Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Summary

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Konami's 'main platform will be mobiles', 'where the future of gaming lies'

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It would seem Konami is taking a stronger stance against multi-platform development as smartphones and tablets become the publishers "main platform" as there's "really no point in dividing the market" anymore.

New CEO Hayakawa says mobile is the closest platform to Konami, and it's "where the future of gaming lies." He also stresses they must move on from selling in-game 'items' to 'features'.

Hideo Kojima reveals Quiet figurine can be "pushed and lifted"

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A bit of controversy surrounds Metal Gear Solid 5 character Quiet, with series creator Hideo Kojima having previously backtracked from saying he wanted her 'erotic'. Now a new figure from Play Arts has taken it to a whole new level.

This figurine, which comes with interchangeable parts, has "some soft materials" which lets her chest area be "pushed and lifted". Yes, you can literally squeeze her assets.

Metal Gear Solid Online supports up to 16 players on PC

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Metal Gear Solid Online is the multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and apparently it will support up to 16 players on PC and next-gen consoles.

That's according to the game's Japanese website (spotted by Videogamer). The online mdoe is included with all copies of The Phantom Pain, and sets two teams against each other utilising the series' trademark mix of stealth action gameplay.

Actor pleads "don't throw away" MGS5: The Phantom Pain "because upper management fired a genius"

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Actor Donna Burke, who lends her voice to the iDroid, says fans shouldn't "throw away" five year's work from the Kojima Productions team on Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain all because Hideo Kojima 'was fired'.

It's been in the news for a while now that Konami and Hideo Kojima aren't on the best terms, although there's been no public acknowledgement of exactly what's occurred.

Report: Sony Pictures lands film rights to Metal Gear Solid, writer and director attached

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Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid is sneaking into cinemas according to a report from Deadline, which says Sony Pictures has landed a deal for the rights to a film adaptation of the complex conspiracy caper.

British writer Jay Basu is attached, though Kojima-san could have input. It's also said Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be directing MGS, which is based off the 1998 release on the original PlayStation.

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