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Oh Metal Gear Online, where did it all go wrong? Well, Kojima has a pretty good idea. Still, Konami hasn't given up on its multiplayer extension of MGS4, revealing a second major content update, the "Meme Expansion," which will be featured at TGS next week.Included in the expansion are three new ma...

October 1st 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Still playing Metal Gear Online? If you are, you've probably played the original game and the first expansion "Gene" to death already. It might just be about time for a new expansion; Konami seems to agree. According to these new magazine scans, MGO's second expansion dubbed "Meme" will feature bot...

October 1st 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Gene expansion can be a tricky undertaking, as Konami learned this past Thursday when the first premium Metal Gear Online expansion pack was released and promptly generated a host of service issues. Actually, in Konami's words: "major system related problems" (and we're not just talkin' convoluted...

July 21st 2008 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Today's PSN update will feature the Metal Gear Online "Gene Expansion." It will come in two varieties, starting at $11.99. The basic expansion will add Meryl and Akiba as playable characters, and three new maps: Coppertown Conflict -- Wide streets, underground passages, and rooftop areas that...

July 17th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Last week we reported on the contents of the first expansion pack for Metal Gear Online, titled Gene Expansion -- new maps, new characters, new game mode, and a new reward system. Now we have a solid release date and price for the pack for Europe: July 17th and €9.99. Unfortunately, there is...

July 14th 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Another week of lackluster releases today. Only Japan has anything to write home about, with a standalone Metal Gear Online pack and Tears To Tiara, a Strategy RPG that was originally released on the PC. No actual software for Europeans, unfortunately, just wireless buzzers for Buzz! which ... is k...

July 14th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Metal Gear Solid 4 may be in the can, but development of Metal Gear Online continues. When we last spoke with Kojima Productions associate producer Ryan Payton, he confirmed that the MGO team would be busy for some time expanding and patching the multiplayer Metal Gear experience. Today July 4 saw...

July 7th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Metal Gear Online got a server-side update today which added a new free gameplay mode. "Team Sneaking" pits one team, equipped with Stealth, against another team which is defending a target. Stealth'd players can be spotted, like in the single player game, and will then be visible until the caution...

July 4th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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According to a preview of an interview with 1UP, assistant producer Ryan Payton said in regards to the possibility of Metal Gear Solid 5: "there are some misunderstandings that this is the final Metal Gear game. But it's really the final chapter of the Solid Snake story." He further states that if S...

June 20th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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For some people, Metal Gear Online is a nice extra that comes on the same disc as Metal Gear Solid 4. For others – which we refrain from calling crazy – MGO is actually more exciting to them than Kojima's blockbuster single-player game.For those weirdos gamers who fall into the strictly...

June 20th 2008 at 6:15am 0 Comments