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E3 2010: David Hayter Not Involved In Metal Gear Solid: Rising

David Hayter Not Involved In Metal Gear Solid: Rising

David Hayter, the voice of Solid Snake, has confirmed that he's not been signed up to perform in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Rising spin-off title

That's according to an interview with the actor published on MTV Multiplayer. “I don’t know if I’m doing ‘Metal Gear Rising,” he said. “Nobody’s contacted me about it, so I have no idea.” Don't worry though, Hayter still think there's a..

E3 2010: Time For Countdown Teasers - Kojima Out Of The Gates First

Time For Countdown Teasers - Kojima Out Of The Gates First

Not one to break tradition, Hideo Kojima's launched a teaser site involving people - erm - chopping things

What could it mean? Are Kojima Productions about to announce a cooking game? Or, more likely, is this a teaser for all the hacking and slashing that's due to take place in Metal Gear Solid: Rising? Who knows? It's Kojima. And to be honest, we're getting bored of these countdown websites. If..

Feature: E3 2010: Push Square's Five Most Anticipated PlayStation Games Of E3 2010

E3 2010: Push Square's Five Most Anticipated PlayStation Games Of E3 2010

With E3 mere days away now, the industry's anticipation is nearing fever-pitch

With pretty high stakes all around for the platform holders, it can be easy to over-look the actual core of the event in anticipation of megaton announcements and new hardware — that's the games. As we continue our E3 build-up, we list our five most anticipated PlayStation games of the show. In order to appear on this..

News: How'd You Like To Play A Game That's Like Contra But Doesn't Have The Word "Contra" In The Title?

How'd You Like To Play A Game That's Like Contra But Doesn't Have The Word "Contra" In The Title?

This game is Hard Corps: Uprising

It's not Contra. But it looks a hell of a lot like Contra. Because, basically it is Contra. Confused? You shouldn't be, come on keep up. The run and gun PSN title is due out this year. It's in development at BlazBlue's developer Arc System Works. That means, if nothing else, you should expect big flashing lights and stupid storylines. IGN's got a hands-on preview..

News: Def Jam Rapstar Rocks The US On October 5th, UK November 5th. Bounce, Bounce!

Def Jam Rapstar Rocks The US On October 5th, UK November 5th. Bounce, Bounce!

Soon you'll be able to do your best Jay-Z impression and rap right into your PS3

Konami's announced that Def Jam Rapstar will hit the US on October 5th, with the UK getting it a month later on November 5th. The UK will be getting an exclusive Tinchy Strider and N-Dubz track - the one with the amazing bass synth. (Tulisa's hot, yo). Other artists include Salt N Pepper, Outkast and Biz Markie..

News: Awesome Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Walkman Is Awesome

Awesome Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Walkman Is Awesome

This sweet Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Walkman has been developed as part of a collaboration between Sony and Konami

The device is not only waterproof and camouflage themed, but it also comes pre-loaded with six songs from the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP game. Obviously, the Walkman brand fits in nicely with Peace Walker's mid-seventies setting. The 4GB Walkman will release in Japan in..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Commercial Is Nuts, A Bit Homoerotic

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Commercial Is Nuts, A Bit Homoerotic

In this Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker advertisement, a young boy stalks two of his high-school peers in a Solid Snake-esque cardboard box

Finally cornering the duo, the boy asks if the pair would like to enter his box. Sadly, he's not talking to the rather pretty lady, but instead her male friend. See, the kid wants to play some Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. And so the final shot shows the two..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Shifts Just Shy Of Half-A-Million Copies In Japan

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Shifts Just Shy Of Half-A-Million Copies In Japan

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker's had a pretty astounding debut week in Japan, shifting just under 500,000 units over the seven-day period

To be precise, the game shifted 425,000 units. DS game Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 outsold it by some 200,000 units - but it's still a staggering performance for the PSP's sneak 'em up. Super Street Fighter IV came in at the third on the Japanese software..

News: Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Is A Real Video Game, Promises "Radical Revamp"

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Is A Real Video Game, Promises "Radical Revamp"

While the recent entries in the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise have been good, improvements to the FIFA franchise have kinda left the once-premier soccer sim in its dust

But with Pro Evolution Soccer 2011, Konami are promising a "radical revamp". It's due this Fall on all the major Playstation platforms. That is: PS3, PSP and PS2. New features include improved defenders AI and reworked..

News: Konami Looking To Release Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker On Playstation 3?

Konami Looking To Release Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker On Playstation 3?

