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  1. Gaming

    Snake? SNAAAAKE!: Konami Confirms Kiefer Sutherland as New Voice of Metal Gear Solid Protagonist

    Welp. It's officially official. David Hayter, long-time voice actor of Snake and Big Boss in the Metal Gear Solid franchise is out, and Kiefer Sutherland of 24 and The Lost Boys fame is in. This confirms the suspicions that have been floating around ever since the initial trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain surfaced. This is the world we live in now.

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  2. Gaming

    Former Voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid Issues Depressing Twitter Statement

    If you're a Metal Gear Solid fan, chances are you've come to expect a certain voice emanating from the series' long-time protagonist, Solid Snake, in the English version of the games. Specifically, folks expect one David Hayter. Unfortunately, the latest installment -- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain -- will apparently continue on without Hayter's vocal talents, and he's put out a statement on Twitter about the whole thing that's just plain depressing.

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  3. Gaming

    This Tumblr of Developers Wearing Fedoras is the Best Thing to Come Out of GDC 2013

    We're in the final days of Game Developers Conference 2013, and as we look over the news that's coming out of the event, like this bizarre Metal Gear trailer, we are also reminded that the conference plays just as hard as it works. These people are gamers after all. So far our favorite thing to come out of GDC 2013 is a Tumblr showing developers sporting a branded fedora.

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  4. Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Looks Exactly Like What You’d Expect

    If you're reading this, there's a good chance that we don't even have to explain exactly how strange the Metal Gear Solid franchise has been in the past. The latest and greatest, officially called Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, is no exception. The marketing efforts for this installment, which have included originally announcing what appears to be the actual game under a fake studio led by a man with his face covered in bandages, have been particularly strange. Regardless, we now know a bit more about the game thanks to last night's GDC reveal.

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  5. Gaming

    Check Out 14 Glorious Minutes of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

    Metal Gear Solid godfather Hideo Kojima started talking a lot about his next Metal Gear game, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, this weekend. After announcing the game at the celebration for the 25th anniversary of the Metal Gear franchise in Tokyo, Kojima flew to Seattle for a panel at PAX Prime, where he dished out details about how Ground Zeroes fits into the Metal Gear Solid mythos.

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  6. Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid Finally Getting an Actual Movie

    For years, fans of Metal Gear Solid have been comparing the video game's iterations to film. Since Metal Gear Solid 2, however, they've certainly had some points. Now, after many years of boasting, they won't have to compare the games to movies; it will simply be one in addition to being a game. The film was announced at a Metal Gear 25th anniversary event in Japan. Details are sparse, but feel free to get ridiculously excited.

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  7. Entertainment

    Today in Awesome HD Collection News: Zone of the Enders, Releasing This Fall

    Even though the Zone of the Enders series came from Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima, the series was largely overlooked after the first entry in the series ended up being nothing more than an okay game featuring repetitive missions, mechs, and large energy blasts. However, the bland first installment nabbed a sequel, Zone of the Enders 2: The 2nd Runner, and for some reason, the game was leagues better than the first, secretly ending up as one of the best games on the PlayStation 2, a console widely regarded as being the best video game console to date due to its amazing library of games. If you happened to miss Zone of the Enders 2, starting this fall, you'll be able to hop in the seat of Jehuty, the series' main mech, and catch up on one of the PlayStation 2's best secrets, but in HD remake form, because someone out there loves you.

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  8. Gaming

    Hideo Kojima’s New Business Card is Sharp, Looks Like a Razor

    Hideo Kojima doesn't mess around, and he wants you to know that upfront. That's why his business card is a razor, I suppose. Well, it's probably not actually a razor, but it sure looks enough like one that I wouldn't want to put it in my pocket. Maybe he's embarking on a campaign to get people to leave him alone, or maybe he has a vendetta against fingers. I'll stick to business cards that just paper-cut people, thank you very much.

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  9. Weird

    Hideo Kojima Unveils MGS Clothing Line at UNIQLO; Fandemonium Ensues [Pics]

    Hideo Kojima is a man of many talents: In addition to being the legendary game designer behind the Metal Gear Solid series, he's also a fashion plate. Following the release of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for PSP a few days ago, Kojima showed up to New York City clothing store UNIQLO to show off a limited-edition line of t-shirts inspired by the game, which launched today. Kojima was at the store from 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT, and in that narrow window, hundreds of fans showed up to get their Metal Gear Solid gear signed, check out the shirts, and get a gander of one of the great gaming masterminds of our time.

    Geekosystem checked it out, and here's what we saw:

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  10. Gaming

    Solid Snake: Dinosaur Hunter? [Bizarre Trailer]

    In a newly-released trailer for the PSP's upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, we're treated to gameplay footage of Solid Snake ... shooting dinosaurs. Including dragon/pterodactyl hybrids. With machine guns and rocket launchers.

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