Why Konami just don't care anymore - and why gamers shouldn't either.
Couldn't care less for this steaming pile of shite.Finish what you started with MGSV and give us chapter 3 you bellends....
Sorry, accidentally disagreed instead of agreed. I want more MGS5 and I want more Big Boss.
OMG, I'm sick of this crying. I actually love the zombie co-op genre, and I'm excited to see one that mixes it with Metal Gear Solid elements. I think it's a good idea, you can't just call it milking the franchise if they actually deliver a quality product. I have to wait and see how the game actually turns out before bashing it as a cheap cash grab. They keep saying the zombie genre is overpopulated but is it really? Cause I have Dying Light so far this gen as a Zombie game and nothing else. PS4 didn't get Dead Rising 3 and not getting Dead Rising 4. So I don't know what they're talking about. Are they actually asking gamers and fans of zombie games? Because I think there's still a lot of demand. I'm actually excited to see where Konami takes Metal Gear now, I mean the franchise doesn't have to be dead because Kojima is gone. Even if they wanted to bring Snake back and start a new story they probably could. I mean Snake is a clone, who's to say they can't make another clone? I don't think they will do that, but they could if they wanted because it's their franchise. I respect Kojima and he gave us some good Metal Gear Solid games with his special brand of weird but in my opinion he kinda of ran out of ideas at the end... either that or they forced him to make sequels he didn't really have for the franchise . But a fresh take on Metal Gear Solid might be just what it needed. I might be crazy, but watching this new trailer and watching Metal Gear continue without Kojima got me excited for the overall franchise again not just this game.
A badly titled article for a bad game :)
I don' think it's that they don't care. I think it's that they don't have a clue and they fired everyone in the company that did.
"they fired everyone in the company that did." Most of Kojima Productions still work there, only Kojima and a few people left
most of kojima productions are grunts who just do what they're told, just like every other company.
@forum_pirate No they are still talented at what they do, in fact without Tomokazu Fukushima Metal Gear games dropped in quality after MGS3
They are starting to ''care'' only because of the money they are losing and Konami is hoping this sad excuse of a Metal Gear game is a quick fix for their sad financial state.
Kojima's tweet was just "@Konami Stop." Which is perfect. Not very excited about Left4Rhino.
1. Bring the old KONAMI logo back 2. Acquire The original Team Silent and Unlock Japanese Silent Hill games 3. Re-estabish P.T. 4. Acquire Kojima and thus unlock real MGS 5. Acquire Koji Igarashi and thus unlock Vampire Killer and Castlevania 6. Acquire some common sense 7. Fire that idiot President who decided to focus on mobile gaming I rest me´case bubba.
No. All those things are more so Fanboy wet dreams there's no real Financial sense behind what you're saying even has a huge Metal Gear Solid fan , what you just stated they should do would cost more money than they would ever receive in return. there's a great reason why those people no longer work for that company. That is not common sense, that's merely Fanboy dreaming, do you really believe the cost of such a thing will get a realistic return? So when you say Common Sense exactly what are you talking about? Lol
The sales from those teams made Konami. This might be a dream, but their revenue would be TICKLED by that. So I guess I invalidaded all your points, but the fanboy department. I am an Old Konami fanboy, so what? Who wasn´t.
