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    Xbox gets footie franchise

    By 12 March 2004

    Konami of Europe has confirmed that its hugely successful Pro Evolution Soccer franchise is to make its debut on the Xbox video game system from Microsoft later this year. The first Pro Evolution Soccer for Xbox will be released in Q4, 2004, and is certain...

  • Castlevania - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Castlevania - PS2 review

    By 16 February 2004

    Castlevania (Lament of Innocence) is the latest instalment of Konami’s series. I have somewhat controversially put the subtitle in brackets, as even though this is part of a larger franchise, Lament of Innocence is not actually written on the box, so...

  • Silent Hill 3 - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Silent Hill 3 - PS2 review

    By 10 November 2003

    The horror genre takes another step into the gaming world with Silent Hill 3, the latest instalment of the popular series. The original was ground-breaking in a way that set previous forays into 'horror' to one side. Resident Evil became 'just another...

  • Dancing Stage Fever - PS2 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Dancing Stage Fever - PS2 review

    By 23 October 2003

    The Dancing Stage series has done exceptionally well, and this last installment is sure to continue the trend. See the review of Dancing Stage Megamix on pocket-lint.co.uk to get up to speed if you are not familiar with the games. Based on the fact that...

  • Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner - PS2 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner - PS2 review

    By 15 September 2003

    From the moment you pop the disc in and the opening sequence begins, you know this is going to be something special - and when you look at its credentials, it's no surprise. Created by the producer of Metal Gear Solid and the mechanical designer of the...

  • Le Tour de France: Centenary Edition - PS2 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    Le Tour de France: Centenary Edition - PS2 review

    By 9 September 2003

    The most prestigious cycle race on the planet celebrates its centenary in 2003, and to mark the occasion, Konami has released its game version of Le Tour on the PS2. It seems like a fair partnership - Le Tour is arguably the most arduous endurance race...

  • Dancing Stage Megamix - PS2 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Dancing Stage Megamix - PS2 review

    By 14 July 2003

    There has been increasing talk about how sedentary lifestyles are leading to obesity and so-and-so and, well ultimately, death. It seems that in the view of the social commentator, computer games are slowly killing our children and polluting their minds,...