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Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection won’t come to Xbox 360 due to MGS4

Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection isn’t being released for Xbox 360 because one of the contents, Metal Gear Solid 4, isn’t available for the system.

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  • Metal Gear Solid 4 25th Anniversary Edition pops up on European retail listings

    Metal Gear Solid 4 25th Anniversary Edition has shown up via online retail shops Zavvi and ShopTo, with both stating the title is set for a November 30 release. The packshot, posted below, was shown along with pricing ranging from £37.45 to £15.85 reduced from £19.99, respectively. A budget release was made available in Japan […]

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  • Full install support coming to budget version of MGS4

    Konami has confirmed the Trophy support patch for Metal Gear Solid 4 will be available next month as part of the Metal Gear 25th Anniversary celebrations. if that weren’t enough for you, the game is also getting a full install option with the new budget-priced version. No more data installs at the beginning of each […]

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  • Kojima shows MGS4 on PSP2 in Tokyo

    Earlier this morning, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima appeared at Sony’s unveiling of its NGP system to show off a demo of Metal Gear Solid 4 running on the hardware. The demo is a cut-scene in the opening section of Guns of the Patriots, where Old Snake is introduced to the Mk. II via […]

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  • Japanese retailer lists and details PS3 Castlevania, MGS4 bundle [Update]

    A Japanese retailer‘s outed a special new PS3 hardware bundle that’ll feature Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and another title from the collaborator of the former: Metal Gear Solid 4.

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  • Best Buy PS3 bundle includes MGS4 and Killzone 2

    Next Sunday, Best Buy will stock shelves with a lovely PS3 bundle that includes Metal Gear Solid 4 and Killzone 2. It’s the 80Gb model, and you get all three for $400. Basically, that’s getting both games free because that particular SKU retails for $399.99. More over on Kotaku.

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  • Metal Gear Solid 4 joins PS3 Greatest Hits collection

    Konami announced today that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots has joined the PS3 Greatest Hits Collection. On June 16, the game will be made available at retail for the new price of $29.99. Press release is after the break.

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  • Konami reports record fiscal year thanks to MGS, Pro Evolution Soccer

    Konami has posted record sales figures for fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, with total sales reaching $3.24 billion which is a y-o-y increase of 4.2 percent. Net income fell 40.7 percent ($114m) over last year, but revenue in the Digital Entertainment division increased 4.9 percent to $1.96 billion. Worldwide, Metal Gear Solid 4 stood […]

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  • Aaron Greenberg says E3 reports are "completely uninformed"

    Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg has called earlier reports stemming from GameFork’s Twitter post regarding the 360′s E3 showing “completely uninformed”. “I can confirm that this post is completely uninformed and does not even come close to matching our news for E3,” Greenberg told Eurogamer. “You can’t believe everything you read, but it is fun to see […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid Touch now available for iPhone and iPod

    The full version of Metal Gear Solid Touch is now available on the Apple App Store. Set in the world of MGS4, the extra part of the game introduces eight additional gameplay levels to the original release. The story unfolds in five chapters over 20 stages, and the characters featured in the latter eight stages […]

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  • Jaffe: MGS4 devs had "a whole hell of a lot of tenacity and vision"

    During an interview with The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, God of War’s David Jaffe said the game he was “most jealous” of was Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 4 and that the dev team must have had real “tenacity and vision” to make a game of that quality. writes Joystiq. “To make a game […]

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  • Sony expects Killzone 2 to fare better than MGS4

    According to this V for Videogames piece, a Sony rep has said the company expects Killzone 2 sales to be as good, if not better than Metal Gear Solid 4. “It would be a lie to say Sony has not invested heavily in Killzone 2 and each individual at Guerilla games has worked even harder […]

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  • MGS4 demo released in Europe

    Following the release of a Metal Gear Solid 4 demo in Japan today, the free test is now available for download on the European PSN. The demo’s there now on the UK PS Store, and we’re reliably informed by VG247 reader Syrok that it’s available in Holland as well. The download will afford you a […]

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  • Report: MGS4 on 360 quote retracted from Japanese story

