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David Hayter Reprises His Role as Solid Snake… In a Ford Advert

Ever since it was announced that Kiefer Sutherland would be taking over as Snake for Metal Gear Solid V, fans have been hoping that David Hayter would be allowed to return to the role. Now fans…

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New Online Development Items Revealed for Metal Gear Solid V

Metal Gear Solid V is one of the biggest and best games in the series, sure the story is still as whacky as ever, but the action on offer is some of the finest we’ve seen…

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Hideo Kojima Reunited With Silent Hills Star Norman Reedus

Hideo Kojima, having escaped the clutches of the dastardly Konami, followed up his exhaustive world tour – which took him from JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot studio, to Sony’s Visual Arts Service Group for a bit of…

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Cliff Bleszinski Declined Offer From Kojima to Help on Silent Hills

Silent Hills was a game that many fans of both the Silent Hill franchise and Kojima’s games were waiting for. Sadly the only thing ever to come out of the collaboration between game and film directors…

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Kojima Meets Abrams To Discuss New Studio

Movies and Games go hand in hand like chocolate coated marshmallows. If you have a good movie, there will be a game and recently if you make an amazing game, you sometimes even get a movie.…

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Hideo Kojima is “Contractually Forbidden” From Discussing Konami Split

There’s a great deal of intrigue surrounding Hideo Kojima’s public fallout with Konami and the events which led to them parting ways. One unverified theory is, Konami wanted to integrate microtransactions into Metal Gear Solid V,…

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New Kojima Productions Working on PS4 Console Exclusive – PC Port Confirmed

Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed that Hideo Kojima’s new independent studio will be producing its first game as a console exclusive for PlayStation 4. In a YouTube video released last night, SCE President Andrew House revealed…

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Kojima Officially Leaves Konami And Discussing New Studio With Sony

Konami’s bitter feud with Hideo Kojima reached a boiling point during The Video Game Awards Show. The event’s host, Geoff Keighley revealed that Konami banned Kojima from attending and accepting his reward for Action Adventure Game of the…

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Kojima Didn’t Show at Game Awards Thanks to Konami’s Lawyers

Kojima is the creative mind behind the metal gear solid series, based on stealth, action and giant robots, the series has become infamous amongst gamers for both its storyline and the cardboard box; the biggest question…

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Konami Helping to Create Phantom Pain-Inspired Prosthetic Arm for Amputee

Konami gets a lot of stick for its foul treatment of creators and staff, cynical approach to microtransactions, and a propensity for selling out its biggest franchises for pachinko machines. But it should be applauded when it…

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Konami Plans “Large-Scale Investment” For Next Metal Gear Solid Game

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, purportedly the last game in the series, is a hit, having sold five million copies worldwide [PDF]. Now, despite alienating its creator, closing his LA studio, and seeming more…

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Kojima Calls MGSV Ending “A Blank Space” That “Won’t be Filled”

While Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has garnered near-universal acclaim for its gameplay, ardent Metal Gear fans – myself included – were disappointed by a polarising conclusion and the lack of both a coherent…

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Konami Details November’s Metal Gear Online Patch

Konami has released the details of its upcoming patch for Metal Gear Online 1.01, which corrects issues with the auto-matching system, character movements, and revising the notoriously over-powered CQC (close-quarters combat) sprint technique. The changelist is…

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Hideo Kojima Leaves Konami… Or Has He?

It has emerged that Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear franchise, left his position at Konami two weeks ago following months of speculation, though no official confirmation has been released. Kojima’s exit followed a leaving party…

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Kojima Goes Full Troll Over The Phantom Pain Chapter 3

The true Phantom Pain of Metal Gear Solid V has proven to be the game’s missing content. The last entry in the Metal Gear Solid franchise, while being a strong contender for Game of the Year,…

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Konami Refutes Claims About Leaving AAA Consoles Behind

French site, Gameblog recently made a stark revelation regarding Konami’s future and close sources said the publisher would cease AAA console development apart from the PES franchise. However, these claims have been dismissed by Su-Yina Farmer, Konami Europe’s marketing manager…

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PES 2016 PC Version is a Disgrace

The PC version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 is shamefully based on the last-generation consoles edition and looks a complete shambles. Comparison images via NeoGAF, illustrates how the game on PC is lacking in sharpness, features…

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Fan Remakes Metal Gear as “Outer Heaven” in Unreal Engine 4

Hot on the heels of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – likely to be the last game in the Metal Gear Solid series, or at least the last canonical entry due to Hideo Kojima’s…

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Konami Quits AAA Console Game Development But PES Survives

The vociferous public arguments between Konami and Hideo Kojima angered passionate Metal Gear Solid fans and turned Konami into a laughing stock, with memes and edited press images. According to GameBlog.fr, Konami’s new management isn’t interested…

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The Existence of a Third Chapter Is a Pain For Metal Gear Solid V

On the whole, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has received many optimistic reviews which have praised the overall technical experience that has offered consumers a fresh take on a lasting classic franchise. A quick…

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Hideo Kojima Offers Advice on Playing Metal Gear Solid V

Now that Konami has released him from his purgatory at the coalface, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has dusted off his Twitter account in the wake of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s release.…

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More Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain Details Revealed

The Metal Gear Solid franchise has been a global success, my first experience of this series came courtesy of Sons Of Liberty on the PS2, I liked the way you could hide in lockers and peer…

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Did a Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Easter Egg Reveal Kojima’s Konami Feud?

The saga regarding if and when Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima is leaving Konami, seemingly against his will, has been rumbling on since March this year, but an Easter egg discovered in Metal Gear Solid V:…

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Nvidia Will Bundle Metal Gear Solid V with GeForce Cards

Nvidia is stepping up their developer relations with another gaming deal! According to Newegg support, Konami is getting help with their latest Metal Gear Solid title, The Phantom Pain. While help from both AMD and Nvidia is normal, Nvidia’s…

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Metal Gear Solid V Box Art Removes Kojima Branding

The public spat between Kojima Productions and Konami has become extremely petty in recent weeks and culminated with the final retail artwork removing any mention of Kojima Productions. Previously, Metal Gear Solid V was proudly displayed…

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Konami Destroys Another Game Franchise

Following the sad cancellation of Silent Hills and the imminent demise of both Metal Gear Solid and creator Hideo Kojima’s time at the company, Konami has trashed yet another popular game franchise, forcing the end of…

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Is Microsoft Set to Rescue Silent Hills?

Could it be? It is true? Will the greatest game never made really be resurrected? According to the Rooster Teeth YouTube channel: “We can report through an anonymous source that Microsoft is currently in talks to…