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News: Del Toro Says His Collaboration with Hideo Kojima on Silent Hills Was Beautiful

Del Toro Says His Collaboration with Hideo Kojima on Silent Hills Was Beautiful

Director breaks silence on canned PS4 title

Guillermo del Toro, the famed Mexican film director behind acclaimed flicks such as Pan's Labyrinth, has broken his silence on, er, Silent Hills in an interview with IGN. Regular readers will know that Konami ruthlessly killed the promising PlayStation 4 survival horror earlier in the year – and no one...

News: We're Keeping Quiet About This Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Figure

We're Keeping Quiet About This Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Figure

Insert Björk lyrics here

We're not going to give you a reason to assemble with pitchforks outside Push Square Towers: we're going to play this article safe. Under-fire director Hideo Kojima has revealed an action figure for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain based upon controversial character Quiet. According to the ousted executive, the toy...

News: Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Is Nowhere to Be Found in the UK

Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Is Nowhere to Be Found in the UK

Out of hand

If you were eager to get your grubby mitts on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's collector's edition, then you may be out of luck - at least in the UK. According to retailer GAME, the title's most expensive package is sold out. Given that the edition is a GAME exclusive in the UK, those who were holding off on grabbing t

News: 70,000 People Have Signed a Silent Hills Petition

70,000 People Have Signed a Silent Hills Petition

Fans want Kojima Productions to continue development

We already knew that some of you weren't too happy about Konami putting the nail in Silent Hills' metaphorical coffin last week, but apparently another 70,000 people feel the same way. A petition started by Yauheni Zinkevich, one of the game's early fans, comes with a letter to directors Hideo...

News: Yup, Now Even Konami's Saying Silent Hills Is Done

Yup, Now Even Konami's Saying Silent Hills Is Done

Rest in peace

Konami danced around the prospect of Silent Hills' cancellation in a statement released earlier today, but in a comment to Kotaku, it's placed a final nail in the coffin. The publisher told the website that it's committed to developing future Silent Hill games, but that the "embryonic Silent Hills project developed with Guillermo del...

News: Guillermo del Toro Says Silent Hills on PS4 Won't Get Made

Guillermo del Toro Says Silent Hills on PS4 Won't Get Made

"It breaks my greasy heart"

Two titles are dominating the headlines this weekend for polar opposite reasons: Call of Duty: Black Ops III for its impending announcement – and Silent Hills for its seemingly inevitable cancellation. Hot on the heels of demo P.T.'s imminent removal from the PlayStation Store, acclaimed film director Guillermo del Toro...

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...