Hi there, It's been some 10 years since I started my odyssey here on Evo-web, and I'm glad you guys are still keeping it up, and did not seize to exist, nor merged with others. Keep up the good work. It's been more than 15 years since my Konami football odyssey started too. Disappointed with the newest version of PES 2014 (again?) I decided to throw out just a couple of comments on Konami's working ethic and policy. I would be very pleased to hear some other opinions on this. Ok, our life would probably not be the same without the Japanese folks. They gave us so much joy, so many happy moments and spent time, that's a fact. We all love this product of theirs, otherwise we wouldn't be spending so much time playing it. But! After all these years of new releases of PES/WE/ISS I could not resist to say that Konami is basically just a corporation, which means this people are trying to make so money. Well "some" is a bit of diminutive, as Konami earns more on an annual level than other 36 world countries do. Second fact we have is related to the very nature of the football game - it's the same - you have 22 guys running across the green meadow for an hour and a half, trying to put a round balloon thing into the net. So there are not different landscapes (I was not talking about stadiums , no different levels, bosses, guilds, swords, guns, cars, etc. A football video games, and generally sport video games, could not be that diverse as other games can be. And I do not think that there is something wrong with that, otherwise I wouldn't be spending my time watching and playing this game. Problem starts when you connect the 'not so diverse game' with the fact that Konami is a corporation. This implies that if you would like to make more money, with upper kind of games, you need to offer something "new" each year. But due to limited game potentials (which sport games definitively have), you need to change something each year, by paying no attention at all whether that change is good for the game or not. That's not important, the important part is that you changed something. And I am not talking about the graphics, sound - that's something that we all expect to happen each year. Each year some aspects of the PES/WE are great, some are bad. Next year, or the one after, they turn the tables. Either shoots are good, but free kicks are bad; or penalties are good, but shoots are bad ... And then an avalanche of "experts" arrives: "you need to buy a pink Xbox joypad, or you need to buy a zebra PS3 joypad. It's because of the new Fox engine - it's much advanced, you simple seem to be too stupid to understand it. It's because the new edition is amazingly realistic a true next-gen, and you are just too much arcade-oriented. It's because you are playing with England, not with Costa Rica. Take Costa Rica..." Why couldn't the good things stay, and they change only the bad things? Wouldn't that be reasonable? Hm, maybe, but in my opinion, Konami folks think that this might lower their profits. Maybe players will become bored after few years of playing "ideal" football? Instead selling something new, each year regardless of whether good/bad things have been changed - makes the pockets full. Hey, you can always make an excuse, that it's just a matter of accommodation. And until players realize that it's not - one year already passed, and there's a new edition you will sell them. Just my two cents. What do you think? Thanks.