Surprise! PES 2017 is coming this year
May26

Surprise! PES 2017 is coming this year

PES 2017 was officially confirmed yesterday, as Konami unveiled the latest footie game to feature the highest-paid over-actors in the world.

Happy 30th anniversary to the Konami Code!
Apr26

Happy 30th anniversary to the Konami Code!

30 years ago, the first Gradius game was released today. And with it, came a legendary way to cheat the system that became known as the Konami Code.

The fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake has been cancelled
Mar07

The fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake has been cancelled

The promising Unreal 4 recereation of Metal Gear Solid has come to an unceremonious end.

Konami has three new Yu-Gi-Oh! games planned for 2016
Jan07

Konami has three new Yu-Gi-Oh! games planned for 2016

Konami has not, not two but three new Yu-Gi-Oh! games planned for 2016. Maybe one of them will even be good!

Kojima productions is now an independent studio
Dec17

Kojima productions is now an independent studio

“My employment contract with Konami has been terminated as of Dec 15th, so today marks a new start for me,” says Hideo Kojima, who’s obviously no longer on vacation.

Pro Evolution Soccer 16 to get second Data Pack in December
Nov27

Pro Evolution Soccer 16 to get second Data Pack in December

Konami’s confirmed a DEcember 3 release date for PES 16’s second Data pack. Will it make up for the last one?

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 free-to-play edition confirmed for December
Nov27

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 free-to-play edition confirmed for December

A free to play version of Konami’s hit foot on ball game Pro Evolution Soccer? Bah! Flimshaw! Anachronisms! That’s what the masses were shouting a couple of weeks ago, because clearly Konami would never ever consider such a business scheme. Right? Hang on, my Metal Gear Solid V base has solicitors at the door, who want to sell me on some insurance…

There’s a new Contra game coming, but don’t get excited
Nov02

There’s a new Contra game coming, but don’t get excited

I adored Contra back in the day, but this announcement won’t delight any fans of the franchise. Why Konami, Why?

Konami ships a Solid 5 million units of Metal Gear
Oct30

Konami ships a Solid 5 million units of Metal Gear

How many millions of shipments does a game need to be a success? MGSV has shipped 5 million, and I’m not quite sure if I’m impressed.

Pay real money to insure your FOB in Metal Gear Solid V
Oct06

Pay real money to insure your FOB in Metal Gear Solid V

Games are all becoming a bit too real. You can now pay real money to insure your digital items in Metal Gear Solid V.

Konami denies rumors it’s abandoning AAA console development
Sep22

Konami denies rumors it’s abandoning AAA console development

No, Konami isn’t forgetting about AAA development; those are all just a bunch of silly rumors.

How many copies does Metal Gear Solid V need to sell to break even?
Sep22

How many copies does Metal Gear Solid V need to sell to break even?

There are articles floating about suggesting that Metal Gear Solid V needs to double its sales to avoid losing money. I wouldn’t take them at face value.