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Bleach Anime's Final Manga Arc Will Be Aired On Disney+ In Southeast Asia: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Nintendo Launch New Animation Studio Nintendo Pictures: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here // Halo Devs May Be Switching To Unreal Engine: In an intense match, the Lone Wolves came out victorious. Read all about the big night here
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Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima Misidentified As Shinzo Abe’s Assassin Thanks To Terrible Internet Jokes [Update]

One can take racist jokes a bit too far, especially if it's affecting news reporting. As you may have heard, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated in Japan, where gunfire and gunshots are incredibly rare. This led to a lot of corners of the internet making bad jokes about the situation. This led to a Greece news station name...

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Hideo Kojima Opens Up Movie And Music Studio

Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions, the folks responsible for the phenomenon(?) that is Death Stranding, has established a new business division focused on music, TV, and film. According to a GamesIndustry.biz report, the studio will be in Los Angeles and is intended to take its current and future games into the movie and music field. It's esse...

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Konami Removes Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 From Digital Storefronts Temporarily

Konami has announced that they will remove Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 from digital storefronts starting 8 November 2021 for a temporary period of time. However, before you get your hopes up for a remaster or remake of those iconic games, the Japanese company has stated that the reason for the removals is because they are currently...

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[Report] Konami Is Working On New Metal Gear, Castlevania, & Silent Hill Projects [Update]

Update [2/10/2021]: New info on Silent Hill entry from Kojima Productions and Metal Gear Solid 3 remake from Singapore's Virtuos Studios added. It looks like Konami has big plans for the near future. According to anonymous sources (via VGC), Konami is working on new games from the Metal Gear, Castlevania, and Silent Hill franchises. It's been...

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The Hideo Kojima and Xbox Deal Has Reached Its Key Milestone

Video game auteur Hideo "Metal Gear" Kojima and Microsoft Xbox have signed a letter of intent. The document states that the two parties will work out the details on a publishing agreement for a new Xbox game from Kojima Productions. According to sources close to parties (via Venturebeat), this is a key step in negotiations between Kojima Product...

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Oscar Isaac Is Solid Snake In The Metal Gear Solid Movie

Jordan Vogt-Roberts' Metal Gear Solid movie adaptation has been gestating for several years now, but we finally have the actor who will bring the iconic Solid Snake to life and it's none other than Oscar Isaac. Isaac is best known for playing ace pilot Poe Dameron in the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy movies and other films like 2015's Ex Machina. Ho...

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These Metal Gear Solid Titles & Konami Classics Are Now On PC

Konami has announced that PC versions of Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance, and Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania and Contra are now available via GOG. After not being on PC for almost 20 years, gamers will finally have the chance to experience the first two Metal Gear Solid games on a ...

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Metal Gear In Concert 2020 Live Stream Tickets Are Now Available

Konami has announced that the Metal Gear In Concert 2020 in Tokyo, Japan, on 11 October 2020. However, fans will be happy to learn that the entire concert will also be watchable through live streaming for the first time ever (via 4Gamer). The Metal Gear In Concert will feature an orchestra performance of music from all five mainlineÂ...

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Metal Gear Solid Director Wants To Make An Animated Series With David Hayter

Metal Gear Solid movie director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has revealed that not only is he interested in making a Metal Gear Solid animated series, but he also wants to bring original Metal Gear Solid franchise protagonist Snake voice actor David Hayter. Speaking with Gary Whitta on his Animal Talking show (via GamesRadar), Vogt-Roberts said: “.....

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Kojima Productions Wants To Work On Anime, Manga, And Movies

People aren't really talking about Death Stranding anymore but that doesn't mean it wasn't a success. The game sold very well all over the world and was the biggest PlayStation title debut of 2019. Hideo Kojima and his crew now has plans to do very different things. [caption id="attachment_52054" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Image from Dualshoc...

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The Top 50 NPCs In Video Games History

You have seen the Free Guy trailer starring Ryan Reynolds, right? It’s essentially about an NPC who gets free will and becomes a hero to combat all the bad guys populating the open-world game he’s stuck in, possibly programmed by Taika Waititi’s character. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2m-08cOAbc It’s pretty awesome...

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Here Are All The Winners Of The PlayStation Awards 2019 [Update]

In conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of PlayStation, today PlayStation fans all over the world gathered in Japan, as well as in front of their screens, to watch the PlayStation Awards 2019. It was an event that celebrated the amazing games we've been playing not just this year but ever since the launch of the first PlayStation. The PlayStati...

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Happy 25th Anniversary, PlayStation! The Best PS1 Games Of All Time

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation, which originally launched in Japan on 3 December 1994 and changing the landscape of the gaming industry forever. Sony's first console is currently the fifth best-selling gaming console of all-time (including handhelds), with over 102.49 million units sold to date. No other console can...

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Loved Marie From Astral Chain? Here Are 20 Video Game Cuties With Glasses Like Her

A gripping action RPG like Astral Chain just wouldn’t be complete without a lovable cast of characters. And who better to sit at the top of that list than Lappy, the quirky dog mascot of Astral Chain’s police force? But there’s more to Lappy under that large and unbearably hot suit, and that’s Marie Wentz. When sheâ€...

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Konami Still Has Plans For Future Console Games With “Globally Known IPs”

Konami is widely regarded by many games as the Eastern EA of sorts, what with its questionable microtransaction business practices and especially so after the Japanese developer/publisher's fallout with Hideo Kojima (while still keeping ownership of the Metal Gear franchise). Compared to past generations, Konami has released a scant lineup of cons...

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I Have Some Issues With The US 20 PlayStation Classic Games Lineup…[Update]

Update: Japan's version of the PlayStation Classic has its own unique list, and it's way better. So PlayStation is getting into the mini retro console game with the PlayStation Classic. So far, PlayStation revealed 5 games for its PS1 Mini: Tekken 3, Ridge Racer Type 4, Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, and Wild Arms. Now we get the full 20 game...

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We Interviewed Metal Gear Solid Theme Singer Donna Burke About Her Past Work

Back during Animangaki, we had a chance to talk to famed singer Donna Burke, whose work you recognize from the Metal Gear Solid Series -specifically for Peace Walker and part 5. Remember "Heaven's Divide" and "Sins of the Father"? That's all her! But did you know she also did vocal music work for the Tales series, the God Eater series, and even Se...

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Crooked Politicians In Video Games

In light of recent Malaysian events, we at Kakuchopurei try our best to remember if there were any such "esteemed" individuals in such positions in video games. Fortunately, they are a few we can highlight in this video below. Watch out for over-the-top speeches and theatrics. https://www.facebook.com/kakuchopurei/videos/1477476012356809/...

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How to Fix Metal Gear Survive

I'm just dropping it here, Konami. Harsh truth: Metal Gear Survive ain't gonna survive the month. Review scores are underwhelming, your player numbers compare to about 5% of what Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain was at during launch week, and you've consigned the biggest gaming franchise to the dumps. You had every opportunity to turn doubters in...

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How Does Metal Gear Survive Compare to Kojima-Era Metal Gear Games At Launch?

* We will be focusing on Hideo Kojima's two final MGS games for Konami in this article considering they are the only 'modern' titles to be available on PC/ Steam  It's been a week since the Metal Gear franchise spinoff, the asset flip, zombie-survival of game and Konami brainchild, Metal Gear: Survive hit stores so we decided to compare its play...

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