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Submitted by Valay 492d ago | news

Kojima doesn’t want to limit his games to “any one platform”

Hideo Kojima announced Metal Gear Solid 4 at a pre-E3 Sony event back in 2005. At the time, no gameplay was shown, but it was confirmed to be a PlayStation 3 exclusive. (Hideo Kojima, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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Root  +   492d ago | Well said
AKA - "I've realised how much more money I can make for me and my company if I were to release games on both platforms"
TopDudeMan  +   492d ago
Before the fanboys get all pissed at him, can you really blame the guy? He's just doing his job.
GrandTheftZamboni  +   492d ago
He can do his job as long as they increase budget for the other platform. Otherwise the game will suffer on both.
JohnnyBadfinger  +   492d ago
What do you mean increase the budget?
The ps4 and next Xbox will be near identical, a simple port is all that is needed.
zebramocha  +   492d ago
Did anyone read the article? Kojima san is talking about cloud gaming and the arthour is twisting his words, drawing these conclusions based of off mgs rising and phantom pain being multiplats.
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Guwapo77  +   492d ago
@ JohnnyBadfinger -

How do you know this? Nothing has been announced for Xbox. While the hardware is made by the same company, doesn't mean they interact the same. Which we already know they don't. Secondly, the OS are totally different. Easy of portability is unknown at this time.
morganfell  +   492d ago | Well said
As soon as Kojima went from head of KojiPro to a Konami exec his focus changed and gamers are the poorer for it.

Platform exclusivity allows a developer to avail themselves of all of that system's features and push it to the limit rather than compromise for the sake of parity...and developers these days will compromise. They did not last gen but that is now ancient history. They are so afraid of offending one party. Sales rather than creativity is the rule of thumb and you Kojima are a lesser man for it and your work a shadow of what it might have been.

Crow all you like about his art reaching more people but the moment money decides your direction it is no longer art.

This is why MGS4 stands as a landmark achievement. One that Kojima will never reach again given his current mindset.

You can try to be all things to all people but at the end of the day you will be nothing to no one. Every moment spent on multiplatfor is a moment that could have been spent pushing a single system to the wall.
kwyjibo  +   492d ago
@morganfell

If exclusivity was about pushing platforms to the limit, he'd have gone PC-only.

Exclusivity is about getting a bucketload of cash from the platform holder.
Army_of_Darkness  +   492d ago
Money is what makes the world go round...
Kojima loves Sony, but he loves money more...
Eventually, everyone breaks and gives into it.

As long as his games still turn out very good then I won't have a problem with this.
MaxXAttaxX  +   492d ago
@kwyjibo
Not true. Whose limit are we talking about here? All PCs are practically different.
Developers have to make PC games to work on a wide range of specs.
You cannot optimize games for PC anywhere near as well as for consoles. Sorry.
kwyjibo  +   492d ago
@NathanExplosion

That wasn't the point. I was making a response to a claim that exclusivity was down to developers wanting to push the limit, and not the glaringly obvious marketing support and other kickbacks from the platform holder.

If you really want to push the limits, you don't give a crap about "a wide range of specs", you don't give a crap about multiplatform. You just build the best thing possible, and hope you make money somehow.

Crytek managed it in 2007, haven't managed it since.
zeee  +   492d ago
His comments indicate that SONY and M$ will both of game streaming services. I mean, we already know GAKAI will be there on PS4 but so far, we haven't heard of such a thing for 720. I believe M$ will also have a GAKAI-like gaming service which leads me to wonder about the future of Nintendo.

