Today, North American fans have a chance to buy The Art of Metal Gear Solid V, released by Dark Horse with 224 pages of art and designs from Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain. What has caught the attention of Japanese blogs this week is that the book features unused designs for unfortunate young cryptozoology enthusiast Ricardo Valenciano Libre from the latter game. Yep, here's a look at Phantom Pain Chico. Check it out after the jump.
Considering his rocky departure from Konami, no one really suspected that Hideo Kojima had been secretly working on the upcoming Metal Gear Survive, a spin-off that turns the story-heavy stealth series into a zombie survival game. Nevertheless, it's been tempting to wonder what he thinks about it all, and whether or not any of the ideas within were his own. Read on for more.
Last month Konami offered the first taste of what the Metal Gear franchise will be like now that Hideo Kojima is no longer in charge. Metal Gear Survive turns the stealth-action series into a cooperative zombie survival game, and you can see the first sample of how it plays in the Tokyo Game Show footage after the jump.
Raiden was an extremely interesting character in the whole of the Metal Gear mythos, but he doesn't have enough fans. Maybe this upcoming ensHdge technical statue No.33 METAL GEAR RISING REVENGEANCE - Raiden Complete Figure will change some minds, because it's so absolutely awesome. Hit the jump to take a look!
Konami may be perpetually ablaze and screaming now, but Metal Gear Solid V was still a very good game. If you missed out on it the first time around, Konami is getting ready to release it as Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience. Due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 11 and priced at $49.99, this version includes MGSV, Ground Zeroes, and the downloadable content that was released for both.
Did you think Konami would be happy milking Metal Gear in a post-Hideo Kojima world with an army of pachinko games? The dust hasn't been settled on Kojima's departure for very long, but the first sign of the series' continued existence in console and PC games is already here. Meet Metal Gear Survive, which spins the events after Ground Zeroes into a wormhole and tosses co-op zombie survival into the mix. Read on for a trailer and more.
Now that series mastermind Hideo Kojima has his own studio established and is way more than an arm's length away from Konami, it's time to start milking the udders of the cow he left behind. Naturally, Konami is starting off with a Metal Gear Solid pachinko slot machine, previewed in the trailer after the jump.
American publisher Dark Horse has announced the latest addition to their library of video game art books, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The book chronicles the development of the tactical espionage game with hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen art. More after the jump.
If you've been playing Metal Gear Online and wondering where a certain character was hiding, you might want to listen up! Check out the additional content coming soon after the jump!
Figure makers/sellers Kotobukiya's Bishoujo figures, designed by Shunya Yamashita goes from American comics and fighting game to something different, maybe provingcan love bloom on the battlefield, with Metal Gear Solid's Sniper Wolf. There Facebook page has previewed the figure with the added information that she's schedule for western import release in July, 2016. Get a look after the jump.
In time for Halloween, The Hollywood Reporter spoke to John Carpenter. During the conversation, the subject of a successful lawsuit against Luc Besson and sci-fi flick Lockout came up, along with the question of why that project was sued for plagiarizing Escape From New York, but no one ever went after Metal Gear Solid for borrowing a little from Snake Pliskin in the design of Iroquois "Solid Snake" Pliskin.
According to a report from The New Yorker, Hideo Kojima left Konami's Tokyo offices on October 9. He was given a departure ceremony with around a hundred guests and everything, but now Konami is denying this and saying Kojima is still an employee.
The official Metal Gear Online website is here with new info and footage for the upcoming online mode, including details on missions, stages, classes, and more. The free-to-download online multiplayer mode will be available to all who own Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on October 6, and you can see nearly 12 minutes of gameplay in the Tokyo Game Show 2015 demo after the jump.