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News: Silent Hill: Book of Memories Delayed

Silent Hill: Book of Memories Delayed

Turn the pages this summer

Konami’s curious attempt for a hat-trick of Silent Hill releases appears to have ended with a disappointing brace. The Japanese publisher had originally intended to release Silent Hill Downpour, the Silent Hill HD Collection and the isometric Vita exclusive Silent Hill: Book of Memories all in March – but US retailers...

News: Silent Hill Unleashes a Downpour Over North America

Silent Hill Unleashes a Downpour Over North America

Bring your umbrella

Good news for convict Murphy Pendleton: during a prison transfer, an accident opens up an avenue towards all the freedom of a fugitive lifestyle. Bad news: he's crashed right up near the notorious town of Silent Hill, and the weather isn't looking too rosy. Silent Hill: Downpour is now available in North America on PlayStation 3...

News: Armature Aiding Metal Gear Solid HD Vita Development

Armature Aiding Metal Gear Solid HD Vita Development

Cutting its teeth

Way back in 2008, a group of employees from Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios departed to form a new company called Armature. Despite being in business for over four years, the company has yet to actually ship a product. That will change this summer, though, when the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection releases on PlayStation Vita...

News: It's a Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Vita Video

It's a Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Vita Video

Camo: off

Konami's Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection is coming to Vita — we know this already, of course — but as part of Sony's Vita Game Heaven event it's released a new video of series honcho Hideo Kojima discussing the enhanced collection. It's all in Japanese of course so don't expect to glean much from Kojima's too-cool-for-school talk, but...

News: Zone of the Enders HD Confirmed for Autumn

Zone of the Enders HD Confirmed for Autumn

At last

Kojima Productions has finally attached a more specific release date to its Zone of the Enders HD Collection for PlayStation 3. The title – which previously carried the vague “2012” release date – is now due out in the Autumn. Unfortunately, the window doesn’t extend to the previously announced PS Vita version of the same game. For...

News: Metal Gear Online to Flatline in June

Metal Gear Online to Flatline in June

Snaaaaaaake!

It was an important component of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, but Konami’s announced that it is to shutdown Metal Gear Online in June. The online Metal Gear spin-off – which accounted for a mammoth number of active players early in its life – has been deserted for some time, and Konami’s decided to act by shutting...

News: New Little King's Story Dated for Japan

New Little King's Story Dated for Japan

Get out the red carpet

For those very few that enjoyed the delights of Little King's Story on Wii, the confirmation of New Little King's Story on Vita came as wonderful news. As confirmed by Andriasang, there isn't long to wait for Japanese Vita owners to enjoy some royal authority. It's been confirmed that New Little King's Story will be released...

News: Kojima Tweets Sneaky Pic of MGS HD Collection on Vita

Kojima Tweets Sneaky Pic of MGS HD Collection on Vita

Coming along nicely

Now that Metal gear Solid HD Collection has finally reached Europe it's time to start getting excited about the upcoming Vita version, with series mastermind Hideo Kojima recently tweeting a photo of the game up and running on Sony's new portable. The photo only shows a pair of logos so isn't much to get excited about, but the...

News: Simpsons Arcade Freebie Delayed for European PS Plus

Simpsons Arcade Freebie Delayed for European PS Plus

D'oh

Yesterday we were elated to learn that Konami's classic The Simpsons Arcade Game would be given away as part of February's PlayStation Plus offering — but we might have known there'd be a snag According to the official PlayStation Twitter account, the game's been pushed back a week due to a request from the publisher. “Sadly, we are now...

News: The Simpsons Arcade Heads Up Amazing February PlayStation Plus Update

The Simpsons Arcade Heads Up Amazing February PlayStation Plus Update

If you thought Laughing Jackal's Hungry Giraffe was going to be the highlight of February's PlayStation Plus update, then you were mistaken

Sony's just gone live on the PlayStation Blog confirming that the headline giveaway this week is the hotly rumoured port of The Simpsons Arcade Game. Just to clarify: you're getting that classic for free. In...

