Konami sees good profit off small revenue rise in third quarter

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 6 February 2008 07:37 GMT

Konami’s issued third quarter financials in Japan, showing a 3.4 percent revenue increase to 95,987 million yen (£459 million) and a profit rise of 22.7 percent to 11,622 million yen (£56 million) for the three months ending December 31.

“Sports games played the most significant role in Konami’s third-quarter performance, with the publisher calling out World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008, Jikkyou Pawafuru Major League 2, and Jikkyou Pawafuru Puroyakyu 14 as top sellers in Europe and Japan,” said this. “Konami also said that the Dance Dance Revolution franchise continues to sell well in North America.”

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