Konami joins Rock Band Revolution Tour

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309w ago - Konami has unveiled a multi-platform, multi-instrument rhythm title called Rock Revolution.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are being handled by Zoe Mode, a Brighton based developer who made EyeToy Play Sports and collaborated with Sony London Studio on Singstar.

The DS and Wii editions will be developed by HB Studios, who are just wrapping up Big Beach Sports for Wii.

Only the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions will include extra peripherals. Konami boasts that the game will feature "the most realistic drum peripheral on the market," with six pads and a kick pedal that mimics an actual kit.

A five-note guitar peripheral can be used for lead guitar or bass. So far there's been no mention of a microphone.

Wii and DS uses will have to contend with using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk to emulate playing a guitar and drums, which should - if nothing else - be hilarious to see how it works.

The initial release will feature forty songs and downloadable tracks will follow on PS3 and Xbox 360. According to Shacknews, Konami has confirmed all songs will be cover versions.

No set list has been released so far, but spotted during the demonstration were Blitzkrieg Bop, Chop Suey, Run to the Hills, Cum On Feel the Noize and Joke and the Thief.

Rock Revolution...
 

Konami limited edition Gun Metal Gray PS3 launch details

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309w ago - Konami today that the limited edition Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots PS3 computer entertainment system bundle for North America will be available exclusively available at Konami's Web site, www.konami.com, for a SRP of $599.99.

Pre-sales for the bundle begins on May 19th, 2008, and limited supplies are available.

Press Release: KONAMI ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITION HARDWARE BUNDLE FOR METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS IN NORTH AMERICA

Highly Limited Edition Bundle Includes Gun Metal Gray 40GB PLAYSTATION®3 Computer Entertainment System With Matching Controller And Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Limited Edition Game

El Segundo, Calif. - March 15, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the availability of a limited edition Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system bundle for North America. Featuring a Gun Metal Gray PLAYSTATION®3 system with a 40GB hard drive, the bundle also includes a matching DUALSHOCK®3 Wireless Controller and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Limited Edition game.

The bundle will be exclusively available at Konami's Web site, www.konami.com, for a SRP of $599.99. Pre-sell for the...
 

Bishi Bashi Special is Konami's first PSOne classic via PSN

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311w ago - Konami has released it's first title available via Sony's PlayStation Network download store in the form of a PSOne classic, namely Bishi Bashi Special. The game can be downloaded now and costs just £3.49. A video and the official Press Release are below:

Press Release:

The return of Bishi Bashi Special! Classic Konami PSOne title marks publisher's first download release via PlayStation Network in Europe Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has released its first title available via Sony's PlayStation Network download store in the form of PSOne classic, Bishi Bashi Special.





Originally released in 2000, Bishi Bashi Special is the definitive party game, and comprises over 80 fun mini-games - each madder than the last. Converted from two of Konami's Japanese arcade machines - Super Bishi Bashi and Hyper Bishi Bashi - the compilation is designed to test the player's reactions, timing and stamina.

As the name suggests, some involve simply bashing the controller buttons as quickly as possible, while others require pixel-perfect movement and extreme hand-eye coordination. All, however, are tremendous fun and doubly so when played against a friend.

The events go by such names as Juggler Panic, Burger Girl, Ladder of...
 

Improved Konami ID site now online!

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312w ago - Konami have created a temporary Konami ID Registration Page for Metal Gear Online.

Konami say they are still working towards a more permanent solution, and in the meantime they would like to apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Here is the link for those interested: Konami ID MGO Registration Page

Enjoy!
 

Konami Replacing Bad MGO BETA Codes

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313w ago - According to reports, some of you who have placed a pre-order for Metal Gear Solid 4 are receiving incomplete Metal Gear Online UPVC codes.

Don't fret, though, as Konami is on top of the issue. To receive the full code, you'll have to send a message over to their support team with your partial code and a return e-mail address.

To quote: To start, we have been getting reports that some of you are receiving partial digit UPVC's Metal Gear Online Beta on the "Metal Gear Saga Vol. 2? DVD inserts. We are aware of this issue and are working hard to remedy.

If you've been affected by this issue, please contact us at http://www.konami-data.com/support/. Please be sure to include your partial code, and any other pertinent details (like a return email address, etc).

We thank you for your patience.
 







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