Neymar is one of the most famous soccer players on Earth. He’s also the most amusing thing at this year’s Tokyo Game Show.
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.
It takes a lot to get me excited about an iterative sports game, but this year's Pro Evo looks to be anything but. Dat new engine.
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?
Ask your typical Japanese gamer what a soccer video game is, and he or she will immediately say Winning Eleven, or as it's known in the West, Pro Evolution Soccer. That is the soccer game in Japan.
There are two great football games on the market this week. Most fans will only buy one. It's a tough call.
In 2009, then 36-year-old Konami Digital Entertainment employee Yoko Sekiguchi sued her company after being demoted following maternity leave.
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.
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.
When the Nintendo 3DS launched, Pro Evolution Soccer, or World Soccer Winning Eleven as it's known in Japan, launched along with 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What do you get when you mix a washed up sumo wrestler, a cross-dressing fighter and a 14-year-old YouTube idol?
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?