Konami archive

  • Zavvi offers tempting 360 bundle
    Gaming

    Zavvi offers tempting 360 bundle

    By 26 June 2008

    If you've been waiting to take the plunge and buy an Xbox 360, then Zavvi may well have the deal that will push you over the edge. Zavvi has just kicked off its sale, both online and instore, and have got an offer on a rather attractive Xbox 360 bundle....

  • No patch for Street Fighter II beta
    Gaming

    No patch for Street Fighter II beta

    By 26 June 2008

    If you downloaded the Super Street Fighter II Turbo High Definition Remix beta and have been having problems with freezes, it looks like you'll just have to make do. Gamers have been complaining on Capcom forums, suggesting the need for a patch to fix...

  • Konami producer says music peripherals should be cross-compatible
    Gaming

    Konami producer says music peripherals should be cross-compatible

    By 25 June 2008

    Konami's associate producer on Rock Revolution, Keith Matejka, has hit out at developers of rival music games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band, saying that they should make their peripherals cross-compatible. Matejka said both the peripheral's cost to...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 hits sales milestone
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 hits sales milestone

    By 24 June 2008

    It seems that although Metal Gear Solid 4 has now been knocked from the top of the charts, Konami still want to have a little shout about how well it did in its first week on the shelves. We're not talking GTA IV levels here, but respectable all the same....

  • Konami announces Metal Gear Solid Database
    Gaming

    Konami announces Metal Gear Solid Database

    By 23 June 2008

    After the much-awaited release of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Konami have announced a free downloadable encyclopedia to act as a complement to the long-running Metal Gear Solid series. The Metal Gear Solid 4 Database is a comprehensive archive...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - PS3 review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - PS3 review

    By 13 June 2008

    After the big hoo-hah surrounding early MGS4 reviews, with Konami stopping reviewers chatting about the game in its full, a few slightly poorer scores have dampened the excitement levels a touch. The critics have still been full of praise, but there have...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 gets early release
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 gets early release

    By 9 June 2008

    Konami, the company behind the Metal Gear Solid franchise has said that it is not too concerned with shops selling latest game in the series, the hotly anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, ahead of the official 12 June release date. "Unfortunately,...

  • Meet Metal Gear Solid creator at HMV in London
    Gaming

    Meet Metal Gear Solid creator at HMV in London

    By 23 May 2008

    Creator of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, Hideo Kojima and the lead artist on the series, Yoji Shinkawa will be visiting HMV's flagship Oxford Street store in London on Monday 2 June. Hideo and Yoji will be at the store from 12 noon to meet games fans...

  • Cook up a storm with your Nintendo DS
    Gaming

    Cook up a storm with your Nintendo DS

    By 21 May 2008

    If you wouldn't really list cooking as one of your strengths and you can never be bothered with reading recipe books for inspiration, a new game for Nintendo DS could give you a helping hand with your culinary skills. Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What...

  • Sierra to showcase games at London Expo
    Gaming

    Sierra to showcase games at London Expo

    By 20 May 2008

    Sierra Entertainment has announced it will be showcasing two of its upcoming titles at the Manga Comic and Media (MCM) London Expo this month. Held over 24-25 May at the London Excel Arena, the Expo will also see other developers and publishers exhibiting...

  • DS to get new range of budget games
    Gaming

    DS to get new range of budget games

    By 20 May 2008

    Lexicon Entertainment have announced the first range in its series of price-conscious releases for Nintendo DS. The Super Brain Tease range will be released for the handheld console with five specialist subjects to choose from - football, geography, music,...

  • MGS 4 will not be the end of the franchise
    Gaming

    MGS 4 will not be the end of the franchise

    By 20 May 2008

    Metal Gear Solid fans may have been fooled into thinking that the forthcoming instalment, Guns of the Patriots was to be the last in the series. However, associate producer on the game Ryan Payton has confirmed that the MGS franchise will return in the...

