If you were looking forward to playing Metal Gear Online when Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain launches on September 1, you'll have to push that excitement back a bit. Konami announced a delay for the online component of Hideo Kojima's massive new game, lining MGO up for consoles on October 6, followed by PC in January 2016. More after the jump.
The HATSUNE MIKU x TETSUYA NOMURA collaboration that was screened at Hatsune Miku art exhibition "Universal Positivity"@Wallplay last fall as a part of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in New York is taking 3D form as the Square Enix Variant Play Arts Kai figure lines adapts the work of their noted designer. More after the jump.
Despite all the mess behind the scenes—including the recent removal of the Kojima Productions logo from the box art—Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is getting closer and closer to launch. Hideo Kojima unveiled the final Japanese poster for the hotly-anticipated game, showcasing Snake and Quiet absolutely drenched in blood. See the full image after the jump.
The Japanese voice actor for Snake in Metal Gear Solid took to Twitter to clarify some important things swirling around regarding Kojima Productions ever since it appeared that Hideo Kojima left Konami and the projects he had headed were up in the air. Hit the jump for more!
With pre-orders for the figure launching tomorrow at 12PMJST, Good Smile Company's Kahotan blog has posted a preview of the Metal Gear Solid 2 Ver. Raiden Nendoroid. The figure is armed with a handgun, assault rifle and katana with scabbard that connects to the base, along with a Nendoroid sized cardboard box, a secondary face illustrated by the game’s art director, Yoji Shinkawa himself, and, perhaps most remarkably, a naked alternate body.
As nice as it was to see the latest Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer directed and edited by series mastermind Hideo Kojima, it's even better to soak in some pure gameplay. See 40 minutes of the next sprawling entry in the E3 2015 gameplay demo after the jump.
ThreeA is releaing a "half-size edition" of their Metal Gear RAY action figure depicting one of the breeds of amphibious bipedal tanks from the Metal Gear Solid series of video games. Hit the jump to check it out.
Konami unveiled the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 trailer, directed and edited by Hideo Kojima. See what he cooked up for what seems to be his last hurrah with Konami after the jump.
It's apparently bishonen week at Good Smile Company. A couple of dudes join the super deformed Nendoroid figure line with TerraFormar's Akari Hizamaru in September, followed by Kogitsunemaru from sword-as-cute-guys game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- in November. Kogitsunemaru is also getting a Max Factory scale figure in December and a special character page promotes all the furry tie-ins. Get a look after the jump.
Konami may be in troubled times, but at least Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is still coming out, right? If you missed its prologue, Ground Zeroes, or just want to grab it again, the PlayStation 4 version is part of June's free games lineup for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Hit the jump for more.
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.