What with all the excitement around Castlevania: Symphony of the Night assistant director and subsequent series producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi's Kickstarter project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, it's easy to forget that ... read
IT’S TIME TO D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-delve in to the German ratings board’s latest classifications, as they include something of interest to those rare few who’re still in to Yu-Gi-Oh!.
Konami have apparently h... read
If you backed Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you may want to take a look at your contribution level. IGA and his team have just added another bonus to the $60 tier, which includes access to a PC beta by way of Steam. Whil... read
United States state Nevada's newly passed, plainly named Senate Bill 9 "allows for variable-payback percentages in slot machines." What that means is that previous games of chance can be augmented with, for example, bonus rou... read
Last week, Konami announced its intention to focus on mobile gaming going forward, saying the platform is the future of the industry. This morning the company proved that even the most complicated console game can feel righ... read
Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) is sad about his second big video game project, Silent Hills, falling by the wayside. Konami recently canceled the del Toro x Kojima joint, presumably a victim of Konami's break w... read
With the new CEO of Konami focusing on the mobile arena, many people out there have called this a death knell for the publisher as we know it. Although it comes as a surprise for some, Konami has been experimenting with mobil... read
To the surprise of absolutely no one, making console games is no longer Konami's priority.
Moving forward, Konami plans to turn its attention to the mobile space, new company CEO Hideki Hayakawa recently told Nikkei Tren... read
I was inspired to write a poem for the father of Metal Gear Solid, after reading our very own Kyle MacGregor's A Gardevoir for all Seasons poem. I tried to make it about something he likes: movable breasts.
Kojima, senpai, won't you love me too? read
I hadn't really thought about it until now, but man, I would like to spend two hours today watching designer Koji Igarashi play Castlevania: Symphony of the Night alongside Double Fine senior gameplay programmer Anna Kipnis ... read
If you thought the story surrounding Konami's falling out with Kojima, P.T.'s delisting off the PSN store, and the cancellation of Silent Hills couldn't get worse, I have some gross news for you. As of now, P.T. has been comp... read
Konami has been having a bad couple of weeks. Rumors have been flying around of Hideo Kojima's departure for some time, with no solid confirmation of what's actually happening with his employment. Then, Silent Hills gets... read
Konami could probably use some ideas My Silent Hill would be a place you couldn't trust. Doors would disappear behind you the moment you turned your back, hallways and staircases would loop back in impossible ways, main streets would abruptly end or lead to a pa... read feature
There was a moment in P.T. that terrified me. I mean truly terrified me.
Between the endlessly looping hallway and the haunting cries of a disfigured fetus in a sink, I knew strange things were afoot. It's a disorienting game... read
P.T. was one of the most entertaining games I played in 2014. Even though it was just a demo, the "playable teaser" for Silent Hills was a perfect horror experience, nailing a lot of elements that current horror games complet... read
As the Internet continues to blink with incredulity at Konami's decision to spike one of the most exciting E3 teasers of all time, Silent Hills, here's another head-scratcher of a decision made by the Japanese ... read
I often film myself at random times during the day just in case anything cool happens -- like a funny joke or catching a ghost on film. Yesterday, I found out live on camera that Silent Hills was cancelled, and boy has it hi... read
[Update: Konami provided us with an official statement. It can be found underneath the original story.]
Japanese publisher Konami (KNM) has delisted itself from the New York Stock Exchange. The removal took place before ... read
[Update: It looks like the game has been outright canceled, but there's this tidbit -- "In terms of Kojima and Del Toro being involved, discussions on future Silent Hill projects are currently underway, and please stay tuned ... read
It breaks his 'greasy heart' [Update: this has been confirmed by Norman Reedus, who was supposed to appear in the game.]
Looks like the pending delisting of P.T. was a bad omen after all. According to a quote procured by photojournalist Matt Hackney... read feature
It's time to “shit your pants,” get off the pot, and download P.T. if you haven't already. Because come April 29, its going to disappear from the PlayStation Store.
P.T. may only be considered a demo or teas... read
Konami's Japanese Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain website has detailed the player count for The Phantom Pain's online component, Metal Gear Online.
The PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions of Metal Gear Online will support up... read
Suikoden III appears to be on its way to PlayStation Network, as PEGI, Europe's videogame classification board, has issued a rating for Konami's acclaimed PlayStation 2 role-playing game.
Unlike the first pair of S... read
As Konami is seemingly intent on giving Metal Gear's Hideo Kojima the boot (this is a Simpsons Australia joke despite Bayou Billy being from Louisiana), many are mourning one of the most memorable videogame companies falling ... read
Square Enix has two new Play Arts Kai Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Venom Snake dolls for all you collectors out there, one of which is exclusive to Amazon Japan. The difference in the two is the camo. The "Splitter" mode... read
Whether you're a complete newcomer to Metal Gear or a seasoned vet just shooting to glaze over a few things that you probably already know, it's not a bad idea to take a look at this top-secret document. Okay, it doesn't... read
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Earlier this week, rumors of Hideo Kojima leaving both Konami and the Metal Gear series surfaced, thanks to a report from GameSpot. Not to be undone by excellent reporting from The 2nd Street Jerks (The 2nd Street Jerks is a... read feature
Konami's website has the first indications of Metal Gear Solid continuing without series creator Hideo Kojima.
This note from Konami confirms Kojima will "remain involved throughout" Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain's Septe... read
What the hell? "After we finish [Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain], Mr. Kojima and upper management will leave Konami," a source within Kojima Productions told GameSpot today amidst speculation that some real crazy shit is happening at ... read feature
Konami has released a bit more info on what will be involved in transferring data from Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Unfortunately, you can't use data from any version of Ground Zeroes for any version of The Phantom Pain. However, Konami made a handy chart to help us out. read