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Here's a closer look at the Metal Gear Solid V chicken hat


Super Guide
Jan 12
Konami announced recently that Metal Gear Solid V will have a special item when it launches later this year (?) -- the chicken hat. It will appear after multiple deaths, and if you pick it up, it makes the game easier. T... read
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MGSV

Metal Gear Solid V will have a chicken hat that makes the game easier


Haha
Jan 02
In a recent three hour stream of Metal Gear Solid V, there was one particular tidbit that might have passed some people over -- the Chicken Hat. Apparently when Phantom Pain drops there will be a special hat that allows... read
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Kept you waiting huh
While there's nothing inherently wrong with console games, I get a certain amount of joy from PC mods that aren't possible on other platforms. One such mod is a new fan-created change to Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, th... read feature

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Promoted Blog

Facing my genes with Solid Snake


Promoted from our Community Blogs
Dec 11
[Dtoid community member Bardley played some Metal Gear games. This got him thinking about genetics and how they could affect him throughout his life. He gives us an amazing blog well worth reading. Want to see your own stuff ... read
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Metal Gear Solid

MGSV: The Phantom Pain's online mode will debut at The Game Awards


New gameplay trailer for MGO will debut next week
Nov 26
Next week is looking to be a pretty exciting time for gaming. With The Game Awards showing off world premieres of upcoming titles, and the PlayStation Experience doing the same, it's definitely going to be a busy and eventful... read
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance now available on Mac


With a five-day sale
Sep 25
Platinum Games and Kojima Productions' Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is now available on the Mac platform, thanks to TransGaming. This marks the franchise's debut on Mac. This is a fine game that deserves to be on lots of sy... read
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MGSV

Adopt a wolf cub in Metal Gear Solid V and he'll grow up to be badass


This wolf has an eyepatch. Seriously
Sep 19
I was blown away by the extended Metal Gear Solid V gameplay demo from TGS. I knew the game would be huge and comprehensive, but it just keeps surprising me with how much content there seems to be. And we've only seen the tip... read
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Look at my horse, my horse is amazing
Previously we had a glimpse of Quiet's escapades with the full version of the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain teaser posted earlier this week. Now feast your eyes on this 21-minute gameplay demo straight from TGS 2014. ... read feature

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Metal Gear

That Metal Gear Collection 2014 is actually a clothing line


Oh, Kojima!
Sep 18
Kojima had been hinting around at something known as the "Metal Gear Collection 2014" for a few weeks now. Naturally, the internet was abuzz with rumors that it could actually be HD remakes of the previous games like Halo's M... read
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MGSV: The Phantom Pain

Quiet's disappearing act is awesome in the latest Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer


Insta-emo eyes
Sep 17
Last week we got a glimpse of Quiet's powers thanks to the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain teaser, and now the entire trailer out of TGS 2014 is available for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, it's in Japanese of course -- it's still plenty of unadulterated Metal Gear awesome, though. Hey, Quiet! Why you lookin' so down, homegirl? GamesHQMedia [YouTube] read
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Metal Gear

Metal Gear fan remake is cancelled, developers release trailer narrated by David Hayter


Konami pulls the plug
Aug 18
Well, this is awkward. Back in June, Konami gave a group of Metal Gear fans its blessing to produce a free remake of the original MSX Metal Gear. The project attracted a lot of talent, including those who've worked on such ti... read
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Thanks for listening, Kojima
[Update: Konami has confirmed this news live at its gamescom conference. No release dates were given.] For years, Metal Gear Solid fans have been asking director Hideo Kojima if and Konami would bring the games to PC. Tr... read feature

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gamescom

Here's a look at what's happening at gamescom


There's a bevy of press conferences happening in Germany
Aug 11
We've already gotten the news from Activision's Call of Duty event earlier today but there's plenty of big things happening at gamescom this week. Here's an idea of when you're going to hear all the news from Microsoft, Sony,... read
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Kumtraya!
I'm all by himself because Max went to Asia to pull the teeth out of impoverished children. I don't order old trading cards from the internet, but I did replay Metal Gear Rising, start re-watching my favorite TV show, and I'm bracing myself for angry Nintendo fans. read feature

