Konami just keep on digging themselves in deeper by further annoying their fan-base.
I would understand them doing all this if they lost the IP or something, but why when they still own it? Why try to get rid of something as great as this? Just to annoy fans? Maybe they're just trying to cover the shame of losing Kojima. I don't know, either way I don't see myself picking up any future Konami games after MGS V.
No idea. They just keep going and going. It's sort of funny actually, it'll be interesting to see what they do next.
next they order takedowns of all PT youtube videos and eventually the game will stop working for people who have it.
Next Konami will send people to your home to destroy your PS4.
look like Konami is in self destruct mode right now, seem like its gonna explode after MGSV launch. ...and thats pretty f$%kin sad.
perhaps konami is being bought out?
There are a lot of good reaction video, and I hope those won't be taken down. (ñ㉨ñ)
Seems like they just want people to forget about it , even if slowly . I kinda imagine the mindframe of those idiots , they never exactly stopped pumping Silent Hill games , even when bad . After the fiasco of the cancellation they feel that they need to force and purge P.T/Hills from anyone's mind by erasing it . Soon enough in 2016 or 17 they'll annonce another silent Hill game , or multiples on some platforms , maybe even mobile ... and it will be utter crap compared to even a short demo like P.T
Maybe they did sell the ip "P.T" cuz they sure as hell wouldnt sell silent hills.. p.t may seem like a quick cash grab for them
Probably because it teases a concept for a product that is no longer in development. So business and politics as always screwing general sensibility and suavity.
@moldybread That is not going to happen. Konami has a lot more than just their games division.
Honestly unless they win me back I'm never planning on buying anything from them again. I wasn't really interested in them to begin with but I was thinking about getting MGSV and I was hugely interested in a new Silent Hill game but now they can shove both brands up their asses. There went my potential $120 going to them plus the $100+ worth of bullshit dlc revenue they would have got from me.
If there was a handbook on how to make every wrong move in the gaming industry, Konami would be the prime example. They've literally made this game into the most exclusive game in history. And besides those who have it and are able to play it, it's really not a good thing at all -_-. Here's to hoping they give someone more responsible the rights to this game.
Unfortunate. I am not buying MGSV game now due to ethic violation. Konami, what have you become? Somehow this reminds me of a raging Ex trying to ruin the boyfriend's life and would do anything to see him suffer, even with the expense of bad publicity.
I know Konami are pretty terrible, but dont let Kojimas hard work go to waste. I know the game will be a massive hit, but once its out, its all downhill for Konami.
Better idea. You should buy it used to not give Konami anything but still enjoy kojimas last MGS.
Or this I guess. Much better idea.
Konami is dead for me. Dead and buried.
This is crazy... What are they trying to accomplish? Are they trying to see how much negativity they can generate towards themselves? What's next?
C'mon that's just low. You used to be cool Konami. what happened to you?
The only way to send a message to konami is to boycott MGS5. but we all know that won't happen.
that's silly , the best message of that kind would be to boycott MGS6 which will be without Kojima , and/or anything Silent Hill from the future . And anything else Konami already available and upcoming of course . MGS boycotters wont be numerous enough for MGS5 to fail , but ironically might ensure that it could sell lower than a probable MGS6 or MGS reboot without Kojima . Which will send the worst message ever , especially if the game is below par
And here I was planning on sharing this with my friend... http://media.tumblr.com/tum...
I have it downloaded but cant play it. Really sucks.
What's next? A mandatory system update that deletes the game?
Konami will erase your mind next.
Mayweather vs Pacman? Pfffft. KONAMI VS. HUMANITY!
More like... Konami vs Konami
its just a videogame, i love the series but man some people must have 0 lives getting upset about this way to much.
"some people must have 0 lives" Very silly indeed.
You don't truly love the series if you don't mourn the loss and hold konami to blame.
We all have 0 lives, not like we can restart at a checkpoint or something. And yes it is a video game, but it does not mean people are not passionate about what they enjoy. Not saying you are not passionate, since you love the series, but people's reactions are never the same.
