Konami archive

  • Konami announce Silent Hill V for PS3 and Xbox 360 at E3
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    Konami announce Silent Hill V for PS3 and Xbox 360 at E3

    By 12 July 2007

    Konami has announced that it will be bringing its seminal horror series Silent Hill to Sony's PlayStation 3 and Microsoft's Xbox 360 consoles. Currently going under the name; Silent Hill V, the new game in the series will be the first for the Next Generation...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 screens and details revealed at E3
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    Metal Gear Solid 4 screens and details revealed at E3

    By 12 July 2007

    E3 means more chances to see screens from the latest games and that means Konami's much anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4. Due for a simultaneous worldwide release early in 2008, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where...

  • Microsoft sales target 400,000 short
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    Microsoft sales target 400,000 short

    By 6 July 2007

    Microsoft has confirmed that it failed to meet the 12 million shipment target it set for Xbox 360. The sales for the period came in at 11.6 million Xbox 360s by June 30, 400,000 down on the estimate which itself was revised from an initial 13-15 million...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 to feature "learning" AI
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    Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 to feature "learning" AI

    By 18 June 2007

    Konami is hoping to rewrite the rule book with this one … Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 with some new tricks up its sleeve. The latest in the multi-million selling franchise will be available in the Autumn 2007 on PS3, 360, PS2, PSP, PC and DS and it will...

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 gets 360 confirmation
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    Metal Gear Solid 4 gets 360 confirmation

    By 1 June 2007

    Despite being initially announced as a PlayStation 3 exclusive, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is now also going to be released on Xbox 360. There are also unconfirmed rumours that there may be a Wii version, albeit a cut down one. Some source...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 6 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 6 - Xbox 360 review

    By 2 November 2006

    Much like the Sports Interactive developed Football Manager series of footie management titles, Konami’s Pro Evo games have consistently offered up the most "realistic" game of footie. No matter what those FIFA fans say, the feel of the Pro Evo out...

  • Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel - PSP review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel - PSP review

    By 28 October 2006

    Konami and in particular Metal Gear Solid has had a strange relationship with the PSP so far. The first Metal Gear Solid was a card game and this, its second outing is a comic book. It's not the first time we've seen a comic on the console, but it's still...

  • Reebok and Canon sign advertising deal for Pro Evolution Soccer 6
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    Reebok and Canon sign advertising deal for Pro Evolution Soccer 6

    By 16 October 2006

    Reebok has announced it has struck a deal with Konami to brand Pro Evolution Soccer 6 in one of the biggest pan-European in-game advertising deals to date. The deal was brokered by New Street Media and will mean that the Reebok brand is discreetly placed...

  • FIFA 07 lands in the UK while Pro Evo Soccer 6 gets October launch date
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    FIFA 07 lands in the UK while Pro Evo Soccer 6 gets October launch date

    By 29 September 2006

    It's a big day for footie fans, not only do fans of the Fifa series get their hands on the latest incarnation of the game with FIFA 07, but fans of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 get a launch date. Trying to steal the thunder of the EA launch, Konami has announced...

  • Microsoft announces exclusive deals for FIFA 07 and Pro Evolution 6
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    Microsoft announces exclusive deals for FIFA 07 and Pro Evolution 6

    By 23 August 2006

    Microsoft has achieved a coup in gaining exclusive deals for both EA’s FIFA 07 and Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 6 on the Xbox360. Neither game will be available on other next-general consoles, including Sony’s PS3, for at least a year after their...

  • Castlevania to return to Nintendo DS
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    Castlevania to return to Nintendo DS

    By 24 April 2006

    Konami has announced that it will bring the Castlevania series back to the Nintendo DS this November, with the release of Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin for the handheld. Created by Koji Igarashi, who devised the long-running series, Castlevania: Portrait...

  • Castlevania Curse of Darkness - PS2 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Castlevania Curse of Darkness - PS2 review

    By 26 March 2006

    The last time I remember playing Castlevania was as a platform game with your main weapon of choice was a bull-whip. Things have moved on a lot since then. The game has gone 3D and spawned two previous lacklustre 3D versions too boot. So what makes Castlevania...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - PS2 review

    By 28 October 2005

    With the battle for the best football game back on for another year it's FIFA versus Pro Evolution Soccer once again. There are always two camps to which is better and fans, just like their support for the local team, voraciously speak out on which is...

