Despite FIFA 12 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 being closer in quality than years prior, it really feels like EA Sports' franchise is starting to take a strangle-hold of the genre
According to an interview conducted by MCV, FIFA 12 is outselling Konami's alternative by a ratio of 25:1 based on each title's first weekend sales. "When you look at Pro Evolution Soccer versus FIFA, only five years..
For the first time in many years, Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 has not debuted at the top of the UK sales charts
Far from it in fact, the game only managed to scrape into fifth position during its debut week, a disappointing entry considering Konami's significantly stepped up its game this year. FIFA 12 couldn't hold onto the top-spot this week, displaced by Forza 4 which debuted in first..
The PlayStation 3 version of Winning Eleven 2012 was the top-selling game in Japan this week, beating out curious PSP dating sim AKB1/48
But despite another strong showing for PlayStation software — which dominated the Japanese top twenty, taking up twelve of the available slots — hardware remained static, with the PlayStation 3 scooping up sales in the region of 30k and the PSP just lower at..
Konami's announced that a day one patch for Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 will incorporate stereoscopic 3D support into the game in addition to myPES, a new social network application that will allow players to share information between the game and Facebook
PES 2012's out next month on PS3.
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Konami's revealed the front-cover for Pro Evolution Soccer 2012, and it adorns the figure of Cristiano Ronaldo cracking one of his trademark dipping bullet free-kicks
The Real Madrid superstar (and Manchester United legend) said he was "flattered" to have been chosen as the coverstar. The game's due out on PS3 on October 14th, and PSP and PS2 on October 28th.
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Konami's got two demos of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 scheduled for release
The first will launch on Wednesday, and is based on a preview build of the game featuring six teams: Manchester United, AC Milan, FC Porto, Napoli, Santos and Peñarol. The demo will include ten minute matches and a challenge training mode. But because the first demo will not be representative of the final product, Konami is..
As if there was any doubt that it wasn't going to happen, Konami has officially announced Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 this morning
The first footage (embedded above) is sandwiched between a little featurette with producer Shingo Seabass Takatsuka explaining what's been improved in this year's game. We'd love to get all technical about the changes, but some of them fly right over our head. It's..