Really, we need all three companies making a decent profit. Competition only benefits us and our wallets :)
NastyLeftHook0  +   492d ago
fanboy or not the truth is you can only get the whole story (metal gear solid 4 ) on a sony console. so if you did not own a ps3 you missed the story and missed out.
bullymangLer  +   492d ago
so MGS -V- no on wiiU?, because wiiU game-pad is no good and only a gimmick so Metal Gear Solid V would not be a FUNNER experience on wiiU rather than the other 2 ? (:
_QQ_  +   492d ago
@tentonsoftube
you also can't get the entire story without the NES a nintendo console (metal gear1, metal gear2).
Diver  +   492d ago
#lopez,

My version of mgs3 included mg1 and mg2. All you have to do is beat mgs3 and it unlocks those original games.
-Alpha  +   492d ago
@Nathan

That's a silly excuse and it doesn't even make sense. So what if there is a diversity of specs? A good developer will know how to manage hardware and still push a platform to the limits. If exclusivity= better creativity, then a PC is just a viable platform, especially over 7+ year old hardware. It just sounds like you guys can't stand to see this go outside of a Playstation platform

All I see is people bitter that this is going multiplatform. We haven't even seen the scope of the game, and already people like morgan are knocking the game for lacking creativity?

Sounds like you guys just have a problem with this not remaining a PS exclusive, I doubt people would be pushing this exclusivity/creativity argument so hard if it was Xbox exclusive, and apparently there's already an excuse for PC exclusivity.

Then there's the "MGS=Playstation" argument which is just as silly.
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MikePhoenix  +   491d ago
One wouldn't be a fan if they got mad at him for this. His epic games, his preferences. But it is best to build a game around the best system especially as epic as the Metal Gear Solid series.
MaxXAttaxX  +   491d ago
@-Alpha
Thanks for putting words in my mouth. I liked kwyjibo's response better.
I don't mind games being multiplatform. And if you read again, you'll notice that I never mentioned PlayStation or MGS and neither did Kojima lol.
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_-EDMIX-_  +   491d ago
I think Kojima sees that he can make MGS on more then one system with this new Fox Engine. Realistically, why not?

Look at it this way, Kojima is not just some developer that jumps on any system to make more money. He made MGS4 exclusive because of the hardware, mainly because of the space Bluray could allow.

Now I truly believe Kojima would make a MGS on more then one system IF IT COULD REALLY BE THE SAME ON ALL OF THEM! This is why Fox engine was made.

To say otherwise is just silly. If he can pull it off...why not? As a die hard MGS fan, I only want to see it on one platform IF it was to be gimped if on another ie FFXIII and GTAIV gimped.

I'm ok with his choice, have some of you SEEN FOX ENGINE?! Its pretty damn impressive, mind you MGS5 will be open world like MGS3, clearly the 360 is not gimping this game (he must have got them to do an install like what Rockstar most likely did for GTAV...I mean, I see no damn way that game is fitting on one disk LOL)

Kojima deserves this, its time he gets his!
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nukeitall  +   491d ago
I find it hilarious that people get so upset, especially morganfell.

What most of you still don't get is, people need to live and survive and for that, one needs *MONEY*. Over 99.9999999999% of the people care about money and the rest? They aren't here so deal with it!

If you didn't care about money and only "art" you would have all paid several times over for Kojima's game so he can go make it exclusive and still be able to pay his employees.

I bet you if Kojima raised his games $10 all you would be all over his case and b*tch and moan about how greedy he is.

But who is greedy? The one wanting the cake and eat it too?
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sikbeta  +   491d ago
MGS is too big to be platform exclusive, so good news ;)
nypifisel  +   491d ago
@lopez_josue

Actually he NES games pretty much have nothing to do with Kojimas original games which both came out on the MSX2. If you want to know the full story, play those games and not the NES versions where the first one was a butchered port missing many things from the MSX original and the second NES game (Snakes revenge) having nothing to do with Kojima. Both MSX originals can be found on the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (They are really great games so everyone should play them)

Konami being a Japanese company will still design their games for the PS4 so don't worry everyone, the Xbox will get the port.
givemeshelter  +   491d ago
@morganfell

