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News: Hideo Kojima's PS4 Exclusive Will Be a 'Big Scale' Game

Hideo Kojima's PS4 Exclusive Will Be a 'Big Scale' Game

And won't be virtual reality

Hideo Kojima is not a man who does things by half. This is a guy who, famously, is such a control freak that he has a hand in practically everything pertaining to his titles; he's the Prince of the video game industry, and it should come as no surprise that Virgo is his star sign. It shouldn't surprise you that he's...

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: 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: 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...

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

Kojima Productions Sneaks Out Fresh Metal Gear Solid 5 Footage

Powered by PlayStation 4

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...