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Toys

Nendoroid Solid Snake comes with a low-poly head


...sold!
Aug 01
I've never gotten into Nendoroid, but after seeing that Wind Waker Link figure and now this Solid Snake one, all I can say is "send help" -- it's happening sooner than later. The key features here, in my book, are the alterna... read
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MGSV

Hollywood loves the E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V


Filmmakers offer praise for MGSV and look to the future
Jun 28
It should go without saying that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain had a great showing at E3. Not only was the official trailer a stellar piece of work, and a big indication of how grim the game will be, but the 30-minute ... read
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...in under 2 minutes!
Sure, you could go watch the whole half-hour demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain we saw at E3, but then you don't get to look at my pretty face. Also, an animal shows up at the end of this video! Can you guess what it is?  read feature

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Metal Gear

The original Metal Gear is being rebooted by independent modders


...and it will be all yours for free!
Jun 02
Are you a huge Metal Gear fan? Itching to get your hands on the game for one more run-through for old time's sake? What if I told you a group of independent modders had Konami's blessing to reboot the very first Metal Gear ga... read
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Konami not so solid: profits fall below half last fiscal year


E3 could help
May 08
Konami's FY profits of 6.2 billion yen (about $61 million) comes in at less than half of last year's 13.2 billion yen ($130 million). They moved 10.81 million videogames last year, calling the sales of Metal Gear Solid V: Gro... read
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Ground Zeroes

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes patch coming May 1


Update makes platform-exclusive missions available to all
Apr 25
Konami has announced that it will be releasing a title update for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on May 1. The patch will unlock the up-to-now platform exclusive missions "Deja Vu" and "Jamais Vu" (available only in t... read
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MGS V

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes platform exclusive DLC will eventually see a full release


For free
Apr 24
I really enjoyed Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for what it was, and despite many people calling it a "short" game, I've clocked around 30 hours so far -- far more than the vast majority of regular releases. Part of ... read
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Kojima

Hideo Kojima unboxes Big Boss in Paris game shop


Backed by breezy Metal Gear theme
Mar 20
This is a silly little video uploaded today to the official Metal Gear Solid YouTube page. Hideo Kojima made a surprise appearance at a Micromania game store in Paris to celebrate the release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Ze... read
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Grab all nine and unlock a new mission
Both Sony and Microsoft have their own platform-exclusive missions for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, and you'll have to do a bit of legwork to unlock them. Basically, you'll need to grab all nine XOF patches hidden thro... read feature

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Deja Vu and Jamais Vu
As you may have heard, both Sony (PS3, PS4) and Microsoft (Xbox 360, Xbox One) have their own piece of exclusive content for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. This isn't a pre-order bonus mind you -- it's built into every copy of the game. Naturally this can lead to a choice between the two, so let's take a look at what you're getting. read feature

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Watch Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes get beaten in 10 minutes


Kept you not waiting
Mar 18
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes can be as long as you want it to be. But it can also be pretty short. How short? Well as Eurogamer demonstrated, you can beat the entire story in just 10 minutes. read
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You can spend as little as one hour with it, or a lot more
As you may have gleaned from my review, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is not for everyone. It only features one area, very little story, and it's only a glimpse of what's to come in Phantom Pain. But that doesn't mean it isn't a ton of fun to play, and there's plenty to do outside of the relatively short story mission. read feature

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An exciting demo, but still a demo
Ever since I randomly picked up a conspicuous looking Metal Gear NES catridge in 1990, I've been enjoying Snake's adventures. I've collected every Metal Gear game released in the US, and while I'm busy waiting for t... read feature

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MGS trofees

Platidumb! Metal Gear Solid V won't have platinum trophy


I've become so comfortably platinumb
Mar 17
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes won't have a platinum trophy. Hopefully that doesn't bother you lot that planned to infinitely replay the short, replayable game. Kojima explained on Twitter: The reason GZ doesn't have Plat... read