Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Summary
Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid is sneaking into cinemas according to a report from, which says has landed a deal for the rights to a film adaptation of the complex conspiracy caper.
British writeris attached, though Kojima-san could have input. It's also said will be directing MGS, which is based off the 1998 release on the original PlayStation.
Hideo Kojima and team to leave Konami after major dispute, Metal Gear franchise will continue under new management team
Rumours suggest that there has been a major disagreement between Kojima Productions and Konami, with Hideo Kojima and several key developers now expected to leave the publisher after the release of Metal Gear Solid 5.
Konami has subsequently put out(as yet incompletely translated from Japanese, unfortunately) that assures fans the Metal Gear franchise will continue, and that the firm is looking for new senior management figures to work on a new entry in the series.
*UPDATED* Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date confirmed, Collector's Edition includes bionic arm
Not a real bionic arm, obviously.on the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition and you'll net a bunch of goodies including a half-scale replica of Snake's bionic arm (essential), a behind-the-scenes documentary, a steel-book case, a map, and the game's various trailers on BluRay, along with some unique in-game items.
Konami also confirmed The Phantom Pain's September 1 release date, to nobody's surprise, and revealed a Day One Edition that packs in a more modest collection of pre-order bonuses.
You hear that squealing sound? That's the sound of millions of nerds crying out in excitement (me included) because we now have a solid, if not yet officially confirmed, release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain - September 1 2015.
had planned to reveal the date in an official announcement tomorrow but, as usual, the internet hive mind put paid to that.
Life's not always easy for gruff mercenary, and some new screenshots released from Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain suggest it's not going to get any easier in the forthcoming stealth game.
Series creatortweeted four separate images of the mercenary in his transport chopper, liberally sprayed with blood.