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  • E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Has Gone Nuclear

    E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Has Gone Nuclear

    Hideo Kojima follows up last year’s harrowing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer with a new director’s cut trailer for E3 2014 (this is an extended version of what appeared last night during Sony’s press conference) that shows Snake’s further descent into darkness […]

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  • Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    This dark sequel to 2010’s generally underrated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is everything a sequel should be. It continues the story, looks better, has better camera control, more depth and has far fewer quick time events. If there is a downside it is that the story does […]

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  • Hot Toys Unsheathes Spectacular Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Raiden Action Figure

    Hot Toys Unsheathes Spectacular Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Raiden Action Figure

    Whether you liked Platinum Games’ fresh take on the Metal Gear franchise or not, you have to admit that this action figure of Raiden from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is fan-fricking-tastic. The 1/6th scale Raiden figure, based on the current not-final prototype, stands approximately 32CM […]

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  • Discussion Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Discussion Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Review written by Matt Litten & Tim Mack. Matt: Move over, Ryu. Step aside, Dante. Watch your back, Kratos. Back that thang up, Bayonetta. There’s a new action game hero in town, and his name is Raiden. Yes, that Raiden. The same Raiden many fans […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Launch Date and Xbox-Exclusive Raiden Bonus Mission Confirmed

    Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Launch Date and Xbox-Exclusive Raiden Bonus Mission Confirmed

    The PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will offer an exclusive bonus mission featuring old-school Solid Snake from the original PS1 Metal Gear Solid, but Hideo Kojima isn’t playing console favorites here. When Ground Zeroes ships early next […]

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  • 12 Minutes of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PlayStation 4 Gameplay

    12 Minutes of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PlayStation 4 Gameplay

    Holy gameplay footage, Big Boss! In addition to revealing the PlayStation console exclusive “Déjà Vu” bonus mission during the PlayStation 4 launch party, Konami has released a developer walkthrough showcasing 12 incredible minutes of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gameplay running on a PS4. […]

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  • PS1 Solid Snake Returns in PlayStation-Exclusive Metal Gear Solid V Bonus Mission

    PS1 Solid Snake Returns in PlayStation-Exclusive Metal Gear Solid V Bonus Mission

    PlayStation gamers are in for one hell of a nostalgia trip when Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes launches in Spring 2014. Exclusively on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, Ground Zeroes will feature a throwback bonus mission titled “Déjà Vu.” The mission will recreate events […]

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  • Konami Reveals New Details About the ‘Metal Gear Solid V Experience’

    Konami Reveals New Details About the ‘Metal Gear Solid V Experience’

    Man, Konami and Kojima Productions have made Metal Gear Solid V‘s release so confusing. First it seemed as though Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain were two different games. Then they gave the impression that Ground Zeroes was a prologue chapter included with The Phantom […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid V is Snake’s Most Harrowing Mission Yet

    Metal Gear Solid V is Snake’s Most Harrowing Mission Yet

    The Metal Gear Solid V trailer Hideo Kojima premiered during the Microsoft E3 press conference was great and all, but it was missing about three additional minutes (and a fun ending teaser) of some pretty brutal footage that must have been too graphic to show […]

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  • Kiefer Sutherland Confirmed as Big Boss in Metal Gear Solid V

    Kiefer Sutherland Confirmed as Big Boss in Metal Gear Solid V

    Jack Bauer, errrm… I mean Kiefer Sutherland has been confirmed as the new voice and motion/facial capture actor for Big Boss, codenamed Naked Snake, in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. This comes as no great surprise as Kiefer’s distinct voice can clearly be […]

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