Tag Archives: Konami

No platinum trophy for Metal Gear Solid 5:Ground Zeroes

Trophies, achievements and various other bits of digital showboating, gamers do not need this. But then again, I hold a trophy in Resogun that only 3% of other players possess so suck it. Whether you buy into them or not, Trophies are here to stay, with platinum being the creme de la creme of spending too much time playing a game. Just don’t expect MGS:Ground Zeroes to have any platinum trophies.

PES 2015 co-developed by UK studio

Pro Evolution Soccer has been in a bit of slump, failing to compete with FIFA’s endless budget. Konami seems to have realised that Pro Evo was on a downward spiral and is doing all it can to ensure that the next game in the beleaguered football sim will be better. The game, says Konami, is “ready for a comeback”

PES 2015 is coming to PS4

Konami’s regularly reiterated that its latest footie sim, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 would not be headed to next-gen consoles, despite this year’s FIFA making the jump. It has, however, just confirmed that its next game will indeed be gracing the PS4.

Lords of Shadow 2 gets a bloody nice Collector’s Edition

I am, as I told you in my preview, pretty damned excited for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The first one was an unexpected gem. I may just break my “no special edition” rule for this game – because the “Dracula’s Tomb Premium Edition’  is magnificent.

You can finally play PES 14 online on Xbox 360

Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 14 was released over a month ago – and unfortunately for Xbox 360 gamers, the online multiplayer has been broken. While PS3 and PC gamers have been able to take on their friends in the beautiful game, Xbox 360 gamers have had to contend with playing all by themselves. That is no longer the case.

PES 2014 review round up

It’s very nearly digital football season, with both of the heavy-weight footie sims out this month, Pro Evo 14 is the first out of the gate, and the first of the series in a long time to run on an all-new engine; the same bit of technical wizardry that’ll power the next Metal Gear solid games. It’s out tomorrow in SA (and other PAL territories), with FIFA 14 hitting shelves next week. While uber footie fans will end up with both, the more discerning gamer will probably only end up with one…but which?

PES 2014: An interview with Naoya Hatsumi

While at Gamescom 2013 this year I was given the opportunity to sit in on a mini group-interview with Naoya Hatsumi, the Senior Producer of the upcoming PES 2014.

PES 2014 Preview – This one’s a keeper

By Rob Valentine

Every time I hear the Fox engine mentioned I get a little shiver. I’m a long-time fan of the MGS series so when I heard that Konami were going to be using Fox for their upcoming PES title, I was actually pretty keen to give it a spin.

PES 14 has a lot of heart

I’ve been waiting for Konami to release a video showing PES 14 to be a game I could actually play; something simple about simply putting a ball in a net. Today is not that day. In the third tutorial video, Konami details Pro Evo 14’s Heart system, which impacts your digital players’ emotions and stuff.

How to attack with your team in PES 14

Following on from yesterday’s sexy ball handing, Konami has released another video – this time showing how you’ll attack with your whole team.

How to handle your balls in PES 14

I don’t understand football. I will likely never understand football, and I will never even pretend to understand football. Naturally, I don’t understand football games either so you should all be glad that Konami’s explaining how you’ll be handling the ball in its up-coming footie sim PES14 instead of me. Because that would just be offsides.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate review

When Koji Igarashi‘s Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was released on the PlayStation and Saturn in 1997, it was hailed as a revolutionary bit of genius. Reinventing the traditional action platformer as more of an exploration-heavy RPG, it also had the unfortunately effect of splintering the fanbase in to those who favoured the Metroid-styled backtracking, and those who preferred killing beasties as they traverse from one side of a map to the other.

And the Metal Gear: Rising Revengeance winner is…

We were meant to do the draw yesterday – but some technical issues unfortunately prevented that from happening. Here then, are the winners of our Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance competition, courtesy of the lovely folks from Ster-Kinekor.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

When you think of Metal Gear, you think of stealth, espionage and deception. Action is a feature that has never actually really been pulled off well in that franchise, despite several attempts from series creator Hideo Kojima to do so. So what happens when you take an unloved character from that series, throw him some cybernetic bones and let one of the most renowned action game studios around today go wild? You get one rip-roarin’ cacophony of carnage, chaos and cheese.

Win Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance!

It’s been a while since we’ve given you, our lovely readers some free games – so we’d thought we’d give you something that’s a..uh…cut above the rest. While Metal Gear: Rising: Revengeance is one of the finest action hack-and-slashers available, many of you are put off purchasing the game because of its short play time. thanks to our friends at Ster-Kinekor, we’ve got to copies of the game to give away so you could have the opportunity to see that its length doesn’t matter (something else I keep telling the ladies) – because it’s incredible.