Following the news that Metal Gear Solid 4 has been delayed, Gameplayer has explored the possibly reasons as to why - could it be the want to include rumble support?
We know why, they want the PS3 install base to increase, and possible tweaks. And no, there wont be a xbox version untill xbox 720 comes out.
I usually disagree with 100% of the things you say... but this time i agree... well.. 40% of it... "We know why, they want the PS3 install base to increase".. the rest if fanboy stuff... but hey.. that's an improvement.
I don't think its rumble. I believe they are seeing how PS3 games are being rated down for their multiplayer aspects the most, so they are making sure MGS4 and MGS Online goes lives at the same time and complement each other perfectly. They want to be THE system seller and aren't going to take any chances.
No way is rumble support the reason for a short delay. Konami has had plenty of time already to add the rumble support. The only reason for the delay is Kojima needs a little more time to make the game how he wants it. MGS4 is one game that needs to be given as much time as needed. Why does it matter if it comes out in the winter or spring? It will be out eventually.
Who releases a big game in April? My money's on this game being push back to the fall
it could be they just want more time to make sure they're going to make a great game and try to accomplish all they can? I highly doubt its rumble is the issue.
I don't care. This is the last iteration of Metal Gear, let it be sent off with dignity and honor, and being the best any of the series has to offer.
they probably wanna make the games as close to perfect guys. they wanna make sure the game delivers and it lives up to the hype.
as stated above they probably wanna make sure it's as close to perfect as possible....and im sure delaying the game for a month wouldn't really make sense if ppl are saying they want to see if the PS3 install increase a month won't make a big difference..the install base will increase more with the release of this game simple logics..!!
Apologists U.N.I.T.E.! Go Go Gadget SDF! Its time to make excuses. Everybody, stat, to the excuse-o-machine!
they probably don't want to bump with GTA4, or they are integrating home with the game and a ranking system
yeah, GTA would kill MGS in terms of sales i fthey clashed and that's not good for any of us ...
GTA 4 probably won't come out until Fall 08. It is just too ambitious of a game to come out any earlier.
What you mean to say is GTA is going to crush MGS, and if Konami releases it at the same time, it is going to get washed away. Yes, I agree.
Yes, because the general public is really stupid which is why GTA adds nothing to a genre that is becoming stale rapidly and sells millions.
I would have to go behind door number 2: Localization! Remember the rumble guy was bored as can be, I'm sure the rumble has been completed already because he got so excited by the Dualshock3.
Are every PS3 owner going to have to replace their controllers for ~$50 each? The non-rumble controllers are basicallly useless now, rumble is a integral part of video game feedbac, what are PS3 owners going to do?
The Sixaxis is not useless. Alot of my friends are happy that the price of the Sixaxis will go down because they don't care about rumble. I myself, only own one PS3 controller, my second one will be a DualShock. I don't feel cheated at all though.
How exactly is it useless? It still does exactly what is supposed to do, which is control the game... The only really useless thing is your comment in this thread. :<
I agree DrPirate. I never thought about it but the sixaxis will defintatly reduce in price, and not everyone likes rumble. Plus the PS3 can use 7 controllers cant it? If they are reduced I might have to get a couple controllers for NHL 08. Thanks for bringing it up wageslave!
the six axes dose just find it controlls the game .and the battery life is longer why do you hate so much your in all the ps3 fourms spreading hate
It could very well be. According to Gamespot, MGS4 isn't delayed in Japan, where DS 3 will be released this winter. So if you want MGS4 this year in the US, complain to Sony to release the freaking DS3 this year as well. Hell, complain about it even more, on every blog, forum, e-mail, site possible. We want our voices to be heard. -edit- And if you want to disagree, at least say why.
because i dont thank they would delay for rumble if its allready in the game when rumble is released over in na then the game will be ready if it docent have rumble then a update can be done latter
since it's launching worldwide in Spring. That means MGS owners across the globe (and especially in Japan) will be able to take advantage of the HOME capabilities embedded in MGS.
teh cell is to Blame
Are you going to spam every post with this link? Jesus dude, I agree they are cool commercials but you need to calm down. We get it, you like them.
This thing was posted on Janurary 7th 2007 .... -.-
i believe crazd sony fan girls just took us back in time...
Or... 1st November. It's Australian, people in some places put the day first, then the month.
It certainly wasn't the 7th. PirateThom is right though, its Nov.1st
america is the only country in the world that puts the month first
I doubt it. R&C implemented Rumble in a couple of weeks. Its obviously not that hard to do. I'm guessing they always needed that time. How can a game be delayed when it never had an actual date?
Last month, for the half-year ending of Konami, Konami gained the possibility that could achieve plan this fical year without MGS4. So they just carried over their popular franchise in the next fiscal year.
as a calender year so I'm pretty sure Konami is still on target to get the game out when they said that they would. A March release is what I'm thinking it will be. ps where did you get all those bubbles?
dude u can still play games without rumble..sixaxis is not usseless
that also means that my ps3 has been delayed to Q2 too.
Evidently you honor your username, as you seem to be a slave to Microsoft and your favorite console. Sure, some sony fanboys are apologetic (like it matters), but you're acting as if Xbots (like you) aren't, which they are. For example, they think that 3 years warranty make RROD less annoying, because they somehow forget you have to take a good time off gaming AND a good time of your life wasted arguing with costumer service morons on the phone. Besides, you keep saying the same stupid non-jokes over and over... seriously, how old are you? Yeah, when I said Xbots, I meant... you know the lot: Ignorant fanboy, theMart, Bloodmask, bladestar, power of green, the round peg, cyber sentinel, Zhuk, Irishcaliber, and so on... that includes you.
I think its because they are working on the 360 version because Konami wants to release on a console that actually buys games
keep dreaming zhuk.msg4 can only be done on a ps3 because your lovely pos 360 only has dvd-9 and msg would rrod your 360 because it cant handel the graphics of msg4
How the bottom feeders seem to come out after some perceived bad news. The gaming world is changing, I remember when a game came out when it was ready, and not a minute before. If Kojima needs time to implement everything he feels he needs to, then I say let him take his time, but there is a great quote that I heard, "Never take pleasure in the misfortune of others". This goes for both sides, because you never know what the future holds. I love this game just as much as anyone else, but everything in due time, I would rather the Konami and Epic way of doing things (taking your time to put forth a quality product), rather than the EA way (releasing crappy games to the masses because you are the biggest developer out there). Have fun kids, reveling over temporary victories indicates a lack of perspective for what is in store for the long run. It will be interesting to see how the next 2 months play out.
Erm NO! of cause rumble that's been in dev's hand's since September will NOT delay a game already coming out 6 months later. Take Uncharted and Ranched as examples that Rumble's easy to implement. It's just to get the ottoman game. this is rubish and shouldn't have been accepted here. EDIT: Ok, seems that it's still hitting Japan in 1ST Q of 08. this takes the p**s.
... I don't CARE why it was delayed, I just know it will be worth it... it always is...
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