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Rumours grow as details of a Silent Hill 2 remake emerge following recent leak

A remake, a new mainline game, and “side ‘stories’” are all part of this week’s rumours. The rumour mill doesn’t want to stop at the moment, as a new rumour has come out claiming that The Medium developer Bloober Team is working on a Silent Hill 2 remake. Earlier this week, some images leaked of a supposed Silent Hill reboot were taken down via DMCA by Konami. While it can’t be confirmed if these images are real or not, the take downs certainly are suspicious. And now YouTuber NateTheHate has claimed that a remake of Silent Hill 2 is in…

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Leaked Silent Hill images suggest a new game with a British setting

Images of what appear to be a new entry in Konami’s psychological horror series Silent Hill were posted briefly online over the weekend, before they were struck down by a copyright claim a few hours later. AestheticGamer, née Dusk Golem, posted the images to Twitter, claiming they were a “Silent Hill leak”, and that they’d received “more than enough proof to believe” their source wasn’t telling porkies. Read more

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Konami isn’t doing what you want, but it’s making loads of money

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Despite not putting out any Metal Gear or Silent Hill games, Konami is still raking it in. Earlier this year, we heard that Konami’s revenue was up on previous years – and now, per the company’s latest financial report (via InstallBase), things are looking even better. To put it simply, at the start of the most recent financial year, Konami reported that it had ¥202.4B ($1.5 billion) in cash and cash equivalents. Now, at the end of the same financial…

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Konami’s multiplayer mystery game Crimesight releases this April

Konami announced yesterday at the Future Games Show that Crimesight will be coming out April 14th. It looks like a combination of Cluedo, Sherlock Holmes, and what I think are evil artificial intelligence anime spirits. Crimesight only allows up to four players, but you’ll be exploring a snowed-in cottage as you try to either work out who the murderer is, or help them win. You can take a look at the trailer below. Read more

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’s new limited-time event starts today

I grew up watching the anime adaptation of Yu-Gi-Oh!, but I would be lying if I said I understood much of anything about it anymore. Apparently, it’s also a card game. When was this? When did this come in? Anyway, its digital equivalent Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is hosting a limited-time event called the N And R Rarity Festival, which begins today. Read more

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YuGiOh: Master Duel N / R festival is coming March 24

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. the N / R festival is coming March 24 and will test your deck building chops The N / R festival is coming to YuGiOh Master Duel! This event, that has you create and play with a deck made entirely out of normal and rare cards, is coming March 24. If you do decide to take part, you’ll be able to earn some nifty rewards for your trouble. You won’t have long though. The N / R festival is set…

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YuGiOh Master Duel players get free gems to celebrate 10 million downloads

Players who log in between now and March will receive 1000 free gems to celebrate this massive milestone Another week, another reason to celebrate if you’re a YuGiOh Master Duel player! To celebrate 10 million downloads across all platforms since it’s release roughly three weeks ago, players who log onto the online card game will receive one thousand free gems. These gems, which can be used to craft nearly ten thousand unique cards in-game or for a range of cosmetics for your account are the main source of currency for the title. For players looking to jump in and create…

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YuGiOh Master Duel launches on mobile today following successful PC and console release

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Following a huge launch on PC and consoles, the popular card game is finally landing on iOS and Android worldwide. Following a massively popular release on consoles and PC last month, YuGiOh Master Duel is finally releasing on both iOS and Android devices worldwide. Players who pick up the free-to-play trading card game will be able to battle the pre-existing player base thanks to crossplay across all supported platforms. Not only that, but those out there who have been bogged…

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PS Plus owners can get 50 free YuGiOh Master Duel card packs right now

If you’re looking grab some new cards for your deck, a PS Plus membership can go a long way. If you’ve been eager to try out YuGiOh Master Duel since it’s release yesterday, but are struggling to earn cards and flesh personalise your deck, you may be in luck. PS Plus owners can get fifty free card packs with their subscription, on both the PS4 and PS5. If you’re a PC player don’t worry! YuGiOh Master Duel has cross platform progression, so you can link your PlayStation account and your Steam account, make use of this deal, then reap the…

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Konami’s Castlevania NFT collection sold for £119,000

Konami’s first auction of NFTs concluded over the weekend, with idiots collectively spending the equivalent of £119,000 ($162k) in cryptocurrency to buy 14 database entries pointing to Castlevania artwork, music, and videos that anyone online can see for free. On one hand, thank god it was only £119,000 because if it was the millions that some ugly Twitter avatars have sold for, every other mercenary games company would ramp up their own NFT initiatives. On the other, oh god £119,000 is still so much money for basically nothing. Read more

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I mean yeah, of course Konami are selling NFTs; they’re Konami

Konami, the Japanese company best known for squandering every shred of goodwill they built through series like Castlevania and Metal Gear Solid, are getting into NFTs. Of course they are. Should’ve guessed. While publishers like Square Enix, EA, and Take-Two are still contemplating NFTs, I am not remotely surprised that Konami are one of the first notable names to actually start selling useless digital junk. Next week, they will hold an auction for NFTs of videos, artwork, and music from early Castlevania games. Konami, man. Read more

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Guillermo Del Toro shoots down Silent Hill rumors he stoked

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. He said his Game Awards tease was meant to “tickle the ribs of Konami”. Fans may have gotten their hopes up after a tease from Guillermo Del Toro at The Game Awards of something Silent Hill-related, but it seems it was all for naught, as he isn’t working on a Silent Hill game, or any game for that matter. Speaking to the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Del Toro spoke out of genuine frustration at the fact that his and Hideo…

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Castlevania reimagining and Metal Gear 3 remake in the works at Konami – report

It seems there are quite a few irons in the fire at Konami. Konami is planning to release new entries and remakes for some of its largest franchises, which include Castlevania and Metal Gear Solid, according to a new report. According to publishing sources speaking anonymously with VGC, Konami is working to bring the franchises back after a few years of languishing on the back burner. The first one coming out of the gate is said to be a Castlevania game. Currently in development internally at Konami, it is a reimagining of the series and will receive support from local…

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Konami have released some lofi remixes to chill/study to

It’s the 35th anniversary of the Konami code, the string of button presses that first activated cheats in Gradius on the NES in 1986, but which would feature in many later Konami games as well. To celebrate the birthday of up up down down left right left right BA, Konami have produced some lofi hip hop to chill, study and/or relax to. Read more

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eFootball 2022 will deliver a feature-rich first season to Konami’s free-to-play sports platform

The first update will bring Creative Teams and coincides with the mobile launch of the platform. Konami announced today that its new free-to-play sports platform eFootball 2022 will receive its first season of content on September 30 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. The update will also mark the launch of the platform on iOS and Android. At launch, eFootball 2022 will feature the ability to play against nine different real-world teams either offline or online. The teams featured are FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München, Juventus, Manchester United, Arsenal FC, SC Corinthians Paulista, CR Flamengo, CA…