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Hideo Kojima Reflects on 25 Years of Metal Gear

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012

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One of the worst ways to realize you’re getting old is when something you hold dear reaches a certain age. That being said, Metal Gear celebrates its 25th anniversary this month.

The Metal Gear series, although not originally created for PlayStation consoles, began to reach its current level of popularity in 1998 when Metal Gear Solid was released on the original PlayStation.

We met with Hideo Kojima to talk about his thoughts on the series’ landmark games, and to discuss what’s in store for the future’s franchise.

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Hideo Kojima: This is the year I began working in the video game industry, as a game designer and planner. I was very young — among the first generation in the industry in Japan.

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

Posted by 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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PlayStation: 15 Years In The Making…

Posted by on Sep 09, 2010

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Today we celebrate 15 Years of PlayStation, the gaming industry and most importantly, the PlayStation fan. It is an honor to officially kick off our celebration on the PlayStation.Blog with a retrospective journey and history lesson 15 years in the making. The PlayStation, the PlayStation 2, the PlayStation Portable, the PlayStation 3 — these aren’t […]

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LBP Premium Level Packs + Costume Packs (Metal Gear Solid Edition) – on the PS St...

Posted by on Dec 19, 2008

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Just when you thought we were done with the Holiday surprises (Free Santa, Festive Level Pack, LBC1 winners, etc, etc) we have one more announcement up our sleeve…and it’s a dozy. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been biting our tongues, and finally we can reveal our latest offering (originally ‘somewhat’ announced at this years […]

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TGS 08: Sackboy Solid Snake and Sephiroth to join LittleBigPlanet

Posted by on Oct 08, 2008

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Minutes ago on the Tokyo Game Show show floor, the Kratos and Nariko Sackboys/girls made a couple of new friends. Welcome Sackboy Solid Snake and Sackboy Sephiroth! I caught up to Media Molecule’s Alex Evans minutes before the announcement was made, and he talked about this dream collaboration: It all started with the Helghast thing. […]

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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Database on the way!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2008

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Hi all – Firstly, we’d like to thank you for helping us make the launch of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots a tremendous success, with a special thanks to the many of you who attended our midnight launches to support it. It was great to meet so many of you in person, […]

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Metal Gear Solid 4 LAunch

Posted by on Jun 13, 2008

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I love midnight launches. While getting to play a big game, see a new movie, or hearing a new album a few hours before anyone else is of dubious value; there’s a sense of camaraderie with your fellow fanboys and girls braving the elements. That was definitely the case at the Metal Gear Solid 4 […]

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MGS4 Continues A Year of PS3 Blockbusters

Posted by on Jun 12, 2008

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We know that many PlayStation and Metal Gear fans have been waiting for today, and it was a pleasure to premiere Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots to the PS3 software line-up at midnight last night! PlayStation and the Konami team have enjoyed bringing this blockbuster franchise to the PlayStation nation for the […]

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