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News: Hideo Kojima's Getting Poetic Over His PlayStation Tour

Hideo Kojima's Getting Poetic Over His PlayStation Tour

"I will continue creating cutting-edge games"

We're going to get mutilated by Metal Gear fans, but we've always found the writing in the series to be convoluted and heavy-handed. That said, creator Hideo Kojima's typing some nice stuff on Twitter as he travels back home from his PlayStation world tour. In one tweet, he talked about how developers...

News: Hideo Kojima's Having an Existential Crisis Over His Facial Hair

Hideo Kojima's Having an Existential Crisis Over His Facial Hair

Should it stay or Hideo?

Now that Hideo Kojima's escaped from the clutches of Konami, the Metal Gear maker is allowed to worry about the little things again. And one question that's causing the auteur real anxiety at the moment is whether he should keep his facial hair. "Should I shave?" he asked on Twitter yesterday, adding a poll so that his...

News: Kojima's Been Checking Out the Motion Capture Studio Used for The Last of Us

Kojima's Been Checking Out the Motion Capture Studio Used for The Last of Us

The world tour begins

Mark Cerny and Hideo Kojima's world tour is going to generate more degrees on N4G than a nude Rise of the Tomb Raider mod, isn't it? After opening his Twitter account in epic fashion earlier today, the PlayStation 4 architect has been posting shots of the Metal Gear maker like he's in danger of going out of fashion.

News: PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Opens His Twitter Account with Compulsory Kojima Pic

PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Opens His Twitter Account with Compulsory Kojima Pic

Ready the tubs

Since creating one of the hottest consumer electronics products on the planet, Mark Cerny has faded back into the background – but his presence behind-the-scenes is likely as influential as ever. Fortunately, we may be about to get a little more insight into what the PlayStation 4 architect is up to, as he's just opened an official...

News: Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Metal Gear maker explains decision behind PS4 exclusive

Hideo Kojima has admitted that he had interest from other companies, but he chose to partner with Sony for his first independent project because he feels "comfortable" with the platform holder. The veteran developer has long been a part of the PlayStation furniture, and even though his more...

News: Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Wow

The reports were true: Hideo Kojima has formed a new studio and has partnered with PlayStation to deliver an "innovative gaming experience" as part of a new PlayStation 4 console exclusive. The Metal Gear Solid maker's new team is independent, but it looks like it will be working very closely with Sony during the creation of its first title...

News: Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Gulp

The drunk Jade Raymond gaffe aside, Geoff Keighley's seemingly reckless swipe at Konami was the best moment of The Game Awards 2015. Shortly after Kiefer Sutherland took to the stage to collect an award on the behalf of Hideo Kojima, the Canadian host announced that lawyers had prevented the video game veteran from attending the show. We...

News: Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

End of an era

Hideo Kojima is no longer a Konami employee. That's according to award-winning journalist Simon Parkin, writing for the New Yorker. While the report hones in on the mechanisms behind the auteur's departure from Konami – mobile games, exploding console budgets, and so on – it states that the Metal Gear Solid maker left his wor

News: What's Hideo Kojima Doing with PS4 Maker Mark Cerny?

What's Hideo Kojima Doing with PS4 Maker Mark Cerny?

All smiles

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is finished, and if you believe industry gossip, series creator Hideo Kojima is soon to be a free agent. This photograph of the legend posing with PlayStation 4 architect Mark Cerny was certain to draw attention, then. The picture was posted on Twitter earlier today, though the meeting does seem pretty...

News: Metal Gear Solid V Has Got Another Save Corruption Bug, Only on PS4

Metal Gear Solid V Has Got Another Save Corruption Bug, Only on PS4

For the love of Big Boss

To say that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has endured rocky pre-release and post-release periods is an understatement. Whether it's been headlines regarding Konami's questionable internal management and the firing of series creator Hideo Kojima, or the previous save corruption bug, Big Boss' finale has been...

Guide: Metal Gear Solid V Buddies and How to Get the Best Out of Them

Metal Gear Solid V Buddies and How to Get the Best Out of Them

Comrades in arms

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain features very fun and flexible mission design. From fully customisable loadouts to the fact that you can tackle almost any operation exactly as you see fit, you're always given countless options when it comes to fulfilling your objectives. One of the game's most interesting additions to the...

Weirdness: This Metal Gear Solid V Video Shows You the Height of Tactical Espionage Action

This Metal Gear Solid V Video Shows You the Height of Tactical Espionage Action

Kept you waiting, huh?

If you pump some funds into Mother Base's research and development sector, you can create increasingly insane ways of dealing with the countless guards that populate Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's sandbox world. YouTube user Iron Pineapple has gone above and beyond with the hell that they put this particular soldier...

News: Using Quiet During These Missions Can Corrupt Your Save Data in Metal Gear Solid V

Using Quiet During These Missions Can Corrupt Your Save Data in Metal Gear Solid V

That's just boss

Well this came out of nowhere. According to Konami Europe's official Twitter account, using Quiet as a companion during mission 29 or mission 42 can corrupt your save file. No further details have been given, but we thought that it was best to get the word out. Quiet is one of the few buddies that you can take on missions with...

Soapbox: Metal Gear Solid V Has the Best Sandbox Mission Design I've Seen in a Game

Metal Gear Solid V Has the Best Sandbox Mission Design I've Seen in a Game

Bossing it

I've finally had a chance to really sink my teeth into Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain this weekend, and I've already came to one pretty dramatic conclusion: it has the best open mission design that I've experienced in a game. A pretty bold statement, I'm sure you'll agree, but it's one that I'm quite confident in - and not just...