GR: "We took two looks at the photo of Joakim Mogren posted by Geoff Keighley on Instagram today, and immediately thought, "He reminds us of someone currently out of work!""
I feel like an exclamation point just appeared above my head when I read this. Holy shit. This makes a LOT of sense. If so, that's one epic tag-team. Get it? Epic. And I mean EPIC.
I get it!
Well understandable cliff and kojima are friends... man they are going out of their way to confuse everyone before announcing its a metal gear game
Cliff looks like Dane Cook to me. LoL. I've always thought
@Nimblest-Assassin I think this is a demo of Fox Engine, and that the whole what is real thing will tie directly into MGS5... Kojima has been pushing photo realism with the fox engine, especially talking about facial renders, and keighley and mogren never in the same frame is another thing to consider. Either way they have my attention... I'm always interested in what Kojima's got up his sleeve...
@CraigandDayDay - I agree. He looks like a douchebag lol.
Terrible news if true
Hahaha, exclamation point. Seriously I think it could be very likely. Cliffy has third person shooter experience to help development of more action oriented Metal Gear games.
@dbjj there is a suppose picture of this morgren guy on kotaku and I doubt its cliffy b because the guy eyes are kinda big and blue.
Ermac the Comedian. ^_^
And to think, everyone used to call me a stupid glitch.
Cliffy B lead developer for Moby Dick studios...picks up phone and orders a supreme meat lover stuff crust pizza from Pizza Hut and puts popcorn in microwave.
I have a feeling this might be right. Kojima will be the Company Developing it. OGRE will be the engine its run on. Cliff Left Epic a few months before Phantom Pain was first shown. Also why would Kojima go through so much trouble keeping the secrets of this game secrets. Then post a obvious anagram. Il probably end up being wrong. But its fun to speculate.
Nooooooo! Keep that hyper-active, over-muscled, bro-mancing crap away from MGO...and the reason I say MGO is because we all know Kojima is looking for devs in LA to westernize the online franchise. Cliff will add all kinds of crap like regenerative and boring cover systems that slow the action to a crawl. Damnit why do Japanese companies keep westernizing stuff. Don't they see how crappy and cookie-cutter-repeat western games are to one another? Hopefully Cliff stays the hell away from MGO.
...Because Japanesse online competitve games are sooooo much fun... Disclaimer: And yes, Gears of War IS a truck-load-of-dolphins fun online (when it isn't lagging itself to death.)
Ha, you're horrible. And the guy looks NOTHING like Cliff.
No....just no I don't want to think about Cliffy B having any involvement with Metal Gear <shudders> "What if Hideo Kojima and Cliff Bleszinski are working together on Metal Gear related games?" But then you ask yourself "Why would Kojima work with someone like Cliffy B, out of all the people in the industry.
I hope he has absolutely nothing to do with anything Kojima is working on. I'd rather it NOT be metal gear if cliffy is part of it.
Maybe you should ask yourself, whats really so bad about Cliffy B, that's right nothing.
He's not a bad person but him and Kojima are two completely differnt people when it comes to games If Cliffy B partnered up with...oh I don't know, David Jaffe fair enough. Big guns, explosions, lots of gore and shooting. They'd be a perfect fit but him and Kojima...just don't go. I would of thought if Kojima ever did partner up with someone it would be Shinji Mikami or maybe someone from NaughtyDog.
In all fairness though cliff and kojima are friends and do know each other. They also have a mutual respect for each other and Cliff has stated that he wants to work on games that are different then Gears. It isn't too crazy to think that they have teamed up to make something. I think it could be a good collaboration and yeah it could be a bad one too but they are both skilled at what they do and they both want to do different things too. I don't know I'm optimistic about it. Then again I love anything Kojima puts his hands on hes a genius.
Lost all interest if true..
The amount of anagrams that could be made out of Cliff Bleszinski...
My favs: Biz Slick Sniffle Fib Zincs Elf Silk And then there is this: Biz Cell Skiff Sin Cell? As in cell processor? PS3 confirmed!!!! ...I'm kidding.
Is this where he was hiding?
"in a box" lol....
You want to know something funny, I had the Lonely Island Boy playing as I was reading these comments, and their "in a box" song was playing when I read this. LOL, I thought it was funny enough to post.
This is very interesting.We'll see tonight in the interview if Joakim Mogren is really CliffyB
Wow! Great piece. The trolls....i'm excited.
If that's true, I just lost all interest in anything Joakim Mogren has to say.
Because of the N4G famous "goggles"
Because Gears of war wasn't on PS3.
