Tag: Metal Gear Solid

Gaming News Wrap [5 June 2014]

Good morning. Welcome to your one-stop shop for all your gaming news and videos, where we jam more into one article than some sites do in a week… and more brains than Undead Ed can stuff in his mouth at once. And remember that there is other news available on the site too. Games Rumours and speculation point to Battlefield Hardline receiving…

The origin of the name ‘Solid Snake’ explained

This is something that I personally wondered – why ‘Solid Snake’? Eurogamer spotted that Hideo Kojima took to Twitter to explain how the name originated. He explained that he chose ‘Snake’ because “snake was the most appropriate symbol of living thing that hides his presence and sneaks without any noise.” Kojima opted for ‘Solid’ to “give opposite impression of soft…

Gaming News Wrap [28 June 2013]

End of the week Wrap. The tastiest one of the all. Almost as tasty as really tasty brains with HP sauce. Almost. After a number of PR blunders, one would think Microsoft would have learnt and started working harder at winning back the games. If your old Xbox 360 headset working on the new Xbox One is one way of…

Kojima sees ‘Pilot Episodes’ as a solution for next-gen development

The Metal Gear series developer, Hideo Kojima believes the ‘TV pilot’ approach would be the way forward with the challenges faced with AAA games development for the next-generation consoles Speaking with Edge [via GIBiz], Kojima spoke of the difficulties the next-gen consoles will present and the plausible solutions. Kojima explained that a number of problems will need to be overcome when developing games…

Kojima says Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes may be too ‘risque’ to release

In a translated interview with Videogamer, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has stated that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes might not even be released due to the mature themes. Kojima says he has been trying to create more matured-themed games, and Ground Zeroes attempts to tackle some more taboo themes, making it a little risky to release. He also believes…

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance | PS3 to get exclusive ‘VR Missions’ DLC

The US Sony blog has revealed that  Playstation 3 players will receive exclusive VR Missions DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance The DLC will add 30 all-new missions featuring that classic VR/Virtual Reality look inspired by the original Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. The missions will include a mix of combat training, tactical maneuvering, stealth-based approaches and more. The missions will feature…