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Essential starting gameplay tips for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Whether you're a series veteran or a fresh-faced recruit, Metal Gear Solid V offers an unprecedented amount of freedom in how you can approach its missions. Here's some tips to help you get your bearings.

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Konami is playing it fast and loose with the Metal Gear Solid V release for PC users

The hype surrounding Phantom Pain is reaching a head, but PC users may run into some issues as they download and install the game, especially if they're hoping to use the DVD.

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Konami killing off dozens of legacy iOS apps in Japan

Veteran games publisher Konami will permanently retire a large number of its paid iOS apps in Japan, including Metal Gear Solid Touch and Silent Hill: The Escape, as it shifts its focus toward free-to-play titles.

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Don’t worry, Metal Gear Solid V’s multiplayer won’t be hidden behind a paywall

After multiple outlets reported that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's multiplayer would be locked behind a paywall, Konami has clarified that while the game will feature microtransactions, its multiplayer won't require them.

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Buying Metal Gear Solid V via Steam? Don’t expect it to preload before launch day

Console gamers buying Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be able to preload the game so it's available to play immediately on launch day. Unfortunately, those buying the game on Steam won't have the same option.

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Director del Toro: ‘I will never again get involved in video games.’

Veteran film director Guillermo del Toro will not pursue any more projects within the video games industry after cancellations from multiple publishers.

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New Castlevania, Silent Hill games head to pachinko parlors instead of consoles

Veteran Japanese publisher Konami is readying new games in its Castlevania and Silent Hill franchises, but longtime fans may not like the results.

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System requirements for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain released

The system requirements for the PC version of the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain have been released, and they're very similar to those of last year's prologue, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

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P.T. fan recreation aims to preserve canceled survival horror title

Fans of the memorable Silent Hills teaser P.T. can relive the experience via a fan remake released this week from indie developer Farhan Qureshi.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 bumps up PC launch, Metal Gear Online hitting consoles first

The PC version of Konami's Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will launch day-and-date with console editions, hitting Steam worldwide on September 1.

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Kojima Productions has been dissolved according to Solid Snake voice actor

Earlier this year, the Kojima Productions logo was removed from branding for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and now Solid Snake voice actor Akio Otsuka has tweeted that the company is no more.

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Silent Hills is dead, according to everyone but Konami

Konami won't quite confirm it, but according to statements from numerous persons involved with the game, the latest installment in the Silent Hill series, which was to be co-directed by Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro, is dead.

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Kojima Productions logo removed from Silent Hills website

Following a similar cleansing of the Metal Gear Solid V site, the Kojima Productions logo is now conspicuously absent from the website for Konami's Silent Hills/P.T., stirring up fears that Kojima is no longer tied to the project.

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Metal Gear’s creator appears to be parting ways with longtime publisher Konami

A growing body of evidence suggests that while series creator Hideo Kojima will stay on to complete Metal Gear Solid V, his tenure with Konami may be otherwise over.

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date is set for September 1

Konami confirms a September 1, 2015 release date and collector's edition details for the console versions of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. A Steam version is coming at a later date.

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