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2015's most anticipated

How did Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2015 turn out?

While it is currently several days into 2016, I am still writing 2015 on all my checks. Rent's past due, by the way. Speaking of 2015, it was a year wherein a lot of video games came out, many of which we were dog-whose-owner-is-returning-f...   read

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$32 Metal Gear Solid V Steam copies added to GMG Winter Sale

Today Green Man Gaming added a few titles to its "Best of 2015" deal roundup (a sale within its Winter Sale; inception!). Some titles like Crookz – The Big Heist are cheaper on Steam, but a number of the games are hitting new lows at ...   read

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Julien Merceron

The creator of Metal Gear Solid V's Fox Engine lands a new job at Bandai Namco

Back in September, Konami’s worldwide technology director Julien Merceron left the company after their reported shift away from AAA development (which no longer appears to be the case). He was the lead architect on Metal Gear Sol...   read

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Fun with graph
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Score attack! Mario, Metal Gear, Witcher, and more games better than Star Wars

There are exactly 100 professional reviews culled on the Bloodborne Metacritic page. Of that 100, 99 are "positive" and 1 is "mixed," a lowly 7/10, which I'd suggest is still positive. Oh, so nobody dislikes this game? When I started writin...   read

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Konami seems to be hiring for a new Metal Gear Solid game

[Update: Konami may have posted this listing earlier in the year, but it's still up currently. We've reached out to the publisher for more information.] Oh Konami. At this point, the damage has been done. Kojima is gone, he's moved on ...   read

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Best PC Game 2015

Nominees for Destructoid's Best PC Game of 2015

The personal computer ("PC," to those in the know) is always good for a clutch of unexpected surprises and in 2015 it was no different. There heavy hitters are there, from Metal Gear to The Witcher. But there is also an unexpected legitimat...   read

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Konami gives Hideo Kojima an entire hour of outdoor time (Fauxclusive)

Saying it's not the monster the media has made it out to be, Konami confirmed today it let Hideo Kojima out of his cell for one whole hour as a reward for his win at The Game Awards. Kojima and his team took home the award for Best Action/A...   read

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Hideo Kojima

Konami grounded Hideo Kojima from The Game Awards

At tonight's The Game Awards in Los Angeles, Kiefer Sutherland accepted an award on behalf of Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid V won Best Action/Adventure Game), who was not present. Speaking after the award's presentation, The Game Awards ho...   read

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Real Revolver Ocelot
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You deserve to see Revolver Ocelot spinning his guns

[Photo] Now that 2015 is officially over and there's definitely no more massive holidays to attend or anything like that everyone's going to start getting all retrospective and I'm going to kick it off by waxing nostalgic for Metal Gear Sol...   read

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12 Deals of Christmas

Metal Gear Solid V is half off on the EU PlayStation Store

Putting the US PlayStation Phantom Pain price of $45 (25%) to shame, the European PlayStation Blog just kicked off its 12 Deals of Christmas and day one of deals is half off Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on either PS3 or PS4. Each da...   read

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Metal Gear Solid
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Not everyone is giving peace a chance in Metal Gear Solid V's race to disarmament

Konami is keeping us updated following its call to disarm all nuclear weapons on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As at November 29, Xbox 360 is leading the charge with just 35 nukes remaining, with big brother Xbox One hot on its heel...   read

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Nuclear-free FOB
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Consoles lead Metal Gear Solid V's race to nuclear disarmament

In case you missed it, the Metal Gear series has always had a pretty strong anti-nuclear message, and it's never been more literal than in Metal Gear Solid V, the multiplayer "FOB" component of which allows players to develop and ...   read

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GameBarcodes distill games down frame by frame

A couple weeks ago an imgur page was floating around the Internet showing various films with each frame reduced to its average color and represented as a single vertical line in what turn out to be often vibrant barcodes. This is not exactl...   read

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Raiden costume
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Raiden joins Metal Gear Solid V as the Skulls come home to roost

The Gray Fox outfit in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is pretty dope, though it's a challenge to get me out of my sexy Black Ocelot. But maybe for FOB missions, wherein I will sacrifice style for results. A recent Famitsu live stream...   read

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Diamond Cat

Wear a cat on your head in Metal Gear Online

Well, damn. Now I regret spending those Mother Base coins on that sweet crocodile hat. If you haven't checked in with Metal Gear Online in a while, this headgear might be just the nudge you need. It's a cat named Ricky that you can place on...   read

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The Phantom Pain

You can bring back a certain buddy in Metal Gear Solid V

As of a recent update in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, it is now possible to bring back a beloved buddy who becomes unusable after you progress far enough into the story. But you're not going to like the method. In a game full of pa...   read

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Konami LA closure

Konami confirms closure of US-based Metal Gear Online studio

Konami has confirmed yesterday's reports that it closed Konami LA, the studio responsible for the Metal Gear Online portion of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The Los Angeles studio, formerly Kojima Productions LA before Konami scrubb...   read

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MGO studio gone tho

Konami still planning next Metal Gear, needs a lot of money

Konami seems to have closed its LA studio, formerly Kojima Productions LA before Konami scrubbed the Metal Gear Solid creator's name from as many places as it could. The studio opened in 2012 and most recently was responsible for the online...   read

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Konami LA

Konami Los Angeles Studio to be closed, staff laid off

According to multiple industry sources (including former Dtoid CEO Hamza Aziz!), Konami has closed its Los Angeles studio, formerly known as Kojima Productions Los Angeles. Duke Nukem creator George Broussard was one of the first ...   read

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Kojima shows how he made Metal Gear Solid V's 'Nuclear' trailer

Few trailers rival the "Nuclear" video for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. I must've watched it half a dozen times when it debuted last year at E3, and probably doubled that number leading up to the game's release in September. What a...   read

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Metal Gear Solid V is $40 as Amazon's daily Gold Box deal

It seems like you can't throw a proverbial rock on the Internet without hitting some games site talking about Mother Bases and D-Walkers and kidnapping via weather balloon. That's all Metal Gear Solid V speak and there's a lot there to...   read

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Metal Gear
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This Metal Gear Solid cosplay of Raiden is as real as it gets

Famed cosplayer Masazi visited TGS recently with a really badass Raiden costume, but it was tough to get a good look at it. Now you can see the entire outfit in video form, hosted and directed by the Rescue the Princess YouTube c...   read

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The Phantom Pain
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You really do need to save Kaz in three days

Early on in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, you're sent on your way to find and rescue a familiar face, Kazuhira Miller, who is being held prisoner in Afghanistan. You're told he's vital to your quest for revenge, and that he has at m...   read

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Carpenter told to sue

John Carpenter didn't sue Hideo Kojima because 'he's a nice guy'

John Carpenter (Ghosts of Mars; Gorgon, the Space Monster) recently talked to Hollywood Reporter about his successful plagiarism suit against French director Luc Besson (Léon: The Professional) whose recent film Lockout rips off Carp...   read

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Metal Gear Solid

Konami touts new Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain DLC, gives us no details

[Update: Yep, it was the DLC that already was announced. Apparently Microsoft pulled the trigger early on the add-ons.] Konami just sent over the weirdest press release, presumably to get more people to spend money on Metal Gear Solid V: Th...   read

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