This trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 highlights story over gameplay footage and while I normally prefer for the opposite to be true, I'm fine with it here. If you've become invested in this trilogy, you may agree.... more
Kojima Productions is getting a Los Angeles, California-based office, and it's looking swanky. Can you picture yourself working in an environment like that? What a lovely patio view. The team will assist with development on M... more
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be out on February 25, 2014 in North and South America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
I'm really looking forward to Lords of Shadow 2, and this new walkthrough video has got me e... more
The latest installment of the Pro Evolution Soccer series, PES 2014, will share the same engine as Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The Fox Engine gets around! Konami is going all in with hyping this one, stating that PE... more
A few months ago, Chinese developer PunchBox Studios unleashed upon the Asian market Contra: Evolution, an iOS remake of the original NES classic that adds touch controls, in-app purchases, and high-definition graphics. Kona... more
Platinum Games is back for round two of their DLC offerings for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, as Blade Wolf is set for a May 9th release in Japan, with an inevitable international date to follow soon.
An international pric... more
We knew this was coming. Metal Gear Solid gets another package, this time bringing together games Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition, Peace Walker HD Edition, the VR Missions, and... more
Hideo Kojima presented a new Metal Gear Solid V trailer today at a GDC panel, confirming that Metal Gear Solid V and The Phantom Pain are the same game. The game is currently being shown on PC.
More details on the game coming soon, as the panel continues. more
Astro Gaming has teamed up with Konami to put out limited edition Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance themed headsets and speaker tags. The A40 bundle includes your choice of the black or white headset, mixamp, and six total Reve... more
Hideo Kojima Tweeted out early looks at some upcoming Metal Gear Solid Play Arts Kai figures recently. There's a new color job for Raiden's Metal Gear Solid 4 look, and there's a figure coming out based on his look in Metal G... more
They must have a lot of free time over at Kojima Productions. I mean, it's not like they are busy working on new Metal Gear games or anything!
A few hours ago, Hideo Kojima tweeted this picture of former Metal Gear Rising pro... more
As a reminder, all Europeans will be getting the Gray Fox costume DLC packed into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for free. This is the same DLC that US folks are required to pre-order to obtain.
This was revealed no... more
The Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo is now up on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. The demo is based on the Tokyo Game Show demo we saw last year, and sees Raiden fighting cyborgs, Geckos, and the dog robot with a ch... more
Platinum Games released a bunch of concept art for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance over on their official site. The artwork depicts the evolutions that went into creating some of the main bosses you'll be fighting against in the game, like Samuel and Mistral.
Here's the page on Samuel, and the other on Mistral. Mistral in particular went through some interesting changes. more
Konami has given us a pretty detailed look at what we can expect out of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. This first video shows the Metal Gear Ray battle that was teased months back, and it is pretty badass.
Raiden slices and... more
If you pre-order Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate (what a title!) at GameStop, you'll nab a cool looking 3DS case for free. You'll have access to the pre-order bonus both in-store and online, although of course a... more
Konami may not know that 50% of what it publishes even exists, but at least it doesn't screw around where Metal Gear is concerned. The publisher has unveiled the Rising: Revengeance special edition that'll be coming... more
Despite Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance having been available to play at several events over the last year, I'd never found time to play it. So, like the people of Japan, Tokyo Game Show was my first opportunity to get my hands on Platinum's take on the Metal Gear series.
Why didn't I make the time? What a fool I was! more
While at the Konami booth at Tokyo Game Show today, I made a concerted effort to play Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops, a team up between Kojima Productions and mobile juggernaut GREE. It didn't go particularly well, but I can't ... more
Konami has announced that New Little King's Story will be available to PlayStation Vita owners starting on October 2 in North and South America. The game will feature a brand new storyline, downloadable content, item combini... more
Reports spilling out from Konami's Metal Gear Solid 20th anniversary celebration have shed light on what's currently being called Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. According to the excited chatter, it's an open-world game runn... more
You know, I've just come to accept that Nintendo doesn't feel like making a new Metroid any time soon. Maybe they're just not ready. But Konami has us covered with the next best thing: a brand-new 3D/2D Castlevania ... more
Every year from the end of September until Halloween, the Universal Studios theme parks in Orlando and Hollywood are given a fright-filled makeover for Halloween Horror Nights. Visitors are treated to an evening of gore, hau... more
New screenshots have been released for Konami's New Little King's Story, which is scheduled to come out later this summer. For those of you who can't be at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, here are some adorable pictures of the little king being cute.
