Although many of us are still basking in the glow of the masterpiece that is Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots , others are already anxiously anticipating Kojima's next effort. Well, you may not have much longer to wait for an announcement…

According to PlayStation LifeStyle , the latest issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine hints that the fifth installment in the legendary series may be revealed by Konami some time in "April or May." Now, as far as we can tell, nothing major is happening in either of these upcoming months, but E3 is slated for June 2 – June 4. Hence, the majority of people who wish to believe this rumor are saying that Metal Gear 5 will be officially announced at E3. As far as we know, there won't be a "Solid" in this title, as Snake's story is supposedly complete. We're certain that Konami isn't about to abandon the franchise name and there will most definitely be another installment, but we've waved adieu to Snake. As an additional bit of news, which may or may not be construed as "bad" by the fans, PTOM also reports that Kojima will not be the game's director, although he'll still be involved in the development process. Rumor has it he's knee-deep in some other title right now…  Just don't call him a traitor for working on something new, m'kay?

If a new Metal Gear really is on tap for an unveiling in the next few months, it's bound to be a gigantic piece of news, so stay tuned for any new info/details.

Subscribe
Notify of
47 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
convergecrew
convergecrew
11 years ago

can I have a collective Whooo?!! 1..2..3..

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
11 years ago

Wooooooooooooooh! *hides under bed like Solid Snake*

"Hey Otacon it's me Sunny, I need help Playstation fanatics are trying to find out who's the new character to lead the series. Kojima told me to hide from the spotlight for now."

I want Sunny! Give me Sunny!(grown up of course)

Strifewind
Strifewind
11 years ago

Whooooo!

Reccaman18
Reccaman18
11 years ago

Whooo! lol
But anywho, this would be big news. Im anxious to see E3 now.

TheUglyBassist
TheUglyBassist
11 years ago

Whooo! MGS news is good news as far as I go.

Correction MG News.


Last edited by TheUglyBassist on 3/13/2009 11:14:57 PM

mustang750r
mustang750r
11 years ago

Nah dude you had it right, MGS is correct.

mustang750r
mustang750r
11 years ago

Ben, you are aware that the Solid in MGS stands for the graphics being rendered in 3D and has nothing to do with Snake. Just thought you should know. XP

Now if there is going to be an announcement this year that would be freakin' awesome!

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
11 years ago

Correct you are about it being called "solid" due to the 3D element.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

Damn you, I wanted to correct him!

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
11 years ago

I am aware of that. But in order to change the name from Snake's story, it has been rumored that the new series will simply be called "Metal Gear."

mustang750r
mustang750r
11 years ago

Oh I see. Has it ever been said if it will still have something to do with Metal Gears, or will it still have that same feel (gameplay) as the past Metal Gear games but a different universe?

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
11 years ago

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!

Oh god oh god oh god! haha this is gonna be beautiful!

Thank you Konami and Kojima Productions!

Let the sun shine! Sunny!

eLLeJuss
eLLeJuss
11 years ago

i just hope its an exclusive.

Hexen
Hexen
11 years ago

could you imagine it being multi platform and a 360 timed exclusive,I try not to think about horrible things like that.

Cpt_Geez
Cpt_Geez
11 years ago

II cant wait until april or may, hopefully MG5 is just as good as MGS4 was.

cLoudou
cLoudou
11 years ago

nah, I wants it to be better.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
11 years ago

meh…….. i wish it never existed, but i have to see what they're gonna do to the series

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

I hope it's a sandbox game!

I'm jk, seriously I am.

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

Meh.

😉

artson1966
artson1966
11 years ago

I don't know if it would be the same without good ole Snake in the game. I will hold off on my excitement until I understand more of the up-coming title.

Naga
Naga
11 years ago

Kojima I thought it was ZOE 3 next!!! god damn bi***

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

New Zone of The Enders 4s teh winds!!!

=D

slugga_status
slugga_status
11 years ago

I for one think Snake will show up somewhere in the game.

Can't wait for MG5 though. I think they might go back to Raiden.

nath08
nath08
11 years ago

MGS4 was crap… in my opinion anyways!

