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Castlevania: A 30 year game that surprisingly holds up

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Games released before 1987 don’t seem to stand up very well to the test of time: the original The Legend of Zelda is an archaic experience that is unplayable without a guide; the original Super Mario Bros now doesn’t control as well as it did decades before; and the original Metroid is a chore to play through thanks to many ...

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Kojima to Finally Receive Industry Icon Award

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Konami is a company that has truly taken over the spotlight in recent years, and not exactly for good reasons. It’s been doing quite a bit to alienate its long term fanbase. Whether it’s the cancelation of Silent Hills or transforming of its beloved franchises in gambling machines, fans are not happy. They’ve been doing a fair bit to drive ...

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Phil Spencer Denies Silent Hills Rumors

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Days ago, an anonymous source told Rooster Teeth that the software behemoth Microsoft had plans to purchase Silent Hills from Konami before E3 this year. This announcement made a huge splash with everyone on the internet, proving just how popular PT was, and how excited people were to see Silent Hills be made. Unfortunately, Phil Spencer – head of Xbox ...

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Is MGS 5: The Phantom Pain the last game Konami will release?

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From the late eighties and throughout the nineties and noughties, there was always one constant in the console gaming world, Konami. They regularly released games and were ever present in the gaming market. The Metal Gear Solid series was a massive success for them and for an extended period they monopolized the soccer video game scene with the International Superstar Soccer (ISS) ...

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Revising the Many Franchises of Konami

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Unless you’ve been living under a cardboard box for the last few weeks you’ve no doubt been struck by news reports of Metal Gear mastermind Hideo Kojima parting ways with Konami, his studio of residence for almost 30 years. To many observers the announcement hit like a monolithic rock plunging into the relative stillness of the videogame pond, of which ...

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Kojima Fired by Konami?

Kojima Fired?

Alright people, let’s get down to business.  There is something going on between Konami and developer Hideo Kojima.  No one has a clue if Kojima has left Konami or he’s still employed by Konami.  From what I’ve been able to understand, no one has a definitive update.  Australian singer Donna Burke claims that he was fired, then later posted on her ...

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Metal Gear Solid 4 Coming to PlayStation Network

Metal Gear Solid 4 Coming to PlayStation Network

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was one of the most critically acclaimed games to appear on the PlayStation 3. Now, those that missed the chance to check the game out when it released will have another chance soon. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will be available on the PlayStation Network for the PS3 on ...

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Metal Gear Online Confirmed for The Game Awards 2014

Metal Gear Online Confirmed for The Game Awards 2014

Metal Gear Online originally released with Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots on the PlayStation 3 back in 2008. Now it seems that we will be able to experience the world of Metal Gear Online once again. Over Twitter today, it was confirmed that Hideo Kojima would be premiering Metal Gear Online at The Game Awards 2014. Game ...

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MGS V Ground Zeroes’ PC version to be unveiled tomorrow

MGS V Ground Zeroes

Tomorrow – November 16th – NVIDIA will hold an event in Akihabara, where it will for the first time showcase the PC version of MGS V Ground Zeroes. The game is advertised as a TWIMTBP (The Way It’s Meant To Be Played) title, and while NVIDIA hasn’t revealed anything about it, one should expect such features as HBAO+. MGS V Ground Zeroes’ ...

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