This week’s strange will-they-won’t-they narrative about Konami possibly exiting the console-game business perked our ears, and while it looks fairly certain that the publisher doesn’t plan to exit the industry anytime soon, a fond look back at our five favorite Konami series still seems timely. With that out of the way, we stumble through Soma and other new releases, talk offhandedly about a possible voice-actor strike, and take a look at your favorite celebrity performances in games.
Question of the Week
What’s your favorite game by Konami?
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