Your comment is because you work for Sony. Your opinion is pointless in this thread to be honest.
You claim a developer should stick to console exclusivity? I wonder if tomorrow Kojima said he was going to make his games exclusive to Nintendo only or Microsoft, WOULD YOU be saying the same thing as you are saying now... That was a rhetorical question as we already know the answer coming from you...
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loulou  +   491d ago
and with metal gear solid going multi, that is the end of AAA third party exclusives.... unless companies are willing to pay bucketloads.

when mass effect went multi n4g exploded with orgasmic fanboys. now mgs is confirmed multi, the fanboys are not quite so pleased!
Timesplitter14  +   492d ago | Well said
AKA "I am making a baffling use of common sense since more money is generally better than less money, not to mention that this will give me a broader audience and they'll get to see what I've spent so much time working on"

Meanwhile, on the internet, some special little snowflakes are complaining because they won't be the only ones in the world who get to play MGS
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arronax-1  +   492d ago
Well can you tell me what is the point of having both Xbox and Playstation if they can't have exclusives to define themselves? At that point, you might as well go to PC then.
Timesplitter14  +   492d ago
Can you tell me why it would be Kojima's responsibility to make exclusives for the playstation? If Sony or MS want exclusives for their consoles, it's their job to make that happen. They can't expect 3rd parties to make exclusives for certain consoles "just because".

Console loyalty might be a really important thing to many teenage gamers, but it means nothing to grown men. And Kojima is a grown man.

And to answer your question : There is no "point" in having both PS and Xbox. Why would there necessarily be a point? There are multiple consoles because different companies want to compete. That's all there is to it
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Septic  +   492d ago
Extremely well said in both posts
j-blaze  +   491d ago
well said, thank you for shutting that root guy and the fanboys up, ps3 users are acting as if Kojima is owned by Sony or something they should just stick with their holy ND since they call them naughty god and teh best dev in tis industry -_-"

@ morganfell

if graphics your talking about, KojiPro made Fox Engine PC based it already look stunning, Kojima even said that the engine is easy to port between current and next gen consoles even a vita, also, game makers are all business, now your comment that you got a well said for it is a waste and stupid
your whole comment was about a stupid console loyalty and graphics.. if your really a fan "which you're not" you should only care that this game is being made by Kojima and trust the man
Aceman18  +   492d ago
true its only smart that 3rd party devs support all systems, but in the case of the Metal Gear Solid series i don't think it would matter if its on both take a look at Metal Gear Rising

on PS3 its sitting at just under 900k
on 360 its barely over 200k

the game is basically dead on 360, and i have the crazy feeling that when the next MGS games release it wont sell much on microsoft system.
Gildarts  +   492d ago
200k is deadd?
CommonSenseGamer  +   492d ago
Wow, if 200k is dead then what does that mean for most games on the Vita?

However, 200k is not great but then again MGR was not a system selling game by any stretch.
Salooh  +   492d ago
MGR is a great game. Get over your selfs with the sales. All i care is that i enjoyed a game like that and i want more of it. Why do you care about sales ?. Let Kojima worry about it and go buy the game and play it..

Besides, They already said that they are satisfied with the results of MGR and he even considering to creat another spin off himself..
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Skips  +   492d ago | Well said
@CommonSenseGamer

"Wow, if 200k is dead then what does that mean for most games on the Vita?"

You seriously comparing sales (and not to mention taking install base into account) of the 360 to PSVita?!? LMFAO!! Wow dude, just WOW.

360 install base = around 80 million.
PSVita install base = around 5 million.

200,000 out of 80 million.
200,000 out of 5 million.
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Eyeco  +   492d ago
Considering that mgs games usually sell anywhere between 3-7million 200k is rather poor, funny seeing as you call yourself commonsensegame
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Zhipp  +   492d ago
Well, firstly, MGR is a spinoff title in a completely different genre from MGS. Games like Metal Gear Rising, DMC, Bayonetta, etc. generally sell much better on the PS3. Compound that with the fact that pretty much the entire Metal Gear fanbase owns a PS3, and you can see how those numbers came about.
That said, look at the HD Collection. 500k sales on Xbox 360 shows that Xbox users do have some interest in the main series.
_-EDMIX-_  +   491d ago
A lot has to be looked at with that. First This isn't really a main MGS game. Second, 360 fans don't really know much about MGS, really now. If your a die hard MGS fan...you own a PS3.

