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Metal Gear Online officially launches, promises bonus to new players

by 5 months ago

After its initial run in beta, a developer on Steam has announced Metal Gear Online has officially launched on the PC. The beta concludes today, but Konami promises that development …

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Hideo Kojima confirms new studio and partnership with Sony

by 6 months ago

Originally reported by the Japanese site Nikkei, famed video game director Hideo Kojima has officially confirmed his departure from Konami, as well as announced his new independent studio and a partnership with …

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Report: Hideo Kojima officially leaves Konami, creating new studio

by 6 months ago

    The Japanese site Nikkei is reporting that Hideo Kojima has officially left Konami as of today, December 15, and is in the process of creating a new studio with former members of …

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    Konami’s treatment of Kojima is “negative for business,” according to former Square Enix president

    by 7 months ago

    Former president of Square Enix, Yoichi Wada, has given his opinion on Konami's recent treatment of its former employee Hideo Kojima, saying it isn't good for business. “As I know …

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    Twitter reacts to Konami banning Hideo Kojima from The Game Awards

    by 7 months ago

      Host Geoff Keighley dropped a bomb on attendees and viewers of The Game Awards last night when he claimed that Konami's lawyers banned Hideo Kojima from attending the event. Due to …

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      Hideo Kojima banned from The Game Awards by Konami’s lawyers, according to the event’s host

      by 7 months ago

      Hideo Kojima planned to be in attendance at The Game Awards tonight. But as told by the event's host, Geoff Keighley, he was banned from attending by order of Konami's lawyers. "He's still …

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      Konami has officially closed its Los Angeles studio

      by 8 months ago

      Konami has officially closed its Los Angeles, California studio. The studio formerly known as "Kojima Productions Los Angeles" and behind the recent Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. "Konami has made the …

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      Metal Gear Solid was almost sued for ripping off Escape From New York, according to the film’s director

      by 8 months ago

        The Metal Gear Solid series was nearly sued due to the similarities it held with the 1981 action film, Escape From New York. Speaking in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, director John …

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        Konami is denying that Kojima has left the company, despite photographical evidence

        by 8 months ago

          While reports surfaced yesterday that Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima had officially parted ways with Konami, the company is now denying this claim. In a statement issued to Tokyo Sports, …

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          Report: Kojima has officially departed from Konami

          by 8 months ago

          A report from The New Yorker states that the long-speculated break up between Konami and Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima became official on October 9th. A departure ceremony reportedly …

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          Silent Hills’ cancellation “makes no f*****g sense,” according to Del Toro

          by 8 months ago

          Famed horror film director, Guillermo del Toro, believes that his now-cancelled joint venture with Hideo Kojima, Silent Hills, would have been a "remarkable" game and is puzzled as to why …

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          Konami’s pachinko company files “Big Boss” trademark

          by 9 months ago

            KPE, Konami's pachinko company, has officially filed a trademark for "Big Boss." Reported on by Silicon Era, the trademark covers games, board games, pachinko machines, trading cards, slots, and medal games. No further …

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