    According to this Gamecyte report, MorningStar has replaced a TGS quote attributed to a Konami rep saying the firm was looking at porting MGS4 to 360. The story says that the amended piece “now quotes a different Konami representative and mentions entirely different game series (Winning Eleven 2009 and Castlevania) to back up their thesis […]

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  • UK journos un-shocked by MGS4 plans for 360

    Speaking to Techradar, Future mag editors Jon Hicks and Dan Dawkins have expressed little shock at potential Konami plans to being MGS4 to 360. “After the massive success of GTA IV on Xbox 360, and the recent announcement of previously Playstation exclusives Final Fantasy and Tekken 6 coming to the platform, it’d be no surprise […]

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  • Konami "actively looking" at MGS4 on 360

    Japanese investment research firm MorningStar has published a paper from TGS quoting a Konami rep saying the firm is looking at moving MGS4 to 360. We did actually tell you about this in July, but there we are. “We’re actively looking into a release for the Xbox 360,” the spokesperson apparently said. Obviously, this sort […]

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  • Payton confirmed for MS Halo team

    Ex-Metal Gear 4 associate producer Ryan Payton – and all his hats – has been confirmed as a hire to the internal Microsoft Halo team by Phil Spencer, Edge reports. Spencer’s also confirmed that Corrine Yu, formerly of Gearbox Software, and her husband, former id artist Kenneth Scott are definitely on the crew. The exec […]

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  • Rumour: Payton working on Jackson Halo game

    Both Kotaku and Shacknews are rumouring that MGS4 producer Ryan Payton has been signed as creative director on Halo Chronicles, the Peter Jackson-developed Halo title. Payton recently left Kojima Productions to return to the US, citing family issues. Hit the links for more.

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  • Payton: MGS4 plot conclusion was "nothing short of a miracle"

    MGS4 assistant producer Ryan Payton’s spilled a pretty big can of beans in this 1UP interview, saying that the MGS trilogy on PS2 was never meant to be continued. “The stories of MGS2 and MGS3 were truly written without any backup measures if the series continued, leaving dozens of confusing and unexplained plot elements in […]

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  • Kojima: "Creativity of video games is now on the verge of crisis"

    Speaking on Konami’s Japanese site, Hideo Kojima has said that big business is knocking this shit out of creative games development. Which is probably a bit of a shame. “The creativity of video games is now on the verge of crisis,” he said. “Massive advertising campaigns are executed for games before their entertainment values are […]

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Mgs4 Latest

  • Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection won’t come to Xbox 360 due to MGS4

    Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection isn’t being released for Xbox 360 because one of the contents, Metal Gear Solid 4, isn’t available for the system.

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 25th Anniversary Edition pops up on European retail listings

    Metal Gear Solid 4 25th Anniversary Edition has shown up via online retail shops Zavvi and ShopTo, with both stating the title is set for a November 30 release. The packshot, posted below, was shown along with pricing ranging from £37.45 to £15.85 reduced from £19.99, respectively. A budget release was made available in Japan […]

  • Full install support coming to budget version of MGS4

    Konami has confirmed the Trophy support patch for Metal Gear Solid 4 will be available next month as part of the Metal Gear 25th Anniversary celebrations. if that weren’t enough for you, the game is also getting a full install option with the new budget-priced version. No more data installs at the beginning of each […]

  • Kojima shows MGS4 on PSP2 in Tokyo

    Earlier this morning, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima appeared at Sony’s unveiling of its NGP system to show off a demo of Metal Gear Solid 4 running on the hardware. The demo is a cut-scene in the opening section of Guns of the Patriots, where Old Snake is introduced to the Mk. II via […]

  • Japanese retailer lists and details PS3 Castlevania, MGS4 bundle [Update]

    A Japanese retailer‘s outed a special new PS3 hardware bundle that’ll feature Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and another title from the collaborator of the former: Metal Gear Solid 4.

  • Best Buy PS3 bundle includes MGS4 and Killzone 2

    Next Sunday, Best Buy will stock shelves with a lovely PS3 bundle that includes Metal Gear Solid 4 and Killzone 2. It’s the 80Gb model, and you get all three for $400. Basically, that’s getting both games free because that particular SKU retails for $399.99. More over on Kotaku.

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 joins PS3 Greatest Hits collection

    Konami announced today that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots has joined the PS3 Greatest Hits Collection. On June 16, the game will be made available at retail for the new price of $29.99. Press release is after the break.

