into some of the gameplay we can expect from Metal Gear Solid's debut on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Metal Gear Solid Touch covers the final chapter in the saga of Solid Snake, and will see...

  • Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3 review

    By 9 February 2009

    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
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    Konami developing game based on Saw movies

    By 6 February 2009

    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
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    Konami announces Wii Balance Board game

    By 13 January 2009

    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
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    WipEout and Metal Gear Online demos coming

    By 22 December 2008

    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
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    Konami to release all-new Metal Gear Solid for iPhone

    By 17 December 2008

    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...

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    Xbox Live Silver members to get free online multiplayer

    By 6 December 2008

    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?
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    Metal Gear Solid 5 heading for Xbox?

    By 5 December 2008

    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
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    GTi+ Club dated for December release on PS Store

    By 19 November 2008

    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
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    Metal Gear Solid 4 sells over 4 million copies worldwide

    By 10 November 2008

    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
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    Metal Gear Online hits 1 million members

    By 4 November 2008

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

    By 22 October 2008

    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 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 - Xbox 360 review

    By 20 October 2008

    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?
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    Will Metal Gear Solid 4 stay PlayStation exclusive?

    By 20 October 2008

    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
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    Best Game 2008 nominations

    By 13 October 2008

    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
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    PES 2009 demo dated

    By 29 September 2008

    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...

  • Konami issues apology for Metal Gear Online issues
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    Konami issues apology for Metal Gear Online issues

    By 21 July 2008

    Konami has issued a public apology to players of Metal Gear Online, after the release of the Gene Expansion pack caused huge technical problems. The levels of traffic to the site after its release caused login problems, and Konami were forced to the close...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 soundtrack released
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    Metal Gear Solid 4 soundtrack released

    By 7 July 2008

    Konami Digital Entertainment has released a soundtrack for Metal Gear Solid 4, and here are the first pictures of what to expect, along with full track listing. Scored by long-term Metal Gear associate and Hollywood artist, Harry Gregson-Williams, the...

  • Microsoft releases Xbox 360 DRM transfer tool
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    Microsoft releases Xbox 360 DRM transfer tool

    By 27 June 2008

    Microsoft has released a licensed content transfer tool for the Xbox 360 that will allow consumers to transfer purchased downloaded content from Xbox Live from one console to another. The new tool is available from the Xbox 360 website, and requires the...

  • Top Spin 3 demo on Xbox Live
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    Top Spin 3 demo on Xbox Live

    By 26 June 2008

    If you're a tennis fan, and Wimbledon has had you glued to the TV, then a rather well-timed tennis game, Top Spin 3, has just released a demo on Xbox Live that might take your fancy. Available on all territories, there is a fairly impressive player roster...