Recognised as one of the biggest video game manufacturers not just in Japan, but worldwide, it’s no wonder that Konami are still running high. Founded in 1969, the firm initially began as a repair and rental business in Osaka for Jukeboxes and arcade cabinets, but by the 1970’s they were designing video games. While Konami is one of the most prominent AAA Japanese developers, its influence in gambling is just as prominent. Arcade games and slot machines worldwide still hold the Konami label, and with an online presence in addition, there’s no denying that Konami is still as popular as it has ever been – just perhaps more quietly. To celebrate Konami’s fruitful past, however, we’re looking back at some of the best and most influential games that Konami has ever released.