Another thing to note is now that MGSR and the MGS collection are on 360, putting MGS5 on 360 at least makes some damn sense.

Hey if its not gimped like GTAIV, I'm fine with it on 3 systems.
Knight_Crawler  +   492d ago
Well this was pretty much confirmed a long time ago when one of the big 3 said that 3rd party exclusives are a thing of the past.

Makes you wonder if Alan Wake will be exclusive next gen.
GrandTheftZamboni  +   492d ago
If one system sells 20 million and others sell 1 million, there will be 3rd party exclusives. It's all about money either way.
dcbronco  +   492d ago
If the architectures were really different again I'd agree with that. But this gen will have very similar tech. Ports will be easy so there will be no reason not to support all systems with comparable power.
Donnieboi  +   492d ago
I just want more info about Metal Gear Online 3. And a release date for MGS V.
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blackbeld  +   492d ago
Wow

“It’s a tough question to answer. Obviously, I do like Sony, I respect them and I have a lot of things in common with their way of thinking. I think the future of gaming is with cloud technology and cloud gaming. I love Sony, I have a Sony camera, but I think if you’re going to enter the cloud generation then there will be a lot of different devices involved and a lot of different ways to interact with that game world. I don’t want to limit it to any one platform, but I’m not going to say I’m not going to participate in the events. This time [for the PlayStation Meeting], I kind of would have liked to participate, but I was here tending to Rising’s world tour.”

Whatever.

So Kojima you lost your love for Sony brand. :(

This is a big blow for Sony.

Looks like I should skip MGS 5 too. I bought FF13 and it was a big disappointment.
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specialguest  +   492d ago
lol
I hope you not only skip mgs 5, but permanently ban yourself from all future Kojima games.
SHORYUKEN  +   492d ago
@Blackbeld

True FF13 was a big disappointment.

@specialguest.

There is no LOL. Downgrading AAA games to average games like FF13.
specialguest  +   492d ago
@shoryuken
FF13 was bound to be a disappointment regardless of it going multiplatform. The core gameplay and direction would have still been the same, because it was already written, planned, and directed that way. Don't kid yourself, this is the new Square Enix.

There's too many of you fake fans out there. The moment a once exclusive or semi-exclusive(MGS was never truly exclusive) developer goes multiplatform, suddenly you vow to never buy their game.
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Root  +   492d ago
I'd only be p***** at the multiplatform release IF I find out AFTER they are both released that Kojima could of done more with the PS4 if he'd kept it an exclusive.

Thats the only reason I would be mad because I feel like Kojima could do a better job when he focuses on what platform..
Brucis  +   492d ago
>I bought one exclusive-gone-multiplat and got burned
>now I'm going to not buy another one because of it

Just wait til there's gameplay or rent it first. Problem solved.
SHORYUKEN  +   492d ago
@specialguest

Really Kojima is loosing grip.

Also MGS 5 voice actor David Hayter is not in the game as Solid Snake.

The Metal Gear series will following FF13 route.
Imalwaysright  +   491d ago
1st - You are NOT a MGS fan. If you were you wouldn't give 2 shits if its going multiplatform or not.

2nd - specialguest is absolutely right. FF13 would have been shit regardless if it was exclusive or not. There are much better FF games on much worse hardware than the 360. The only downgrade that has happened in FF as franchise is the quality of the development team that is making it.

3rd - SHORYUKEN So MGS quality has everything to do with a voice actor and nothing to do with the development team?
Blasphemy   492d ago | Trolling | show
Clarence  +   492d ago
Xbox fans don't buy MGS games. MG Rising on the 360 did not sell well.
edonus  +   492d ago
It will take time. The MGS brand is associated with Playstation so it will take some more time to garner players from the other platform. Just like Bioshock and started with MS so the 360 audience buys the game first and DMC was a PS franchise so they sell more and first. Just like I expect Destiny to sell more for MS than Sony.

