Unlike the Konami of the day, which relies almost entirely on milking a couple of key franchises and selling mobile games in Japan, the Konami of the 1980s was a more exciting company. You could say, in fact, they were jammin.
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One of the best things about the CD-ROM era was that it was a great promotional tool. And the best kind of promotions were free games. Specifically. free games with food.