  • Nokia N-Gage gets Konami games
    Gaming

    Nokia N-Gage gets Konami games

    By 20 May 2008

    Nokia and Konami have announced that Konami mobile titles will be added to the N-Gage mobile games platform. The mobile version of the popular Metal Gear Solid will be the first title in the games line-up and this new version of the classic game features...

  • Final Fantasy Tactics for DS gets June release
    Gaming

    Final Fantasy Tactics for DS gets June release

    By 19 May 2008

    Square Enix have announced a date for the new Final Fantasy game heading exclusively for the DS. Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift will be released across PAL territories on 27 June. The new game is set to turn your DS into a tactical battlefield,...

  • 1000 free Xbox Live points with pre-orders of Ninja Gaiden II
    Gaming

    1000 free Xbox Live points with pre-orders of Ninja Gaiden II

    By 19 May 2008

    If you're going to be heading to the shops on 6 June to pick up a copy of Ninja Gaiden II for Xbox 360, then HMV are running a pre-order incentive that might well tickle your fancy. Pre-order a copy with HMV and you'll get 1000 Xbox Live points for free....

  • Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia details and screenshots released
    Gaming

    Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia details and screenshots released

    By 19 May 2008

    New details about the recently-announced Castlevania game for DS have been released. Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia is the third in the series for the DS, following on from the rather cheerily-named, Dawn of Sorrow and Portrait of Ruin. This instalment...

  • Konami announces Rock Revolution in production
    Gaming

    Konami announces Rock Revolution in production

    By 16 May 2008

    As Electronic Arts gears up for the release of Rock Band on 23 May, Konami has revealed that it is also planning its own music game, that will come complete with guitar peripheral and "realistic" drum kit. The game will be called Rock Revolution, which...

  • Two new MGS4 initiatives for Europe
    Gaming

    Two new MGS4 initiatives for Europe

    By 12 May 2008

    As the release of Metal Gear Solid 4 gets ever closer, Europe keeps getting better and better news. It once looked hopeless for us, but now, after the announcement of MGS4 bundles over, Konami have announced two more European initiatives for the forthcoming...

  • Konami drops prices on Pro Evo Soccer 2008
    Gaming

    Konami drops prices on Pro Evo Soccer 2008

    By 8 May 2008

    Konami must be in the summer spirit, as it has just announced it will be re-issuing lads-favourite Pro Evo Soccer 2008 as a budget release. The price drops will be seen on both the Xbox 360 version, which will retail at £24.99, and the PlayStation 2...

  • Europe confirmed to get MGS4 bundle
    Gaming

    Europe confirmed to get MGS4 bundle

    By 6 May 2008

    It seems Sony have finally listened to the desperate cries from Europe for a Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle. SCEE boss David Reeves confirmed at PlayStation Day that there would be a bundle released in these parts, just a few days after Playstation said there...

  • More MGS4 bundles announced
    Gaming

    More MGS4 bundles announced

    By 2 May 2008

    Sony Entertainment Japan has announced the launch of three new special edition PS3 bundles to coincide with the release of Metal Gear Solid 4. Well, Sony says three – it's actually the same bundle of the game, a SIXAXIS controller and a Dual Shock 3...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 – Wii review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 – Wii review

    By 2 April 2008

    Looking back to the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 last year, it’s understandable that they were so poorly received. Single player was disastrously packed with bugs, and online multiplayer was absolutely crippled with lag. The...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 gets release date
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 gets release date

    By 29 February 2008

    Konami has confirmed the release date for long awaited Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots on the PS3. The game due out on 12 June 2008 will be simultaneously launched in the US, Europe and Asia on the same day. Only available on the PS3, the publishers...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 must sell a million
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid 4 must sell a million

    By 3 December 2007

    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots must sell one million copies on day one if it is to make any money, according to Reuters. Ryan Payton, the game's producer, revealed that the new game "needs to sell over a million copies on the first day it goes...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 - Xbox 360 review

    By 31 October 2007

    We don’t know what’s better. Is it the arrival of a brand spanking new version of Pro Evo each year or flattening your bitterest rivals in a tooth and nail local derby? The arrival of this year’s Pro Evo has been even more closely scrutinised. Many...