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Metal Gear Solid 5 will allow 'user-generated missions,' Kojima says

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Series creator Hideo Kojima apparently has some ulterior motives for bringing Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain into an open-world environment. He wants to incorporate mobile devices into the MGS5 experience, along with user-created content.


"I like this "let mobile users play too" trend that seems to be happening lately. All i do is sit ..."

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Kojima ponders 'pilot episodes' for next-gen games

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Game development costs will increase even further for the next generation of consoles, or will amongst developers who want to use all the extra horsepower to push polygons aplenty and tremendous textures. Given that so-called "AAA development" is already pretty dang expensiv...


"Seems like this could be really terrible, or at least really weird. Imagine your favourite ..."

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Kojima wanted Grey Fox to star in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2013 11:30am PST

Stabby spin-off Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could have starred a very different cyborg ninja, Hideo Kojima has said: series veteran Gray Fox. The Metal Gear creator has said he fancied seeing the former FOXHOUND member with those fabulous new shiny metal buttocks, but as ...


Kojima says Wii U a 'special case,' requires 'unique' software

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Hideo Kojima explains why Wii U games should be tailored to make use of the device's functionality, but says the Fox Engine is compatible with the system.


"This one at least has a comparatively classic controller as the included interface, just a ..."

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Kojima to make games 'until the day I die'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Hideo Kojima talks about what the next 25 years might bring for him, and how he wants his name associated with creations besides Metal Gear.


"I would really like to see him do some sci-fi space opera type games that expand on ideas from ..."

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Kojima's current project confronts 'delicate issues'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 9:30am PDT

Hideo Kojima says his next game is incorporating "quite a few issues" taboo issues, but he can't say for certain if those will end up in the final product.


"I think it's that when an idea doesn't work, despite many months of development, their realitity ..."

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Zone of the Enders HD includes 2nd Runner SE

By Steve Watts, Feb 23, 2012 8:15am PST

Zone of the Enders HD Collection will include the 2nd Runner Special Edition, as seen in a tweet from producer Hideo Kojima.


"Glad to hear that! The Shacknews article mentioned transfarring but only stated it was coming to ..."

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Possible Metal Gear Solid 5 concepts revealed in lengthy 'Revengeance' documentary

By Xav de Matos, Dec 14, 2011 12:00pm PST

In a nearly 30 minute documentary, Kojima Productions and Platinum Games staff talk about saving Metal Gear Rising from death. Legendary designer Hideo Kojima also discusses possible Metal Gear Solid 5 concepts.


"this video feature is very nice. i was suprised about the honesty, this give plus points. and ..."

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Why Metal Gear Rising needed to be developed in Japan

By Garnett Lee, Dec 13, 2011 5:30pm PST

Metal Gear Rising developers Hideo Kojima and Atsushi Inaba describe the partnership between Kojima Productions and Platinum Games to reboot the game.


"Because the gaming press consist mostly of level-headed individuals who can tell a great game ..."

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Kojima confirms Zone of the Enders and Metal Gear Collections for Vita

By Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2011 10:27pm PDT

Legendary game director Hideo Kojima has revealed that the HD collections for both Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders are coming to the PlayStation Vita, along with the already announced versions for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


"They really need to show off some gameplay footage of ZoE. The mech designs are awesome and I ..."

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Kojima announces 'Transfarring' cross-platform saved-game system

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 03, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Hideo Kojima announces a cross-platform saved-game sharing system called "Transfarrance" at Konami's pre-E3 event.


"It really does seem strange that they should have all of this wireless and internet-connected ..."

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Hideo Kojima reveals new multiplatform 'Fox Engine,' powers new project

By Xav de Matos, Jun 02, 2011 7:15pm PDT

Legendary game director Hideo Kojima has revealed his company--Kojima Productions--is working on an unannounced multiplatform title which utilizes a new proprietary engine. Details on the "Fox Engine" were slim; however, more is expected at E3.


"1) Clearly, a reference to MGS. The engine is most likely powering yet ANOTHER Metal Gear Solid ..."

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Konami reveals Metal Gear Solid, Zone of the Enders and Silent Hill 'HD' Collections

By Xav de Matos, Jun 02, 2011 6:42pm PDT

The classic Konami franchises Metal Gear Solid, Zone of the Enders, and Silent Hill will each recieve the 'HD Collection' treatment. MGS and ZOE collections are coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3, while no platforms were named for the Silent Hill collection.


"Even if they didn't do an HD remake of MGS1, I'd still get the 360 port!"

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Kojima Cryptically Hints at Next Game; Could Be Metal Gear Solid 5

By Brian Leahy, Jul 07, 2010 3:40pm PDT

In an interview with Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu (translation by Andriasang), Hideo Kojima has revealed that his next project will either be...


"iono... Kojima's got other franchises. Im sure he could also come up with something totally ..."

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Hideo Kojima to Continue Working on Metal Gear Solid

By Brian Leahy, Jun 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Konami USA has confirmed to Shacknews that "Hideo Kojima will continue working on Metal Gear Solid games," though the company would not clarify if...


"I always play full-tranq, like a BOSS. So I never noticed the no-knife thing."

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