It was November of 2021 when Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 began disappearing from digital stores due to expired licensing around “historical archive footage” featured in the games. At the time Konami assured us that the delistings were only temporary but after being gone for so long now it really seemed like new HD
Konami is an entertainment company based in Japan with business interests including video and arcade games, slot machines, trading cards, anime and wellness clubs. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan Konami has produced and published hundreds of titles across franchises including Castlevania, Metal Gear, Yu-Gi-Oh, Contra, Silent Hill, BEMANI and more. In November 2015 the company changed its name to Konami Holdings Corp. with a renewed focus on mobile gaming.
Konami’s Crimesight leaves Steam on Feb 27th, servers shut down May 1st
Konami’s self-professed ‘Competitive Mystery Simulation Game’ Crimesight will be removed from sale on Steam on February 27th and its servers shut down on May 1st. The news was shared on the game’s Steam Store page on January 30th. Thank you for playing CRIMESIGHT. This service has continued to operate with the support of many users
Konami confirms delisted Metal Gear Solid titles are still coming back
Although Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 have been temporarily removed from sale for nearly nine months, Konami took a moment on the series’ 35th anniversary today to provide a brief update. The @metalgear_jp twitter account tweeted that work is still ongoing and that the titles delisted last November will return to sale… sometime. A
Super Bomberman R Online shuts down December 1st
Super Bomberman R Online launched as a free-to-play battle royale title exclusively on Google Stadia in 2020 before making its way to consoles and PC just over a year ago. Now due to “various circumstances” Konami has announced this morning that the game will be shutting down at the end of the year on December