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An Inside Look At Yu-Gi-Oh Creator's Studio

An Inside Look At Yu-Gi-Oh Creator's Studio Why, it all happens in Kazuki Takahashi’s studio, that’s where.Volume 8 video from a while back, we got a look at where Takahashi creates.

Yu-Gi-Oh Hair Looks Insane In Real Life

Yu-Gi-Oh Hair Looks Insane In Real Life Out of all the Yu-Gi-Oh characters, Yami Yugi has the most amazing hairdo.In a new series of ads, Konami tries to do just that—even if the result is more plastic hat and less actual hair.

Maradona Considering Legal Action Against Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness

Maradona Considering Legal Action Against Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness However, the retired Argentine player is apparently unhappy with the use of his likeness in PES 2017, at least according to an update to his official Facebook page.In the update, Maradona even suggested that he would be looking into legal action against Konami.

Konami Responds To Diego Maradona's Legal Threats

Konami Responds To Diego Maradona's Legal Threats Last week, Diego Maradona wrote on Facebook that he wanted to “initiate legal actions” against Pro Evolution Soccer publishers Konami for using his likeness.According to Maradona, it was allegedly done without permission.

Konami code Easter egg spotted on Bank of Canada website

Konami code Easter egg spotted on Bank of Canada website A page has been added to the Bank of Canada website that explains who is depicted on the new bank note, and their relevance to Canadian history.However, anyone with a knowledge of the Konami code can transform this patriotic information center into something altogether flashier, according to a report from Kotaku AU.

Bank of Canada lets its geek flag fly with Konami code Easter egg

Bank of Canada lets its geek flag fly with Konami code Easter egg If you had to hazard a guess, how many times do you think you’ve punched in the Konami code in your lifetime?The Konami code is like a Pulp Fiction reference, or that horrible arrow in the FedEx logo.

A Japanese Snack Food Commercial For Metal Gear Solid Fans

A Japanese Snack Food Commercial For Metal Gear Solid Fans If you’ve played Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, you might remember the Calorie Mate energy supplement snacks.Make sense, because in Metal Gear Solid 3, there are extended conversations about Calorie Mate.

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet Last month, 24 year old billionaire and founder of Oculus Palmer Luckey departed from Facebook under mysterious circumstances.Instead of sulking about leaving Facebook, and by extension Oculus, Palmer Luckey is attending anime conventions in costume as Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain‘s scantily clad sniper Quiet.

<b>Contra Returns</b> – Quick look at mobile revival of classic Konami IP

<b>Contra Returns</b> – Quick look at mobile revival of classic Konami IP Currently in a limited Closed Beta phase, Contra Returns is a new mobile being developed by an internal studio at China’s Tencent Games based on the the classic Konami IP, Contra.If you did not know, a live-action movie based on Contra is also in the works.

Castlevania Netflix Show Renewed for Second, Double-Length Season

Castlevania Netflix Show Renewed for Second, Double-Length Season The highly-anticipated Castlevania TV series has finally premiered on Netflix, and reception to the four-episode animated adaptation has been so positive that the streaming giant has ordered a second season within hours of the show hitting the (online) airwaves.Having captured Castlevania fans’ attention with a short and succinct first season, which adapts the critically-acclaimed 1989 entry Castlevania 3: Dracula’s Curse into four 23-25 minute episodes, Netflix plans on doubling up on the darkness for season two with an eight-episode order.

Netflix's Castlevania is a Triumph for Video Game Adaptations

Netflix's Castlevania is a Triumph for Video Game Adaptations Because of that, it’s understandable why some folks were skeptical about Netflix’s Castlevania animated series.Instead of being a simple retread of that game’s bare-thin plot, the Netflix series takes its time to flesh out the main characters.

Netflix’s Castlevania Producer Wants to Tackle a Metroid Adaptation Next

Netflix’s Castlevania Producer Wants to Tackle a Metroid Adaptation Next Fans of Castlevania are likely to have checked out the recently released, Netflix-exclusive television series based on the existing line of games.Many gamers have applauded the efforts of Frederator Studios, and as a result of the show’s apparent popularity, Netflix quickly renewed Castlevania for a second season.

Mondo's SDCC Exclusives Include a Truly Bad-Ass Contra Record

Mondo's SDCC Exclusives Include a Truly Bad-Ass Contra Record This year, Mondo will give attendees the chance to own some truly spectacular pieces of video game-inspired memorabilia.The highlight of Mondo’s offerings (as first reported by Mashable) is a vinyl LP soundtrack for Contra.

Metal Gear Solid Director Shares Vision for Perfect Movie

Metal Gear Solid Director Shares Vision for Perfect Movie If there’s one video game franchise that deserves a great film adaptation, it’s Hideo Kojima‘s cinematic Metal Gear Solid series, but considering its sprawling, convoluted plots, and outlandish visuals, one could argue that a movie based on the games might be an incredibly difficult undertaking.He went on to explain how the porting process involves translating the “active experience” of playing a game into the “passive experience” of watching a movie.

Metal Gear Fan Makes Poster for Fake Movie Starring Chris Evans as Snake

Metal Gear Fan Makes Poster for Fake Movie Starring Chris Evans as Snake Nevertheless, that hasn’t stopped the stealth-action franchise fan and artist BossLogic (AKA Kode) from envisioning who they believe would be perfect for the role of Snake, as their latest creation has put Captain America‘s Chris Evans in a fake movie poster depicting the character.Considering the fact that the above representation of Chris Evans as Snake lacks the eye-patch present on the character in both Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots and Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, one could argue that he could make a fantastic version of the protagonist from either Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty or even Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

Konami Shares Financial Outlook for Gaming

Konami Shares Financial Outlook for Gaming While the company may not have entirely abandoned console gaming, spin-offs like Metal Gear Survive are getting slammed by gamers.A recent financial release from the Japanese firm shows that despite any shifts, gaming is still going well for the aged games company.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Update Adds Playable Ocelot and Swimsuits

Metal Gear Solid 5 Update Adds Playable Ocelot and Swimsuits With plenty of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain fans surely playing what has been dubbed the Definitive Experience of the title, which includes the base game and all of its post-launch release DLC, Konami has decided to refine the game even more so.Although Revolver Ocelot will not be able to be customized by Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain fans, he will come with some unique perks to make him even more desirable, such as having slightly better camouflage, as well as faster reload and weapon draw times.

Konami signs PES partnership with Fulham FC

Konami signs PES partnership with Fulham FC has announced it has entered an exclusive global partnership with Fulham FC, one of London's oldest and most iconic clubs, for its Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) series.Having just missed out on promotion last season, the club are looking to the new season to build on their progress of the last few years and the club's reputation for the development of talented young players.

Hideo Kojima Thanks Konami for Letting Him Make the Games He Wanted

Hideo Kojima Thanks Konami for Letting Him Make the Games He Wanted For the last few years, Hideo Kojima and Konami have been at odds, but it’s clear that the widely-renowned head of Kojima Productions still owes a lot to his old company.One of the things that Konami did right by Hideo Kojima was giving the director freedom to make a game exactly how he wanted it to be made.