Metal Gear Survive Revealed at Gamescom

After Metal Gear series creator Hideo Kojima’s departure from Konami, fans everywhere have been wondering what the fate of the Metal Gear franchise would be. Today, at Gamescom, Konami announced the next chapter in the long running series: Metal Gear Survive. Sets as a kind of epilogue, Metal Gear Survive takes place immediately following theContinue reading “Metal Gear Survive Revealed at Gamescom”

Hideo Kojima unveils Kojima Productions icon

Hideo Kojima, the creator of the iconic Metal Gear Solid series, has unveiled the new mascot of Kojima Productions. In a series of twitter posts, Kojima shared a three-part account of the character, named Ludens, who appears to be a sort of skeletal Legionnaire astronaut. Kojima points out the labeling on Ludens’ suit, calling itContinue reading “Hideo Kojima unveils Kojima Productions icon”

Konami States that the Metal Gear Series can Continue Without Kojima

In an interview with Game On Daily, Konami community manager Graham Day was asked the proverbial question of whether or not Metal Gear Solid could continue without Hideo Kojima. His answer?  “Yeah, course it can. Metal Gear is about the story, it’s about the characters and I think, yeah…” In speaking about collaborations with other studios,Continue reading “Konami States that the Metal Gear Series can Continue Without Kojima”

Konami Ceases AAA Game Production

In a report distributed today by French website Gameblog, it has been announced that Konami has ceased production of its AAA gaming line, choosing to only leave Pro Evolution Soccer behind on the roster. In addition, worldwide technology director Julien Merceron has left the company, unhappy with the transition from console to mobile games. With theContinue reading “Konami Ceases AAA Game Production”

Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V

The release of the latest addition in the much-loved Metal Gear franchise has met a tepid response from the gaming community after some questionable missteps from Konami. The PC release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shipped on a standard DVD-Rom, containing nothing but a 9mb installation binary, with the remainder of theContinue reading “Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V”