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Konami Reveals Their Gamescom 2018 Line-up

The next big gaming event will be happening from 21st August until the 25th in Cologne, Germany. That event is Gamescom 2018. Konami will be at attendance at the show and have revealed the various games that will be at the event and they include the recently announced Hyper Sports R for the Nintendo Switch which looks interesting.

  • Hyper Sports R (Switch) – Making its playable demo debut to the public for the first time, Hyper Sports R, a new sports compilation title exclusive to Nintendo Switch, features a wide variety of individual and team sports for gamers to compete in. Playable events at the show include Track & Field, Swimming and Beach Volleyball, with more details to be announced at gamescom. The game allows for up to four friends to compete with a choice of traditional button or accurate motion controls. Additional details for Hyper Sports R, including the release date, will be announced later this year.
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – The Power of Football will be experienced like never before with Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, with the latest iteration in the graphically-advanced Pro Evolution Soccer series as it continues to highlight Konami’s commitment to creating the definitive football gaming experience. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019’s new features include Visible Fatigue, impacting performance and behaviour; new shooting mechanics and improved ball physics; ‘Enlighten’ software for true-to-life visual effects; and for the first time, 4K HDR across all platforms. myClub has also received the biggest overhaul to date, featuring a new card design system and featured Legend Players such as Phillipe Coutinho, this year’s main cover star. PES League will be included in Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, building on the success of this year’s eSports initiatives. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 will be available from August 28th in the Americas and August 30th for Rest of the World on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Fans can expect a playable demo to debut at this year’s Konami gamescom booth.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links (iOS, Android) – A dedicated Yu-Gi-Oh! booth will also be set up in hall 5.2/E039, where attendees can get their hands on the latest product additions to the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, learn how to play, compete in tournaments, and play Konami’s massively popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links mobile game.
  • Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS (PS4, PC) – Launching on September 4th and 6th in the Americas and rest of world respectively, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS, the remaster of the original 2003 sequel, will showcase its enhanced graphics and re-engineered audio specifically for PlayStation 4 and PC. This high-speed mech action classic will be fully playable in 4K or VR – providing a brand new perspective of play for new and veteran Zone of the Enders fans. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS will launch on PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, and PC on September 4th in the Americas and September 6th globally at an SRP of $29.99. Fans can expect a playable demo that showcases the game’s VR feature and more at this year’s Konami gamescom booth.


9 thoughts on “Konami Reveals Their Gamescom 2018 Line-up”

  1. Yu-Gi-Oh! for GBA was really good, why nothing for the Switch? Well, eventually the IP degenerated with time… (the anime looks really awful, as the new cards), so…

  2. It’s insane how this company still exist and other indie have such a hard time, this poop company can make any A$$hole jealous for the amount of poop they produce.

    Metal Gear remake or port that’s all, but no let’s do stupid.

  3. Andrew Joseph Curran

    Interesting that they do not seem to have much of a lineup at all! Konami is a huge gaming brand and there are no titles that have that signature Konami look or mascot character to them.

    Incredibly interesting.

  4. Konami will continue to struggle until it brings back games like ganbare Goemon and adventure island. Konami! Bring! Them! Back! Us true old scho fans are still here!

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