Konami Corporation (Japanese: コナミ株式会社, Hepburn: Konami Kabushiki-gaisha) TYO: 9766 NYSE: KNM is a Japanese developer and publisher of numerous toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines, arcade cabinets, video games, and additionally operates health and physical fitness clubs in Japan.Konami is famous for popular video game series such as Castlevania, Contra, Dance Dance Revolution, Gradius, Frogger, Suikoden, Ganbare Goemon, Metal Gear, Pro Evolution Soccer, Silent Hill and Yu-Gi-Oh!. The 2012 purchase and absorption of Hudson Soft resulted in the addition of several other popular franchises, including Adventure Island, Bloody Roar, Bomberman, Far East of Eden and Star Soldier.
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    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date nearing announcement

      Development approaching the bug check phase. On the latest episode of weekly webcast Kojima Station, Kojima Productions teased the release date for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is nearing its announcement. “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for word on releasing timing,” a Kojima Productions spokesperson said during the broadcast.

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    • Fan-Made Silent Hill Game Is Nearly As Creepy As The Original

      In case you forgot, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and horror movie maestro Guillermo del Toro are making a new Silent Hill together. If you're not excited/weeping in terror at the prospect, you might actually be one Silent Hill's soulless denizens. Sadly, it's still a long way off. Thank goodness for fan games.

      Nathan Grayson/ Kotaku- 8 readers -
  • JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

    …, the disclaimer here that most likely we won’t see most of this stuff out West but you never know what might happen down the road. Here is a link to the first preview which covers some other titles not mentioned below. School of Ragnarok (Square Enix) – The teaser site that Square Enix was running to promote a new arcade game has unveiled a 1v1…

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Mini Model Kit Now Available to Pre-Order

    … Model kit manufacturer Kotobukiya has launched pre-orders for a new mini character set based on Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, listed to begin shipping in February. Priced at $34.99, the Ground Zeroes model kit contains 70 pieces, including characters, weapons, and other accessories, designed at a 1/35 scale. The product page doesn’t itemize…

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Could Get a Release Date Soon

    … It’s been a long time coming but finally we may have some news as to when we’ll be able to get our hands on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. So far all we’ve heard is that the game could have an ‘early 2015′ release window, with one retailer listing the game’s release date as February 24, but now we’ve heard from Kojima Productions…

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PC Patch Notes

    … Steam has now revealed the patch notes for the latest update for the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. The PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes came out last month. This latest patch fixes a few issues the game has currently been experiencing. Konami noted no more major patches are planned for the game…

    Damian Seeto/ Attack of the Fanboy- 3 readers -
  • Media Create Sales: 1/12/15 – 1/18/15

    … Budget Version (Rockstar Games, 06/26/14) – 4,886 (112,500) [PSV] Diabolik Lovers More Blood Limited V Edition (Idea Factory, 01/15/15) – 4,083 (New) [PS3] Gundam Breaker 2 (Bandai Namco, 12/18/14) – 4,032 (115,082) [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 12/01/11) – 3,474 (2,458,465) [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (Konami, 11/13/14) – 3,175 (147,350) [3DS…

    Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 2 readers -
  • Team of Keisuke Honda Clones Plays Pro Evo

    … You know Keisuke Honda? He plays for Milan in Serie A. And Shunsuke Nakamura? He does stuff like this. Eleven Hondas just faced off against eleven Nakamuras. Honda. Honda. Honda. Honda. Nakamura. Nakamura. Honda. This comes from YouTuber Zyagariko san, who made each team, and then had both sides face off in auto play. The 27 minute clip…

    Brian Ashcraft/ Kotaku- 2 readers -

  • Game Tat Vol. 01

    … used in 2011. Each notebook comes with a set of Pac-Man stickers. Bought these off Amazon US at launch. There was also a yellow pocket notebook available, but I didn’t grab it in time, dagnabbit. Clear files + book covering paper Clear files are very popular for promotional goods in Japan. The two Evangelion ones were given away for putting ¥500…

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  • Gaming PR: Honoka announced for Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

    … HNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG. — THE FIGHTING ROSTER IN DEAD OR ALIVE 5 LAST ROUND CONTINUES TO GROW – HONOKA REVEALED AS ALL-NEW FIGHTER Team NINJA has announced that Honoka, an all-new playable character is confirmed to be in the upcoming DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round. Currently in development for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer…

    Gaming Admiral/ Attack On Gaming- 3 readers -
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