Fans have been taking note of recent corporate reshuffling over at Konami in the weeks leading up to the start of the new fiscal year in Japan. Most glaring is the removal of connections to Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima, who is no longer listed as Executive Content Officer on the latest executive appointment form. Read on for more.
Though everyone got early wind of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's release date, Konami had some more details to announce this morning. As revealed yesterday, Metal Gear Solid V hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One worldwide on September 1, with a Steam release to follow on September 15. Hit the jump for details and videos.
It's down now, but earlier today there was a video leak at IGN, jumping the gun with a Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date announcement. According to the video, Hideo Kojima's latest entry is due out worldwide on September 1. More after the jump.
A teaser that flashed in the blink of an eye during a presentation held at the Taipei Game Show may have confirmed a sequel to 2013's Metal Gear Rising: Revengance. Hit the jump for the teaser.
Following November's Venom Snake and next month's Skull Face, Square Enix is continuing to introduce the cast of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to their line of Play Arts Kai figures with Quiet, now available for order ahead of a May release. The 26cm posable figure sells for 10,584yen with alternate head, sniper rifle, knife, hand gun and three optional hand parts. Get a look after the jump.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain includes Metal Gear Online, and if you missed The Game Awards in Las Vegas, Konami showed off some pretty exciting footage of the multiplayer side of things. See the third iteration of MGO in action after the jump.
Anyone with a hankering for a trip back to 2008 can look forward to a digital release of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The PlayStation 3 entry is finally making its way to PSN on December 16, and will be available to purchase for $19.99. More after the jump.
While we currently don't have much to go on release-wise for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain other than "2015," you can enjoy pining for it further with the 20+ minute gameplay video after the jump.
This week's Kojima Station stream featured a brief look at Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The Pre-TGS teaser includes real-time PlayStation 4 footage of Quiet dropping into Mother Base stealth camo style, and you can see the quick snippet at the 40:41 mark after the jump.
Although Konami originally gave a team of Metal Gear fans their blessing in regards to a free remake of the original MSX Metal Gear game, that has since changed. Konami put a stop to the project, which was bringing in a bunch of talent, and you can see a David Hayter-narrated trailer after the jump.
Following the reveal for the character's birthday, Good Smile Company is now taking orders for the super deformed Nendoroid figure of Love Live's Honoka. They are also kicking off August with Metal Gear's Solid Snake going on sale, and they're preparing to bring Koi ga Saku Koro Sakura Doki's to Summer Comiket. Get a look after the jump.