Classic KONAMI games are finally available on PC

by Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
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KONAMI is a video game publisher that has been on the market since 1969, and has blessed gamers all around the world with some of the first and best video game franchises of all time.

These include series like Metal Gear, Castlevania, and Contra.

Well, KONAMI decided to partner up with Good Old Games (GoG), and they are bringing back the classics so that modern users can enjoy them on PC once more.

Iconic KONAMI games will now be playable on PC again

The titles included in this deal are the following:

  • Metal Gear from 1987
  • Metal Gear Solid from 2000
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance from 2003
  • Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania & Contra from 2002

According to the GOG & Konami partnership webpage, this partnership had the gamers‘ best interests in mind:

After restoring classics like Blade Runner and Diablo, we bring you some of the best KONAMI classics in versions that are fully playable on modern computers. Join Solid Snake, Simon Belmont, and other heroes on the quest to save mankind, while having many hours of fun in the process!

This bold move will surely draw the more mature segment of the gaming community since many of these titles were staples in their own time.

For example, the Metal Gear games are regarded as the world’s first stealth games, and the first two entries will now be available on PC.

Those of you that are avid retro game fans will love the Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania & Contra package even more since they are the 8-bit roots of other incredibly popular game franchises.

The package itself contains 5 separate games:

  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
  • Contra
  • Super C

To get your hands on these timeless classics, go to GOG & KONAMI webpage and get them there.

Are you excited about the chance to revisit these classic titles? Let us know which games are you most eager to play again by leaving us your feedback in the comments section below.

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