Console Shock Podcast EP68 History of Pro Evo

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu! Its the Console Shockcast! Think of Konami and all of the legendary series come to mind; Castlevania, Metal Gear Solid, Contra, Silent Hill and the like. One series though has outlived them all, and rarely does it get mentioned with the same degree of reverence as the others.

That is of course Pro Evolution Soccer, or its now eFootball: Pro Evolution Soccer? We take a look at the history of this awesome football series. РKonami’s first attempts at football games on the Famicom and NES

– The classic International Superstar Soccer on the SNES and its obscure PS1 port. – How the series forked into two separate branches, N64 vs PS1

– How the Japanese market would get three Winning Eleven releases each year!?! – The 2000s change from ISS to PES

– Modding the PS2 era PES games with kits and player names

– The PS1 got a port of N64 ISS 2000 and its actually good?

Intro/Outro Music – Menu theme – International Superstar Soccer Deluxe (Konami 1997) – Sony Playstation – Composer(s): Hideyuki Eto, Harumi Ueko, Tomoya Tomita