@rpg- I don't disagree with the idea that you're a fanboy as even I'm a huge fan of Konamis properties like Castlevania and Metal Gear Solid along with silent hill and Zone Of Enders. I'm merely saying that the cost to bring those back would outweigh the revenue they would ever received from The Game's sales if you consider those games didn't perform well enough to clearly continue to have the company stay afloat. I'm saying that those developers left and the company is in the state in which it's in because of those games not succeeding in the first place, so why on Earth would bringing them back suddenly change something if it wasn't even enough to prevent something like this? The age old saying goes in business if the original idea did not keep you in business , why go back to the idea that put you out of business in the first place? You have to understand that the sales of those teams made Konami.....probably 20 years ago, but not necessarily today because you have to question if they're in the state in which there is it's very clear that those teams were not good enough to keep them afloat in the first place. Of course I would want a Silent Hills and a metal gear solid VI with Sunny as the main character and Raiden as her coach along with a remake of Metal Gear 1 along with Zone Of Enders 3 and a bunch of other games , but this is the difference between what I want and reality. You could be a fan of Konami as am I but I never let being a fan of something dictate simple Financial Common Sense do you know how badly I want a third Zone Of Enders? Do you know how badly I want a 5th Onimusha? But I still at the end of the day completely understand why those titles do not exist, I can't suddenly just say that in order for the company to succeed they must bring back my favorite franchises as I'm able to discern what I personally like with what the majority personally like, I still understand that those games did not perform well enough to justify their existence sometimes you need to be able to separate what you personally like and simple Financial common sense. I think that this is the reason why you're seeing Sega and Square as conservative as they are with their releases nowadays simply because for a Japanese publisher you cannot just simply release a bunch of Triple A Niche titles and expect to do okay it is a slippery slope if anything look at Capcom, this company went full-blown Triple-A last generation but they also are now deeply in debt, they cannot afford to produce many of their titles and their even open to being bought out. Going full-blown YOLO can legit land some of these businesses in the grave. So in short yes, those sales "made" them are they making them now? Street Fighter also "made" Capcom Street Fighter V doing that for them now? There is a huge difference to what a title or intellectual property did for you 20 years ago versus what is it currently doing for you today , this is not about what happened in the past, this is about what is currently happening in the present and to my understanding the intellectual properties mentioned are not moving enough units to justify their existence. Mind you I'm a huge fan of all the mentioned properties.
Honestly it's a sin off, and before we judge we should prob see more gameplay. I mean if gameplay is good and mechanics are solid who cares? Metal Gear Solid 5's story was the worse of the series, yet the gameplay and mechanics total made me addicted to it. It pushed it to my top favorite metal gear games even though the story was bad. It took what was best from peace walker and evolved it so much better. At least they are trying to do something. Without Kojima it might be hard to direct a MGS game and still satisfy the audience, at least with a spin off they might be able to pass a game through. I'll hold off my judgement until I see how the game plays.
I would be mad if it was called mgs6 but again, it takes/adds nothing from mgs legacy. spin offs doesnt bother me unless if it was from an old franchise that people want a new main installlment (metroid fadration force) something like RE:ORC,metal gear rising, mortal kombat shaolin moks where the devs try/experiment new Ideas or genres within the same universe is ok (but dont F#CK UP THE MAIN STORY) serious question: for those who want something for mgs 30th anniversary, would you like konami to make MGS6 even though MGS5 was just released (and without kojima) or a spin off that doesnt affect the story at all
Honestly at this point I would have like a game that tied the events of the series together full circle. So the Series has a beginning and an end. The problem is, this is turning into Shenmue basically. We're missing a key Story arch of Boss actually becoming bad. I would have loved to see MGS get to the point where you're Solid Snakes Commanding officer in Metal Gear 1. The Series should have ended where it began. That's what I think...and we might not get that.
The word you're looking for is "Doesn't"
This is gonna be a disgrace of a MGS game. Just when I thought Konami could not get any more full of shite, they go and guzzle more laxatives. On a serious note... How dare you, Konami, how dare you...? MGS belongs to Hideo Kojima. No game designer in the world 🌍 has any right to touch MGS, except Kojima. One last thing... #FUCKONAMI
Hey we gamers have shown that we'll buy just about anything so I dont blame Konami for pumping out this turd. If gamers really cared about not buying shitty games then there would not be a Call it Doodie game every November. Konami is just trying to folllow the trend set forth by Activision.
Actually the last years attitude was how they told us they don't care about us gamers or games. This is their way of saying we aren't missing much now that we are ignoring them.
Maybe they should revive Top Gun from the old NES days. That was fun..., Anyone, anyone(crickets chirping).
Just no.....seriously no......metal gear and zombies just don't mix. I'm glad Konami did this as I hope this will be the game that causes this company to sink to the ground.
Looks pretty good actually. Get buds together for some co-op survival. Don't know what the fuss is about. Get over Kojima nerds, it was best for both of them.
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