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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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CentreSoft closes deal to distribute Metal Gear Solid V

CentreSoft is braced for a busy September after signing Konami. Konami – which previously handled distribution internally – will launch Metal Gear Solid V and Pro Evolution Soccer 2016. CentreSoft is already handling the launches of FIFA 16, LEGO Dimensions, Mad Max, Destiny: The Taken King, Skylanders and Tearaway during …

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Limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 is exclusive to GAME, costs £365

GAME is hoping that that the special edition Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 won’t cost you a (bionic) arm and a leg to pick up this September. Inspired by the next instalment in Hideo Kojima’s iconic stealth franchise, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the console is outfitted with …

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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. That’s the theory put forward by YouTube user timesplitter88, who revisited last year’s bite-sized prequel to Metal Gear Solid 5, Ground Zeroes, and …

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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 confirms Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes merchandise deals

Insert Coin, Level Up Wear and GB Eye have been named as official merchandise providers for Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. Clothing firm Insert Coin will offer a range of items including t-shirts, polos, tank tops, hoodies, leggings, hats and gloves carrying the Ground Zeroes branding. These will …

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Konami has shipped 1m copies of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes has hit a big milestone. Konami has announced that it has shipped 1m copies of the game across PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. That’s not sold, but it means 1m copies are out there and available at retailers. That also doesn’t count …

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Kojima issues Metal Gear Sold 5 graphics warning

Famed developer Hideo Kojima has warned Metal Gear Solid V fans to keep their graphical expectations in check for the upcoming game. Chiefly, the MGS creator told Eurogamer that the Fox Engine on which the game was built was designed for current-gen machines, meaning the Xbox One and PS4 versions …

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Kojima wants Metal Gear Solid 5 characters to be "more erotic" to sell figures

The famed creator of Metal Gear Solid wants to infuse some extra sex appeal into his next game. Speaking on Twitter, Hideo Kojima admitted to ordering his designers to make some of the game’s characters more erotic” in order to generate additional figure sales and encourage cosplayers. I’ve been ordering …

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