Forbes  Oct 6  Comment 
Real money buys real insurance against pesky consequences in 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.'
Forbes  Oct 6  Comment 
In a move not overly surprising though still quite depressing, Konami’s pachinko division has trademarked the name “Big Boss” for use in a variety of media.
Forbes  Sep 29  Comment 
While there have been a lot of reports from various Konami community managers as of late, from the claim they still plan to support console games as well as the lack of DLC for The Phantom Pain. The first comment that actually makes more sense is...
Forbes  Sep 28  Comment 
Despite reports to the contrary, Konami says they're still committed to AAA console game development.
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...


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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