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How Death Stranding Subverts a Common Gameplay Mechanic

There once was an explosion within a trailer that ignited a thousand online debates. There once was an explosion within a trailer that confused the hell out of us. The next explosion is brief details about how Death Stranding will play and how the game subverts a very common gameplay mechanic – death itself.  In a recent interview with IGN.com Hideo Kojima detailed the place that protagonist Sam visits after the large explosion in the latest trailer for Death Stranding is...

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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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Kojima: “I will still make big games”

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima remains intent on making “big games” in the wake of his departure from Konami, a task that he feels is his “role in this world.” In a new interview with the New Yorker, Kojima revealed he considered taking a year-long trip to a deserted island after leaving Konami under reportedly less-than-amicable terms. He has decided to keep making games after sharing the plan with an unnamed ” Hollywood friend” who suggested he instead...

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Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami and Kojima Productions

Hideo Kojima, whom has leant his name to Kojima productions, has left Koonami, and his self named studio. This will come as no surprise to most people, after he was asked to step away from his last project (Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain) due to time and budget concerns. A source whom spoke with the New Yorker said a ceremony took place at Kojima studios for his departure, about 100 people attended, and that there was a...

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Metal Gear Online 3 – First Impressions

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now complete with the addition of its Metal Gear Online feature, the third of its kind in the franchise and it has never felt better. Like previous renditions, this version of MGO uses the engine of the game you have been playing alongside it for so long and turned the scenario on its head. You’re given a series of basic scenarios and it’s up to you to be the best damn...

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Metal Gear Solid V Fan Trailer Done Like 80s Movie Trailer

Did you see IGN’s cheese fest of what Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain would look like if it were done using clips of pre-existing 80s movies? Did you like it? No, me neither. Yes, we get it, Solid Snake was based on the main protagonist of Escape from L.A. Kojima pulled a lot of influence from old-school action movies that he liked. Anyone who’s a big fan of Metal Gear is pretty familiar with that. There’s someone out...

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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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New Metal Gear Solid Rising Image Surfaces

Metal Gear Rising

Platinum Game’s entry into the Metal Gear franchise, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, will feature the first public playable demo of the game on the show floor. A brand new image of protagonist Raiden, snapped from a demo station at the convention, shows the Cyber Ninja decked out in some badass armor complete with futuristic visor. Revengeance is due for release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 19th 2013 in North America and Feb 21st...

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