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Konami Announces Tokyo Game Show 2014 Line-up, Guess Which is its Biggest

by Ron Duwell | September 6, 2014September 6, 2014 9:00 am PST

Metal Gear Solid V

Konami has joined the ranks of Japanese publishers announcing their Tokyo Game Show 2014 line-ups. The company has been relatively quiet lately on the console front except, of course, for what is probably the absolute biggest Japanese game on next gen consoles.

Can you guess what it is? See the line-up below and see if you recognize anything.

Console Games

  • Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2014 (PS3, PSV) – playable, video
  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360) – video, stage
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360) – video, stage
  • P.T. (PS4) – video, stage
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (PS4, XBO, PS3) – playable, video

Smartphone Games

  • Close X Worst (iOS, Android) – video, stage, item distribution
  • Dragon Collection RPG (Android) – vide, stage, item distribution
  • Dragon Dice (iOS) – video, event corner, stage, item distribution
  • Powerful Pro Yaakyuu Touch 2014 (iOS, Android) – stage, item distribution
  • Pro Evolution Soccer Collection S (iOS, Android) – video, stage, item distribution
  • Pro Yakyuu Dream Nine Superstars (iOS, Android) – video, stage, item distribution
  • Star Wars: Force Collection (iOS, Android) – stage, item distribution

Arcade Games

  • Ultimate Striker (AC) – playable

Parnter Title

  • The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II (PS3, PSV) – playable, video, stage
  • Touch Detectivve: Ozawa Rina Nameko Rhythm (3DS) – playable, video, stage

Yes, Konami is still unofficially the “Metal Gear Solid company” on consoles. Hopefully Silent Hills can do something about this slump it finds itself in on console development. The rest of its line-up are smartphone games, mostly for the Japanese audience, and Konami’s offerings of soccer and baseball games.

So yes, while Konami doesn’t offer the huge assortment of console games that it once did, what it does have, it packs a megaton punch with. I can’t think of any games bigger than Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain at the moment. Just a shame that it’s not playable.

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Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...

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