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eFootball PES 2021: Season Update Review: New Year, Same Solid Football

November 11, 2020

The Pro Evolution Soccer series has always been a personal favourite of mine, and while I love the exciting modes and interesting iterations that FIFA brings to the table, I have always admired the PES series for it’s tactical nature, and solid gameplay. eFootball PES 2021: Season Update has been aptly named, as it’s basically […]

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Konami Code

Creator of the Konami Code dead at 79

February 27, 2020

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, legendary Konami programmer and creator of the famous Konami Code, has died at the age of 79. Hashimoto’s death was announced composer Yuji Takenouchi on Twitter. Takenouchi’s tweet states that Hashimoto died on February 25 and that he hopes his friend will “keep making games in heaven.” Hashimoto was a staple at Konami […]

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Games Review: Metal Gear Survive (PS4, 2018) is tough to live through

March 4, 2018

To put it simply, Metal Gear Survive should not exist. Before evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the title, one must first address the point of its existence in the first place. The Metal Gear series is famous for its stealth mechanics and intriguing story about the changing landscapes of technology in our world, topped […]

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Video Games Review: Super Bomberman R brings the 8-bit era hero to a new generation, but mines familiar territory

March 28, 2017

Bomberman is one of those gaming franchises that has achieved Institution status. For many of us, even those of us who were born in the Eighties like me, it seems like the little guy has always been around. After series developer Hudson Soft folded up in 2012, it seemed like┬áBomberman‘s generation spanning run had finally […]

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You can now play PAC-MAN and Galaga in Facebook Messenger for some reason

November 29, 2016

Having been ported to every other platform known to human science,┬áPac-Man,┬áGalaga,┬áSpace Invaders and numerous other classics of the early-to-mid Eighties are heading to Facebook. Instant Games is Facebook’s newest attempt to court the gaming market and is available in both your news feed and Facebook Messenger smartphone app.

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Metal Gear Survive is Konami’s attempt at a Metal Gear game with zombies

August 17, 2016

The first official Metal Gear game since Hideo Kojima left Konami has been announced, and it’s a four-player co-op game with zombies. Ok, what?

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It’s official: Hideo Kojima no longer at Konami, reportedly creating new studio

December 15, 2015

It’s been a long, weird road to this point. Hideo Kojima, the creator of the popular┬áMetal Gear series, has officially left his long-time creative partnership with publisher Konami as of December 15. The news comes from a new report from Japan’s Nikkei.

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Video Games Review: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (PS4, 2015)

September 23, 2015

Hideo Kojima is clearly very torn about leaving his Metal Gear series behind after nearly 30 years. The fact that Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain spends a lot of time on the notion of losing a part of yourself, physically and mentally, illustrates this. Kojima leverages the phenomenon of phantom limb pain – […]

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