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Death Stranding’s New Trailer Is All Sorts of What The $@#!

Hideo Kojima continues his reputation for mystery and sheer WTF-ery with a brand-new trailer for Death Stranding debuted during The Game Awards. Unlike the debut E3 2016 glimpse at the game or the 2016 Game Awards trailer, this latest trailer gives us quite a few clues about possible gameplay mechanics and a few small strands of the storyline.  We now know that Norman Reedus’ character is named Sam and that his character will witness a horrific near future sci-fi disaster. Sam and his fellow team members are assaulted by an invisible enemy that can make their...

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New Death Stranding Trailer Paints a Grim Picture

Hideo Kojima surprised the entire internet with a 5 minute trailer for his yet-undated third person action titled Death Stranding last night. In usual Kojima style the trailer contains absolutely no plot or character information, yet this cinematic trailer contains enough interesting moments that we will speculating for months until the release of the next cryptic morsel. In the opening of the trailer we see a European city under-siege from an army of zombie skeleton soldiers and...

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David Hayter Returns As Solid Snake… For A Car Commercial

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Eager fans wishing to see original Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter return to his most famous role have had their wishes fulfilled in the oddest of ways. Car manufacturer Ford not only commissioned Hayter to return as Solid Snake but they also secured Paul Eiding, the voice of Colonel Roy Campbell, for a single Metal Gear machinima spot posted on their official YouTube Channel. This whole thing might seem a little surreal, given the fact that Metal...

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Hideo Kojima and Konami: “You Ever Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight?”

Seems only fitting that this article be titled with an older movie reference to Tim Burton’s Batman, honestly, as it seems Hideo Kojima and Konami have had the same kind of symbiotic and rather tumultuous relationship in the past as Konami was the one company that would give Kojima a chance back in the 80’s and, now, with the post-Metal Gear Solid V dramatics, they will be the ones to finally see him go and make something of...

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New Logo Kojima Productions Revealed

Kojima Productions, the new studio founded by industry legend Hideo Kojima, has released their new logo. Many have already pointed out the logo bears a striking resemblance to the “soldiers without borders” logo Big Boss adopts after he goes solo, which is fitting considering the original logo Kojima worked under Konami was the same Big Boss used when he was still a part of Fox unit. Kojima Production is now working with Sony on a Playstation exclusive...

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Is Konami holding Hideo Kojima hostage?

Last night at the game awards Geoff Keighley leveled some fairly heavy accusations at Konami who reportedly did not “allow” Hideo Kojima to come to Los Angelos to accept the award that his game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain won. Geoff did not mince words, calling out Konami for not allowing Kojima to come to the Game Awards in LA. ““Mr. Kojima had every intention of being with us tonight,” Keighley said during the proceedings, via...

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review

Writer’s Note: There’s a lot of sensitive content here. There’s going to be spoilers, though I will warn in advance. I’m not really going to be holding anything back here. This game has a lot of mature content and it needs to be discussed so this is what I’m doing. Last but not least, I reviewed this using a Day One Edition PlayStation 4 copy of the game. Well, holy shit guys, I’ve finally done it. I’ve completed...

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Kiefer Sutherland Joins Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Snake is back in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and this time things are going to be shaken up just a little bit. During their pre-E3 live stream Konami featured a brand new four minute segment on the latest entry in the series with series creator Hideo Kojima, not only did he share a little bit about his new vision, but also revealed the new voice actor for Snake (a.k.a Big Boss), Kiefer Southerland.

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Kojima Talks PS4: Excited About Interaction

Hideo Kojima is more excited about interaction than hardware it seems. In a recent interview with IGN, Kojima states that he is more excited in the social and long ranged feature sets of the Playstation 4 saying: I can say that with every new generation of hardware the capabilities of the hardware increases. But up to this point it’s always been very much of a vertical evolution – of course, you expect things like visual fidelity, audio, frame...

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Kojima: Metal Gear Rising Originally Starred Grey Fox

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance once was set to star the original cyborg ninja, Grey Fox (Aka. Frank Jager), according to series creator Hideo Kojima. Speaking with IGN he states the original idea was shot down in favor of newly augmented bad ass Raiden after considering feedback given to him by staff at Kojima Studios. He felt that passing on some of the responsibility regarding the direction of the series to younger designers was key to its continued...

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Zone of the Enders HD | Review

Version Tested: Xbox 360 (Also available on PlayStation 3).  In March of 2001, Konami unleashed a new type of game on the world with Zone of the Enders. It was a completely different take on the Mech action genre and hailed as one of the very best the industry had seen. Zone of the Enders was developed by an in-house team at Konami, led by legendary game designer Hideo Kojima. In this version of the game, Zone...

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Announced

During the Metal Gear Solid 25th anniversary announcement today, Hideo Kojima announced Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes (yes, that’s ‘Zeroes’). According to Japanese gaming magazine, Famitsu (translated by Andriasang), the game will be taking place an in open world setting using Kojima Productions brand new Fox Engine and will be available on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. There has been no time table for release. Additionally, there was also no mention on when this game will take place in the Metal...

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