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Konami’s Dire Financial Position Could Be Why Silent Hills Was Cancelled

As Silent Hills falls off into the abyss and the company drops Kojima, Konami look to be falling upon strange times.
These times are even stranger and actually a tad scary when you look at the financial state the company is in.

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GCO Gamer1182d ago

Konami isn't in financial trouble. They, as a company, don't even need the gaming industry.

rdgneoz31182d ago

They make more money each year on pachinko stuff and mobile than they do on console games. They won't be going bankrupt any time soon. It seems more like they're trying to get rid of the console section as it's a riskier area. With how much the games can cost these days they turn a big profit on a game, then they're taking a huge hit.

josephayal1181d ago

i cant wait to play pachinko stuff

Marcello1182d ago

Hhmm being low on cash might some explain things but not why they removed Kojima`s name off the box art of MGS5, jeez his name is a brand seal of quality, he worked on it they paid him for it so why remove it ???

pwnsause_returns1182d ago (Edited 1182d ago )

because he stepped on someones shoes. Its pretty obvious he pissed someone off up there

they're not low on money, they just want to make money fast.

jhoward5851182d ago (Edited 1182d ago )

Konami isn't going bankrupt. Like you said, Kojima`s name is a brand seal of quality. To take is his off the box art of MGS5 make it seems like a very serious issue.

This is my opinion....

It seem as though Konami have strict guidelines as far as their budgeting. So, Its possible Kojima went over the budget line by doing side projects that weren't part of the SH budget.

Konami were pissed about it. That's waht I think happened between them both. I could be wrong.

idsanty1182d ago

Hope Konami's doing alright after all :(

KryptoniteTail1182d ago

Make it a permanent PS4 exclusive, Sony will pay up.

JonnyBigBoss1182d ago

Worst idea I've heard today.

MasterCornholio1182d ago

Well if it's the only way to save it then why not?

It would just be another Bayonetta 2 case.

HeartlessGamer1181d ago

The game was only mentioned for ps4 they never mentioned any other platforms so it does make sense

DragoonsScaleLegends1182d ago

More like someone hire these guys and make a new horror series.

pwnsause_returns1182d ago (Edited 1182d ago )

You know, Sony has the Siren Franchise, its been dormant since Blood Curse, they could hire them to reboot that.

I just Think that Kojima should just open up his own studio after this mess is over.

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