No, not for pachinko machines.
A remake of Metallic Equipment Reliable 3 is reportedly in the works, with Konami handing enhancement to Virtuos Studios.
That is according to a VGC report that also lists a variety of other upcoming, unannounced Konami assignments, these types of as remasters of other Metal Equipment Sound titles, and a new Castlevania “reimagining” getting labored on internally, all owing to be introduced following yr.
Virtuos earlier labored on the Nintendo Change ports of XCOM 2 and BioShock, and supported development of blockbusters such as Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
Even with Konami’s acrimonious break up from Metal Gear Strong creator Hideo Kojima and subsequent transfer into pachinko devices, Eurogamer sources suggest the publisher has mulled a new model of MGS3 for some time.
1 before concept would have observed the recreation remade by Konami in Kojima’s Fox Motor, with the game’s cutscenes repurposed from do the job accomplished on the awful Metal Gear Strong slot machine sport.
But this thought never ever surfaced, and Konami has now moved absent from Fox Engine. PES/eFootball, the only franchise to have utilized the engine in a long time, ditched it for the series’ most current and really troubled new entry.
Just after years in the wilderness, Konami appears to be last but not least ready to get a lot of of its admirer-favourite franchises back again in development. Just final week, Konami formally introduced its Castlevania Progress Collection of earlier video games, which will before long launch for Computer, PlayStation, Nintendo Change and Xbox.
And what about that other franchise? You know the one particular. Before this 12 months Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka appeared to communicate a minor as well soon with a swiftly-deleted tease that he was back again at get the job done on a challenge “you happen to be hoping to hear about”. Eurogamer understands Konami wasn’t also pleased about that.
Tongues had been set wagging once more when Konami verified it was working on a video game in partnership with Bloober Team, developer of horror games these as The Medium and Blair Witch, “to generate games from current and new IPs.”