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Karaoke Joysound To Arrive in North America This Fall

Written on June 01, 2012 by Lulu

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Four years after its release in Japan, Karaoke Joysound will come to Wii players in America, this fall.

Konami announces the plan to bring its karaoke game, Karaoke Joysound, to Wii Players in North America this fall.

Karaoke Joysound is a karaoke game that uses a streaming library of over 1,000 songs. Players can get the chance to access this collection by subscribing for a one or three days, and one month. The Japanese version costs 300 Wii Points for one day, 500 for three and 1,000 ($10) for a month.

The content of the library for its North American version is still unannounced.

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Konami Unveils New MGS Video Footage from TGS 2011

Written on September 15, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Konami just unleashed a video footage of its Metal Gear Solid 2/3 and Peace Walker at the TGS 2011 today.

At today’s TGS 2011 conference, Konami gave a refresher on what’s set to be released this year.

Headlining the show was Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 HD, along with Peace Walker. Konami also announced that a “premium package” will roll out in the streets of the Japan. The firm also shared a new footage of Metal Gear Solid 2/3 and Peace Walker during the conference.

Konami also announced that the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection will hit the PS3 and Xbox 360 this November, with plans of releasing a version for PlayStation Vita sometime next year.

Hit the break to see one of the Metal Gear Solid video footage.

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Sony’s Pre-TGS 2011 Press Conference Round-Up

Written on September 14, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan just wrapped up its pre-TGS 2011 presser this afternoon. The company spent the time discussing most of the PlayStation Vita details.

Following Nintendo’s pre-Tokyo Game Show press event in Japan yesterday, Sony also hosted their own conference today — highlighting the official details for its upcoming handheld device, the PlayStation Portable Vita. The core speaker throughout the entire event was the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, Hiroshi Kawano, and it was he who spilled the biggest revelations to the public.

Like Nintendo’s presser, Sony also focused on its handheld console. The media and other attendants of the event were finally given a launching date for the Vita, along with its pricing, data plans, and other additional info. Interestingly, there are also a lot of developers who came to show off the features and upcoming games for the anticipated PlayStation Vita.

Learn more by hitting the break.

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Pre-Tokyo Game Show Press Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss

Written on September 12, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Here’s your ultimate guide to the five gaming press conferences that are slated to be held at this week's Tokyo Game Show 2011!

The best way to become updated with the latest news on the video gaming industry is through attending its major events. And perhaps one of the much-awaited shows in the industry to date is the Tokyo Game Show 2011, which will kick off on September 15-18, 2011. Similar to other game expo/conventions, the TGS is used by different video game developers to introduce their upcoming titles and game-related devices.

Meanwhile, before the show opens its doors on Thursday, a lot of important events strive for your attention. Posted after the cut are the pre-Tokyo Game Show events that are set to be held this week.

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Konami and Level-5 Express Sympathy and Support to Earthquake Victims

Written on March 17, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Konami and Level-5 join in the cavalry of gaming companies out to save Japan.

More and more gaming companies are starting to jump into the relief efforts for Friday’s earthquake and tsunami victims, and Japanese big shots – Konami and Level-5 – have recently expressed their sympathy and condolences along with a generous sum of support.

Konami pushes the bar even further by doing a Capcom as they will be shutting down external lights of their buildings to conserve electricity. Level-5 on the other hand will be donating Inazuma Eleven Mobile sales for the cause.

Hit the break to see the short statements given by Konami and Level-5 games.

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Rumor: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Coming to PS3?

Written on January 26, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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There's probably no other game that deserves its own HD Collection for the PS3 than Metal Gear Solid.

Is a Metal Gear Solid HD collection coming to the PS3? Eversince Sony has unleashed a remastered version of God of War for the PlayStation 3, rumors are going around that a similar treatment will also happen to the popular series as a Konami insider reveals that the original Metal Gear Solid trilogy is “in the facelift queue,” We can only speculate that Konami really is planning to re-release the first three Metal Gear Solid for the PS3, but this time in the form of an HD collection set.

Metal Gear Solid fans have every right to tremble in excitement should Konami confirm these rumors at the earliest time. Should that happen, Metal Gear Solid will be joining Prince of Persia, Sly Cooper, and God of War in the roster of games that has gotten a facelift for the PS3. Now if only we can add the Final Fantasy series there.

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