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News: This Amazing Metal Gear REX Statue Could Bring War to a Bedroom Shelf Near You

This Amazing Metal Gear REX Statue Could Bring War to a Bedroom Shelf Near You

Doesn't come with a nuke

The Metal Gear Solid series has some of the best artwork and character design in the industry, and what better way to celebrate its brilliance than with an amazing looking Metal Gear REX statue? Priced at $230, we've seen lesser products go for a lot more. Sporting some articulation and even a set of glowing lights, the...

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: Metal Gear Online Has a Decent Player Count, Supports More on PS4 than PS3

Metal Gear Online Has a Decent Player Count, Supports More on PS4 than PS3

Sounds boss

Multiplayer battles are going to be pretty glorious in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Metal Gear Online mode, if player counts are anything to go by. On PlayStation 4, the competitive offering will support up to 16 players, while the PlayStation 3 version of the game will support up to 12. With eight players per team on Sony's...

News: Sony's Making a Metal Gear Solid Movie

Sony's Making a Metal Gear Solid Movie

Just show Metal Gear Solid 4 at cinemas

Sony's making a movie for practically every video game franchise in existence – well, that is if you read the news. Not content with ongoing Uncharted, The Last of Us, and Shadow of the Colossus projects, the firm has apparently signed up British writer Jay Basu to work on a Metal Gear Solid adaptation...

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