Dammit Konami. Metal Gear Pachinko Is Really Happening.

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For the longest time, there’s been a gag that Konami was going to turn Metal Gear Solid into a pachinko machine, like it did with Castlevania and Silent Hill. That is no longer a gag. It’s real.

So, yes. Here, via Otaku.com, we have Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater, the pachinko slot game.

Last fall, Kotaku reported that Konami had filed a trademark for a Metal Gear pachinko slot game. And today, we get this.

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At least they didn’t make it erotic.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.