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News: Metal Gear Solid V Ships Over 6 Million Copies as Konami Profits

Metal Gear Solid V Ships Over 6 Million Copies as Konami Profits

Mission successful, Snake

Konami's enjoyed a decent amount of success with it's surprisingly divisive Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. According to the Japanese publisher's latest earnings report, the open world stealth-'em-up has shipped over six million copies worldwide. The title's popularity contributed to a 37.5 per cent increase in...

News: Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Gulp

The drunk Jade Raymond gaffe aside, Geoff Keighley's seemingly reckless swipe at Konami was the best moment of The Game Awards 2015. Shortly after Kiefer Sutherland took to the stage to collect an award on the behalf of Hideo Kojima, the Canadian host announced that lawyers had prevented the video game veteran from attending the show. We...

News: PES 2016 Scores a Free-to-Play Version on PS4, PS3

PES 2016 Scores a Free-to-Play Version on PS4, PS3

Hits the back of the net next month

Just a day after announcing that the long-awaited Data Pack #2 would be hitting PES 2016 on the 3rd December, Konami, to much surprise, has also revealed that a free-to-play version of the football sim will release a week later. This free version will contain seven teams to use in exhibition mode, as well as...

News: PES 2016 Finally Gets Its Roster Update Next Month

PES 2016 Finally Gets Its Roster Update Next Month

Booked for time-wasting

Back when we reviewed PES 2016 in September, we said that it was an excellent football game - its only real weaknesses being its unlicensed teams and the fact that its roster was based on last season's squads. For example, that money-grabbing Sterling was still disgracing Liverpool's teamsheet. A roster update, titled Data...

News: Ever Wonder Why the Classic Metal Gear Solid Theme Isn't in the Phantom Pain?

Ever Wonder Why the Classic Metal Gear Solid Theme Isn't in the Phantom Pain?

Name that tune

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a phenomenal game – which is just as well, as it could end up being the final entry in the series to benefit from the input of creator Hideo Kojima, who seems to be parting ways with Konami at the end of the year. However, as amazing as the game undoubtedly is, it is missing a vital...

Push Scare: Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Comfort in numbers

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: I absolutely adore horror movies. From the crackling campfires of the Friday the 13th franchise, to the lurid lunacy of the...

News: Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

End of an era

Hideo Kojima is no longer a Konami employee. That's according to award-winning journalist Simon Parkin, writing for the New Yorker. While the report hones in on the mechanisms behind the auteur's departure from Konami – mobile games, exploding console budgets, and so on – it states that the Metal Gear Solid maker left his wor

Poll: FIFA 16 Versus PES 2016 - Which Footy Sim Has Rocketed Into Your Top Corner?

FIFA 16 Versus PES 2016 - Which Footy Sim Has Rocketed Into Your Top Corner?

What a fixture

It's been a while since FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer have clashed on what feels like relatively equal ground, yet here we are, with many footy fans demanding that PES 2016 be recognised as this year's champion. Meanwhile, FIFA 16 enthusiasts are being quick to point out its various improvements over its predecessors. You can read...

News: Metal Gear Solid V Has Got Another Save Corruption Bug, Only on PS4

Metal Gear Solid V Has Got Another Save Corruption Bug, Only on PS4

For the love of Big Boss

To say that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has endured rocky pre-release and post-release periods is an understatement. Whether it's been headlines regarding Konami's questionable internal management and the firing of series creator Hideo Kojima, or the previous save corruption bug, Big Boss' finale has been...

News: Konami: Metal Gear Solid Can Continue without Kojima

Konami: Metal Gear Solid Can Continue without Kojima

Company's not ditching consoles, apparently

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is very likely the last game in the series from Hideo Kojima, and it could be the final entry in the franchise full stop. However, speaking with Game On Daily at EGX 2015 last week, community manager Graham Day stressed that the company's committed to continuing the...

Weirdness: This Is How Big Boss Would Look in Quiet's Clothes

This Is How Big Boss Would Look in Quiet's Clothes

Haven't got a stitch to wear

There's been much controversy over Quiet's threads – or her lack thereof – in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but perhaps things would be more tolerable if Big Boss donned her outfit instead. We're making no further observations on this artwork as we quite enjoy our ability to breathe, but here's one artist's...