That particular "MGS" we refer to would just so happen to be Microsoft Game Studios. The rumors
regarding Payton's shift from Metal Gear
games at Kojima Productions to work on a new Halo
title are true -- well, half true.
Speaking to Edge Online
, Microsoft bigwig Phil Spencer sets the story straight noting that Payton, along with other industry heavy-hitters, have been initiated into the Microsoft fold. Meanwhile, the other half of the rumor regarding Payton directing a new Halo
game is still yet to be proven. A rep had said that the team is currently working only "on upcoming and existing Halo
games." So, what does this all mean for you PS3 Fanboy readers? What do you care? Well, if you've grown to like Ryan Payton for his stint on the Hideoblog podcasts and all the work he's done for MGS4
, then you'll have to say your good-byes -- he's batting for the other team now and it looks like they're going to be keeping him quite busy. We still wish Ryan the best of luck.