Smash and grab.
Konami and Nintendo go back a long way. It’s highly debatable whether the former would have enjoyed the success it has had over the years without the NES, as titles such as Castlevania, Gradius and Contra all found a receptive audience on the system. Likewise, you could argue that the NES (not to mention the SNES and Game Boy) benefitted massively from Konami’s excellent software.
However, if a new rumour is to be believed – and we should probably point out that we’re very much on the fence right now – then Nintendo’s connection with some of Konami’s key franchises is in danger of being severed completely.
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