Konami

Why 1985 was a golden year for videogaming

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 24, 2014

From technical innovation to the advent of Super Mario Bros, we look at 9 reasons why 1985 was a vital year in games history...

10 unique videogames from the Cold War

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Sep 17, 2013

What can videogames tell us about the volatile east-west relations in the 1980s? Ryan takes a look at 10 unique titles from the Cold War...

The history of Metal Gear

Paul Martinovic Feature Feb 22, 2013

With Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance out now, Paul takes a timely look back over the series...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PlayStation 3 review

Ryan Lambie Review Feb 22, 2013

Konami teams up with Platinum Games to deliver a fantastic action game. Here's our review of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance...

The genesis of Metal Gear

Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 15, 2013

Ahead of the launch of Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance this month, we chart the origins of Hideo Kojima's classic Metal Gear series...

Metal Gear Solid movie in the works

Ryan Lambie News Aug 30, 2012

A movie version of the hit videogame series Metal Gear Solid is being planned, its creator Hideo Kojima has announced…

Looking back at Konami’s Shao-Lin’s Road

Ryan Lambie News Dec 17, 2010

Konami’s strange and downright mad platform brawler Shao-Lin’s Road is the latest 80s arcade classic to get the retrospective treatment…

The wonderful world of Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Ryan Lambie News Dec 17, 2010

Konami’s seminal beat-em-up, Yie Ar Kung-Fu is 25 years old. We look back at the game’s hot fighting history…

Looking back at Konami’s Green Beret

Ryan Lambie News Sep 1, 2010

It’s 25 years since the release of military-themed platformer Green Beret captured the 80s era of action movies perfectly. Ryan takes a look back at Konami's classic...

Shoot the core: Looking back at Gradius

Gradius
Ryan Lambie News Aug 22, 2010

Konami’s Gradius reaches its quarter-century this year. Here’s our look back at a classic 2D shooter…