QUOTE AND NEWS
Forbes  May 15  Comment 
Konami, which is going through what one might describe as a tough time, is pivoting. After struggling to keep up with the Ubisofts and Activisions of the world, it's decided that, the future of video games lies in mobile, and that's where it's...
Forbes  May 14  Comment 
Konami is no one’s favorite company right now. After a very messy split with Hideo Kojima, PT has been taken down from digital stores, Silent Hills has been cancelled and the future of Metal Gear Solid is uncertain. But now there might be a...
Forbes  May 7  Comment 
The Internet is raging against Konami right now. When the publisher parted ways with Hideo Kojiima and cancelled Silent Hills, its upcoming and much-anticipated horror collaboration with Guillermo Del Toro, people were disappointed. When they...
Forbes  May 6  Comment 
Konami finally went and did it, following through with a promise they made during the dissolution of Silent Hills. They took P.T. off the Sony marketplace. Well, “took off” is putting it mildly. They outright nuked the game from orbit.
Forbes  Apr 27  Comment 
Rumors of the death of Konami are premature at best.
Forbes  Apr 26  Comment 
Konami is pulling the wonderfully scary and creative "PT" demo from the PlayStation store following news that developer Hideo Kojima will be departing the company later this year.
Forbes  Apr 23  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA), which added 9,001,461 units, or a 1.4% increase week over week. Among...
Forbes  Mar 19  Comment 
The legendary game designer and creator of the Metal Gear franchise appears to be leaving Konami after the release of 'Metal Gear Solid V.'
Benzinga  Sep 26  Comment 
Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, and Cadillac Jack, Inc., a provider of electronic games for the regulated global gaming industry, announced that they have reached a settlement agreement resolving pending...




 


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

Trends/Forces

Competition

Market Share

Company 2006 Market Share
Electronic Arts19.80%
Konami9.80%
Take 2 Interactive 8.90%
Activision8.80%
Other52.70%
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References

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