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Konami already planning next Metal Gear Solid, report claims

The future of series creator Hideo Kojima remains up in the air, but thoughts internally at Konami have apparently already turned to the next release in the Metal Gear series. Kotaku reports that the print edition of the latest Nikkei that Konami has already started ‘mulling over plans’ for a …

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John Carpenter stopped potential CanalPlus Metal Gear Solid lawsuit

The many similarities between Escape from New York and Metal Gear Solid would have led to a lawsuit were it not for director John Carpenter. Hideo Kojima’s game contains lots of references to the 1981 film, the most well know of which is Snake’s name and likeness. [CanalPlus] wanted to …

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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. That’s according to a new Adobe Digital Index report (as reported by VentureBeat) which estimates that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain raked in …

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Super Mario Maker dethrones Metal Gear Solid 5 in Japanese retail charts

Super Mario Maker has made quite the impression during its first week on sale in Japan. The Wii U exclusive, which sees players construct their own 2D platforming levels from iconic elements of Nintendo’s flagship franchise, shot to the top of the software rankings, selling over 143,000 units. Mario’s ascent …

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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. That’s according to the latest data from Famitsu, which shows that the PS4 SKU of open-world stealth game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shifted over 315,000 units last …

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