You have to do some big marketing and pushing to break that cycle, look how much MS had to do in order to make GTAIV a universal brand even at this point more sales for MS. Fund 2 timed exclusive DLC expansions and tons of marketing.
humbleopinion  +   491d ago
MG Rising is not an MGS game - see the lacking S?

Also, it's a spinoff made by another studio going off track, and then salvaged by a third studio just so the game could be released. It didn't have a marketing push even close to MGS4, it's over shadowed by another MGS game which was already announced, critically it was poorly received, it's in completely different genre (H&S, where it's basically competing with DMC which was released in the same timeframe), unlike MGS4 it has no online component, it has a convoluted plot that doesn't make sense for people new to the series, and the demo was mediocre.
Even on the PS3 it sold a fraction of what MGS did. Seriously, what did you expect?
WitWolfy  +   491d ago
@Blasphemy
Speak for yourself! I have both PS3 and 360 and I own the MGS HD collection on both systems!

So saying something like that is just plain stupid and ignorant!
abzdine  +   492d ago
for me exclusivity makes me curious about the game.

A game is exclusive because it's special in some way, add to that the fact that an exclusive game to one platform is much more optimized technically than the same multplatform game.

And if you read the article smart guy, you'd realize he's talking about cloud gaming with interactions with different platforms like phones tablets PC... on top of that a combo PS4/Vita could also benefit from a common project using Gaikai tech
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_QQ_  +   492d ago
ReadDead,Bioshock,Bioshock infinite,Farcry3,GTA. what was that about exclusives being better than third party? an amazing game is an amazing game whether it is exclusive or not
Kran  +   492d ago
Thats uh... how you get by in the industry...

nothing wrong with that statement if he had said it... :/
gintoki777  +   492d ago
Also more money for him means more games from him for us. If he is a quality video game producer it will not matter what platform it is on. So the only people that have a problem is people who still care about exclusivity which is a selling point for gamers who buy and play consoles.

If he releases Zone of Enders 3 are you really not going to play it because it is also on Xbox if it still looks and plays great?

Let Kojima release some a few multiplats before you bash him. More money will be a test of character.
fullmetal297  +   492d ago
@NathanExplosion
DICE has done that amazingly well with PC being the lead platform for Battlefield 3. It performs very across most mid to high level video cards and it has near perfect SLI and Crossfire scaling with performance doubling with two cards. You rarely see that with most games.
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bullymangLer  +   492d ago
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solar  +   492d ago
oh another example to make the PS extremists to poop their diapers. gaming is about money nowadays. our great bastion is on 7-11 cups and talked about on network tv. mainstream destroys everything. and Mr. Kojima is just another kog in that machine that spits out $.

best part is, the PS extremists think loyalty exists. you fools.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   492d ago
AKA-AKA.... I know how much more third party games sell on the Xbox, and I/we want some of that cash!

But wait, the Xbox has no games. Weird someone would want to go multiplat.

Not.
3-4-5  +   492d ago
How did it take him that long....it's literally like a 1/2 second thought process via deductive reasoning.