  • Konami reports record fiscal year thanks to MGS, Pro Evolution Soccer

    Konami has posted record sales figures for fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, with total sales reaching $3.24 billion which is a y-o-y increase of 4.2 percent. Net income fell 40.7 percent ($114m) over last year, but revenue in the Digital Entertainment division increased 4.9 percent to $1.96 billion. Worldwide, Metal Gear Solid 4 stood […]

  • Aaron Greenberg says E3 reports are “completely uninformed”

    Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg has called earlier reports stemming from GameFork’s Twitter post regarding the 360′s E3 showing “completely uninformed”. “I can confirm that this post is completely uninformed and does not even come close to matching our news for E3,” Greenberg told Eurogamer. “You can’t believe everything you read, but it is fun to see […]

  • Metal Gear Solid Touch now available for iPhone and iPod

    The full version of Metal Gear Solid Touch is now available on the Apple App Store. Set in the world of MGS4, the extra part of the game introduces eight additional gameplay levels to the original release. The story unfolds in five chapters over 20 stages, and the characters featured in the latter eight stages […]

  • Jaffe: MGS4 devs had “a whole hell of a lot of tenacity and vision”

    During an interview with The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, God of War’s David Jaffe said the game he was “most jealous” of was Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 4 and that the dev team must have had real “tenacity and vision” to make a game of that quality. writes Joystiq. “To make a game […]

  • Sony expects Killzone 2 to fare better than MGS4

    According to this V for Videogames piece, a Sony rep has said the company expects Killzone 2 sales to be as good, if not better than Metal Gear Solid 4. “It would be a lie to say Sony has not invested heavily in Killzone 2 and each individual at Guerilla games has worked even harder […]

  • MGS4 demo released in Europe

    Following the release of a Metal Gear Solid 4 demo in Japan today, the free test is now available for download on the European PSN. The demo’s there now on the UK PS Store, and we’re reliably informed by VG247 reader Syrok that it’s available in Holland as well. The download will afford you a […]

  • Report: MGS4 on 360 quote retracted from Japanese story

    According to this Gamecyte report, MorningStar has replaced a TGS quote attributed to a Konami rep saying the firm was looking at porting MGS4 to 360. The story says that the amended piece “now quotes a different Konami representative and mentions entirely different game series (Winning Eleven 2009 and Castlevania) to back up their thesis […]

  • UK journos un-shocked by MGS4 plans for 360

    Speaking to Techradar, Future mag editors Jon Hicks and Dan Dawkins have expressed little shock at potential Konami plans to being MGS4 to 360. “After the massive success of GTA IV on Xbox 360, and the recent announcement of previously Playstation exclusives Final Fantasy and Tekken 6 coming to the platform, it’d be no surprise […]

  • Konami “actively looking” at MGS4 on 360

    Japanese investment research firm MorningStar has published a paper from TGS quoting a Konami rep saying the firm is looking at moving MGS4 to 360. We did actually tell you about this in July, but there we are. “We’re actively looking into a release for the Xbox 360,” the spokesperson apparently said. Obviously, this sort […]

  • Payton confirmed for MS Halo team

    Ex-Metal Gear 4 associate producer Ryan Payton – and all his hats – has been confirmed as a hire to the internal Microsoft Halo team by Phil Spencer, Edge reports. Spencer’s also confirmed that Corrine Yu, formerly of Gearbox Software, and her husband, former id artist Kenneth Scott are definitely on the crew. The exec […]

  • Rumour: Payton working on Jackson Halo game

    Both Kotaku and Shacknews are rumouring that MGS4 producer Ryan Payton has been signed as creative director on Halo Chronicles, the Peter Jackson-developed Halo title. Payton recently left Kojima Productions to return to the US, citing family issues. Hit the links for more.

