PES to “aggressively” incoporate Natal/Motion Wand

October 5, 2009 by Paul Carrett  
Filed under News, Playstation, Xbox


Konami have announced that they are looking into “very aggressively” incorporating the use of Xbox 360’s Project Natal and Playstation 3’s Motion Wand in future Pro Evolution Soccer releases. Whatever “very aggressively” means, maybe it’s what PES needs to win its yearly battle with FIFA.

PES producer Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka said, “Up until 2009 we believed all the platforms should have the same controls and features. That’s no longer the case, because there are specific controllers for different machines, what with Natal and the PlayStation motion sensor system.” He went on to say, “I cannot say much, but I can say we are looking at integrating those devices into our games very aggressively.”

Obviously Konami has already used motion sensor controls in PES 2008 and 2009 for the Wii, so incorporation of the Motion Wand will probably be similar to this. However, how PES will work with Natal is anyone’s guess! Running on the spot? Kicking into thin air? Slide tackling the floor?

“Not Long to Go” Until PES 2010 Demo

September 7, 2009 by Andy Giff  
Filed under News, Nintendo, PC, Playstation, Xbox

Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Fernando Torres of Liverpool are the cover stars for PES 2010

Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Fernando Torres of Liverpool are the cover stars for PES 2010

According to a new post on the official Konami PES 2010 forum we should be seeing a demo for the latest installment of Fifa’s biggest rival.

Quote taken from the official blog:

Not long to go now until we release a demo for everyone to test. You’ll get a chance to see the new PES for yourselves and make up your minds about how we’ve reflected what the what fans want.

Personally I am looking forward to trying out the new features such as 360 degree dribbling and everything. Not that I need convincing, I mean who likes Fifa these days anyway? (I’m joking, obviously thousands of people love Fifa…but obviously they are fools because Pro Evo is better)