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.
Along with Nendoroid Rin Hoshizora: Training Outfit Ver., a pair of other Nendoroids went on sale today. If you missed pre-ordering Umaru-chan ahead of this month's release, she's available again with a second run scheduled for January. And, for something rather different, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Venom Snake is available for order ahead of an April release.
The story of Big Boss finally comes to a close with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain! However, stealth games have changed a lot since Metal Gear pioneered them back in 1987--does The Phantom Pain carry on a longstanding series tradition of excellence, or is it a samey phantom flop that's lost what made Metal Gear special? Hit the jump to check out our full review!
If you feel like getting a little emotional about Metal Gear Solid, go ahead and watch this full Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Debriefing video. You'll see a bunch of behind-the-scenes chatting with the team behind Hideo Kojima's latest, and it's definitely worth sticking around until the end for a special visit and parting words from Kojima.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain hits consoles and PC this week, so the Did You Know Gaming? trivia series has a nicely-timed new video. Hit the jump for more.
Metal Gear Solid is a strange series, so it makes sense that advertising for the latest entry would want to have a little fun. Like this new Japanese ad for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, which features the kind of wedding ceremony only MGS could inspire. Try not to get too emotional after the jump.