It's not hard/ difficult.
iamlegend9999  +   492d ago
AKA - "I got a heart and want all gamers to experience my awesome games."
thechosenone  +   492d ago
he has money and I'm sure a bit more won't hurt but I think what he's more concerned with now is his legacy at this stage in his life.
ijust2good  +   492d ago
This will hurt Sony fanboys the most to see there precious snake character in other platform.
PopRocks359  +   492d ago
It already happened. Twin Snakes was on the Gamecube and Metal Gear Solid 2 was on the Xbox at some point.
AO1JMM  +   492d ago
Truth, but that is not a bad thing.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   492d ago
I own only a PS3 but it's no longer a big deal to me if the next MGS is a multiplat expecially phantom pain. But earlier in the PS3 days MGS4 is a big deal to us. But now its okay for me for Xbox fans to experience Metal gear. So All xbox fans know that not all PS3 fans are narrow-headed fools. We are gamers after all
Dragonshardz  +   491d ago
Why the bloody hell not? I mean, I can understand the power of exclusives and their role in the creation of a console fanbase but you can't blame a developer for wanting to "share" his games with a wider audience. Yes, yes, money sure are a potent factor as well but that's a no brainer these days.
Mr_Writer85  +   491d ago
@ kwyjibo

Expect they didnt make the best game they could.

The AI was awful

The story was poor and paper thin.

The gameplay was bland.

Graphics alone don't make a game.
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GDDR6_2014  +   491d ago
Nothing wrong with that. Console fanboys are asking a lot of third party developers to make exclusives, what do they get out of it? Give up significant income to make some console fanboys happy?
SlavisH2   492d ago | Trolling | show
PirateThom  +   492d ago
He's also trying to sell a multiplatform engine at the moment which doesn't really work if you only produce games for one platform.
GalacticEmpire  +   492d ago
Worked for Epic, although they did produce a lot of multi-plats too.

@below - True, guess they have something to prove.
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PirateThom  +   492d ago
Unreal Engine was also a go to engine anyway. Kojima is trying to make FOX Engine the same as Unreal and be a go to for third parties for development. I think Metal Gear and being multiplatform is the only way to show what the engine can do.
Prcko  +   492d ago
no ps exclusive games from Kojima anymore
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Root  +   492d ago
Never say Never

It would be nice to see what he could do using the PS4 tec after how good MGS4 looked on the PS3.

I mean it's like that for a lot of devs you always wonder what it would be like if they focused on a game for X platform.

For this gen mine was to see Rockstar making an exclusive open world game for the PS3 since we never seem to got one from any other first party studio, just so I could see what they could squeeze out of it.....AGENT could of been amazing.

EDIT

@Minato-Namikaze

You could say it's an open world game but I mean in the same form as GTA. Where you can get into vehicles and roam around in different ways and have fun.
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Minato-Namikaze  +   492d ago
Infamous?
_QQ_  +   492d ago
ps4/720 will be the pretty much the same specs. What would be interesting though is an MGS game on a high end pc on max settings. even if it is multiplat.
MikeMyers  +   492d ago
You mention Rockstar but neglected to tell us how it was better on the PC. Imagine how the next MGS game would have been if it were exclusive to the PC platform and not the PS3 and Xbox 360. Or even GTA V.

It's always amusing seeing console fans argue with one another about power when the PC actually shows the difference. It's like watching car enthusiasts argue about Ford versus Chevy products while ignoring the luxury cars like Porsche and Ferrari.

Needless to say it's better for consumers to have more games multiplatform, that way you're not tied to one system. It also makes more sense from a business perspective, especially considering the cost to make these games and how even the marketshare now is since the PS2 generation.
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LordHiggens  +   492d ago
Sad to see, very sad to see.
whoyouwit04  +   492d ago
Whats so sad about them wanting make more money, and them giving other gamers the opportunity to play a game
they previously couldn't.
LordHiggens  +   492d ago
Because going from exclusive to non-exclusive means a huge loss of potential...especially for a masterpiece such as Metal Gear...

Past Example

Final Fantasy XIII
Unlimax  +   492d ago
Totally agree with you LordHiggens !
TheRealHeisenberg  +   492d ago
totally disagree with you
L Higgens.
fullmetal297  +   492d ago
@LordHiggens
I disagree with you. I have seen plenty of PC only developers move over to consoles and the quality of their games are still good. Recent examples would be Crytek and the Crysis Series, DICE and the Battlefield franchise, as well as every Valve game ever made.
NBT91  +   492d ago
As a fan of the series and Playstation, even I have to say the argument of MGS going multiplat "limiting the potential" is a load of crap.
Have you SEEN MGSV?! Doesn't look like it lost any potential to me...
Ayabrea123  +   492d ago
*Seen* Not *Played*. Remember we all thought the same thing for Final Fantasy XIII and well.. Look what happened.

