Entries in 'kojima' (7)

Konami confirms Metal Gear Online studio closure

Konami confirms Metal Gear Online studio closure

Japanese publisher Konami has officially confirmed that its LA studio – responsible for development of Metal Gear Online – has been shut with immediate effect. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V made twice as much as Avengers: Age of Ultron on its launch day

Metal Gear Solid V made twice as much as Avengers: Age of Ultron on its launch day

Hideo Kojima’s video game swansong was twice as successful on its release day than the sequel to one of the biggest movies of all time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Metal Gear Solid V sells nearly 500,000 units in Japan

Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid swansong sold almost half a million copies across PS3 and PS4 in its debut week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Snake Tales: The games industry looks at the legacy of Metal Gear Solid

Snake Tales: The games industry looks at the legacy of Metal Gear Solid

With a legacy stretching back almost three decades, Metal Gear Solid has shaped and inspired the career paths of some of the industry's biggest names.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 2:35PM in News

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Guillermo Del Toro vows to 'never again get involved with video games' after Insane and Silent Hills disasters

Guillermo Del Toro vows to 'never again get involved with video games' after Insane and Silent Hills disasters

Pan's Labyrinth and Pacific Rim film director Guillermo Del Toro has sworn off his involvement with games following the doomed development of his last two efforts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes hints at future difficulties between Kojima and Konami

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes hints at future difficulties between Kojima and Konami

Hideo Kojima may have predicted his clash with Konami more than a year before the publisher erased the Metal Gear Solid creator’s name from his next game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:06AM in News
Latest Metal Gear Solid V box art ditches Kojima's name

Latest Metal Gear Solid V box art ditches Kojima's name

Both the name of Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima and the logo of his studio Kojima Productions have been dropped from the latest box art for Metal Gear Solid V.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 14th 2015 at 12:30PM in News