Konami's been gauging interest as to whether fans would like to see the upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker make the jump to the Playstation 3, via PSN digital download

The jump would apparently bring online multiplayer to Peace Walker, perhaps allowing for the co-operative missions to be played across the 'net. The subject was approached during a Q&A session with journos. To be honest,..

Rumour: Next Silent Hill Game To Be A First-Person Shooter

Next Silent Hill Game To Be A First-Person Shooter

Oh no

Consider our optimism at the announcement of a new Silent Hill game well and truly slashed. Rumours suggest that Vatra Games are to turn Konami's premium horror-franchise into a ten-a-penny first-person shooter. We just died a little inside. The report comes courtesy of GameRep, who claim that the studio's only listed release is an FPS due for release in Q1, 2011. Now, we know Vatra are..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Nets 40/40 In Famitsu

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Nets 40/40 In Famitsu

Worried about the quality of a mainline Playstation Portable developed Metal Gear Solid game? Erm, don't

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker just nabbed a 40/40 in the Japanese gaming Bible Famitsu. That's a perfect score whichever way you look at it. The last game to score 40/40 in Famitsu was New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Metal Gear Solid 3 scored exactly one point less, hitting 39/40. Kojima's done it..

News: Metal Gear Solid 4, Peace Walker Team Switch Over To Metal Gear Solid: Rising

Metal Gear Solid 4, Peace Walker Team Switch Over To Metal Gear Solid: Rising

A podcast report released by Kojima Productions confirms that the development team behind Metal Gear Solid 4 and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker have now switched over to support the development of Metal Gear Solid: Rising

Presenter Sean Eyestone confirms: “Every once in a while we do this [move around] as one project finishes, then the next project starts up, so the key people have to relocate..

News: Kojima Being Kojima: "I'll Leave The Industry If I Mess Up Next Project"

Kojima Being Kojima: "I'll Leave The Industry If I Mess Up Next Project"

We love Kojima, but sometimes he's a bit melodramatic

Then we suppose the man that dreamt up the Metal Gear Solid franchise would need to be a little big melodramatic, wouldn't they? Yeah, ok then. It makes sense. Still, with Kojima's attentions seemingly already turned to his next project, the legendary developer has Tweeted about the consequences of messing it up: “The next project will..

News: Exclusive Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Shirts Are Rad

Exclusive Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Shirts Are Rad

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker may be bringing real-life products such as Doritos and Mountain Dew into video games, but manufacturer UNIQLO are planning on bringing video games into real-life

This set of exclusive Peace Walker themed shirts will be available from April 26th. However, if you head to the UNIQLO store on London's Oxford Street on June 19th, Hideo Kojima and <span>lead artist..

News: Zone Of The Enders 3 Hinted At By Hideo Kojima

Zone Of The Enders 3 Hinted At By Hideo Kojima

With Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker wrapped up and out of the way (sort of ), video games mastermind Hideo Kojima appears to have turned his attention to a new project

One featuring mechs. "I'm thinking about the casting for my next title," Kojima Tweeted, as translated by Andriasang. "The project plan still hasn't reached a detailed level, but everything is advancing..

News: Castlevania Devs "Looked At" Playstation Move But "Decided Against It" For Lords Of Shadow

Castlevania Devs "Looked At" Playstation Move But "Decided Against It" For Lords Of Shadow

There's a new Castlevania game coming out

It's called Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow. It would probably be pretty cool with the Playstation Move, but ultimately developers MercurySteam "decided against" using Sony's new motion controller. This information comes via a Tweet from producer David Cox: "No we aren’t using the Playstation Move in this game. We did look at it but decided..

News: Konami Bring Re-Armed Eighties Arcade Classic To The PSN This Fall

Konami Bring Re-Armed Eighties Arcade Classic To The PSN This Fall

Awesome

Konami's announced that they are set to bring an updated version of their Eighties arcade smash Rush'n Attack to the Playstation Network - with Rush'n Attack: Ex Patriot. Ex Patriot's got a 2.5D look to proceedings with a typically Eighties-esque cold war plot taking you through three different environments. The game's in development at Czech studio Vatra Games and is due out this Fall..

News: Konami's Doing Another SAW Game?

Konami's Doing Another SAW Game?

Here's a screenshot for Konami's upcoming SAW: The Video Game 2

It's most surprising not because it looks particularly unpleasant, but because we had no idea there was another game in the works. The first one had some clever ideas, so we're quite excited by the prospect of an improved version of that.</em>