Godslim
Godslim
11 years ago

well your opinion is wrong then

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

godslim ftw

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

360 child.

Godslim
Godslim
11 years ago

i just hope they dont kill it with a rubbish sequal that isnt true to the mgs series

slugga_status
slugga_status
11 years ago

I agree with that godslim.

For someone to say MGS4 was crap clearly either play the game or was not very good at it.

tlpn99
tlpn99
11 years ago

MGS4 was and will probably be the best game for a while.

Now before the KZ2 peeps get on for saying this I am by no way in any means slamming KZ2 I enjoyed it but I have and will always love the MGS games and I thought myself personally that MSG4 was better and so far nothing has come close to beating it with the exception of KZ2, the Gears Games 1 and 2, GTA4 and Uncharted.

To me MGS4 just pips them to the post but I do enjoyin playing the other games a lot too.

IonHawk
IonHawk
11 years ago

I second that. I still think MGS4 had better overall graphics – I don't remember seeing any low-rez textures at all-it was all uniform quality. KZ2 had mostly astounding textures, and in between it would throw you some really bad ones, which for me made the whole experience inconsistent.

OPHIDIAN
OPHIDIAN
11 years ago

Just a thought, without a Snake, could it ever be as good as MGS4?

ps92117
ps92117
11 years ago

I don't mind another MG of some alternative character, but I don't want to see MG turn into Halo.

atomaweapon
atomaweapon
11 years ago

Never really could get into metal gear control scheme. Lost interest after 3

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

Why do i keep getting this urge to play Metal Gear on NES?

ed_winchester
ed_winchester
11 years ago

hey World love the new pic lmao, keep up the good work

shindelion
shindelion
11 years ago

I wonder if MG5 will be multi plat…

eLLeJuss
eLLeJuss
11 years ago

mmm.. I hope mg5 includes fairies in the storyline! YEY XD

DGo8
DGo8
11 years ago

i rekon we'l be playing as Raiden or sanc like that…gotta feeling we'll see a cameo from snake or…in tha game we'l hear of him and that

shadowpal2
shadowpal2
11 years ago

Nothing will be as epic as any of the previous games were. Considering Hideo Kojima won't be directing this one and yea…unfortunately I have a bad feeling that it might hurt the "Metal Gear" franchise. Heck I wish the best for it – but yea…

rell
rell
11 years ago

I hope metal gear 5 don't get water down if it go to multiplatform, because that will piss off ps3 owners.


Last edited by rell on 3/15/2009 1:36:02 PM

stefanolio
stefanolio
11 years ago

and rell mgs5 probably will go multi because of kojimas "westernazation" im pretty pissed myself…

stefanolio
stefanolio
11 years ago

i never liked raiden….. it was soo hard to play with him in mgs2 cuz of all those cutscenes and besides… hes not a part of big boss!!
another snake clone will be cool. but i want to play as ocelot or liquid in these games.

rell
rell
11 years ago

hell yeah

JackKnifeZero
JackKnifeZero
11 years ago

Personally I'm kind of looking forward to Hideo Kojima sitting on the sidelines for this title, although it will be possible that the team that makes MG5 will be using a story he wrote. I think Kojima's legacy is epic, but I respect him for wanting to step down and let someone else take the reigns…although if MG5 turns out to be horrible I'm sure he'll come back and redeem the series, but I don't think that will really be needed seeing as how Metal Gear is his baby and he's not going to just hand it over to some stranger.

JackKnifeZero
JackKnifeZero
11 years ago

By the way…that was my first post. Hello, World!

🙂

mastiffchild
mastiffchild
11 years ago

It's a big srep letting Kojima step away from the hotseat on what's been, lets face it, the last 20 years of his life-for Konami and Hideo himself.
Big ask to top MGS4 as well so the next guy up will still need to lean on Kojima for details I imagine(as it looks like he'll be there in the same way Miyamoto is for the Zelda team at Nintendo)if this us gonna work out.
As for the exclusivity of MG5-I still see the series as being a Sony exclusive. If they push the boat out for anyones baby it'll be kojima's opus and it's legacy to come. yopu can't sdopubt the power of those MS cheques though! Still, great news whatever.