In 2001, Hideo Kojima pissed off countless fans with a simple twist. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty did not star everyone’s favorite rugged action hero Solid Snake. Instead, players spent most of their time playing as Raiden, a whiny rookie who didn’t know his ass from his head. It was perfect and still is.…
Best known for his video game and TV work, John Cygan has passed away. He was 63.
It was E3 2000 when I nearly lost my shit. The sequel to one of the best games I’d played on the PS1, Metal Gear Solid, was coming out on the PS2 and the graphics showcased in Sons of Liberty were unbelievable.
I liked the last Metal Gear figures Play Arts released, but I like the looks of this one a lot more.
I got to play Metal Gear Solid 2 this morning at Konami's Tokyo Game Show booth, the game part of the company's HD collection of the older titles in the series.
Konami is bringing Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker to the PS3 and Xbox 360 as the Metal Gear Solid HD Edition.
Because one may be in the works for the PlayStation 3, according to a new report, which indicates that Metal Gear Solid and its two PlayStation 2 sequels may get a high-def facelift.
This is 1987 stealth game Metal Gear. The box shows protagonist Solid Snake at the age of 23. Let's review and see how he stacks up over the years — courtesy of 2ch, the world's largest bulletin board.
Comic book fans! Did you know there was an even more pretentious way to refer to comics than 'graphic novel'? Thanks to our friends the French Bande Dessinée can be your go-to phrase when you want to compare The Punisher to Infinite Jest. Which brings us to Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinée, a 'slideshow' movie based…
Hideo Kojima doesn't just make video games like Metal Gear Solid 4. Oh, no. Hideo Kojima also appears in an English test! Above is a national English aptitude test for Korean high school students, which mentions the famed game creator. The text selected is dated and is from circa 2002. Anyway! From the test:
When are the Snake Stach finalists going to be announced? When's the voting? Huh, huh? Tell me! Well. I've been on vacation. I've been relaxing, so folks, you should be patient.
Don't forget! We need all our Snake Stache Contest entries in by 11:59 Mountain Time tonight. Yes, MOUNTAIN TIME. We'll be announcing the finalists tomorrow morning so Kotakuland can vote, vote, vote. Bringing everyone up to speed: We're giving away a New York City Comic Con Metal Gear Solid 2 Raiden figure.…
Upper lips, listen up! Entries for our Snake 'Stache Contest keep rollin' on. Don't know what the hell is going on? Click here! All will be revealed!! Reader Christopher sends this pic, adding that his stache has a stache. Yes, he's right. It does. But wait! There's a Twin Stache. Hit the jump for that.
Action figures cool. Stealthy action figures, way cooler.
And the Snake 'Stache entries are rolling in! Here's an Old Snake tissue lip from reader Cheese — complete with salute! Now, we didn't say you needed a Kotaku sign for this contest, but if you add one, we'll be happy. (However, you do need one for the Dragon Ball Z contest.) Contestants must create and wear mustaches…