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The Metal Gear franchise has done remarkably well for itself since its introduction 25 years ago. Including every single Metal Gear release, from the original Metal Gear on the MSX2 through Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for the 360 and PS3, Hideo Kojima's groundbreaking masterclass in theatrics an...

March 17th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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There's an unusually high concentration of Metal Gear(?!) buzzing around the industry right now: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is upscaling its way through living rooms the world over, while Metal Gear Solid Rising's production continues, once again under the watchful eye of series progenitor Hi...

November 26th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Here's proof that there's a method to Hideo Kojima's madness -- even if it looks like more madness. The game designer tweeted some pictures of Metal Gear design documents he happened to find while cleaning his shelves. Above is a hand-drawn level map, featuring tons of notes; he also tweeted Codec c...

January 20th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Otacon: Snake! I was looking at Konami's website and saw that Kojima Productions is hiring staff to make the "next generation" of Metal Gear Solid. Snake: Metal Gear! Otacon: Right, Snake, people to work on the next generation of Metal Gear Solid games. Snake: Next-generation special forces?! Otaco...

January 13th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Metal Gear Arcade, the stereoscopic-3D, head-tracking, online-playable coin-op Metal Gear, will finally arrive in arcades next week -- in Japan. With the game finally shipping out to game centers, Konami released the opening video -- which, since it's an arcade game, classifies as a genuine "attract...

December 11th 2010 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Start looking for a really nice cardboard box! And then ship yourself to Japan in it. Konami is holding a Metal Gear Solid cosplay contest next month, with the winner to be determined at the Tokyo Game Show. Interested Johnny Sasaki lookalikes (and other Metal Gear cosplayers) can submit pictures h...

August 24th 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Konami revealed at Gamescom that it will be possible to have a "no kill" game of Metal Gear Solid: Rising, much like you can in previous Metal Gear Solid games (which reward you with high ranks, or, in the case of Metal Gear Solid 3, stealth camo). Of course, those Metal Gear Solid games in which it...

August 19th 2010 at 1:15pm 0 Comments