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MGS4 sells over 4 million, Konami shows big profit for first fiscal half

Konami’s announced a $232.8 million profit for the first half of the year, with the firm’s video game business posting $268 million in operating income. More than 4 million units of MGS4 – more than a third of total game sales – were sold in the period, with the games division pulling in about $950 […]

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  • Kojima wishes people would stop asking about MGS4 on 360

    Speaking to Eurogamer at Games Convention, Hideo Kojima said he’s had enough of people asking about MGS4 on 360. Not entirely surprising, really. “I’ve been doing a lot of interviews and stage shows, and half the questions are like ‘Will MGS4 be coming out on 360 or other formats?’, and in the near future I […]

  • Two MGS4 camo suits released

    Konami’s put out two new camo suits for Snake in MGS4, according to this PS3F piece, namely “Laughing Camo” and “Raging Camo”. If you approach enemies wearing either one, they laugh or “rage,” as you’d expect. Both suits are free. It’s a slow Friday, OK?

  • MGS4 finally gets Japanese launch event

    Konami’s announced that there’s going to be Tokyo dates in the Kojima World Tour added for this weekend, June 28 and 29. Hideo’s not going to be there, from the look of it, but fans may be able to get art director Yoji Shinkawa’s autograph if they’re fast enough. That’s a sketchy translation, but it […]

  • MGS4 rush pushes PS3 sales to 80,000 in Japan in past week

    According to IGN, Famitsu’s reporting that MGS4 came close to hitting 500,000 sales in Japan in its first week of release, making it the fastest selling Japanese PS3 game and providing a huge boost to PS3 sales in the country. Enterbrain figures show that 77,208 PS3s were sold in Japan in the week ending June […]

  • MGS4 sells 300,000 on day one in Japan

    According to Media Create first day data, Metal Gear Solid 4 sold approximately 300,000 units on its first day on sale in Japan. The game went on sale Thursday. Around 170,000 units were of the limited edition, apparently. Thanks, NeoGaf.

  • Sixth and final Metal Gear retrospective episode posted

    Thank fuck for that. Gametrailers has posted the sixth and final part to its Metal Gear Solid retrospective, wrapping everything up with an attempt to actually explain away the game’s ludicrous plot. After the link. Find all the other bits here.

  • MGS4 delayed in Spain

    Konami’s put out a press release saying Metal Gear 4’s been delayed in Spain thanks to industrial action over fuel costs. No lorries, no transport, no Snake. Statement after the link. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Happier photos from the Tokyo Metal Gear launch

    That’s better. Famitsu’s posted pics from the Akihabara Metal Gear Solid 4 launch (via GameFront), and there are people laughing, and everything. There’s a chap there with his bundle, looking all happy and shit, so we can rest easy. Space time continuum restored. Phew. Thanks, Blerk.

  • Photos from the MGS4 San Francisco midnight opening

    It’s a Snake photo overtron. Kotaku’s posted some photos from the MGS4 launch in San Francisco. These are your classic “men in a line” variety, but there is a picture of a man in a white coat with a knife, which kind of saves the say.

  • Photos from the MGS4 Osaka launch: no one turned up

    These Kotaku pictures of empty shops full of Metal Gear Solid 4 boxes. Clearly, all the action was in America last night, as you can see here and here.

  • Even more Times Square MGS4 launch photos

    This lot’s from Kotaku, and includes a picture of Hideo doing a “thumbs-up”, which is probably about as good as a picture of him smiling. All this actually makes us want to play the game. Goddamn you, Kojima.

  • More photos from the MGS4 Times Square launch

    This looks as though it was awesome. Joystiq’s posted up pictures of the Metal Gear 4 Times Square launch last night, including shots of Hideo “smiling”. Incredible.

  • Shots from the MGS4 Times Square midnight opening

    On PS3F. Looks sedate. Can’t see too much else out there at the moment on an MGS4 openings, but hopefully stuff will appear throughout the day.

  • Konami announces Kojima world details for US

    Konami’s put out solid [fired – Ed] details of the American Metal Gear Solid 4 “star” signing sessions in the US. There are times, places and named for New York, LA and San Francisco events after the link. Thanks, Joystiq.