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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..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Voice Actress Tops Japanese Charts

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Voice Actress Tops Japanese Charts

Only serving to fuel our obsession with Asian pop-music, Nana Mizuki - the voice of the Costa Rican chick Paz Ortega Andrade in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - has topped the Japanese pop charts with Phantom Minds

The single moved 54,000 copies last week. It's like a breakneck ballad with an all-over-the-place bassline and lots of filtered drum fills. Hear it after the jump.

News: Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Being Developed With PS3 As Lead Platform

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Being Developed With PS3 As Lead Platform

Hurrah for games starting to be developed with the Playstation 3's architecture in mind

Cue Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow's lead David Cox, who tweeted: “<span>PS3 is the lead platform but the game is identical on both formats,” he said. Excellent, take note SEGA.</span> <span><span>Alongside development details, David also noted that the camera in the game is fixed. So..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Artwork Looks Super Sexy, Slightly Edgy

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Artwork Looks Super Sexy, Slightly Edgy

If you have any interest in the Metal Gear Solid franchise, you'd flit yourself over to Joystiq right now

Why? Because they have a host of new screens and artwork from upcoming PSP title Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. The screens look awesome (man, is it a PSP game, really?), but dude, some of the artwork is phenomonal too. Check it here.

News: Kojima & Co Scribble On PSPs For Playstation's Birthday

Kojima & Co Scribble On PSPs For Playstation's Birthday

It was the 15th birthday of the Playstation brand yesterday

So how did long-term fans Hideo Kojima and Metal Gear Solid artist Yoji Shinkawa celebrate? By scribbling on their PSPs of course. The top PSP is signed by Hideo Kojima himself, and the bottom one is signed and drawn all over by Shinkawa. If you want to win one of the systems you'll need to pick up Vol. 460 of Dengeki Playstation.

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Coming May 28th In The UK

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Coming May 28th In The UK

Konami has announced that the upcoming PSP Metal Gear Solid title, Peace Walker, will land on the PSP May 28th next year in the UK

“Metal Gear Solid fans should prepare themselves for the next chapter of Snake’s story,” writes Kojima-san himself in the PR. “[The game] will answer many of the series’ unanswered questions and showcase a different, more collaborative side to tactical espionage..

News: Konami Confirms Metal Gear Solid For European Playstation Store Release This Thursday

Konami Confirms Metal Gear Solid For European Playstation Store Release This Thursday

Hurah-guzzah and all that

Kojima's mainstream master-piece, Metal Gear Solid, will see release (at long last) on the European Playstation Store this Thursday. Konami say the game will cost £7.99, and of course, it'll be playable on either Playstation 3 or PSP. Konami also say that Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and its sequel - Portable Ops + - will also see see a release in the future, alongside..

News: Kojima Productions Working On An English Peace Walker Demo

Kojima Productions Working On An English Peace Walker Demo

The worst thing about Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker at the moment is that it makes no sense at all

Obviously, we chortle. We've only played a Japanese demo so, kinda expect things to be in Japanese. Thanfully, Kojima and his team are working on bringing us an English demo however. According to a Kojima Productions podcast, it's actually already in the works. We do hope it's not far away. From what..

News: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Getting Another Demo

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Getting Another Demo

Kojima's official blog has brought word that there is another Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker demo headed to the Japanese PSN this Sunday, November 1st

It'll be a tweaked version of the demo that was playable on Konami's Tokyo Game Show booth. Kojima Productions have modified the controls based on player feedback, adding a third control scheme on top of the original two. The developers have also..