Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance News (Xbox360)

Xbox 360 "very important" to Japan, consider PC "more seriously"

Posted: 25.08.2010 by Technet2k

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Kojima Productions are making Metal Gear Solid: Rising as their first concurrent multiplatform game, and it's "very important" for studios.

More Japanese devs are going multiplatform as it becomes essential. It will become a "normal trend" to their industry. PC isn't mainstream in Japan.

Metal Gear Solid: Rising won't star "too many" veteran characters

Posted: 10.08.2010 by Technet2k

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Creative producer Shigenobu Matsuyama of Metal Gear Solid: Rising says they "don't really want" to dwell on the "Metal Gear saga" with Rising.

It's a spin-off and completely friendly to newcomers, you can play "without needing to know" all thats happened before. It would get too "tied up".

Kojima to make "adventure game"

Posted: 20.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima's next big project is an "adventure game" reveals Chiyomaru Shikura, a collaborating partner on the title.

Shikura-san is also working on the 3rd entry in a "conceptual science series," he teased. Right now they need to "hash this project out," apparently.

2nd Metal Gear series is Rising

Posted: 28.06.2010 by Technet2k

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Look I made a play on words! Producer Shigenobu Matsuyama reveals that studio Kojima is "aiming for two" series to run for Metal Gear Solid.

The upcoming MGS: Rising is "not a side story," he says, with it set to become a series of "another standard." Less stealth and more action then?

John Carpenter 'gave blessing' to Hideo Kojima over Solid Snake

Posted: 24.06.2010 by Technet2k

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Director John Carpenter, who made Escape from New York featuring Kurt Russell as one 'Snake Plissken', gave Hideo Kojima his "blessing".

Kojima-san had written to Carpenter asking him if he could use Snake as inspiration for Metal Gear Solid, and thus Solid Snake was born.