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Patrick Brown’s Metal Gear Artwork

We’ve featured a lot of Metal Gear Solid art on the Konami Blog so far, yet it still never fails to impress us in a massive way. Patrick Brown is a hugely talented artist, and his ‘realistic cartoon’ artwork is oozing with detail, charisma and quality. His Metal Gear pieces – featuring Big Boss, Raiden, Naked Snake, EVA and Old Snake – make each character of the stealth-action series look incredible, whilst the backgrounds set the scene and the atmosphere of their respective games exquisitely.

lukeburnsMetal Gear Rising, Metal Gear SolidJuly 28, 20150 comments
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Yu-Gi-Oh! To Have Dedicated Booth at gamescom

If you’re lucky enough to be attending gamescom this year and are a huge fan of Yu-Gi-Oh! you’ll be pleased to know that there will be a dedicated booth just for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game and video games.

jessicatownleyYu-Gi-Oh!July 28, 20151 comment
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Oliver O’Reilly’s Women of Metal Gear

Did you know that 65% of the world’s top assassins are women?
– Female Soldier, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

From the rough and witty Big Boss to the nihilistic and sadistic Psycho Mantis, the Metal Gear series features a whole range of interesting characters. The women of Metal Gear are no exception to this rule. As diverse as they are dynamic, Metal Gear’s female characters are a force to be reckoned with. Artist Oliver O’Reilly has taken it upon himself to capture the women of Metal Gear in all their glory.

bridiebunnyMetal Gear Solid, OtherJuly 22, 20150 comments
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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain limited edition PS4 – Pre-order Now!

Hold on to your hats Metal Gear fans (and retractable prosthetic arms) as the limited edition Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 is available to pre-order now!

Modeled on Snake’s bionic arm, the 500GB console features a deep red colour-scheme with gold detailing alongside a metallic grey DualShock 4 wireless controller inspired by the handgun wielded by Snake in the game. Both items also proudly display the iconic Diamond Dogs logo.

tobyleeMetal Gear SolidJuly 21, 20150 comments
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Matt Synowicz’s MGS Cartoons

We love cartoon artwork. And, needless to say, we love Metal Gear Solid. So when we saw Matt Synowicz’s cartoon-style MGS characters, it was a no-brainer to show them off on the blog!

lukeburnsMetal Gear Solid, OtherJuly 15, 20150 comments
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MGSVTPP Piggyback Strategy Guide Announced!

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a huge game, set in a vast open-world environment that will contain countless different areas to explore and secrets to reveal. Needless to say therefore that attempting to 100% complete this game will be huge undertaking… but it will be made considerably easier if you bag yourself a Piggyback Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Strategy Guide!

lukeburnsMetal Gear Solid, OtherJuly 15, 20150 comments
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Connor Barker’s Big Shell Map

The Big Shell facility is one of the principal locations in Metal Gear Solid 2, and many fans will be extremely familiar with its hexagonal platforms and linking bridges. When “Jaykin’ Bacon” wanted some new digital environments creating, MGS fan Connor Barker decided to undertake the rather monumental task of recreating this iconic locale from scratch in Source Engine.

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJuly 14, 20150 comments
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MGSVTPP & PES 2016 Playable at this year’s gamescom!

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 will, for the very first time, be available for the public to play at gamescom this year! Both titles are hugely anticipated, so this gamescom promises to be a fantastic one for Konami fans!

lukeburnsPro Evolution SoccerJuly 13, 20152 comments
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MGS Art by Marc Colliaux (aka Dreamer_oldboss)

We featured the work of artist Marc Colliaux – aka Dreamer_oldboss – in a previous Konami blog post way back in March 2014 (which you can find here). Since then, he’s been busy making more amazing artwork, and it just so happens we’ve got another batch of superb Metal Gear Solid art from him to show you!

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJuly 10, 20150 comments
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MGSVTPP – E3 Awards & Accolades

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain went down a storm at E3 – one of the biggest games expos in the world. The title, which is to be released worldwide on September 1st, received a plethora of nominations and awards, including IGN’s Game of the Show, Gamespot’s Best of E3, Polygon’s Editor’s Choice and many more.

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJuly 9, 20150 comments
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Thomas Joyce’s Snake Animations!

We recently discovered a brilliant GIF of Snake at the top of the Gaming subreddit, and loved it so much we just had to share it on Twitter. After learning that this was created by UK-based hobbyist animator Thomas Joyce, we were keen to get in touch with him, to see what other great stuff he has created and to feature him on the blog.

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJuly 8, 20150 comments
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VIDEO: MGSVTPP – Freedom of Infiltration

When it comes to deciding how to approach a given mission, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain presents the player with a vast array of different possibilities. Whether you approach things stealthily or go gung-ho; implement the high-tech tools at your disposal or keep it simple; call in for help or go it alone – there’s always ample scope to mix things up or pick the strategies that suit you best.

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJuly 7, 20151 comment
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DarkRika’s Suikoden V Challenge

From enchanting story lines to brilliant musical compositions, Suikoden is adored by fans for a number of different reasons. The series is arguably most famous for its humongous cast consisting of 108 recruitable characters and countless NPCs.

bridiebunnyOther, SuikodenJuly 7, 20152 comments
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WIN Suikoden I, II & III for PS3!

The Suikoden games are widely considered to be among the very best RPG’s out there, with immersive storylines, a host of great characters and rich, addictive gameplay. If you want to discover this for yourselves, Suikoden I, Suikoden II & Suikoden III are now available to download for PS3 on the PSN Store. However if you can’t scrape the pennies together for them we might just be able to help you, as we’re giving all three of these Suikoden titles away in a competition!

lukeburnsSuikodenJuly 6, 20152 comments
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KONAMI WAR Photoshoot – by Ace A.M.P. Photography

BREAKING NEWS – Reports indicate that a host of Konami characters have just broken free from Konami HQ! It seems there is no love lost between these characters; worryingly, a war appears to have broken out among them, with each keen to prove their superior strength over their rivals.

lukeburnsKonami, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hil, SuikodenJuly 3, 20150 comments
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PES 2016 20th Anniversary Edition – Amazon Exclusive

If you’re a big fan of the PES series and are eager to get your hands on the upcoming PES 2016 (and why wouldn’t you be, considering how amazing it looks), we have something perfect for you!

lukeburnsPro Evolution SoccerJune 24, 20150 comments
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Suikoden III – Coming to PSN!

Suikoden III is heading to PSN! This marks the first time the RPG has been made available in Europe, and is consequently poised to offer many excited fans the opportunity to delve into a world they have never before explored!

lukeburnsOtherJune 23, 20151 comment
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John Nunes’s MGS #KonamiFanArt

May we introduce you to John Nunes from Brazil. John makes some great Metal Gear Solid artwork in quite a diverse range of styles, many of which involve bold colours that we feel would look rocking as posters on our walls. Needless to say, when we saw his work on deviantART we were keen to show it all off on the blog!

lukeburnsMetal Gear SolidJune 17, 20151 comment
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