Forbes  Sep 19  Comment 
In a recent announcement, Konami has revealed that bar Pro Evolution Soccer they will be ceasing all major console game development. In addition, the company’s technology director Julien Merceron will also be leaving.
Forbes  Sep 8  Comment 
If you're playing Konami's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, you might want to avoid taking a certain sniper along as a buddy on missions 29 and 42. According to Konami, using Quiet as a buddy on those missions can cause save data to become...
Forbes  Sep 2  Comment 
Metal Gear Solid games always come packed with Easter Eggs, and open world games do too. Put the to together, as we've done with Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, and you've got one whole mess of easter eggs. One particular such hidden...
Forbes  Aug 25  Comment 
I have no idea what happened between Konami and Hideo Kojima. Konami's had some tough financial times, Kojima is a notorious personality, something went wrong, and the relationship between the two is changing somewhat drastically. It has appeared...
Forbes  Aug 24  Comment 
'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' was mostly reviewed in closed 'boot-camp' events hosted by Konami.
Forbes  Aug 23  Comment 
There's an interesting thread going on over at reddit concerning Konami's upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain and, to a certain degree, the totally broken PC release of Batman: Arkham Knight. Apparently, people that received a free copy...
Forbes  Aug 16  Comment 
The COO of EA, Peter Moore, has decided to give his take on the whole situation regarding Hideo Kojima and Konami.
Forbes  Aug 3  Comment 
Konami has been no one’s favorite publisher in the wake of its very public split with Hideo Kojima, which ended up cancelling Silent Hills and at one point, had his name removed from the box art of Metal Gear Solid V. The controversy painted a...


Business Description

With almost 40th years of history, Konami Corporation is among the top global leaders in the Video Games Industry.

Game Portfolio

Konami has been famous for many of its franchised games, such as Metal Gear, Silent Hill, International Superstar Soccer that became more recently Pro Evolution Soccer series. They are promising that Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (PES 2011) will have a complete overhaul on game play and graphics.

Financial Analysis



Market Share

Company 2006 Market Share
Electronic Arts19.80%
Take 2 Interactive 8.90%


  1. Datamonitor Industry Reports "US - Video Game Industry" July 15, 2007
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