With just a couple of days left till Metal Gear Solid V’s launch, fan theories about the game’s plot and potential twists are already out of control. What’s the true identity of Chico? And Quiet? Is the doctor a real life surgeon? »
Ah JB, you truly are the cheeky little schoolboy of Australian retail. First it was your incredible in-store reviews, now it’s stores throughout the country taking sly potshots at Konami’s decision to remove Hideo Kojima’s name from the cover of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. »
For the past few days, I’ve done very little but play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, a new video game made by the well-known spa company Konami. I’ve been sneaking and shooting through deserts and forests. I’ve infiltrated bases, crippled soldiers, and taken four showers. It has been wonderful.
You’re going to have to wait a little bit to play Metal Gear Online. Konami just announced that the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be coming out at the same time as the console versions. But Metal Gear Online apparently needs more time, and will come to consoles and PC in October and January… »
According to a report on Nikkei, the corporate culture at Konami—home of Metal Gear, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer—hasn’t only soured over the past few years, but has become almost terrifyingly Orwellian. »
“We are still friends and working into doing something together, but that’s not going to be [Silent Hills].” In an interview with IGN, film director and producer Guillermo del Toro expresses his desire to keep working with Metal Gear designer Hideo Kojima after Konami’s cancellation of their project, Silent Hills.
Konami, a well-known Japanese spa manufacturer, yesterday uploaded final versions of Metal Gear Solid V’s box art. As you might expect, there’s no “Hideo Kojima” in sight. »
You know how Konami tried to pull Hideo Kojima’s name off the box art on their website? With Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Kojima more than gets his due. »
After weeks of silence over rumors about Hideo Kojima’s employment and the deletion of P.T. from the Internet, Konami’s spoken up. But if you were hoping for answers, keep hoping.
The man behind Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim has had two big-deal video game projects crumble into nothing all around him. He’s kind of doubtful about ever trying to make another one. Can you blame him? »
Konami might have cancelled Silent Hills, but contrary to an image floating around, they’re not going to disable your already downloaded version of P.T. I checked my copy of the game, and there’s no apocalyptic countdown timer. »
The Silent Hills game that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro were working on won’t be happening. And, come tomorrow, Konami’s pulling PT—the super-scary demo used to hype the game—from the Playstation Store. So, if you want to experience the only playable slice of Silent Hills ever released, you better grab it soon. »