The longer the medium evolves the more control game companies seem to have over what you can and can't do with your games and seeing this, no matter if it's a free demo for a game that will probably never come out, plus the delisting of the demo and the inability to redownload if you delete it from your system sets a dangerous and rather skeezy tone for the future of the medium, especially for digital distribution. Also...... Screw Konami.
the two sheep above you need to take note of your comment. I believe they sadly represent the ill informed majority and seemingly cannot see depth to any of today's important issues. Whether gaming or politics, their insight into anything is non existent..
I'm less concerned about the sheep and more concerned for the shepards (games "journalism"). People would be far more informed and maybe even more forward thinking about these kinds of debates if the people reporting on games did more to thrust it into the spotlight and explain the real problems with how games, their distribution and and closed digital platforms work now. Most everyone has been rather complacent about the direction the industry has taken since the last generation, which is a shame since it would have been the perfect time for customers and reporters to have a good, lasting impact on how the industry functions. At least the amount of speaking out has increased, both from customers, you tubers and the like. Hopefully it continues, and changes the course of the medium towards a brighter future for all of us and our hobby
Next up getting streams and YouTube videos taken down then finally finding a way to corrupt or brick any Ps4 with it.
Here lies the remains of Konami 1969-2015 Cause of death = self-inflicted wound. (Death by stupid)
more like suicide, death by stupid is more by accident from being stupid.
What did Kojima DO to cause all this?
Yeah its beginning to seem like we're an update away from having the game wiped from our PS4s... looks like its time to buy another.
Pretty sure at some point Konami will release a virus that will fry every HDD with a copy of PT.
I'd say after they try to remove all YouTube videos, they will prevent us from streaming the game to twitch and ustream.
And then they will commence with bombings on nations that still have PS4s with the game on them. And then, the true cleansing can finally be initiated, and we will all live in Gods (Konamis') great paradise.... Or maybe Konami goes out of business before they get that far, whichever comes first.
The game is dead. The Sony gaming community has issue with letting go now-a-days... Continued and constant graphics comparisons (obviously an insecurity issue) with X1, fetish for The Last Guardian and the Agent which may or may not ever release, and now trying to resurrect and keep PT alive...
Or maybe people want to preserve the game against Konami's efforts to get rid of it? The insecurity comes from people who can't handle the fact that PS4 is the more powerful console and want to bury the truth. TLG is confirmed in development, Rockstar is in charge of Agent and has nothing to do with Sony.
How many games delayed as long as TLG have turned out to be great? Maybe the reason they keep delaying it is because they can't come up with great gameplay. As for the PS4. We all know that it is powerful. What we don't understand is whether the X1 will ever be able to equal the PS4. As the generation progresses the consoles seem to be getting closer and closer in capabilities. The first year X1 games were usually 720p. In the second year they moved to 900p and in some cases 1080p. This year will probably be the same. As for Agent, this is again another example of Sony going on to stage at E3, hyping a game and then either not making sure it happens or misleading gamers (probably unintentionally) but nonetheless they misled gamers. Yet Sony is never held accountable for these actions. In fact, they turn them into positive marketing. Its really pathetic that gamers fall into their trap. As for Konami. They own the rights to the game and can do whatever they want with it. Again PT was shown to early in development and again Sony gamers think that it was great. It was a great demo, but a full game takes a lot more to accomplish. There are tons of great demos that never turn into full games because they don't have enough "meat" to be a full game.
This is completely irrational! It's one of the best demos to ever exist, and they are royally screwing all of us who want to enjoy it. Can a company really be that ignorant, or are the just being jerks? They really aren't helping themselves. Hopefully the talent there will jump ship before it's too late.
Maybe if you play it backwards the Devil talks to you and Konami is on a mission to destroy every last copy to save US All.
Looking through the comments I see why Konami has the balls to pull this type of stupidity. Its the die hard brain dead fans that support there titles regardless of there practices. Seriously just because Kojima made five doesn't mean you HAVE to buy it, I wouldn't be surprised if they tried to dick him out of royalties on top of the already lop sided profit margins in favor of konami. So your not doing him any favors try and find another excuse as to why you should throw money at a developer that doesn't give a shit about you. Sorry but I don't condone blindly supporting any publisher that acts like this for any game.
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