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Fri, May 09, 2008 | 07:36 BST
Konami’s announced the 360 and PS2 versions of PES 2008 will drop in price on on May 16.
The 360 reissue will cost £24.99, the PlayStation 2 version priced at £19.99.
Press release after the link.
Fri, Mar 21, 2008 | 07:27 GMT
Here. There’s a lot of Flash going on there, long with some screens, tutorials, and so on. The Wii version of Pro Evo uses the Wiimote to make a very different game, from the looks of things so far, so worth taking a look.
Thu, Mar 06, 2008 | 19:56 GMT
According to this, Konami has barred a leading player from a PES tournament for cheating. The competition is to conclude at Play.com Live at Wembley Stadium later this month, the first prize being a mighty £50,000.
“Konami Digital Entertainment Ltd GmbH and Play.com will not tolerate cheating of any kind and reiterates its commitment that only the best players will be eligible to win the competition,” said the two companies in a statement. “The tournament is being overseen by Konami’s respect PES Rankings team, which is charged with dealing with disputes and have ultimate authority. Those caught cheating will be banned from the competition and will face a ban of up to one year from PES Rankings.”
It doesn’t say what the cheating actually entailed. Probably sticking the ball up his jumper, or something.
Thu, Feb 07, 2008 | 06:51 GMT
Just in case you didn’t know what a football game looks like “in action”. The videos show off the “drag-arrow” feature we mentioned yesterday, and the whole thing does look genuinely different, if we’re being honest. Apart from the fact it’s a football game. See for yourself. Thanks, GoNintendo.
Wed, Feb 06, 2008 | 12:06 GMT
Konami is billing the Wii version of PES 2008 as “the future of the football genre” by utilising the Wiimote and Nunchuck to be able to control multiple players on the field. Sounds natty.
According to this, the Nunchuck is used to move the player with the ball, while the Wiimote picks out other players and send them on runs or let them receive passes via a drag system. Up the 16 Miis can be used in the game, as previously known. Take a look at the release for a ton of other information.
Mon, Feb 04, 2008 | 22:04 GMT
Konami’s dropped the name “Winning Eleven” for it’s American soccer titles and will instead focus on the highly successful Pro Evolution brand, according to this. The next Konami football game for the American market is now called Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, and will release on March 11.