  • Wallace and Gromit - The Curse of the Were Rabbit - PS2 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Wallace and Gromit - The Curse of the Were Rabbit - PS2 review

    By 14 October 2005

    Wallace and Gromit might have taken the number one spot at the US box office, but does the video game live up to the film? We go searching for were rabbits to find out. Wallace & Gromit - The Curse of the Were Rabbit suffers the same fate that befalls...

  • Konami impresses with Metal Gear Solid 4 images for the PS3
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    Konami impresses with Metal Gear Solid 4 images for the PS3

    By 20 September 2005

    Konami has released new pictures for its forth coming Metal Gear Solid title for the PS3 due next year. The 10 images look pretty sharp and should spell for an amazing experience when the game launches later in the year. Metal Gear Solid 4 was originally...

  • Enthusia - Professional Racing - PS2 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Enthusia - Professional Racing - PS2 review

    By 27 May 2005

    Getting past the name, Enthusia offers plenty to the race simulator fan looking to concentrate on driving rather than tuning their car. Two hundred cars from 50 different manufacturers and 50 tracks should be enough to keep the most ardent fan happy,...

  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater review

    By 18 March 2005

    In this day and age I don’t need to introduce Metal Gear Solid: if you don’t know about it, you’re not a gamer. This third game is a prequel to the series, set in the 60s. The strengths of the series are still there: excellent graphics, outstanding...

  • Rumble Roses - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Rumble Roses - PS2 review

    By 4 March 2005

    Paying homage to the increase of the ladies in WWE wrestling, Rumble Roses is an all-female grappling game. Most of your stereotypical fantasies are catered for - the school girl, the traditional Japanese girl, the cowgirl, the dominatrix and so on. Now...

  • Suikoden IV - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Suikoden IV - PS2 review

    By 11 February 2005

    The first two Suikoden games in the series laid the foundations for a landmark third instalment. Konami could then have built on the success of this triumph in the fourth edition. The newest game however appears to be a slight step backwards in the series,...

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 4 - PS2 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Pro Evolution Soccer 4 - PS2 review

    By 1 November 2004

    The Pro Evolution Soccer series has always been on the list of fantastic football games alongside FIFA, however never really had the goods to beat it with fans of the latter always claiming it’s more realistic, has better graphics and overall improved...

  • Silent Hill 4: The Room - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Silent Hill 4: The Room - PS2 review

    By 12 October 2004

    Like the undead monsters lurking in the game, Silent Hill just keeps spawning thick and fast, relentlessly stealing gamers’ money and driving the Konami bus to the eternal gold pot in the sky. But is enough enough? Not if you love horror, and not if...

  • Konami announce Metal Gear Solid 3 share reward
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    Konami announce Metal Gear Solid 3 share reward

    By 30 August 2004

    Konami, the Japanese games manufacturer behind Metal Gear Solid, has announced that it will reward anyone that owns 100 shares in the company on 30 September with a copy of the premium edition of the latest outing in the series - Metal Gear Solid 3. Judging...

  • Dancing Stage Unleashed - Xbox review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Dancing Stage Unleashed - Xbox review

    By 20 May 2004

    Konami are hoping that you will dance to the beat of the music on your Xbox with the latest in Konami's series, Dancing Stage Unleashed. If you are after a dancing game with tunes you'll recognise (even if only because you heard them in a mini-cab on...

  • Deadly Skies 3 - PS2 review
    Gaming 1.5 out of 5

    Deadly Skies 3 - PS2 review

    By 17 May 2004

    I suddenly thought how few flying games I’ve played on the PS2. Plenty on the PC, but almost none on a console. As I inserted Deadly Skies 3, I hoped this would all change. Konami of console and arcade fame returns with the latest effort at ruling the...

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - PS2 review

    By 16 April 2004

    These 'dudes' have reared their mutant heads, with the PC 'hero' dropped from the title: either the censors are losing their grip or they’ve decided to go for the original age group that loved the comics. Those fans of the original Turtles outing will...