News: Konami Confirms Japanese Release Of Silent Hill HD Collection

Konami Confirms Japanese Release Of Silent Hill HD Collection

Given the origins of the franchise, it would be more surprising if Konami wasn't intending to bring the Silent Hill HD Collection to Japan

But it totally is. The publisher announced overnight that it's set to release the compilation natively on March 29th. That's a few weeks later than here in the West. For those of you that aren't sure, the Silent...

News: PEGI Ratings Hint At Standalone Releases Of Silent Hill 2 & 3

PEGI Ratings Hint At Standalone Releases Of Silent Hill 2 & 3

It looks like next month's Silent Hill  HD Collection is set to get broken up for digital release

Video games blog Joystiq has uncovered two separate ratings for Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 3. Given the manner in which many of these HD upgrades have been distributed in the past — with a full collection at retail and separate releases digitally — we'd put money on the remastered ve

News: Puddle Drips Onto PlayStation Network This January

Puddle Drips Onto PlayStation Network This January

Let's face it: water is fun

There's nothing more relaxing than watching rain-drops hit a car window and meander down the glass. Konami's upcoming PlayStation Network puzzle-title, Puddle, hopes to replicate the enjoyment of water in digital form. The downloadable title's set to make a splash on January 25th in Europe and January 31st in North America. Puddle involves tilting the environment to..

News: Puddle Drops Onto PSN Next Wednesday

Puddle Drops Onto PSN Next Wednesday

Making a splash

Konami's Puddle finally comes to the PlayStation Store next week. The wet puzzler lands in Europe on Wednesday for an as-yet unspecified price. It supports PlayStation Move or traditional DualShock controllers. Konami makes a splash with Puddle on XBLA® and PlayStation®Network Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today confirmed the...

News: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance To Get Playable Demo At E3

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance To Get Playable Demo At E3

As expected, Hideo Kojima has revealed that Platinum Games' upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be playable at E3 in June

The luminary revealed the tid-bit in a roundtable featured in Famitsu magazine. He was joined by Platinum Games' CEO Tatsuya Minami and producer Atsushi Inaba. The interview touched upon how the collaborative process between Platinum Games and Kojima Productions was..

News: Konami Dates Trio Of Silent Hill Titles For March

Konami Dates Trio Of Silent Hill Titles For March

It may seem like an eternity since we last got to play a Silent Hill title, but at least March should make up for the drought

Konami's announced that three titles in the survival horror series will release during the month, with the Silent Hill HD Collection first out of the blocks on March 6th. It'll be followed by new entry Silent Hill: Downpour on March 13th, with PlayStation Vita exclusive..

Rumour: Silent Hill HD Collection Pushed Back To March

Silent Hill HD Collection Pushed Back To March

Will we ever get to experience the twisted narrative of Silent Hill 2 again? It feels like everytime we get a taste for the Silent Hill HD Collection's impending release, Konami shoves it out of sight

The compilation — which collates HD versions of both Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 3 — was scheduled to release on January 24th, after the game previously missed its November release date. Now..

News: Hideo Kojima Unsure If Japan Can Compete In Current Gaming Market

Hideo Kojima Unsure If Japan Can Compete In Current Gaming Market

One of the saddest thing to emerge this generation has been the decline in diversity

With development budgets spiralling, pushed publishers are stuck to working with what they know in order to avoid facing commercial disaster. That's meant that outside of the emerging download platforms, there's been very little experimentation in the retail space. We can point to a handful of imaginative titles..

News: Hideo Kojima's Project Ogre Is Open World

Hideo Kojima's Project Ogre Is Open World

Hideo Kojima's next game -- the mysterious Project Ogre -- will be an open world title according to the creator himself

In a candid chat with CNN, the Kojima Productions boss revealed that he's eager to “make something very free" after spending years on the cinematic Metal Gear Solid series. “The kind of game I’m making is some game that has a very wide entrance, a very open entrance,” he..