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The Phantom Pain 'alternate' trailer: an excuse to watch it again

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 21, 2012 9:40am PST

Moby Dick Studio has released an "alternate" version of The Phantom Pain's VGA debut trailer.

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How stealth came back into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2012 11:05am PST

Platinum's Atsushi Inaba revealed that the team had to add stealth back into MGR: Revengeance because it would have become "very dull" if it was all-action all the time.

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"I recall one of the developers being interviewed by Eurogamer that a PC version is possible if ..."

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Hideo Kojima on the pros and cons of being 'the Metal Gear guy'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 30, 2012 12:30pm PST

"This may sound pretentious, but I don't like being thought of as 'the Metal Gear guy,'" Hideo Kojima laments.

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"Yea having huge success can be a huge pain in the ass.... But yes Konami should allow him to ..."

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Hugh Jackman once considered for Metal Gear movie

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Now that the Metal Gear Solid movie is a go, who will step into the iconic shoes of Solid Snake?

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"have they said which storyline they'd take on? 1 or 3 would make the most sense. "

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Metal Gear Rising TGS trailer shows off so many cyborgs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's latest trailer from Tokyo Game Show is more than five minutes long and shows off a variety of new cyborg foes.

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"This game combines two of my favourite things. Cyborgs and Ninjas."

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection, Metal Gear Rising demo coming October 30

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be available on Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 30th.

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"Both ZOE games area weesome, the MGR demo is just icing on the cake. ZOE 2 has to be one of my ..."

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MGS Ground Zeroes day-night cycle to increase replayability

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2012 9:00am PDT

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes will feature a day-night cycle with alternating troop movements to increase replayability, according to creator Hideo Kojima.

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"Who said that the day night cycle was tied to the actual day and night in the real world?"

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MGS Ground Zeroes not 'Project Ogre,' says Kojima

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Project Ogre is not Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, according to series creator Hideo Kojima.

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes debut trailer shows off the Fox Engine

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 01, 2012 4:26pm PDT

Penny Arcade Expo attendees were treated to the very first footage of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. Running on a PC with specs comparable to current-gen consoles, Ground Zero is the first game to show off Kojima Productions' new Fox Engine--and boy, is it a beaut.

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"Well, of course it's possible in current game engines. It's just not possible in current engines ..."

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Morning Caffeinated! -- Greenlight mail, ladies of the evening, and ArenaNet kudos

By John Keefer, Aug 31, 2012 6:00am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 31, 2012. Topics include: Greenlight will mean more mail for journalists, will Whore of the Orient get past the ESRB, a pat on the back for ArenaNet. and Wake u...

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"I'll mention it on Tuesday when we have a lot of articles to offer from the show. Steve is there ..."

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Metal Gear Solid movie back on with Avi Arad

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 30, 2012 8:20am PDT

There have been several attempts at a Metal Gear Solid movie over the years, and one terrifying prank involving Uwe Boll, but one's properly in production now at Columbia Pictures. Avi Arad, who's produced every Marvel comic book movie of the past two decades--both good and ...

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Open-world Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes revealed

By John Keefer, Aug 30, 2012 7:30am PDT

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Metal Gear series, Kojima Productions and Konami announced the first open world game in the franchise, the Fox Engine-driven Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes.

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"I was lucky enough to play them in chronological order. 3 was a great starting point. "

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PC edition will be considered after launch

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2012 6:45am PDT

When Konami originally announced Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at E3 2009 under the more sensible name of Metal Gear Solid: Rising, it planned to release a PC edition. This was casually dropped when the game was reborn

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"MGS1 and 2 were both on PC. Both were decent ports. I think 2 had some problems but i never ..."

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Metal Gear Solid HD Collection goes downloadable this month

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2012 1:45pm PDT

If for some reason you didn't want the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and only wanted to buy each game piecemeal, now's your chance.

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"Too many people bitched and griped about the excellent Twin Snakes so you can pretty much count ..."

- Endymion_ see all 5 comments

Metal Gear Solid 4 trophy patch also adds installation option

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 03, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Next week's trophy patch for MGS4 adds a new option: the ability to install all of the game data to your hard drive, removing those pesky mid-game breaks.

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"Can we get a patch that adds in the original MGS theme? It's absence is jarring."

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