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.
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.
Metal Gear Solid fans who are also PC players won't be left out of the fun when it comes to Metal Gear Solid V. Announced during the MGSV: The Phantom Pain preview show at the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, both Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain will make their way to PC via Steam. More after the jump.
A handful of renowned film directors, a producer, and an actor, all weighed in on Hideo Kojima's E3 2014 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Directors ranging from Guillermo del Toro to Shinya Tsukamoto and more spoke up, heaping plenty of praise on the trailer, as you'll see after the jump.
Konami uploaded a massive Kojima Station presentation of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, including a look at the 30-minute gameplay demo originally shown at E3. Don't worry about a language barrier either, because the demo is presented along with English narration. Hit the jump for more.
If you played Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, then you know it set the stage for a potentially grim story in The Phantom Pain. The Japanese version of Konami's E3 trailer leaked ahead of the show, and while it's down at quite a few places, you should be able to soak in the dark footage after the jump.
We no doubt have plenty of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to look forward to during next week's E3 event, but there's no harm in getting an early peek to tide us over. The latest clip comes from series mastermind Hideo Kojima himself, who shows off a bit of cardboard box fun after the jump.
If you picked up one platform's version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes but wish you could have played the other's exclusive mission, you'll soon be able to. Both the Xbox-exclusive "Jamais Vu" mission and PlayStation's "Deja Vu" mission will be available to all for free in Japan starting May 1. Read on for more.
Sentinel have been making a name for themselves lately, getting in early with an Attack on Titan Levi statue, previewing an AoT sword iPhone case, and impressing with their RIOBOT mecha series. They now an iPhone case based on Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes' iDROID that is anything but subtle due in late October. Get a look after the jump.
There's no doubt that a ton of work goes into even the smallest aspect of something like Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. For a concise sampling of the immense planning and coordination involved, Konami has a behind the scenes video showing the various layers of production after the jump.