The translations below come from a Nikkei article, which details the current situation at Konami. It is a pretty serious piece and talks about how employees of the company are treated. If you want the full details on these allegations, we suggest that you check out Kotaku's article.
An interesting bit talks about the future of Momotaro Dentetsu franchise, which was claimed dead by its creator this past June. It seems that the Hudson franchise will be licensed out to Nintendo and a new game might be in developement as we speak. Who is working on it and will the creator be involved? It is hard to tell at this stage, but we might learn about it soon enough!