Metal Gear Solid 4 was going to be a multiplatform game at one point in time. It was well into development when Microsoft’s 2006 business strategy of buying out third party titles had approached Konami.
microsoft called kojima and they said:''hey we gonna give you 20 million chickens for rising on xbox + you need to announce it on xbox e3 conference''
its not Kojima's call but who ever are heads of Konami.
MS: We want MGS4 on the 360 Konami: *sees bag of money* Kojima! 360 port pronto! Kojima: Not happening <_< Konami: Well they already gave us the money, we have to give something back! Plus, I'm your boss. Kojima thinks to himself, "But Kojima is God!!" Kojima: Fine, I'll let my team make a DIFFERENT Metal Gear game that will be multiplat.
played MGS3 on ps2 and own an xbox 360, if metal gear solid 4 was 10 cds i would get best espionage game! no competition on the 360
Can't say I would be surprised if that's how things went down. This gen is a lot crazier and "cutthroat" then last. I tend to love exclusives more than multiplat games, reason being I for one believe that more can be done by concentrating on a single systems infrastructure rather than splitting the time and effort on two or even three systems. Rage may have an arguement seeing how amazing it looks but I really haven't seen much in the light of "wow" moments besides how pretty the landscape looks. Anyway how this relates to the article is that I HOPE "MGS5" will stay exclusive and HOPE Rising is at fun as what was shown at E3. It would be a shame to see MGS be lost to MS, it's pretty much what defines Playstation, and yes I know Rising is on 360 but I tend to consider it more of a spinoff rather than a core MGS game. Great thing is Sony loses a well known franchise and yet creates another not much later, inFamous, Resistance, MotorStorm, KZ2 (sure it's not really new but nobody really thought they'd reboot it), and so on and so forth. =P Also for those who compalin about not being able to play an exclusive due to limited income, well sorry...but exclusives are needed to sell consoles and gain the advantage over a competitor, that's just the way the industry works. Besides, where would the innovation be if there was no competition?
Nobody really thought they'd reboot it? It was revealed like 6 months after the first came out..
MS needs to make games not just buy them, they make me sick.
Show some respect for the guy...He is one of the most awesome developers in the world. All his games have class and substance dude...I know a lot of people are pissed with MGS:Rising but dude give the guy some credit...All his games have awesomeness written on them...
Just got PW...Dude this is the gameMGS4 should have been...It is so fricking awesome...Its classic metal gear in all its glory...
. I remember when Kojima saying something like "Peace Walker is to re-discover the fun in Metal Gear Solid series." + a challenge to develops it on the PSP. And Kojima's not joking around... I'm really having a blast right now playing it. I can't believe this is an actual PSP game... Peace Walker is totally the true Metal Gear Solid 5, in my opinion.
PW is amazing so much content, variety, so fun. For a reason is the top game in terms of sheer fun in Japan, according to Dengeki. I dont quite understand the 8s it got from some reviews. I mean 8 really? I guess it is because game is on the PSP. I dont have high hopes for Rising. Like has happened before with another MGS non-canon spinoffs they are ok, but nothing to write home.
I hope they release PW for PS3 as DLC. I can't stand looking at my PSP screen, the colours are grainy and it has so much ghosting, don't get me started on the controls.
He's not the one directing MGS Rising's direction, gameplay, story, etc. You know those Metal Gear Ac!d games? Those Portable Ops games? Zone of the Enders 1? Get ready to add Rising to that list. Those are the games that Kojima has little to no control over except watching for deadlines, quality insurance, advice, etc.
because it IS the follow up to MGS series with snake charecters. he said it in sony e3 conference last year.
That explains ZOE1! I know some people liked it on this site, but that was a terrible game IMO. No way Kojima was heading that game!
Where's the proof ? Anyway it does sound like it could be true, wouldnt be surprised at all.
MGS has always been multiplatform. 1 was on PC ps2, 2 was on xbox ps2 and PC etc. Rising isnt being fronted by Kojima, his staff are doing the work hes only the executive producer
Well, MGS3 and MGS4 were not multiplatform fyi
You forgot Twin Snakes being a Gamecube exclusive and the original MG 1 and MG 2 being NES... Also MGS: GB on gameboy colour...
