A mod team called Outer Heaven have been given the go ahead from Konami themselves to remake the original MSX Metal Gear in 3D. Game will be developed using the Source engine.
wow!!! I would play a remake of that great game. But please...as be multiplatform to have all of us the opportunity to play it.
This is a mod team, this will be PC only.
Who knows , they could pull a Valve and decide to acquire and publish the game afterward
If it gains any significant popularity sony will be right on its ass on getting it ported to ps4 and I think you know that. Only way it wont be on consoles is if valve buys it,cause honestly that's the only company in the gaming industry that I see making it a pc exclusive. And even if it was pc exclusive im sure anyone with a pc could run this game. Will probably not require a gaming pc to run it.
@muffins Yeah I dare Sony to give a mod team money to port a game they do not own the rights to. It will not, this is not as simple as say being an indie developer. This is a fan project that is not meant to earn money.
When konami was making their "rebirth" games for the wiiware...this was one that was highly requested. the mashup of MG 1 & 2 with updated visuals was something many a wii owner (and konami fan) was really hoping would happen. this isnt the same as a rebirth edition but still a worthwhile game to look forward to. the original is such a classic that i am sure many have never played if they got their first taste of snake in the MGS game for PS1. they will be in for a real treat.
Not official. PC only. Get a PC to get the maximum amount of games and best graphics.
Like Metal Gear Solid 5? PC players only are a big joke.
Sure, you get a lot of games, but you also miss out on so many quality title. Mario, halo, god of war, Alan wake, Zelda, uncharted, gta5, red dead redemption, infamous second son, super smash brothers, Metal gear solid. Consoles are where it's at.
@above where does the comment say, "game on PC only for the biggest library and best graphics"?
The maximum amount of games is if you game on every platform. Not just PC. I currently only have a PC and a 3DS, and my brother has a Wii U that we occasionally play. I want a PS4 so bad though.
@Clover904 While you make a fair point, GTA V is rumored to come out on PC this year, and Alan Wake is on PC as well. I'm betting MGSV will too, since PC did get Metal Gear Rising: Revengance.
The original on regular Nintendo was amazing can't wait
As long as they don't ruin it in any way then I will play it.
I wonder how much the demo will cost :P
Sweet. Konami may be bat-guano bonkers in some respects, but unlike some other company - *cough*SquareEnix*cough* - if they get wind of an idea they themselves could exploit for extra cash - but wont - they don't put out a C&D to let it die.
I remember how disappointed everyone was after the C&D notice was given to the guys making Chrono Resurrection. But Nintendo are even more notorious. A couple of guys had an ambitious plan to make a Metroid short film and put it up on Kickstarter to crowdfund only to get blasted by the N-guys. There is a catch in all this though. Konami told them not to accept donations. Though to be fair, at least Konami gave them the okay. Doubt Nintendo or Square would ever go that far.
To be fair asking for funding for something goes to far. If you want to do a fan thing fine but use your own money. Nintendo was just protecting their IP.
You have to remember that the people who would donate are the fans of the franchise. And in Kickstater campaigns, there are usually a lot of content to prove that their project is genuine and not a deceptive scheme into tricking people to donate. What publishers are worried (with websites like Kickstarter) is that the team could potentially get much more money than needed for the production. Where does that money go? Perhaps into the pockets of the team. Maybe not. Either way, the money is managed by them - and in the eyes of the publisher, they see it as making a profit of their IP. Though I'm not sure how Kickstarter works in these regards and how money is managed and the autonomy of the team that began the crowdfund.
WTF would Square want to remake Final Fantasy 7...So people could cry about every little think that may have to be changed just ever so slightly, or because they used a wrong piece of music somewhere...If I were Square I wouldn't care how much money I could make from a Final Fantasy 7 remake, it wouldn't be worth the headache from the neckbeards and anime/RPG overzealous fanyboys who cry about everything....
It's funny that you think Square Enix gives a damn about what their customers think. All of the remakes they've made have suffered countless criticism for reasons you've listed and more, yet they keep plopping them our left and right... FF7 has little to do with fan expectations.
As Eamon pointed out was talking about fan projects, the Chrono Trigger, but there have also been a couple of FF7 related things begun which Square put a stop to. A fan movie as well as PC remake. I don't think I'd trust the current Square to go to the corner store for milk, much less remake one of "their" old games.
Square-Enix's business policy for the last generation has been ruthless. Instead of making games that match up to the legends of the 90s or aiming to fulfill fan expectations they just resort to focus groups and surveys. They put the budget on fancy visuals and cutscenes so that it appears AA quality on the outside. Then fund a massive marketing budget so people can see all the fancy particles and mid-air fight scenes in trailers and tv commercials. Creative autonomy has been reduced severely and only some developers like Nomura could manage to keep the previous CEO, Wada's hands off from ruining a very ambitious project.
Oh my fucking god!!
Will they keep the top down prespective or will they make it more like MGS5? (since they could just reuse such assets like animation and gameplay mechanics already created for the fox engine).
How would this mod team get access to the fox engine?
Oh I thought konami gave the ok to kojima, nevermind.
Can this be the megaton sony is dropping?
You just read the title and commented, didn't you?
yep he did.
Yes I did lol
Not only that, but he didnt read very well. He no doubt added the 'Solid' in his head and in no way thought it was just the Original MSX Metal Gear.
I'd rather a remake done in the Fox Engine, source won't don't this justice but as long as the gameplay is NOTHING like the abomination that was Twin Snakes then I guess I could give it a try.
Kojima should do this wasted down the drain :(
Kojima shouldnt be wasting him time on remakes when there is a demand for new projects , new mgs , and more Zone of the Enders . The tech is there , it's up to other available teams to do those , if they can afford to
The dude from CPMStudios is in charge of casting the voice actors. And he knows his stuff.
this will be on PC 1st
thats pretty awesome
I think Hideo should give these guys the fox engine to make this game and then bring it to PS4 and Xbox One for download. Lots of respect to Konami for letting them do it. I thinks fans should be able to make remakes as long as they don't make money. I hated when they took down Crono Trigger, Sonic, and Streets of Rage
Konami is an awesome company. I am really interested in this project.
I don't understand why they haven't done an official version already?! It would sell insanely well. I'm betting konami won't be so cooperative once they realize how immensely successful this will be, and how the company is basically missing out on a huge payday.
I just shat myself.
To be honest there will eventually be an official remake. The direction the games are currently going are building up to the events of MG1 and MG2:SS.
Holy shit, Konami, this is the kind of news that makes me love you all over again! Fuck, these guys should do a Kickstarter to see if they get funding to hire David Hayter to voice Snake again, that'd make me more excited about getting this than MGS5!! If only Squeenix and Nintendo had been as graceful with the Chrono Trigger remake and Minitroid... *sigh*
I hope Kojima himself will someday remake MGS 1998
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