Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Developer: Kojima Productions Publisher: Konami Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One (Reviewed) Release Date: September 01, 2015 Price: $59.99 US – Available Here $109.95 AU – Available Here Overview Very few people could have foreseen that Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear franchise would still be alive nearly thirty years after the first game was releas...

Sony’s E3 2015 Presentation Recap

Welcome to Capsule Computers live (or semi-live) recap of events with the 2015 E3 showing for Sony. Below are the announcements as they occur with a bit of opinion layered on top and some screenshots and trailers for your enjoyment. Let’s see what Sony brought to the table this year! And we begin with a montage of a good mix of PlayStation exclusives and third party highlights. Big cheers fo...

Metal Gear Solid V Playstation 4 Bundle Headed to Europe and Australia

With E3 right around the corner, more and more early news that doesn’t hold as much weight as other announcements are starting to pop out. Today, Konami have revealed a new Playstation 4 bundle for Metal Gear Solid V, that will feature a sleek, red coloring. The entire console is inspired by the same “bionic arm” that Snake has, with a controller that is a metallic grey. It looks...

Metal Gear Solid 4 Now Available on the PSN

To be honest, I didn’t know that Metal Gear Solid 4 was not available digitally, but due to the large size of the game, it makes sense that it has not been provided in this format until now. Today, Sony and Konami have posted the 2008 classic to the Playstation Network, with open availability to all who want to get caught up before next year’s release of Metal Gear Solid V. I have a ni...

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Skull Face figurines to be released in Japan

Square Enix has recently updated its store page detailing a figurine of Skull Face, a character from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The figure is released under Square Enix’s PLAY ARTS KAI figurine motif. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the latest iteration of the Metal Gear series (gameplay and trailer videos can be seen here), the story taking place between the prologue R...

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to feature a Sony exclusive mission as Classic Snake

The Metal Gear franchise has had a long history of being exclusive to the PlayStation and only in recent years have Metal Gear titles appeared on other platforms. As such it should come as no surprise that the PlayStation 3/4 version of Konami‘s upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes comes with something exclusive. Today it was revealed exactly what that exclusive bonus is, and it happen...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Price Drop + Free DLC

Konami has announced today that the price of their Metal Gear Solid series spinoff, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, will be dropping to a reduced price of $29.99 from today. Players that purchase the game will also receive the Jetstream and Blade Wolf DLC packs for free. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance released in February to great acclaim (Check out the review here). The Jetstream DLC features Sam...

MGS V: Ground Zeroes to be Separate Release from The Phantom Pains

Since it was first being teased Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has always been a little up in the air as to what it would be. The most logical conclusion was that it was simply the prologue to the events of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, similar to how prologues previously had a different title to set them apart from the main events. While a good idea, it appears that this idea was both ...

Konami Gains New Worldwide Technology Director

Things are being shook up for development giants Konami in the near future. The company has announced that they are adding the experience of Julien Merceron as they appoint him to the position of Worldwide Technology Director, a position that covers the company’s dealings in Europe, Japan, and the U.S. Merceron has a plethora of experience in the video game industry to draw from for his new ...

Metal Gear Solid V TGS Demo in ‘Daytime’, Running on PS4

The second day of the Tokyo Game Show saw Konami show off a new gameplay demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, set during daytime and running on the PlayStation 4 in real time. Hideo Kojima once again personally showed it off at Sony’s booth. The game was also shown running on the Xbox One. The previous gameplay demonstration was played during the game’s nighttime cycle, where ...

Here is Metal Gear Solid V’s TGS Gameplay Walkthrough

Konami showed off its next stealth powerhouse, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, during its Ground Zeroes portion with a presentation lead by none other than Hideo Kojima. The gameplay demo was set in the same level as when the game was first revealed, but instead a proper attempt at the level with more engaging commentary…if you can understand Japanese. Check out the off screen walkthro...

Konami Opens New Los Angeles Studio for Metal Gear Solid Franchise

It looks like Konami is expanding Kojima Production a little with a brand new studio in Los Angeles. The new studio will be a major component of the continuation of the ever popular Metal Gear Solid series of games. They will also be having some part in the development of the newest, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. During the ceremony Hideo Kojima, himself, showed off more on the prologue to...

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