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News: Metal Gear Solid V's Best Trailer Yet Feels Like a Goodbye from Kojima

Metal Gear Solid V's Best Trailer Yet Feels Like a Goodbye from Kojima

See you space cowboy

Not many games manage to roll absolute hype and saddening, sombre undertones into one amazing five minute trailer, but Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's somehow managed it. Directed and edited by none other than Hideo Kojima himself, it almost feels like a goodbye from the visionary in numerous ways, and not just because...

News: Silent Hills' Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro Working on a New Title

Silent Hills' Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro Working on a New Title

Silent Hills is dead, long live Silent Hills

Silent Hills is as dead as a doornail, but that doesn't mean that game directors Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro won't be working together anymore. In fact, the two are already sharing ideas and planning a new game. "I love working with Kojima-san. We are still in touch," del Toro told IGN. "We are...

News: Does This Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Easter Egg Depict Kojima's Departure from Konami?

Does This Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Easter Egg Depict Kojima's Departure from Konami?

Kojima is dead, long live Kojima

Over here at Push Square Towers, sometimes even we are baffled at some of the potential news that slips under our radar for long periods of time, and you can count this article as a demonstration of that in action. Gamespot has relayed a YouTube video by timesplitter88 that showcases an obscure side objective that...

News: All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

Gone into hiding

In a move that we're sure many of you saw coming, Konami has removed all references to famous developer Hideo Kojima and his team, Kojima Productions, from the box of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As reported last week, it seems that the aforementioned studio was recently disbanded. With Big Boss' latest escapade...

News: Kojima Productions Has Disbanded, Says Solid Snake Voice Actor

Kojima Productions Has Disbanded, Says Solid Snake Voice Actor

The End

It's been a while since we heard anything from Kojima Productions, but according to a not-so cryptic tweet made by Akio Otsuka – the Japanese voice actor for Solid Snake – the developer has officially been disbanded. Writing on Twitter, the veteran larynx lender posted a heartfelt goodbye to the studio that turned him into a star among...

News: The Curious Case of Head Transplants and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

The Curious Case of Head Transplants and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Head case

If we assume that Hideo Kojima really is being pushed out of Konami, and his employment status isn't just a big viral marketing move, then the luminary may find his role at the company that little more untenable today. Dr Sergio Canavero, a controversial medical professional vying to complete the world's first ever head transplant, has...

News: Hideo Kojima, You're Totally Hired

Hideo Kojima, You're Totally Hired

Now we just need to find work for Jezza Clarkson

As part of a publicity stunt that had this humourless host grinning like a Cheshire cat, humble German developer Deck 13 has offered video game veteran Hideo Kojima a job. The studio, which is perhaps best known for the decent Dark Souls clone Lords of the Fallen, has extended a hand to the ousted...

Rumour: Konami Power Struggle Leads to Hideo Kojima Craziness

Konami Power Struggle Leads to Hideo Kojima Craziness

War never changes

Just as we were going to press with our report on suggestions that Hideo Kojima has parted company with Konami, our friends at GameSpot posted a slightly more speculative article regarding the inner-happenings at the Japanese publisher. According to the site – via an anonymous source – a power struggle between the organisati

Gamescom 2014: Blimey, Hideo Kojima is Making a New Silent Hill Game for PS4

Blimey, Hideo Kojima is Making a New Silent Hill Game for PS4

Wait, what?

In arguably the most bizarre and brilliant headline to come out of Sony's Gamescom conference today, it has been uncovered that Hideo Kojima will be creating a new Silent Hill game for PlayStation 4. Ever the provocateur, Kojima couldn't simply announce the game during the presser, but instead had to sneakily reveal it afterwards...

News: Here's How Kojima Made Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Look So Foxy

Here's How Kojima Made Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Look So Foxy

Graphical grunt

Do you want to know how Hideo Kojima made Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes look so good? Are you eager to learn how every follicle of Snake's facial fleece was fashioned to a fine finesse? Is all of this alliteration making you physically ill? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you're in for a treat, as Konami has...

Weirdness: This Metal Gear Solid V iDroid iPhone Case Is Epically Impractical

This Metal Gear Solid V iDroid iPhone Case Is Epically Impractical

But totally rad

One of the most intriguing new pieces of tech in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is Snake's handy dandy iDroid. The technological toy replaces some of the functions of the traditional codec, while also adding in a few nifty new abilities. It's a pretty unsubtle jab at the insanely popular iPhone, but we'll forgive it, if only...

News: Hideo Kojima Wants You to Play Metal Gear Solid 5 with a Smartphone in Tow

Hideo Kojima Wants You to Play Metal Gear Solid 5 with a Smartphone in Tow

Thinking outside the box

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is quietly creeping up on us, so Sony has put together this video interview with franchise director Hideo Kojima, in which he explains some of the title's exciting new features. One such element that the auteur is keen to emphasise is the ability to access information such as Snake's map and...