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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...

News: More Special Treatment as PS4 Gets Best Version of Ground Zeroes

More Special Treatment as PS4 Gets Best Version of Ground Zeroes

Snake in at 1080p

Following industry legend Hideo Kojima's praise of the PlayStation 4, new details have revealed that Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes will run at 1080p on Sony's super machine, compared to 720p on the Xbox One. Both next-gen instalments will run at 60 frames-per-second, while the PlayStation 3 version will run in 720p at 30...

News: Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Thinks That PS4 Is the 'Best Console'

Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Thinks That PS4 Is the 'Best Console'

Playing favourites

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima appears to have fallen head over heels for the PlayStation 4. The legendary developer recently declared that upcoming prologue Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes would shine most on Sony’s system, and now he’s candidly admitted that the Japanese giant’s latest device is by fa

News: Kojima Keeps Teasing with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes Special Edition

Kojima Keeps Teasing with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes Special Edition

Box of mysteries

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been constantly teasing just about everything to do with his upcoming game Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes lately. Not wanting to tarnish his new reputation, the Japanese visionary has started the week by showing off the title's special edition packaging. But does this st