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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

News: Metal Gear Rising Celebrates its Second Anniversary with an Amazing Stop Animation Video

Metal Gear Rising Celebrates its Second Anniversary with an Amazing Stop Animation Video

Jack's back

Last month, the internet was in an uproar about a supposed sequel to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, after a '2', which was printed in the same font as the game's logo, was spotted in a Japanese PlayStation montage. As it turns out, the mysterious number was actually referring to the PS3 title's second anniversary. The celebrations...

News: Metal Gear Solid V Will Get Its Own Themed PlayStation 4, and It's a Beauty 

Metal Gear Solid V Will Get Its Own Themed PlayStation 4, and It's a Beauty 

Now in bionic arm red

Well, aside from editor Sammy Barker, who was reportedly sick in his mouth at the sight of it, we reckon that this themed PlayStation 4 is one of the best designs out there. Coinciding with the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Asian territories can look forward to a multicoloured console which comes bundled with...

News: Yes, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Sneaks to PS4, PS3 on 1st September

Yes, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Sneaks to PS4, PS3 on 1st September

Collector's Edition comes out of hiding

As rumoured yesterday, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will step out of its cardboard box on 1st September. Konami's countdown concluded moments ago, confirming the date for the hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sequel. According to series creator Hideo Kojima, this will be the last...

Rumour: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Sneaks to PS4, PS3 on 1st September

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Sneaks to PS4, PS3 on 1st September

Kept you waiting, huh?

Remember that big Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain announcement? Well, it looks like it's just leaked. The web is currently going gaga over a screenshot from an IGN video, which hints that the latest entry in Hideo Kojima's colossal stealth series will deploy on 1st September on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. This...

News: There's Going to Be a Big Metal Gear Solid V Announcement Tomorrow

There's Going to Be a Big Metal Gear Solid V Announcement Tomorrow

Get your hopes up

In approximately 23 hours, at the time of writing, there's going to be some sort of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain announcement. The news comes courtesy of the game's official Japanese website, which features a stylish countdown. So, what's it going to be? Well, the obvious bet is that the title's finally getting a...

News: How Did That Metal Gear Rising 2 PS4 Rumour Start?

How Did That Metal Gear Rising 2 PS4 Rumour Start?

By mistake, it seems

Do you remember earlier in the year when Sony seemingly teased Metal Gear Rising 2 for the PlayStation 4? Hideo Kojima instantly debunked the rumours, but after years of ruses, we didn't believe him. It turns out that he was telling the truth, though, as Platinum Games has now commented on the speculation, to

News: Metal Gear Rising to Serve Up a Second Dose of Revengeance on PS4?

Metal Gear Rising to Serve Up a Second Dose of Revengeance on PS4?

Raiden you wait and see?

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance may have been borderline incomprehensible at points – seriously, what the heck happened during that final boss fight? – but it was yet another outstanding action game from Japanese developer Platinum Games. And, during the Taipei Game Show overnight, Sony has hinted that a sequel to the...

News: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Release Date Is Edging Ever Closer

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Release Date Is Edging Ever Closer

Boxed in

Seeing as Hideo Kojima's big Christmas announcement turned out to be a chicken cap rather than a release date, we're still none the wiser regarding Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 deploy date. Fortunately, developer Kojima Productions has hinted as part of its weekly webcast that

Weirdness: What if Hideo Kojima Was the Star of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes?

What if Hideo Kojima Was the Star of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes?

War changes

The best thing about games releasing on the PC is that modders instantly get to work tinkering with the source code. While this isn't our idea of entertainment, said part-time programmers do often come up with some nifty tweaks. And this Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes modification, which puts auteur Hideo Kojima in the lead role, is...

Rumour: Did Hideo Kojima Just Announce the Release Date for Metal Gear Solid V?

Did Hideo Kojima Just Announce the Release Date for Metal Gear Solid V?

Kept us waiting

Reporting on rumours surrounding Hideo Kojima's games is risky business. On the one hand, the talented provocateur is infamous for his sneaky teases, but on the other, the leaks are usually completely outlandish. For example, you may recall that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was originally announced as the project of a...

Review: Metal Gear Solid (PSone)

Metal Gear Solid (PSone)

Liquid gold

You’ve just infiltrated a highly secure enemy base using only your cunning and the scant equipment that you happened to find on your way. After rendezvousing with your hostage, you’re showered with a stirring speech on the importance of global nuclear disarmament, as well as the horrific impact of an increasingly militarised world...

News: You'll Be Seeing the New Metal Gear Online for the First Time Next Week

You'll Be Seeing the New Metal Gear Online for the First Time Next Week

Courtesy of Keighley

The always embarrassing VGAs are gone for now, but that doesn't mean that Geoff Keighley fuelled extravaganzas are a thing of the past. Indeed, the showman is hosting his own event, The Game Awards, which will air on 5th December next week. Spruiking the show on Twitter, Keighley revealed that one of this year's patented 'world...