The evil people over at M$ kidnapped Kojimas wife and children and threatened to kill them slowly if he didn't make Rising for the 360. It's in no way possible that he thought it would be a good way to maximize profits and at the same time widen the fanbase of MGS. Not a chance. Kojima is not a professional games producer, he's a Sony fanboy you know...
If you knew anything about him you would know he's a perfectionist. Of course he needs to make a profit, but his priority is making the best game possible. He can't obtain perfection on the 360, simple as that.
DVD+R9 could've taken MGS4 in 3 discs (DVD+R9s are 8.5 GBs Single Layer/17.0 GBs Dual Layer). Not sure why MSFT isn't using this format for games yet. If you're going to stick to DVD, at least use the highest capacity one.
DVD+R9 is another name for DVD+R DL (google it man). I have to also tell you that MS puts some security software on each of their discs (though I don't see why they do that they usually end up being torrented a week before release anyways...)so they really have only about 6 GB available for actual game content.
You do realize that mgs4 used up 40 gigs of space on a dual layer blu ray right? At 8 gigs you would need 5 discs. I find it laughable how people justify having multiple discs but they slammed the fact that there are 4 seperate temporary installs with mgs4 on the ps3.. Sounds a bit hypocritical..
I'd say the reason being, it only takes me, at most, 30 seconds to swap discs, on x360. The temporary installs take about 3 minutes. Not a big difference, but, hey.. ya know. Though, sometimes, those temporary installs are helpful, lol. Piss or drink break, haha.
the difference is production costs. say: 5 million BD's for ps3...... 25-30million DVD's for 360...
All 360 discs are 6.8 GB Dual-layered, thanks to MS's lousy security encryption.
6.8 GB Dual-Layered? As in 6.8 GB on each layer? Or 6.8 GB total? Did you not read my comment?
That's all together, 6.8 GB per Disc
M$:bbbbbuut we told you to make it for our 360,not to PS3 too. Kojima:rly!!!!,60 million well not buy my soul BITC#ES.
Making a PS3 game is part of his soul? Man fanboy's suprise me every day but this one...wow.
i don't care, it won't be a REAL mgs game i.e no snake
because no one from the mgs4 team was working on rising. even now, the only reason they're working on it is because peace walker is done. and they're probably going to take them back again to work on this secret Kojima project. If what this article says is true, why didn't MS secure it as an exclusive, forever or timed?
The Metal Gear solid series was over for me w/ part 4 , I'm not even excited for it, raiden is a whiny bitch and will always will be,,, oh it cool that he's a ninja but crying baby at the same it
the man saved snakes ass in one of the most epic ways i have ever seen. respect that. the man is a hero. *salutes raiden*
More like "How Metal Gear Solid Rising came to PS3" cuz it was announced for 360 first, DUH!
Less than 24 hours apart doesn't count as first in this case.
You can have this game with my gratitude to bad its also on ps3 though.
Snake eater was on Xbox too.. So it's nothing new to see MGS title on MS console.
snake eater was never on xbox. MGS2 was on Xbox, the substance edition of the game. which sold miserably...
Oh sorry, my bad, memory can be bad sometimes :D Agree with you. But the point is still the same tought.
Last time I checked they were bashing the game as a movie and not a game....
Ssshhh... dont remind them.
First things first, you mean 360 'fanboys' not fans. Second, do you mean like the PS3 fanboys bashing BioShock? Then you know, how the PS3 fanboys were then praising it on PS3? It's fanboys man, I'm sure you see the stupid stuff they say, and do on here.
check in the mail box?.
Does it really matter "How" it came to the 360? Its there, so enjoy it if your going to play it on the 360. Plain and simple.
Rising looks like an awesome brainless hack and slasher. People should not complain.
Dumb article. But, I hope they bring Drebin back! :D He was the bomb, mayneee.
Is a rental for me. Is not directed by hideo kojima and it looks like a hack and slash game meh.
A couple mil and a couple underage girls were exchanged. - Its not inappropriate, its Japanese culture.
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