BlogThe Darkness II has been rated MA15+ (legally restricted for sale/hire to people over the age of 15) twice by the Classification Board of Australia, after voluntary re-submission to include a newer version containing a sex scene. Coming with the advice of "strong horror violence, blood and gore, sex scenes and coarse language", the game was not refused classification despite very strong violence. Read on
Konami Corporation is best known in the west for their development and publication of video games and is based in Tokyo. Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania and Silent Hill are among Konami's many game franchises.
The company also has a substantial footing in the trading card game market, most notably holding the license to Yu-Gi-Oh! They also having a gaming & system business for the design, manufacture, sales and service of casino gaming machines and management systems with bases in both North America and Australia. The company extends its corporate reach further by operating fitness clubs as well as designing, manufacturing and selling exercise machines and related products in Japan under Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd.1
- Trading Name
- 21st March, 1969 by Kagemasa Kozuki
- Current President
- Kagemasa Kozuki
- Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
- Brand Concept
- Creating a shift from the consumption of time.
- Changing all aspects of life into a bright and inspiring experience.
- Turning everyday life into high quality life3
- Key Personnel
- Kagemasa Kozuki (founder and current president)
- Hideo Kojima (current Vice President of Konami Digital Entertainment, director of Kojima Productions and game developer)
- Koji Igarashi (game producer)
- Number of employees
- 5,708 (as of 3/31/2010)