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Hideo Kojima Talks Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, Peace Walker HD, PS Vita

Lorenzo Grajales's Avatar + Posted by Lorenzo Grajales on Jul 15, 2011

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These days, Hideo Kojima is a busy man. The Metal Gear mastermind recently revealed that the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is heading to the PS3 this November. The HD Collection includes revamped versions of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, complete with dual-analog-stick controls, 1080p graphics, smoother frame rates, a redesigned user interface, rumble support and much more.

We caught up with Kojima last week at an appearance in Mexico City and he was eager to speak with PlayStation.Blog readers. Enjoy the Q&A, and leave your favorite Metal Gear moments in the comments!

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Rush’N Attack: Ex-Patriot Available on PSN with ‘Systema’ Combat

Pearl Lu's Avatar + Posted by Pearl Lu on Mar 30, 2011

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For those of you not old enough to remember, Rush’N Attack was originally a side-scrolling game for arcade cabinets, later adapted for home consoles. It used to look something like this:

True to its name, it was a lot of rushing. And attacking. Mostly with a knife, sometimes with a flamethrower or a machine gun, but always against hordes of faceless Russians (it was the Cold War, which meant that was totally cool that Russians were bad guys and even cooler to come up with a pun-tastic name for the game). And as we approached the 25th anniversary of Rush’N Attack, we realized it might be nice to revisit an old friend.

But bringing a game like this back into something accessible and interesting to a modern audience presented some unique challenges.

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This Week in PlayStation Home: Aurora, Top Spin 4, Hard Corps: Uprising and More!

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Mar 16, 2011

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This Thursday, March 17th, the makers of Xi unveil their newest game experience in PlayStation Home. Enter Aurora – a mysterious archipelago of floating islands where players can take part in games such as OrbRunner, gaining XP and unlocking special rewards by defending the isles from enemies. Available this week from the PlayStation Home Navigator, Aurora is a unique game world full of challenges and secrets to uncover that will evolve over time with new features, characters, games, and narrative. Check out this video for a sneak peek at this awesome new space!

To commemorate the release of Top Spin 4, 2K releases a collection of tennis-themed clothing items (as well as the 8-Bit Tennis Buddy companion). Show the world that you can swing like the pros with these new Top Spin 4 items, available this Thursday in the PlayStation Home Mall!

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This Week in PlayStation Home: Treehouse Personal Space, Community Theater Update &...

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Jan 12, 2011

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This Thursday, January 13th, we’ll see yet another addition to the long line of PlayStation Home personal spaces. The Treehouse, a fantastical estate perched high above a spectacular landscape, offers gorgeous vistas surrounding a truly zen-like setting. Check out the pics below for a peek of what to expect from this dazzling new personal space.

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Tons of Additions to the PlayStation Home Mall + Novus Prime Additions & Version 1...

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Dec 15, 2010

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Early this morning, PlayStation Home received yet another update to its core client. Available now, the 1.41 update includes many improvements that were requested by our community after the massive 1.4 release last month. Patch notes can be found HERE along with instructions on How to Update to Version 1.41. Novus Prime, the recently released […]

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Novus Prime: Free Multiplayer Space Combat Game Comes to PlayStation Home

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Dec 01, 2010

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Calling all PlayStation Home residents! Reports of an impending attack on Central Plaza have come through the PlayStation Home Community Management office. Our friends over at Hellfire Games are asking you, the resistance, to report to the new Novus Prime space station. From there you will board a state-of-the-art fighter ship and engage the enemy […]

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This Week in PlayStation Home: Spelunker & Konami Game Spaces + Castlevania, Zombi...

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Nov 24, 2010

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Hot off the heels of the highly-anticipated 1.4 core client release (and a long line of massive content publishes) comes yet another PlayStation Home update jam-packed with new games to play, spaces to explore, items to collect, and special videos to watch. This enormous update is the reason why I’m dropping in to formally invite […]

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This Week in PlayStation Home: 1.4 Client Update details, LittleBigPlanet, and More!

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Nov 10, 2010

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This Thursday, November 11th, PlayStation Home will update to client 1.4. In addition to the features we announced last Friday – wardrobe management, grouping, and voice chat – there are several other noteworthy additions, such as the new “Character Status” settings, improvements to the Menu Pad and Navigator, and cross-game invite support (finally, you can […]

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