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Metal Gear Solid V PS4 bundles coming to the UK

A limited edition of the PS4 will launch alongside Metal Gear Solid V this September. Previously announced for release in Japan, the 500GB machine is split with a black and crimson colour scheme, and includes a gun metal grey DualShock 4 controller. Both console and pad are branded with the …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Metal Gear Solid V merchandise

Konami’s iconic stealth series returns in September with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. MCVchecks out the new merchandise hitting retail ahead of the anticipated title The 1980s: a decade of neon, sweatshirts, jackets and various other fashion-defining trends. It’s also the Cold War era during which Metal Gear …

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Konami: We are not at all focusing purely on mobile games

Konami will be doing more in the mobile games market, but it is not abandoning its console business. This comes from a fully translated version of the Nikkei interview with Konami president Hideki Hayakawa. A summary of the interview had already been translated earlier this month, and it seemed to …

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Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Video game clothing specialist Insert Coin has partnered with Konami to bolster its range of Metal Gear Solid apparel. Having launched a set of shirts, tops and patches based on the original 1998 instalment of Metal Gear Solid last month, Insert Coin has now come up with a new range …

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Metal Gear voice actress withdraws ‘Kojima fired’ claims

The voice actress who said that Konami fired Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has withdrawn the claims. Konami is correct in that Kojima has not actually been fired,” Donna Burke wrote on Facebook, as spotted by Videogamer. As I stated previously he and his team are still working hard …

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Metal Gear voice actress says Konami ‘fired’ Hideo Kojima

The firing of Hideo Kojima was to blame for the recent fallout between the Metal Gear Solid creator and publisher Konami. That’s according to voice actress Donna Burke, who provided the voice for iDroid in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Videogamer reports. Don’t throw away the Kojima teams work …

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Metal Gear Solid film secures screenwriter

Sony Pictures has hired screenwriter Jay Basu to pen its upcoming movie adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. Deadline has the news, with the report describing Basu as in-demand,” despite only having a few projects under his belt. Basu co-wrote Monsters: Dark Continent for Vertigo Films (currently in post-production) and was …

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Konami tries to explain Kojima Productions snub

The erasing of the Kojima Productions branding from both Metal Gear Solid V and older Metal Gear titles is down to a change in production organization”, according to Konami. The still mysterious apparent fallout between the Metal Gear creator and his employer came to light last week, along with confirmation …

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Kojima statement commits to Metal Gear Solid V but nothing beyond

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has spoken publicly for the first time after the troubles between him and his employer first came to light. In what was described as a joint statement with Konami, Kojima said: "I want to reassure fans that I am 100 per cent involved and …

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Konami is retroactively removing Kojima’s name from old Metal Gear games

The apparent feud between Konami and Hideo Kojima is getting nastier. As spotted by Kotaku, mentions of both series creator Hideo Kojima and his studio Kojima Productions have not only been removed from all promotional material for Metal Gear Solid V but also from images of older titles on Konami’s …

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