Category Archives: Konami
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 13:38 GMT
With the FOX Engine, Metal Gear Solid 5 looks great both on current-gen systems as well as the new ones, but “great” isn’t the goal — Kojima says they want “photo-realistic graphic quality.”
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 00:47 GMT
Four new screenshots of that one base we keep seeing in footage of Metal Gear Solid V have been released, showing off some of the games really good looking daytime shadow tech. Also featured: a number of objects just tall enough to conceal a crouching person, some barbed wire fences with space to crawl beneath and another type of fence which is half covered in tarpaulins and thus impossible to see through, but half very visible chain link. Check them out after the jump.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 | 17:39 BST
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate has released on Xbox Live today, and Konami has released a batch of screenshots to accompany the title. In addition to the HD upgrade and game play refinements new modes have also been added, including online leaderboards and Boss Rush Mode along with a demo of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. It will run you $14.99/£9.99/€11.99.
The game is set to release on PSN October 29 and may be heading to PC as well.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 | 08:40 BST
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain creator Hideo Kojima has said while the game is “open-world”, don’t expect Snake to “fish all day or change jobs and pursue a different life.”
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 | 12:23 BST
Konami has sent out a press release to confirm that they have now fixed online multiplayer in PES 2014 for Xbox 360 players. A new update is now available to download that should restore full online functionality.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 | 15:22 BST
It looks as if Konami is looking into the possibility of bringing Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD to PC, if a tweet from series producer Dave Cox is anything to go by (and it probably is). The game is coming to Xbox Live and PSN this week, and a fan asked if it would be coming to PC at the same time. “No,” replied Cox. “We are looking into bringing the game to PC at some point though.”
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 | 09:51 BST
Platinum Games’ Raiden-focused franchise spin-off Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is getting a special edition. It’ll include the main game, alongside all DLC, bonus Raiden skins, and a custom PS3 theme. It’s due out in Japan on December 5.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 15:49 BST
Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has made comments that allude heavily to Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain being a gameplay experience that will extend well beyond consoles. In typical fashion he wasn’t terribly specific, but he has in the past hinted at second-screen functionality.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 | 10:53 BST
PES 2014′s online play has been plagued by bug issues linked to the game’s version 1.01 update. Developer Konami has stressed that it has now identified several key problems and is now working on a solution.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 | 16:00 BST
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection brings together both of Mercury Steams games so far and a demo of Lords of Shadow 2, among other things. It’s just been dated by Konami.
Fri, Oct 04, 2013 | 14:00 BST
Julien Merceron, who is Square Enix’s former worldwide technology director has been named worldwide technology director at Konami and will be in charge of digital entertainment.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | 11:46 BST
After a half hour gameplay showing at TGS last week, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s prologue Ground Zeroes has attracted ire from a section of fans who are worried that certain elements of gameplay, such as the introduction of regenerating health, are too far removed from the series’ previous iterations. Hideo Kojima took to Twitter to respond.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | 16:04 BST
It’s a Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain bonanza today, as Konami has released five new direct-feed videos showing off the specially-constructed Tokyo Game Show 2013 demo as well as the game’s opening.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 | 11:51 BST
PES 2014 players have encountered issues with the game’s day-one multiplayer patch, rendering the update void, or unable to install. Others have complained they can’t get online at all. In the absence of an immediate fix, Konami has flagged up a solution posed by the community.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | 12:51 BST
PES 2014 developer Konami has issued details of both its day one and second game patch. The former adds online multiplayer and features, while the latter brings 11 v 11 play into the mix.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | 14:13 BST
MGS: Ground Zeroes has received a quartet of screens, care of Konami. They show Snake running around a military base.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 | 01:39 BST
Game Informah had a chat with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima at TGS, and a lot of what he has to say are things we’ve heard before. They did, thankfully, ask him what he thinks of Hayter’s rather bitter reaction to being supplanted in favor of Kiefer Sutherland. His answer is… surprising.
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 | 19:26 BST
Konami did a live demo of a Metal Gear Solid 5 mission at TGS (not a real mission, but it does take place in a real game location), running on PS4 and showing off the Fox Engine’s ability to render sunlight. Check inside for the video.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | 14:41 BST
Hideo Kojima has said he’s aiming for 60 frames per second on next-gen versions of Metal Gear Solid 5.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | 09:24 BST
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain features a torture scene that will be kept as a cut-scene only. Director Hideo Kojima confirmed that the scene will not actively engage players. WARNING: CONTAINS GTA 5 SPOILERS.