Items tagged with Konami

Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo are, obviously, all names of renaissance artists. However, these awesome artists share their names with more recent radical reptiles of the mutant variety. We're talking about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, of course! At Sony's State of Play on March 9, 2022, the... Read more...
Konami had a hit on its hands when it released a licensed arcade game based on The Simpsons way back in 1991, when arcade dens were still thriving. Now three decades later, Arcade1Up announced at E3 2021 that Bart Simpson and his family are making a glorious return to the arcade scene with an upcoming colorful... Read more...
The TurboGrafx-16 is making a comeback in miniaturized form, as is vogue for game consoles of yesteryear, and had it not been for disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, it would already be here. Alas, Konami announced in early March that it would not be releasing the mini console on March 19 as originally... Read more...
Gamers of a certain age were elated to hear that Konami would be releasing the TurboGrafx-16 Mini gaming console, which is designed (and operates) in the same vein as the Nintendo NES Classic Edition and Sony PlayStation Classic. Konami originally announced the retro console in June 2019, and the company revealed the... Read more...
Anyone who was around in the early days of console gaming and some of its mysterious button combinations is likely familiar with the legendary Konami Code. What you may not know is that Kazuhisa Hashimoto is the man who invented that code. He was a veteran video game developer in addition to creating the legendary... Read more...
Fortnite is currently in flux, as the 'The End" event has resulted in the entire map and all the contents therein being sucked into a mysterious black hole. Players aren't able to access the Fortnite servers, and you can't play or communicate with your friends. Epic has drained all of fun out of room... or has... Read more...
Back in early June, Konami announced that it would be releasing a TurboGrafx-16 Mini gaming console, no doubt in order to cash in on the retro gaming craze that exploded with the Nintendo NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition. As its name suggests, the TurboGrafx-16 Mini is a shrunken down copy of the original... Read more...
Sega announced a small, retro Genesis console last summer with a list of some of the cooler games that were offered when the original system was first made available. Konami wants in on the wave of gaming nostalgia that is sweeping the world and plans to release a mini version of the TurboGrafx-16 console that was... Read more...
Somewhere out there, a gamer loudly proclaimed, "No game developer will ever come up with a worse save system than limiting them to checkpoints!" Then Kingdom Come: Deliverance came along with its drunken method. Perhaps seeing this as a challenge, Konami declared, "Hold my beer" and proceeded to trump them all with... Read more...
Fans of the popular Metal Gear Solid series are ticked off at Konami over the cancellation of an unofficial, fan-built remake of the first title that shipped to the original PlayStation way back in 1998. The remake's cancellation was announced on the project's Facebook page, which immediately prompted a backlash aimed... Read more...
As you might expect following a flurry of positive reviews, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is off to a fast start. It released to Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One less than a week ago on September 1, 2015, and like its predecessor, has shipped over 3 million copies... Read more...
The initial batch of reviews for Konami and Hideo Kojima’s ridiculously anticipated Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain hit the internet over the weekend, and those of you leaning to the skeptical end of the spectrum may have noticed something peculiar about them: The final scores are exceptionally high, yet many of... Read more...
Koji Igarashi of Castlevania fame is getting back in the game development saddle, though he's not designing another Castlevania title, nor is his next project for Konami. You may recall that he left Konami just over a year ago to form his own studio and for the opportunity to develop the types of games he wants. And... Read more...
If the ridiculously explosive, fun, entertaining, and incredibly confusing trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain wasn’t enough to whet your appetite for eyepatched violence, perhaps the announcement that Kiefer Sutherland will voice Snake will do the trick. According to CraveOnline, Konami, in... Read more...
Yesterday, we posted a video preview of Battlefield 4, and although that game footage was fast-paced, intense, and violent, this Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer from Konami is a cut above. More to the point, the MGS trailer is substantially more confusing and creepy. The timeline of events is certainly... Read more...
You'd think that after 30 years, Frogger would have found alternate routes to his destination, ones that wouldn't present life-threatening dangers at each and every step. But what would be the fun in that? Instead, you can still control the little green frog past dangerous moving obstacles, and you can do it in an all... Read more...