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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...

Round Up: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PS4 Reviews Take Top Marks

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PS4 Reviews Take Top Marks

Big boss

The sizzling summer months may be slowly edging towards a conclusion, but things are heating up in the video game release calendar. And few titles come hotter than Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – a game that would be heavily anticipated under ordinary circumstances, but finds itself a likely series swansong for creator Hideo...

News: PlayStation Looks Back at the History of Metal Gear Solid to Get You Hyped for The Phantom Pain

PlayStation Looks Back at the History of Metal Gear Solid to Get You Hyped for The Phantom Pain

"28 years of waiting will be rewarded"

Sneaking ever closer with each passing hour, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain hype levels are currently through the roof all around the net and beyond. To help thrust that hype to unspeakable levels, Sony's released a rousing new trailer that celebrates the franchise's long and brilliant history...

Review: Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist (PS4)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist (PS4)

It's time to d-d-d-d-d-d-d-duel, again

The worldwide phenomenon known as Yu-Gi-Oh! is a strategic battle game originally based on a manga in which players duel with cards. Decks are made of monsters, spells, and traps, and the object of the duel is to reduce your opponent's life points from 8,000 to 0. Each player can customise their deck with forty...

News: How Does Metal Gear Solid V Compare Between PS4 and PS3?

How Does Metal Gear Solid V Compare Between PS4 and PS3?

Phantom painless

There's been a lot of debate over how good Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain actually looks on PlayStation 4. Sidestepping the whole 'downgrade' conversation that's always so prevalent these days, Konami has released comparative screenshots from the new-gen and last-gen editions of the release. We've embedded them side by side...

Gamescom 2015: Here's 30 Minutes of Super Detailed Metal Gear Solid V PS4 Gameplay

Here's 30 Minutes of Super Detailed Metal Gear Solid V PS4 Gameplay

The mother of all bases

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is going to be an absolutely huge game. Between lengthy story cutscenes, open world exploration, and tons of optional objectives, it's going to take some serious investment to see everything on offer - especially when you consider Hideo Kojima's penchant for well-hidden secrets. But...

Gamescom 2015: Metal Gear Solid V's New Gameplay Trailer Is Bloody Good

Metal Gear Solid V's New Gameplay Trailer Is Bloody Good

Heaven or Hell

We'd be lying if we said that the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain hype wasn't pumping through our veins right now. With the game releasing in just under a month, it's perhaps time to jump aboard the train and ride it all the way to the station - a station probably covered in blood and the terrors of war. Needless to say, the...

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: Metal Gear Solid V Will Inflict 25GB of Phantom Pain on Your PS4's Hard Drive

Metal Gear Solid V Will Inflict 25GB of Phantom Pain on Your PS4's Hard Drive

Keep Quiet

It's far from the biggest PlayStation 4 game released thus far, but we can sense Snake grimacing at Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's beefy 25GB PlayStation 4 install from here. While the eye-patched icon won't need to smoke an entire packet of Marlborough's as the data is transferred to Sony's new-gen system, you may want to...

News: Metal Gear Solid V's PS4 Bundle Can Be Pre-Ordered Now in the UK

Metal Gear Solid V's PS4 Bundle Can Be Pre-Ordered Now in the UK

But it's exclusive to GAME

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's snazzy red and gunmetal grey PlayStation 4 bundle will cost you a bionic arm and a leg when it launches on 1st September in the UK, as it will be exclusive to seasoned extortionists GAME. Actually, we're being the slightest bit melodramatic – it's a bit of a snip at £364.99. The...

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: Remove Your Eye Patch and Ogle Metal Gear Solid V's Special PS4

Remove Your Eye Patch and Ogle Metal Gear Solid V's Special PS4

Bionic beauty

Wondered how that limited edition Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 looks in the flesh? Konami has released a video showing off the Diamond Dogs branded gun metal and rust coloured box, and it definitely looks classier close-up. We're particularly fond of the limited edition DualShock 4, which should be sold separately...

News: Kiefer Sutherland 'Knocked It Out of the Park' as Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

Kiefer Sutherland 'Knocked It Out of the Park' as Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

Troy Baker speaks up on celebrity lead

It's safe to say that Troy Baker - one of gaming's most prolific voice actors - knows what he's talking about when it comes to voicing video game characters. Baker, who plays Ocelot in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, reckons that fans shouldn't disregard Kiefer Sutherland's role as the...

News: Suikoden III Stretches Its Legs on PlayStation 3

Suikoden III Stretches Its Legs on PlayStation 3

Geddoe know

Expecting a typically witty write-up? Sorry, office RPG enthusiast Robert Ramsey is away, which means that it's down to this clueless scribe to compose 100 or so words on Suikoden III. The classic PlayStation 2 title originally released in Japan and North America back in 2002, but is receiving the PlayStation 3 re-release treatment...