I don't have a Vita yet, but this is just one more reason why I should buy one. Is anyone else looking forward to this new title? more
Anyway, if you're lucky enough to be at Comic-Con right now, then you're probably planning on swinging by the Konami booth to check out Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate (an easy nominee for most convolute... more
So, we've seen a lot of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance in the past. That's why these new screenshots Konami sent our way come as a surprise (not the good kind, either). It's like waking up Christmas morning and opening up a g... more
Fans are still astoundingly furious at Silent Hill: Book of Memories, shocked as they are that a spin-off game would, y'know, spin off. I love me some righteous consumer outrage, but the presumptuous disgust for this one is t... more
It's the next best thing to a new Zone of the Enders game. An HD upgrade. In a collection. Well, screens of an HD collection. Konami is still set to release the two ZoE remasters in a collection this Fall, and they've sent ou... more
Suffice to say, Silent Hill: Book of Memories has been met with a significant measure of cynicism by series fans. Seeing a beloved survival horror franchise become a dungeon-crawling RPG is a shock to the system, but after De... more
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Konami has announced that New Little King's Story will be released for the PlayStation Vita this summer as a digital download. There's a new storyline where p... more
Last week, we heard rumor of a new Castlevania on the way for 3DS entitled "Mirror of Fate." The latest issue of Nintendo Power confirms that rumor, yet it also indirectly confirms that Lords of Shadow 2 is coming along as we... more
When I woke up today, I had no idea I would not only see one, but two Zone of the Enders-related news today. Of course, the hottest news was that Kojima Productions has officially started working on the third entry in the ser... more
Zone of the Enders HD Edition has a final release date (October 25 in Japan) and new official website, but the hot news from a recent preview event is that a sequel is in the works.
Kojima Productions bos... more
As part of Metal Gear's 25th anniversary celebration, Konami will be releasing some special Tactical Bags to tote your PlayStation Vita around town in style. Has it really been 25 years of Metal Gear already? Talk a... more
If you ever need a reminder of the importance of the 80s in videogame history, just take a look at any one of the numerous major franchises that have been celebrating their 25th anniversaries lately. Now it's Metal Gear's tur... more
Konami's NeverDead is out at the end of the month, and there's a bunch of new art and screenshots to celebrate. Seems like the game's been in development for fifteen thousand years, so I'm glad to see it finally on the horizo... more
Konami's upcoming action game in which you play as an immortal demon hunter on present-day Earth who is unfazed by his own body parts being blown about -- yes, I'm talking about NeverDead -- still looks as though its Jan... more
My God! Why didn't we catch this sooner? It's so obvious! The clues were right there the whole time!
Konami was trying to keep the dirty truth a secret, but it didn't do a good enough job. Through the power of JOURNALISM, use... more
Oh look! A good game for the 3DS is finally coming out! I'm sorry, did I say good? I meant GREAT! Yes, Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D is finally arriving for the 3DS on February 21. It's the same classic game you remember fr... more
New Love Plus is the 3DS sequel to that one DS game where you could form deep, intimate relationships with anime girls. It made some people do crazy things, like marrying their virtual girlfriends.
This video isn't that craz... more
You already know that Platinum Games is doing the bulk of the work on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and that it is not the same title that Kojima Productions had been working on. Beyond this, we know series fans would like ... more
Konami has announced the release date for NeverDead, the weird-as-balls action game starring an immortal demon hunter whose body takes procedural damage until he's a mess of scattered limbs. The title will be available from J... more
Here are some screenshots of Silent Hill: Book of Memories, showing some pictures of people doing things in the dark. The usually tight and claustrophobic Silent Hill looks very odd with such a withdrawn camera pers... more
Konami has laid out their Silent Hill line-up for 2012 with a press release today. It's three games in a row for the first three months of next year.
First is Silent Hill HD Collections, a visually upgraded pack contain... more
Here are some screenshots from a port of a game that you played half a decade ago. It looks just like that game, to the point where posting screenshots feels incredibly silly. Ah well, who cares? Metal Gear Solid, guys!
In al... more
Konami has been dishing out different screenshots to a variety of Japanese websites. We've got the humdrum 2D images, but if you go to the sites themselves -- 4Gamer, Dengeki, Famitsu, Impress Watch and&nb... more
Here are some screens for Silent Hill: Downpour, that game I hadn't been impressed by at E3. I'm still hoping the final product turns out to be good and that someone just made a really stupid decision to put a crappy build on... more
Wow, Konami, can it be true? Not one, but two Silent Hill HD Collection screenshots, that we can keep forevermore? God bless us, everyone!
Seriously, this isn't really much to go on, but then, I guess you all know what Silent Hill 2 looks like by now. Here it is again, but with more DEFINITIONS! That's exciting for you all, isn't it?
Skullgirls has been one of those little games to keep an eye on for a while. That is, if you like 2D fighters with handdrawn art from Alex Ahad (who worked on Lava Punch and UDON's Tribute books), mixed with game design from ... more
Here's some great news for all you X-Blades fans out there. Gaijin Entertainment (not to be confused with Gaijin Games who make the Bit.Trip games) are following up X-Blades with Blades of Time. Ayumi will make her return on ... more