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Konami is reportedly fascinated with reviving in style online game franchises it allowed to fall dormant, together with Castlevania and Metallic Gear Stable.
Konami’s enterprise has total taken a dip in the previous few years — in line with monetary disclosures earlier this yr, its digital leisure enterprise is the one a part of its enterprise that was rising in the course of the pandemic period. Now, most definitely as a result of it’s seeing how fruitful video video games have been within the final year-and-a-half, Konami is allegedly planning to return to the market in a giant manner.
In response to a report from VGC, Konami is fascinated with making new video games in a few of its long-neglected gaming franchises. Particularly, it has new Castlevania, Silent Hill, and Metallic Gear initiatives within the works, all video games which might be highly regarded with large fan followings and all video games that Konami has proven little outward curiosity in for years.
The final time the corporate launched video games in any of these collection, it didn’t prove so properly. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 obtained tepid critiques. Metallic Gear Survive was excoriated by collection followers. And the frustration over the cancellation of Silent Hills, the sport teased by P.T., continues to be being felt and expressed to at the present time.
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Castlevania, then again, has obtained a brand new flood of curiosity following the highly regarded Netflix animated present, which might make it a first-rate goal for a brand new recreation. Konami is allegedly planning a collection reboot. The corporate can be alleged to have a number of exterior studios engaged on Silent Hill video games.
Konami is seemingly making remakes of its current Metallic Gear properties, together with a Metallic Gear Stable 3 Remake that’s within the works at Virtuos, a studio greatest identified for its work on ports. Whereas many followers received’t settle for a Metallic Gear recreation not made by Hideo Kojima, others have expressed curiosity in a brand new model of the sport with its graphics up to date to match these of its counterpart pachinko machine.
If nothing else, doing this may possible offset a few of the poor consideration Konami is receiving for the discharge of eFootball, the reimagined PES collection. That recreation’s poor high quality have reached near-memetic ranges, and most definitely solely one thing drastic like “new Castlevania” or “Metallic Gear Stable 3 remake” will blot out.
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