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Konami have just released a new video detailing some of the developments in their gaming catalogue displaying  new technology and advancements which are set to make your gaming experience enhanced.

This is our breakdown of the announcement.

Pes 2014


In PES 2014 Konami hopes to push the game further, and by creating a new game engine: Fluidity, PES 2014 does exactly this. The new game engine Fluidity is inspired by fluid, mirroring the constant switching of positions.

The new engine has has six new elements:

True ball tech – where you can control ball in any direction, even while it is airborne. The added concept of Berry centre allows you to control players and the ball separately.

M.A.S.S – Motion. Animation. Stability. System – this simulates the motions of body contact, bringing real play and tactics to the game.

Pes ID – the PES ID makes the game feel like a truly competitive match.

Team Play – wanted to bring real game tactics and game play to the game.

Heart  – this captures the essence of playing at home and away, meaning that your entire team is affected by home and away environment and in turn effecting play, giving the match a more realistic feel.

 The Core – changed whole system focusing on user experience and player controls.



Castlevania 2 – Lord Of Shadow


Castlevania 2: Lord of Shadow is a darker and more cruel world, where the main character is Dracula, only this time he is in a modern day setting with a city to explore.

‘Trevor Belmont, a knight of the Brotherhood of Light, sets out to avenge the death of his mother, at the hands of his own father, who has now returned from years of exile to take up residence in a mysterious castle. What was once Gabriel Belmont is now a powerful vampire called Dracula. Dracula has declared war upon the Brotherhood and thus the scene is set for a cataclysmic showdown between father and son!’



The original mercury engine was changed to match the new format as the developers wanted the game to grow organically. They want the main character and gamer to be able to roam freely with a 360 degree vision field that gives higher graphic quality submerging the gamer into the universe of Castlevania.


Metal Gear Solid V – The Phantom Pain


This edition of Metal Gear Solid V – The Phantom pain sees deeper subjects embrased such as race and revenge. Konami have brought on Kiefer Sutherland to take on the role of Snake, using facial motion detectors capture human expressions for the main character. Improving not only the visuals of the character but also the voice recognition.


The game takes place in 1984, so Snake in his late 40’s which made Kiefer Sutherland perfect for the role.

A new engine called the fox engine was created to offer better visuals and gaming advancements. The fox engine is closer to capturing photo realistic images and characters, especially when using actors for facial recognition.

Konami want to create a new enhanced gaming experience with tension packed action and new game play that adds more depth and atmosphere.



Take a look at the Konami Pre Show here.

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