Gotta look cool in front of your peers.
lol @ all the above. I expected Gears to make me want a 360. I played it at a friend's place and it didn't impress me. I bought Bulletstorm for 8 bucks and still haven't finished it because I lost interest. Cliff talks a lot but has never delivered much in my honest opinion. I guess having a differing opinion means I have goggles on. smh Most of the gaming world would be more interested in Joakim Mogren if it's Kojima than if it's Cliff. Sorry you can't deal with that fact without playing the fanboy card. Guess what that makes you look like? This answer is not directed at EaterofWorlds. His was an honest and understandable response to my statement.
You didn't say you'd prefer Joakim Mogren to be Kojima though. You said you lost "all interest in anything he has to say" if it's CliffyB, even though you don't know anything about the game. That sure sounds fanboyish, hence the answers you got.
cool. I hope they're right.
sounds and looks very likely!
I dunno Joakim is an anagram of Kojima, also the footage was missing large guns and bald headed space marines... It just doesn't add up.
The wrapped up guy clearly isn't Kojima tho
I dunno if in the interview he starts repeating "Two Weeks" over and over again it could be him!
Why can't it just be an associate of koji. I mean it doesnt have to be anyone well known at all. Just a randomer used to keep the mogren trick going.
Yeah but Cliff has stated that he doesn't want to be known as the Gears guy so making a different game all together is a good start.
No thank you. Let Kojima do his own thing without the aid of an outsider. I wouldn't mind if it's just cameo stuff, but nothing too deep...
Wow... that'd be NUTS!
Did he just... quit Epic games? Interesting.
He left Epic months ago
I didn't do a good job. But, I was trying to imply that maybe he will have a hand in future MGS titles.
It could be that this is the ruse continued, it could also be that CliffyB is the head of Kojima Production's USA Studio.
Oh please God no.
Phantom Pain might drop off my radar if true.
anagram of mogren - monger (A person promoting something undesirable or discreditable) Ok it might be Cliff after all lol Metal gears solids war confirmed
Metal Gears of Solid War: The Phantom Pain LOL
Looking at the pics, I really think it IS him. That would be great I think. A lot of people rag on him for Gears of War, but Cliff himself has openly stated many times that he wasn't happy with a lot of the things that happened with the Gears franchise. But he didn't have complete control over it and a lot of the things were out of his hands. And if anyone has seen any of Cliff's speeches, they know that he's a very smart guy and is capable of a hell of a lot more than just Gears. Also, if you've been following his tweets since he left Epic, it's clear that he's matured a lot and isn't interested in "dudebro" games anymore. Cliff could very well be the head of Kojima's new LA studio that they just opened up a year ago, and I would be completely fine with that.
I'm not sure how I feel about him being possibly being part of Phantom Pain.
If he has anything to do with a Metal Gear game then I'll avoid it just like with Rising.
Why all the hate? Most of you whiners complaining will run out to buy it regardless. Shit, even if Sergei "the scumbag" Titov and Randy "the douche" Pitchford teamed up with the Kojima I bet you would still buy it, so give it a rest.
Dont think Cliff B well work on other person project
Wait CliffyB was at the VGAs when The Phantom Pain was first revealed and he was genuinely surprised when he saw this game, so I really don't think he's involved in it at all But only time will tell
An alter ego would be the only way this man could keep his mouth shut and contain his obsessive need for attention. Makes sense. I think it's brilliant. He gets to keep doing what he likes doing and the media isn't able to blow everything he spews way out of proportion. This arrangement would be Win Win for everyone if it's true. I propose he makes more personalities when this one slips out.
Though he look nothing like Cliff -_-
That picture could be any freakin body. Any white freakin body, that is. Still, that's hardly enough for speculation, let alone confirmation. And for all we know, the picture is meant purely to troll everybody into THINKING it's someone else. I mean, this IS Kojima we're talking about, here.
I guess this was posted before the video of the interview went live. Looks nothing like cliff.
If it is cliff maybe kojima asked him to do it to throw us off? Dought they would be working together on a game, but then again stranger things have happened.
This Joakim Mogren is beginning to be a real Keyser Soze ain't he? Cue The Usual Suspects ending plz.
Noooooooooooooooooooo.If Cliffy B touches the holy grail of ps3 fanboys I'm over with gaming.
https://twitter.com/thereal... Interesting, if this really is his twitter it seems he's been talking to Joakim recently...
No, please no, Kojima, you've been through a long road, DON"T FUK THIS UP NOW!!!!
I'm pretty sure it's not Cliffy B. Cliff's eyes are bluer (Mogren's look greenish gray) and angle down towards the out corners (Mogren's are a bit more upward tilted). Cliff's lips are narrower and his upper lip is less full. Cliff's nose bridge looks a little less defined and, unless Cliff has had dental work, those are DEFINITELY not his easily distinguishable teeth.