  • Payton: MGS4 plot conclusion was “nothing short of a miracle”

    MGS4 assistant producer Ryan Payton’s spilled a pretty big can of beans in this 1UP interview, saying that the MGS trilogy on PS2 was never meant to be continued. “The stories of MGS2 and MGS3 were truly written without any backup measures if the series continued, leaving dozens of confusing and unexplained plot elements in […]

  • Kojima: “Creativity of video games is now on the verge of crisis”

    Speaking on Konami’s Japanese site, Hideo Kojima has said that big business is knocking this shit out of creative games development. Which is probably a bit of a shame. “The creativity of video games is now on the verge of crisis,” he said. “Massive advertising campaigns are executed for games before their entertainment values are […]

  • Ryan Payton: Japanese devs feeling heat from the West

    Ryan Payton, formerly of Kojima Productions, now unemployed in Seattle, thinks the sun is setting on high-end game development in The Land Of The Rising Sun. “The Japanese public seems to be disinterested in next-gen and high definition gaming,” he told Kotaku. “There is a stigma still attached to western technology there.” “There have been […]

  • Ryan Payton quits Kojima Productions for family reasons

    According to this Kotaku post, Metal Gear assistant producer Ryan Payton has quit Kojima Productions, citing family reasons. “Back when I joined Kojima Productions in 2005, I hit the ground running and didn’t stop until we shipped Metal Gear Solid 4,” he said. “Then, for the first time in three years, I wasn’t working on […]

  • Kojima concedes he may stay with Metal Gear for fifth game

    Speaking to Kikizo at E3, Konami creative legend Hideo Kojima admitted that he may well end up producing a fifth Metal Gear game. Never saw that coming. “When we look ten years into the future, maybe yes, I may well end up spending more time on the Metal Gear series,” he said. “I always intend […]

  • Fission success: MGS4 nearing four million shipped mark

    We all expected Snake’s final adventure to be a smash hit, but now we have numbers, kinda. According to PSU, by way of a Konami sales report, Metal Gear Solid 4 has shipped 3.94 million units worldwide. However, don’t confuse “shipped” with “sold.” PSU did note that “about one out of every four or five […]

  • Kojima to make Games Convention return in 2008

    According to this NintendoEverything piece, Metal Gear dev star Hideo Kojima will return to Germany for Games Convention this year, after demoing MGS4 to press at the event in 2007. Other stuff the publisher’s looking to air: Games PES 2009 Silent Hill Homecoming (PS3, Xbox 360) Castlevania Judgement (Wii) Dancing Stage Rock Revolution Lost in […]

  • Kojima on MGS4 dev: Sony gave us a lot of advantage with pre-release PS3 hardware

    Speaking to the BBC, Hideo Kojima has spoken about how Metal Gear 4′s life started as a consultation with Sony on the birth of PlayStation 3 itself. “We started to work on Metal Gear Solid 4 four years ago, after finishing work on Metal Gear Solid 3,” he said. “At that time we really didn’t […]

  • June NPD: MGS4 takes comfortable lead as US bestseller

    Surprisingly no one, NPD data for JUne has shown that Metal Gear Solid 4 was by far the bestselling game in the US last month, but a shock comes with Guitar Hero On Tour at number two with over 400,000 units sold. There’s no accounting for taste. Figures below. PS3 METAL GEAR SOLID 4 774.6K […]

  • Japanese software figures – week ending July 13

    Last weeks chart here. Another week Nintendo can be proud of. Altus’s Persona 4 goes straight in at the top for PS2. No Metal Gear Solid in sight. Full list below: [PS2] Persona 4 (Atlus) – 193,000 [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) – 30,000 / 2,353,000 [NDS] Densetsu no Starfi Taketsu (Nintendo) – 29,000 [WII] Mario […]

  • MGS4 on 360: “It’s inevitable,” says highly-placed source

    Following last night’s shock news that Final Fantasy XIII will release on Xbox 360, VG247 has been told be a very senior UK industry source that an 360 version of Metal Gear Solid 4 is “inevitable”. “There’s only MGS left now: for a few months at least,” said the mole. “It’s inevitable. Konami knows how […]

  • Japanese software figures: Nintendomination again

    The Japanese software charts, courtesy of NeoGAF, are almost completely dominated by Nintendo yet again this week. See for yourselves: [NDS] Daigasso! Band Brothers DX (Nintendo) – 47,000 / 167,000 [PS3] Initial D Extreme Stage (Sega) – 43,000 [NDS] Derby Stallion DS (Enterbrain) – 38,000 / 186,000 [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) – 31,000 / 2,323,000 […]