Tag Archives: Kojima Productions

Report: Kojima Starting His Own Studio

hideo kojimaUnless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know the reported situation between Konami and Kojima at this stage, but the whole truth still remains shrouded in secrecy, lies and bullshit.

However, according to a report from Japanese website/newspaper Nikkei, Hideo is free from the bonds that tie him down at Konami and will be starting his own studio, possibly under the Sony banner. Continue reading Report: Kojima Starting His Own Studio

Metal Gear Solid V Sell 5 Million Copies

Metal Gear Solid VKonami have announced it’s latest financial report that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has sold 5 million copies, and that number should only increase in the run up to the holidays.

Konami have not said on whether or not the game was profitable. Reports prior to launch put the game around the 80 million mark in development costs, so 5 million units should be more than enough to push the figures north of that.

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Has Kojima Left Konami? Reports Say Yes, Konami Say No

MissingKoj-650-80The internet is bustling with rumors this morning that Hideo Kojima, creator and director of the Metal Gear Solid series, has left the company.

The New Yorker reports they hosted a farewell party on Friday the 9th at the old Kojima Production offices, but Konami (because of course they do) deny these rumors.

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Soundtrack Section: The Best is Yet to Come – Metal Gear Solid

metal gear solidThis week’s song choice is something we have wanted to share for a long time, and what makes it unique is that it was a song recorded specifically for the game, sung in Irish. For a Japanese game like Metal Gear Solid, which found massive success back in 1998, and being Irish, I love this. Maybe I’m biased!

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Report: Konami Technology Director Leaving Company

Julien MerceronAccording to a report from French website Gameblog and later confirmed by IGN, Julien Merceron, who was Technology Director and oversaw the development of the Fox Engine, will soon be leaving the company.

It is unclear why he left, but at this point we could pick one of many reasons that we have heard about since the smoke started emitting early this year.

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MGSV Quiet Save Bug Fixed on PC and PS4

Metal Gear Solid VKonami have confirmed that a gamebreaking bug causing save files to corrupt when Quiet was used on certain missions has been fixed on the PC and on PS4.

Konami tweeted that the bug, which affected the missions 29 and 42 when Quiet was used as a buddy, shouldn’t be an issue anymore, and now that the cause has been found the “Quiet Bug” on other platforms should be fixed very soon.

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How to Customise Your Weapons in Metal Gear Solid V

Metal Gear Solid 5 Gun CustomI’ve noticed that a surprising number of you do not know you can unlock the ability to customise your weapons in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and have been asked regularly how to go about doing this, so here is a really short guide on what it lets you do, and how to go about unlocking it.

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P.T Easter Egg in Metal Gear Solid V

SilentHills p.tI doubt this will end up being much of a surprise to anyone being a Kojima game, but Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain includes a reference to P.T, the playable teaser for Silent Hills which was sadly dumped.

Well, technically this is the second reference, as we have already seen that the P.T. ghost Lisa can be used as a decoy to distract enemies in previous gameplay videos.

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Metal Gear Solid V Launch Trailer – An Homage to the Fans

MGSV-The-Phantom-Pain-E3-2014-Screen-5The launch trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has been released, but unlike the majority of game launch trailers this is not aimed at newcomers to the series, but rather created for longtime fans of Metal Gear.

The majority of the trailer is played to the tune of “Quiets Theme”, reminiscing the Metal Gear Solid games to this point, from 1 through 4 and Peace Walker, then afterwards gives us or first proper look at the “Ultimate” Metal Gear.

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Reviews are Coming In!

MGSV-TPP-Snake-KnifeFor any of you waiting on the reviews to decide whether or not to pick up Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, well good news as the review embargo has lifted and thoughts are flooding in!

So what’s the take… Well, as many of you know I’m rarely wrong about a game, and going by these reviews MGSV could be the best Metal Gear Solid game to date!

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