I'm not saying MGS will be bad but when games go multi.. They lose what made it special. Mass effect was a great game and then 3 came out which practically almost tarnished the entire game. Imagine if gears or halo went multi.... Every masterpiece that made it special is now gone
adorie  +   492d ago
Timed Exclusive MGS game. One more time, for the people.

Oh, couldn't a Kojima game be exclusive on a more than likely scenario of, oh? Let's say Sony helped fund the game so they get a cut of the overall sales, even if on the competitors platform?

An honest question here.
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Belking  +   492d ago
Metal Gear Xbox versions on the way... Sounds good Kojima. Get the product to many platforms as possible. Make it happen Konami.
fattyuk   492d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(3)
Zhipp  +   492d ago
Good. I don't see why so many people whine about 3rd parties going multiplat anyway. You still get to play the game, so why bitch about others getting to play it too?
Bumpmapping  +   492d ago
His games will always sell better on the Playstation platform Dualshock+MGS=Perfection.
gamertk421  +   492d ago
Haha...
josephayal  +   492d ago
I was fortunate enough to meet Kojima personally,Kojima is a man of many talents

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Yodagamer  +   492d ago
I've never got the issues with 3rd parties going multiplatform, just let other enjoy the game it isn't gonna kill you and the game will probably be good on both platforms. btw to those people saying he is after money, of course they are after money they couldn't make games if there is no money coming in. It's simple logic. There will be less exclusive third parties this next gen as budgets inflat and there were very few last gen anyways.
sourav93  +   492d ago
Great news for everyone. Now everyone gets to enjoy the masterpieces he creates.
gano  +   492d ago
Well they could just buy whatever he makes.
On the systems he makes them for.
Lets go to taco bell get cool ranch tacos, or wait till a deal breaks
between taco bell and mcdonald's, burger king, supermarkets, etc.
So everybody can final have one.
DrJones  +   492d ago
sourav93

Lol you get disagrees for it. : P
sourav93  +   491d ago
This is n4g. So I'm not surprised.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   492d ago
Very nice to hesr then there wont be anymore exclusive MGS.
LordHiggens  +   492d ago
Well Mr. Kojima, while that's sad to hear the Playstation will be here should you feel the need to expand your game beyond that of the means and limits of other consoles...
extermin8or  +   492d ago
Hoping there'll be a vita game at some point- I think he could do some pretty exceptional stuff for a handheld with that hardware and the scaleable fox engine- I mean look at peacewalker :o
MasterCornholio  +   492d ago
Meh as long as it comes to the console that I own I really don't care.

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Salooh  +   492d ago
Don't care. Just don't limit the vision of yours because you want more money. That's all i'm asking. Love MGS4 and i don't want to get a worst game for any reason. It's clear that cut-scene's time are over for kojima and the story will be told from the gameplay so it could fit in xbox360 discs. I'm fine with that.

What's bothering me is that he could release MGS V on ps4 but he will limit it in ps3. I hope he announce it for the ps4 in e3 because no way we will get that graphics in ps3...
fsfsxii   492d ago | Trolling | show
Meh. I don't like his games all that much so its no big gain or loss either way in my opinion.
GABRIEL1030  +   492d ago
The MGS series would be multiplatform and it isnt decision of Kojima. Konami was the responsible to bring the series to another platforms, basically for the money, but is good to see a game like this could be enjoyed for everyone in another systems. In my PERSONAL opinion MGS V isn´t interesting because is for the current generation, the game argument is overexploited and loses the PS exclusivity, like FF XIII, going multiplatform could be a sad end of the series. I dont want to see games like Gears of War or Halo in a Sony system, because they could lost the "magic" of exclusivity of Microsoft systems.

