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TGS 2013: Kojima Productions Sneaks Out Fresh Metal Gear Solid 5 Footage

Kojima Productions Sneaks Out Fresh Metal Gear Solid 5 Footage

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We already got to sample a huge chunk of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain earlier in the week, but developer Kojima Productions has followed up with a farm fresh snippet running on the PlayStation 4. This shows our eye-patched protagonist Big Boss scouting out an enemy facility during the day – and getting embroiled in...

News: Why Isn't David Hayter in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain?

Why Isn't David Hayter in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain?

Hideo Kojima opens up

Legendary voice actor David Hayter will not be reprising his role as Solid Snake (or Big Boss) in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain because creator Hideo Kojima wants the upcoming adventure to be a “new type” of Metal Gear experience. “It will be a new person, I can’t say who yet,” the luminary said in an...

News: No, David Hayter Is Not Returning in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

No, David Hayter Is Not Returning in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Apparently, he wasn't even asked

David Hayter, better known as the voice of Solid Snake and Big Boss, will not be returning to lend his larynx to whoever that is in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. The popular performer confirmed the news on Twitter, telling disappointed fans that he had a “good run” as the character. Yeah, we’re welling...

News: Is That The Phantom Pain on Hideo Kojima's Desktop Computer?

Is That The Phantom Pain on Hideo Kojima's Desktop Computer?

Legendary developer spills the beans

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has taken a break from photographing his lunch, opting to snap a quick shot of his desktop computer instead. While that would be a pretty uneventful occurrence under ordinary circumstances, the Kojima Productions man doesn’t do things by half. As such, it’s no surprise that...

News: The Phantom Pain Interview Is Bizarre, Confirms FOX Engine

The Phantom Pain Interview Is Bizarre, Confirms FOX Engine

Moby Dick Studio executive Joakim Mogren steps out of the shadows

An interview with Moby Dick Studio’s bandaged CEO Joakim Mogren has confirmed that The Phantom Pain is running on the FOX Engine, the new development platform from Kojima Productions. As teased yesterday, the so-called executive appeared on an episode of GTTV last night, where he i

News: Here's a Picture of The Phantom Pain's Joakim Mogren Covered in Bandages

Here's a Picture of The Phantom Pain's Joakim Mogren Covered in Bandages

We don't know whether to laugh or cry

Remember when GTTV host Geoff Keighley revealed that he was about to interview the CEO of Moby Dick Studio, Joakim Mogren? Well, here’s a picture of the supposed Swedish developer behind The Phantom Pain – covered in, er, bandages. Could this story possibly get any more ridiculous? We certainly hope s

News: Moby Dick Studio to Raise the Curtain on The Phantom Pain

Moby Dick Studio to Raise the Curtain on The Phantom Pain

Mysterious chief executive officer Joakim Mogren to appear on GTTV

The narrative surrounding Moby Dick Studio’s mysterious The Phantom Pain is more complicated than the plot of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The title was announced late last year during the Spike VGAs, but was promptly blown wide open. Eagle-eyed online users noticed...

News: Don't Mix Up Project Ogre and Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

Don't Mix Up Project Ogre and Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

Two different beasts

Project Ogre and the recently revealed Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes are two entirely different projects — and don't let Hideo Kojima hear you say otherwise. Metal Gear's main man huffed on Twitter that he was "sick and tired" of people asking if the games are one and the same during PAX Prime. We gues

News: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Debut Trailer Revealed At PAX

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Debut Trailer Revealed At PAX

Showing off FOX Engine

On Thursday Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear Solid series, revealed his upcoming title, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. Today, he has teased us with a ten minute gameplay trailer, sure to get Metal Gear fans excited. While the footage was shown running through a PC, Kojima has stated that the specs are comparable to...

News: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance To Get Playable Demo At E3

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance To Get Playable Demo At E3

As expected, Hideo Kojima has revealed that Platinum Games' upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be playable at E3 in June

The luminary revealed the tid-bit in a roundtable featured in Famitsu magazine. He was joined by Platinum Games' CEO Tatsuya Minami and producer Atsushi Inaba. The interview touched upon how the collaborative process between Platinum Games and Kojima Productions was..

News: Hideo Kojima Unsure If Japan Can Compete In Current Gaming Market

Hideo Kojima Unsure If Japan Can Compete In Current Gaming Market

One of the saddest thing to emerge this generation has been the decline in diversity

With development budgets spiralling, pushed publishers are stuck to working with what they know in order to avoid facing commercial disaster. That's meant that outside of the emerging download platforms, there's been very little experimentation in the retail space. We can point to a handful of imaginative titles..

News: Hideo Kojima's Project Ogre Is Open World

Hideo Kojima's Project Ogre Is Open World

Hideo Kojima's next game -- the mysterious Project Ogre -- will be an open world title according to the creator himself

In a candid chat with CNN, the Kojima Productions boss revealed that he's eager to “make something very free" after spending years on the cinematic Metal Gear Solid series. “The kind of game I’m making is some game that has a very wide entrance, a very open entrance,” he..

News: Kojima Posts Project Ogre Screens On Twitter

Kojima Posts Project Ogre Screens On Twitter

Hideo Kojima's being Hideo Kojima again

The cryptic gaming visionary has casually dropped a couple of screenshots showing off the developer's new Fox Engine — one of which is apparently from a prototype of his upcoming game, Project Ogre. The first image shows a crouching soldier, while the second focuses on a couple of ladies. We're hoping Project Ogre pertains to the second image rather than..

News: Kojima Productions Doesn't Have Enough Staff To Make Zone Of The Enders 3

Kojima Productions Doesn't Have Enough Staff To Make Zone Of The Enders 3

For as long as there have been video games, fans have demanded Zone Of The Enders 3

Alright, so maybe it's not quite that extreme, but few would deny that the next entry in Hideo Kojima's mech combat series is not heavily anticipated. Sadly, Kojima has admitted that his studio just doesn't have the resources to produce the game right now. But the designer has teased that the company's new Fox..

News: Hideo Kojima Reveals The Truth About Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Hideo Kojima Reveals The Truth About Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

If you're willing to ignore The Last Of Us, the reannouncement of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was easily the biggest story at this year's VGAs

The challenged title was first announced back in 2009, before heading into hiding for a good couple of years. That's because staff at Kojima Productions lost sight of the project, and the game was promptly (and secretly) cancelled. But the game was..

News: VGA 2011: Yes, Platinum Games Really Is Developing Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

VGA 2011: Yes, Platinum Games Really Is Developing Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Some of you will have already seen the latest trailer for Metal Gear Solid: Rising -- now known as Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

It leaked earlier in the evening after all. But if you haven't seen it yet, you're in luck. Now you can watch it officially. Beware though, there's some seriously crazy footage embedded within. With Platinum Games at the helm, Metal Gear's gone a little heavy metal in..