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Why Kojima wanted MGS Legacy to include graphic novels

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has taken to Twitter to add some insight into why he decided to include two graphic novels by artist Ashley Wood in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection. The first two Metal Gear Solid have "got different control feeling" compared to modern games,...

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'Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection' emerges on Korean ratings site

A Korean classification rating for something called Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection lists the PS3 as platform and Konami as the registrant. Meanwhile, a tweet from MGS series creator Hideo Kojima points to some sort of collection that includes the first four numbered MGS games, as well as...

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Kojima explains Metal Gear Solid 5's 'Mogren' fakeout, Hayter's absence

Moby Dick Studio Head CEO Joakim Mogren is not CG. "We found a Swedish guy to stand in" for Hideo Kojima in his terror inducing Mogren mask, Kojima told GameTrailers. Kojima explained that the bizarre, counterintuitive campaign for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, during which a...

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Seen@GDC: The Phantom Kojima

When Hideo Kojima unveiled the trailer for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, he did so while wearing a head bandage like the one worn in the game by the character known as Ishmael. (He took the bandage off later, so we know it was him.) Joakim Mogren, as far as we could see, was not in...

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'Ground Zeroes' is the prologue portion of Metal Gear Solid 5 [update: separate games]

In typical Kojima fashion, Metal Gear Solid 5 was shown off, separately, as three different things: Ground Zeroes, an open-world game about a rescue mission; The Phantom Pain, about a recovering amputee under attack, and finally, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. In a tweet (or, technically, a...

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The Phantom Pain is Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain [update 2: separate games]

Update: A press release confirms Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Update 2: Contrary to what Kojima said during the GDC panel today, Konami has confirmed with Joystiq that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain are indeed...

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Kojima 'cuts' a Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer

Hideo Kojima knew what he was doing when he handed development of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance off to Platinum Games. Platinum knows the importance of cutting, which is essential for an action game about a cyborg ninja. Cutting is perhaps not a part of Kojima's own skillset, as evidenced by this...

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Kojima to deliver GDC talk featuring FOX engine demo

Metal Gear Solid creator and nerdcool icon Hideo Kojima is speaking about the upcoming Ground Zeroes at this year's Game Developers Conference in late March. Attendees of the San Francisco expo can look forward to "Photorealism through the eyes of a 'FOX:' The Core of Metal Gear Solid: Ground...

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Kojima originally envisioned Gray Fox as the star of Metal Gear Rising

Hideo Kojima's transition from game designer to game producer is one steeped in compromise, the Metal Gear mogul explained during a recent interview with IGN. Specifically, Kojima would have preferred that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance star series mainstay cyborg ninja Gray Fox, rather than...

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The Phantom Pain speculation round-up: Metal Gear?!

The biggest surprise to come from last night's Spike TV Video Game Awards was undoubtedly the announcement of The Phantom Pain, a seemingly new IP from a completely unknown Swedish development house called Moby Dick Studio. The debut trailer showed a hospital under attack from an ominously obscured...

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