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Konami All Cashed Up

The whole company (games, slot machines & gyms) was up on the previous quarter, including the games division, which saw a sales increase of 8.6%, with net revenues totalling USD$292 million. Surprised? That's what happens when you own Pro Evo and when you release Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops. You make money.

Phantom_Lee6111d ago

I just noticed that its the same picture as many of the metal gear story....I guess its a good picture to use....

....balls crushing good........I really need to stop saying stuffs like that....

krackchap6111d ago (Edited 6111d ago )

omg if konmai dont want to go bankrupt they must port MGS4 to the 360

Bathyj6111d ago (Edited 6111d ago )

To quote an old Meatloaf song "You took the words right out of my mouth." So much for but, but, but everything has to be multiplatform to make money.

That might have been the tune devs danced to 6 months ago when PS3 was still losing exclusives just because of the small user base, and I said then it would be temporary.

By the time MGS4 is out PS3's userbase will be 10M strong at least and actually climb with the release. That plenty of units to support a AAA hit.

Goodtimes, noodle salad.

ngg123456111d ago

That is their big thing, which is funny.

WIIIS16111d ago

I'm glad they like the smell of money 'cos there can only be a lot more going their way with their wise decision to open up the MGS franchise to other platforms.

D_U_I6111d ago

dreaming ........................ always dreaming.............

codeazrael6111d ago

First they give Rockstar a boost, now Konami, and it's almost time to I guess put $50 million into Square Enix hand and and get our Final Fantasy on. Let's see, while we are shopping, are there any more IPs we need??? Let me look at the list again.......

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EKWB reportedly plagued with financial disarray many gaming pc's left without parts

EK Cooling allegedly has slipped itself into a hot soup of seemingly endless financial woes, where it has not paid its staff, suppliers, and contractors for many months as the company is facing liquidity problems and a surplus of inventory left unsold, stuck in the warehouse for a more extended period. Gamers Nexus investigated these claims made by former and current personnel, where he found trails of unpaid bills lasting as long as three to four months and unpaid raises that accumulated for almost a year.

EK Water Blocks has two entities—a Slovenian-based headquarters and a US-based subsidiary, EK Cooling Solutions. Steve narrated the series of events in detail, stating that the company was reportedly irresponsible and negligent regarding payment. Consequently, partners and employees are forced to share the burden of alleged mismanagement. It all begins with its extensive range of products, leading to a surplus of goods. EK has over 230 water blocks, 40 liquid cooling kits, 85 reservoirs, 40 pumps, 73 radiators, and 212 miscellaneous accessories.

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just_looken2d ago (Edited 2d ago )

Yes this is not about video games directly but indirectly this will impact the pc gaming/workstation space hard.

This company is massive one of two in the water cool space so if it goes poof then thousands out there have no spare parts or half built computers.

SO yeah i know not about a video game but think of it as amd leaving the pc space but this is ekwb that could be leaving water cooling in the pc space

Jayz2cents a supporter of there products also has issues
https://www.youtube.com/wat...

Giblet_Head3h ago(Edited 3h ago)

As someone that has built a watercooling rig. EK is big, but there's so many numerous watercooling part companies out there. EK's stuff isn't exactly amazing quality for the price compared to others either, it's just ok. Much like Corsair. The impact would be negligible long term. For perspective the majority of my parts are XSPC, at most I use EK for my gpu waterblocks and fittings. Both easily replaceable.

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Indie hit Dredge is getting its own movie adaptation

Rob Webb of KnowTechie writes: We're still waiting on the details, but this video game adaptation promises to be seriously creepy.

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The INDIE Live Expo 2024 event is to feature over 100 game titles

INDIE Live Expo, Japan’s premiere online digital showcase series , will debut never-before-seen games & content updates across more than 100 titles on May 25th.