Pro Evolution Soccer

PES 2015 launch trailer is overly dramatic

I didn’t think anyone wanted drama in their football, but here we are.

Pro Evolution Soccer headlines

  • FIFA plays like ping pong, says trash-talking PES dev

    FIFA is the undisputed king of football games in terms of sales, but the team behind rival franchise PES naturally thinks its own product is better.

  • Konami ID user information accessed, Konami strengthens security measures

    Konami has reported that 35,000 unauthorised log-ins attempts to the Konami ID portal have occurred due to Pro Evo user ID and passwords being leaked. The firm said nearly four million attempts were made by a third-party user. The names, addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers and email addresses were accessed, therefore all Konami ID […]

  • PES: future games to feature AFC Champions League

    Konami has struck a deal with the Asian Football Confederation to bring the AFC Champions League into future Pro Evolution Soccer games. The Asian league will appear in a dedicated game mode, with players able to select one of the league’s 32 teams and battle it out for the cup. Both the AFC and Konami […]

  • PES 2013 gets licensed Brazilian teams, new trailer

    PES 2013 will feature 20 licensed Brazilian teams – including Corinthians and São Paulo – Konami has confirmed. The publisher has also revealed a new trailer starring Santos player Neymar.

  • FIFA team "very respectful" of Pro Evolution Soccer

    Responding to Pro Evolution Soccer lead Jon Murphy’s allegations of copy-catting, key EA Sports representatives have had only warmth and gratitude for the FIFA rival.

  • "FIFA is in the position it’s in now is because of PES", says Pro Evolution lead

    Konami’s Jon Murphy seems fed up with the perception of Pro Evolution Soccer as second-best to EA Sports’ FIFA, when the latter owes so much to the former.

  • EA Sports is "very well prepared" to match PES on next-gen consoles

    EA Sports is yet to officially announce announce that a new installment in the FIFA franchise is in the works for next-gen consoles, but the label’s boss Andrew Wilson has stated that the company is “very well prepared” to go head-to-head with Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer.

  • Team PES to use Fox Engine for next-gen Pro Evolution Soccer

    Team PES senior producer Naoya Hatsumi has said at a recent Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 event in Brazil the series will use Kojima’s Fox Engine when it goes next-gen.

  • FIFA team "still worried" over potential PES comeback, says producer

    FIFA 13 producer David Rutter has said the development team is always “worried” over a possible comeback from Pro Evolution Soccer by Konami.

  • Konami reveals Teammate system for PES 2012

    Konami’s revealed the Teammate Control system for Pro Evolution Soccer 2012, which will allow users to move two on-field players at once.

  • Enomoto: Pro Evolution Soccer will never be perfect

    Pro Evolution Soccer director Shinji Enomoto has revealed the extreme perfectionism his team brings to development, and commented that the series is not “even close” to capturing the real feel of football.

  • Microsoft reveals Fable Coin Golf, Game Room for Windows Phone 7

    Fable III asks some very thought-provoking questions. Where do you draw the line between king and tyrant? Are a leader’s promises just empty words? Fable Coin Golf, er, asks significantly less interesting questions.

  • MGS, PES, Contra and Frogger 3DS all confirmed for Europe

    Konami’s just announced it’s bringing four 3DS titles to Europe, including Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater.

  • Tesco selling PES 2011 for £30

    Cheap is good. Football is great. What do you get when you combine the two? Amazing madness.

  • Pro Evolution Soccer will have motion control in future installments

    Pro Evolution Soccer’s Shingo Takatsuka has confirmed to IGN that Natal and Sony’s wand will be implemented in future editions of the series. “Up until 2009 we believed all the platforms should have the same controls and features,” he told the site. “That’s no longer the case, because there are specific controllers for different machines, […]

  • Konami reports record fiscal year thanks to MGS, Pro Evolution Soccer

    Konami has posted record sales figures for fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, with total sales reaching $3.24 billion which is a y-o-y increase of 4.2 percent. Net income fell 40.7 percent ($114m) over last year, but revenue in the Digital Entertainment division increased 4.9 percent to $1.96 billion. Worldwide, Metal Gear Solid 4 stood […]

  • David Reeves prefers PES to FIFA

    David Reeves plays Pro Evolution Soccer over FIFA, he’s told Eurogamer. “I have to say – and I shouldn’t really say it, because someone from EA’s going to read this – but I guess I played Pro Evo from a way back and I’m stuck to it,” he said. The bombshell was made in the […]

  • Moore: PES is in FIFA's "rear view mirror"

    EA Sports president Peter Moore told Eurogamer last week that there’s “distance” between the quality of FIFA PES. The Konami game is now in EA’s “rear view mirror,” said the exec. Moore, added that he’s demanding a Metacritic rating of 90 for this year’s version, up from the 87 accrued by FIFA 09. “I want […]

  • Seabass: EA's FIFA engine is "really superb"

    Speaking to CVG, PES dev boss Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka has said that not only does he consider the FIFA engine to be “really superb,” but he’d consider using it for the Konami soccer stalwart, given half the chance. “I would think about it really seriously because I still believe that EA’s engine and animation is […]

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