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News: Kojima Reckons Games Consoles As We Know It Are On The Way Out

Kojima Reckons Games Consoles As We Know It Are On The Way Out

Speaking during this morning's Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker conference (which resulted in the announcement of a Monster Hunter collaboration), Kojima made a prediction that console gaming as we know it will be "phased out in the near future"

The Kojima Productions man predicted that console gamers should have their fix "on the go" in the future, perhaps a reaction to the current gaming..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Crosses With Monster Hunter, Makes Some People Blissfully Happy

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Crosses With Monster Hunter, Makes Some People Blissfully Happy

Kojima's revealed his "big announcement" regarding Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, that he teased late last week

That is, Snake will happen upon the world of Monster Hunter in his latest outing. The unusual, but totally awesome crossover, will see Snake take on a range of monsters common in Capcom's Monster Hunter series. There'll even be a cameo from the series' mascot Felyne. Gah Kojima, you are..

News: Announcement Of Announcement: Kojima Hints "Big Peace Walker" News This Wednesday

Announcement Of Announcement: Kojima Hints "Big Peace Walker" News This Wednesday

Hideo Kojima has hinted that a big Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker announcement is due on Wednesday

The man responsible for Metal Gear's madness Tweeted: "On Wednesday, there will be a big Peace Walker announcement. I don't think you can understand the enjoyment of Peace Walker until you've played it, but I believe you'll feel a hint of sorts about 'where is it a new Metal?'." We could..

News: Retail List Leaks Big Activision Releases Call Of Duty 7, DJ Hero 2 & James Bond Racing

Retail List Leaks Big Activision Releases Call Of Duty 7, DJ Hero 2 & James Bond Racing

We don't know how they've done it, but VG247 has got their hands on a release schedule from British retailer GAME

Amongst many interesting discoveries, the listing outs a number of key Activision titles for release in October. Amongst the big hitters are Call Of Duty 7 - the latest foray into the military shooter franchise by spin-off developer Treyarch - aswell as DJ Hero 2 and James Bond Racing..

News: Another 10 Minutes Of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker For Your Viewing Pleasure

Another 10 Minutes Of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker For Your Viewing Pleasure

Konami's continuing to release big fat chunks of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker gameplay, and this latest video focuses on a co-op boss battle against an angry helicopter

Y'know - when GiantBomb.com claimed helicopters were evil, we think they were onto something. There's not a game goes by that doesn't seem to include a helicopter as some kind of boss fight.

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Teams Up With Mountain Dew In Japan

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Teams Up With Mountain Dew In Japan

If you're in Japan, you might want to grab yourself some Mountain Dew

Why? Because the cans are being branded with Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker character art. Naturally, the colloboration works two ways - as Mountain Dew is set to make an appearance in Peace Walker. It'll appear as an in-game item. We love it when games do that. [Pic: Andriasang]

News: The Latest Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Trailer Is Mad Awesome, Features J-Pop & Unbelievable Graphics

The Latest Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Trailer Is Mad Awesome, Features J-Pop & Unbelievable Graphics

Stop what you're doing

The latest trailer for Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is balls-to-the-wall amazing. It features some startlingly in-your-face J-pop and ridiculously pretty Playstation Portable visuals. The game's not far off now, thus you should probably go buy Sony's portably system if you don't already have one. You're going to need a PSP for this.

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Gets A Green PSP Bundle In The US

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Gets A Green PSP Bundle In The US

Looks like SCEA are going to give Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker a pretty ample push, announcing that the PSP title will get a special bundle

The bundle is set to include a Green PSP-3000, the game on UMD, a Playstation Network movie voucher, and a 2GB pro-duo memory stick for $199.99. Sounds like an excellent deal. Peace Walker will also release for PSPgo. Worry not!

News: Kojima: MGS: Peace Walker Is A "True Metal Gear Game"

Kojima: MGS: Peace Walker Is A "True Metal Gear Game"

Because it's a PSP title, many people are writing off Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker as some kind of spin-off saga

Not true, Hideo Kojima has been keen to emphasise over and over, this is the real deal. Over on Twitter, the Kojima Productions head honcho wrote:“PW is going to be released as a portable game, but it is a TRUE MGS game in the saga, not a spin-off. Of course, we have put a lot of..

News: Kojima: Metal Gear Solid: Rising Will Bring In "New Users"

Kojima: Metal Gear Solid: Rising Will Bring In "New Users"

Hideo Kojima has suggested via Twitter that the new Metal Gear Solid: Rising game, being developed by a band of Kojima Productions upstarts, will bring new people to the franchise

He posted:“The next MGS… “RISING.” this game will create new users, be developed by the new generation, a new MGS."</blockquote> Very little is known about the game at this stage, aside from the fact that..

News: So Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Really Is Metal Gear Solid 5...

So Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Really Is Metal Gear Solid 5...

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is a Playstation Portable title

It has no "number". But apparently there was a time when the game did. Look at this logo. It's an old one that was posted on Kojima Productions' developers blog by Jiro Oishi. It says "Metal Gear Solid 5" on it. As we all know, the number was dropped before the E3 reveal. But if you ever wanted more proof that -..

News: Kojima Gutted About Peace Walker Delay, Describes It As A "Crime"

Kojima Gutted About Peace Walker Delay, Describes It As A "Crime"

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker has been delayed

Director Hideo Kojima is pretty gutted about that. He wrote on his blog:“I always preach to the staff, ‘You must not have a delay after a release date has been announced. There is no greater crime as a game developer.“Official announcement of a release date is nothing less than a promise to fans and business partners. In other words, a release..

News: Hideo Kojima Is The Studio's Narrative King

Hideo Kojima Is The Studio's Narrative King

When you've got an IP as rich as the Metal Gear universe, it surprises me that anyone truly understands the fiction

We guess though, if anyone has a semblance of an idea about what's going on - it would be creator Hideo Kojima. Thus it's no surprise to hear Kojima tell Official Playstation Magazine that, "Not so many ideas come from the other staff." In fact, the video game legend..