Team of Keisuke Honda Clones Plays Pro Evo

You know Keisuke Honda? He plays for Milan in Serie A. And Shunsuke Nakamura? He does stuff like this. Eleven Hondas just faced off against eleven Nakamuras. » 1/19/15 7:27am 1/19/15 7:27am

First-Person Shooters? I'll Take A First-Person Scorer, Thanks.

I'm right in the middle of playing both FIFA 14 and PES 2014 (I'll be comparing them here next week). But as I play them - and in particular the former, which is looking old - my mind drifts to what the football games of the next (or next) generation could/should look like. » 9/27/13 2:00am 9/27/13 2:00am

Which Does Soccer Faces Better: Fifa 13 or PES 2013? Let's Find Out!

There are two big soccer games out: Fifa 13 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2013. Kotaku already provided advice on the differences so perhaps you could make your choice. But if that wasn't enough, why not judge the games on which one can render things like Wayne Rooney's head better? » 10/05/12 8:01am 10/05/12 8:01am

Japan, The Country That Isn't FIFA Crazy

Ask your typical Japanese gamer what a soccer video game is, and he or she will immediately say Winning Eleven » 10/01/12 6:40am 10/01/12 6:40am, or as it's known in the West, . That is soccer game in Japan.

Konami Staffer Sues for Maternity Leave Discrimination. Wins.

In 2009, then 36-year-old Konami Digital Entertainment employee Yoko Sekiguchi sued her company after being demoted following maternity leave. » 12/27/11 12:30pm 12/27/11 12:30pm

Two Men Direct a Real Game of Football With a Video Game Controller

In this video, two men are playing a game of FIFA. Or maybe Pro Evo. Doesn't matter, since they're not really playing what's on the screen. They're controlling real men playing a real game of football. » 11/29/11 2:00am 11/29/11 2:00am

This has Been a Sad Year for Football Games

Owen was right. I don't think sports games are worth reviewing. But the battle between FIFA and Pro Evo, the biggest annual contest not just in sports but in all of gaming, is too big to ignore. » 10/14/11 12:00am 10/14/11 12:00am

Go Ahead, Watch Konami's Pre-E3 Press Conference. All of It.

Earlier, Kotaku posted the big news from Konami's Pre-E3 Press Conference, but in case you'd like to watch all 55 minutes of it, here it is. » 6/03/11 8:20am 6/03/11 8:20am

Is This The Most Niche Gaming Magazine In The World?

Japan is no stranger to niche publications, and it's game magazines are not exception. There are mags for dating sims and arcade games, but even those aren't that off the beaten path. "Soccer Game King", however, is. » 11/01/10 7:00am 11/01/10 7:00am

Pro Tennis Ace Injured Playing Video Games

Star British tennis player Andy Murray has injured a tendon in his hand after playing a game with doubles partner Dani Vallverdu. A game of Pro Evo, that is. » 10/30/10 12:30am 10/30/10 12:30am

Pro Evo Soccer's Demo Hits Consoles Tomorrow

The PC demo for Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 is live right now from the PES web site, and it'll be available tomorrow for Xbox 360 and PS3. » 9/14/10 10:30pm 9/14/10 10:30pm

Pro Evolution Soccer Intends to Win Back Hardcore Fans

Acknowledging that they've rested on their laurels as EA Sports' FIFA siphoned off their fans, Konami's gunning "to win back the hardcore," with Pro Evolution Soccer 2011, a senior executive vows. » 7/02/10 6:00pm 7/02/10 6:00pm

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 Review: You Only Sing When You're Winning

In recent years, as EA Sports' FIFA series has gone from strength to strength, the once-mighty Pro Evolution Soccer has slipped, unable to keep pace in the current generation. Is now the time for Konami to stage a comeback? » 11/09/09 3:40pm 11/09/09 3:40pm

Konami "Aggressively" Looking At Adding Motion Control To PS3, 360 Games

Add Konami to the list of developers getting on board with Microsoft's Project Natal and Sony's unnamed(?) motion controller, at least for the Pro Evo soccer simulation series. » 10/02/09 9:20pm 10/02/09 9:20pm

Pro Evo 2010 Gets Bundled For PS3 and 360

Time for some cross-platform bundle parity this week, as Konami, Sony and Microsoft announce Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 hardware bundles for the PS3 and Xbox 360. » 9/29/09 4:30am 9/29/09 4:30am

Pro Evo 2010 Box Art Is Short, Beautiful

The thing about the football market having two flagship series as opposed to, say, the NFL's one, is that there are always two box art rituals to sit through. We've seen FIFA's, now let's look at Pro Evo's. » 8/27/09 3:50am 8/27/09 3:50am