I have every MGS game since PSX and I'm not interested in buy a MGS multiplatform like MGS V or MGS Rising. Maybe I could be more interested in exclusive games like Agent or the next Syphon Filter.
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extermin8or  +   492d ago
he's pretty much confirming next gen there-how else would he have been involved at PS meeting back in feb? :D
And if the games good i tend not to care if it's multiplatform or not- although the PS exclusive games tend to dominate my purchases- annoyed I'll have to get Arkham Origins on this laptop as apparently it isn't coming to next gen but I really want the game, so I'll have to play it with lower setting than the ps4 version would have had :(
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Welcome2Die  +   492d ago
Its never been exclusive to the Playstation but the best games he released were in fact exclusive to Playstation. Metal Gear Solid should have been over with and put to rest by now, the fact that he wants to make games multiplat is just for the extra cash... They will never be as good as the original 4.
Kamikaze135  +   492d ago
MGS3 and 4 were the only ones exclusive at the time of release. And don't assume he's going to make bad games just because they aren't going to be exclusive to one system, lol.
trouble_bubble  +   492d ago
Wrong. Mgs1 was exclusive to ps1 at time of release. Twin snakes was a remake way later, sans kojima.

Mgs2 was ps2 exclusive upon release for over a year. So were the ac!d games.

Peace walker and portable ops were psp exclusives at release. Peace walker's case says "only on playstation"
Kamikaze135  +   492d ago
@trouble_bubble

Also, MGS was ported to PC, silly goose and we weren't talking about the acid games :p
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extermin8or  +   492d ago
At least that's technically a confirmation of ground zeroes and mgs5 on ps4- something he hasn't done yet- if not how else would he have been able to participate in the Playstation meeting in february :p :D
AkatsukiPain  +   492d ago
Hope they buy it. Last time I remember 360 fanboys said they hate movie games. Do you all still feel that way? Hope u guys try it out so u can understand how great the series is.
Prophet-Gamer  +   492d ago
It'll sell on the 360 but it'll be outsold at least 2:1. The doesn't matter though, more sales = more money = bigger budget so in the end we'll be getting a better game.

Kojima is not the type of Developer who'd let the quality slip just because it's multiplat. I'm sure it's going to be amazing regardless and more people get to enjoy so I don't really see the issue.
TemplarDante  +   492d ago
For me, personally..
I find FPS games work great with the 360 controller, but a game like MGS4.. I would like the PS controller for it.
So buy it whatever platform you want, the age of console exclusivity for 3rd party is dead.

But MGS+PS DS3/DS4 for me.
wolokowoh  +   492d ago
While MGS1 and MGS3 were ported/remade for Nintendo consoles and both the HD collection and Rising on Xbox 360 as well as PS3 he still could be doing a better job on multiplatform stuff. Sometimes consoles and portables are left out when it doesn't make sense. Just because a PSP version of Peace Walker exists doesn't mean people wouldn't want Peace Walker HD for Vita. Most MGS games aren't available on Nintendo platforms. Finally most of the MGS were out a long time before being ported to another platform. What Kojima should say is now that the consoles are closer to each other in power and more importantly install base, it makes more sense to make them multiplatform going forward. The PS2 dominated and MGS4 is exclusive because it was early PS3 game when PlayStation could have made more of impact.
shinrock  +   492d ago
I guess he's lost his Sony fans.how dare him!
cyclindk  +   492d ago
Slut... :) I kid, go Koji go! Everyone should get to play his games.
Aclay  +   492d ago
Considering the fact that the new Fox Engine was built as a multiplatform engine, I pretty much expected this. The MGS HD Collection landed on Xbox 360, Ground Zeroes/The Phantom Pain are multiplat projects, etc... The writing was already on the wall for quite some time.
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Pillsbury1  +   492d ago
Everyone should enjoy kojimas masterpieces. Buy a ps3 and play mgs4.
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