Konami

Features

Looking Back at DJ Hero, the DJing Game That Wasn't About DJing at All

An ode to the video game that an was kind of like an eyeless alien's approach to the art of DJing.
Josh Baines
3.6.17
Gaming

‘Pro Evo 2017’ Shows That the Beautiful Game Can Play Dirty

Konami's kicking sim will forever remain the underdog versus FIFA, but there's a lot to be said for its purity and physical punch.
Mike Diver
9.13.16
Gaming

We Dropped Into the Commentary Recording for ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2017’

The Beglin handshake: like entombing your hand in a genial Irish oak tree. The Drury demeanour: truly the physical manifestation of his commentary.
Francisco Garcia
6.11.16
Gaming

Re-examining ‘Silent Hill 3’, Gaming’s Most Unfairly Overlooked Sequel

Okay, it inspired one god-awful film, and that's unforgiveable. But <i>Silent Hill 3</i> remains a great video game, and here's why.
Jake Laverde
5.10.16
Gaming

How ‘Dance Dance Revolution’ Helped Me Rebuild My Broken Leg

Back in 2000, I was the 'DDR' king of my local arcade. And then a shit-ton of rock fell on me.
Luke McKinney
1.27.16
VICE vs Video games

Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami to Launch an Independent Studio

His next project will be a PlayStation exclusive, dealing another blow to Xbox's chances of catching Sony's console.
Mike Diver
12.16.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kojima-Sans: Plans for the Next Metal Gear Solid Game Are Underway Without its Figurehead

And a "large-scale investment" will be needed, just as Konami is reportedly closing one of its studios.
Mike Diver
11.3.15
Leigh Alexander’s Understanding Games

The Final Word on ‘The Phantom Pain’, a Video Game About Video Games

It's one of 2015's greatest commercial and critical hits. Leigh Alexander unpicks what makes 'Metal Gear Solid V' work, and where it goes wrong.
Leigh Alexander
10.26.15
VICE vs Video games

'Back to the Future' Was Cool, But 1985 Was an Amazing Year for Video Games

The beginning of the console wars, the release of the original 'Super Mario Bros.', home computing changing forever with the Amiga. 1985 was big.
Mike Diver
10.21.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Where In the World Is Hideo Kojima?

Is he on holiday? Has he left? Is he ever coming back? Someone, please, let us know, because this nonsense is so bloody tiring.
Mike Diver
10.20.15
VICE vs Video games

Football for Dummies: What Can FIFA and PES Teach an Idiot About the Beautiful Game?

Yep, this is our naïve way of measuring which is the better of the two football games this year.
Sam White
10.8.15
VICE vs Video games

How Pro Evo Has Become the La Liga of Football Games

Konami's series is akin to the Spanish League compared to FIFA's very English style of play.
John Robertson
9.18.15
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