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Ready to feel old? Castlevania turns 30 today

Header image by Satoakiamatatsu on DeviantArt. While Konami works on... whatever this is (link possibly NSFW), the Castlevania series quietly turned 30 years old today. Akumajo Dracula (Devil's Castle Dracula) was released in Japa...   read

 
 
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The formation of the ESRB makes for a cool story

Gaming, as it is today, is fairly open to creative ideas. There are no real limits on the stuff people can make and that is good. No one benefits from media that censors important subjects, even if gaming tends to muck up the subject materi...   read

 
 
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Kojima talks about Metal Gear Survive

An extended demo for Metal Gear Survive was shown at the Tokyo Game Show this past weekend. In addition to looking boring as all hell, the game drew the attention of Metal Gear series creator, Hideo Kojima. His response wasn't exactly enthu...   read

 
 
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Watch the first Metal Gear Survive gameplay here

Konami is debuting Metal Gear Survive gameplay at the 2016 Tokyo Game Show after announcing the Metal Gear Solid V scrap recycling job at gamescom last month. The four-player multiplayer game is set in an alternate universe following the ev...   read

 
 
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Sega gives Sonic fans the okay to make games

Nintendo is notorious for sending out cease-and-desist notices for fan games based on its IPs. Just this year, we've seen AM2R and Pokémon Uranium taken down despite the creators not asking for money. It seems like fans looking to pa...   read

 
 
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Konami clarifies cut mission from Metal Gear Solid V, says it's not in development

For months fans have been watching Metal Gear Solid V's cut "Mission 51," hoping that eventually it would see the light of day. And with the "Definitive" edition of Phantom Pain coming soon, it seems like it would be a good opportunity...   read

 
 
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(Update) The still-unannounced Metal Gear Solid V definitive edition is reportedly coming this year

[Update: Apparently Konami is ready to say it. There's now a product page on the publisher's site for Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience. While no price is given, this edition will release on October 11, 2016.] Although...   read

 
 
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Konami attempts Metal Gear Survive damage control

After the Metal Gear Survive trailer was met with overwhelming negative reaction, garnering a 6.5-1 dislike-to-like ratio on the trailer uploaded to IGN's Youtube channel, Eurogamer spoke with Konami representative Richard Jones about ...   read

 
 
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Behold, the first screens for Metal Gear Survive, aka, 'Kojima's Revenge'

Kojima's Revenge Metal Gear Survive, a brand new video game from Konami Holdings Corporation, isn't looking so hot. Not, it's not looking so hot at all. While some were quick to dispel the notion of the premise of alternation dimension...   read

 
 
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Konami begins work on killing Metal Gear with 'Metal Gear Survive'

There's another Metal Gear game on the way, and it of course won't feature the talents of Hideo Kojima. No, Konami is developing a "co-op stealth game" with "familiar Metal Gear themes," set for a 2017 release on PC, PS4 and Xbox ...   read

 
 


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Retailer listings for Metal Gear Solid V 'Definitive Ex' discovered

Listings for "Metal Gear Solid: V Definitive Ex" surfaced on Amazon UK and Amazon Japan earlier today. The store pages have since been taken down, and they only ever had bare-bones or otherwise placeholder information to begin with, but tha...   read

 
 
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And now, a seven-minute trailer for Konami's Snake Eater pachislot machine

This extensive trailer for Konami's upcoming Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater pachislot machine really brings home how cool a Fox Engine remake of the cherished PlayStation 2 game could be with a proper budget. The attention to detail ...   read

 
 
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Kojima says Death Stranding trailer is 'representative' of the game

Hideo Kojima's "I'm back" has usurped Poltergeist's "they're here" in my mind as far as ominous announcements of presence so it's safe to say that his new PC/PS4 game Death Stranding is eating through most of the meager teraflops in my brai...   read

 
 
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Norman Reedus disses Konami on Instagram following big Sony reveal

So this is pretty amazing. Remember when Konami kicked Norman Reedus, Guillermo del Toro, and the entire P.T. team to the curb for what seemed to be a petty squabble with Kojima? Well the former and the latter had their revenge last night d...   read

 
 
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An ode for The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

Very recently I talked about when Konami used to be a good, powerhouse of a developer that pumped out hit after hit. Now they make Pachinko machines with those licenses, but many moons ago, they released The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, th...   read

 
 
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The Suikoden Revival Movement is likely fighting a losing battle with Konami

My God, Konami has a treasure trove of amazing classics. I'm sitting here thinking of some off the top of my head -- Silent Hill, Bucky O'Hare, Turtles in Time, Sunset Riders, and of course, Suikoden. But with their head in the pa...   read

 
 
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Well it finally happened, a Metal Gear Solid pachislot machine is on its way

We all knew it was coming: a Metal Gear Solid pachislot machine has finally been announced, and it actually looks kind of cool. Based on Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the industry's first 32-inch LCD display is said to include stor...   read

 
 
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Konami's 'Bodyhack: Metal Gear Man' documentary is available now

Further to an announcement that it would donate a new prosthetic limb to a gamer, Konami -- in partnership with the BBC -- has released a documentary following double amputee James Young and his “bodyhack” journey. Young lost bo...   read

 
 
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If Silent Hill was made with Unreal Engine 4, it would look like this

An artist from the team behind Alien Isolation has created a short but atmospheric teaser in tribute to horror series, Silent Hill. James Brady — an environment QA artist for Creative Assembly — recreated the series’ trad...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Online is still hanging in there

My first week of Metal Gear Online went so poorly that I never came back to give it a proper second chance but, looking over these latest patch notes and the several that have come before it, someone must be out there sticking with the mult...   read

 
 
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UEFA EURO 2016 is out now, so here's a Welsh language cover

Today’s the day you football* fans can play UEFA EURO 2016 and to celebrate its cover star, Gareth Bale - plus the release of a stand-alone boxed game - Konami has issued an official Welsh language cover.   And a Welsh press rele...   read

 
 
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In addition to those posters, Castlevania and Silent Hill are getting vinyl releases too

You may have heard that Mondo will be selling four pretty amazing posters at Emerald City Comicon, but there's another surprise in the mix as well. The company has announced that there will be a pair of limited edition vinyl soundtracks for...   read

 
 
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David Hayter is back as Snake and he's... selling cars?

Many fans missed hearing David Hayter as the English voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, and it's clear he's still bummed to this day to have been pushed aside in favor of actor Kiefer Sutherland. That...   read

 
 
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Kojima to be told he's a legend again at Develop Conference

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima will host a keynote presentation at the Develop Conference in Brighton, UK, later this year.  Sony’s Mark Cerny will join Kojima to present a session entitled Industry Legends Discuss the Fut...   read

 
 
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Learn why Raiden was an effective lead in Metal Gear Solid 2

Did You Know Gaming's newest video deals with Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, and hot damn is it an interesting one. It goes over everything from the commitment to realism, to the ending, to the soundtrack, to content that ended u...   read

 
 
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