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6 items from 2008


'Metal Gear' spends third week at the top

1 July 2008 4:40 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots has retained the number one position in the PS3 chart. Konami's action shooter held off competition from new entries Battlefield: Bad Company, Beijing 2008 and The Bourne Conspiracy to secure first place. Call Of Duty 4 remains in the top ten after more than 30 weeks on release. The top ten in full: 1. (1) Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots (Konami)

2. (-) Battlefield: Bad Company (Electronic Arts)

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- By Simon Reynolds

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Konami hints at 'Metal Gear Solid 5'

24 June 2008 10:22 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The assistant producer of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots has hinted that there may be more to come in the bestselling series. Ryan Payton said that while the latest game is the end of the road for leading character Solid Snake, much of the press has misunderstood that it is also the final Metal Gear game. He told 1Up: "There are some misunderstandings that this is the final Metal Gear game. But it's really the final chapter of the Solid Snake story." Payton hinted at a possible prequel featuring a story about (more) »

- By David Gibbon

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'Indiana Jones' reclaims number one spot

24 June 2008 7:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The acclaimed Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures is back at the top of the latest all-formats games chart. Inspired by the first three movies from the Indiana Jones franchise, the game took the number one spot despite sales falling by some 29%. Last week's top-selling game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots saw sales fall by 59%, sending the game down to number two after spending just one week at the top. Atari's highly-publicised multi-format release Alone In The Dark made its debut at number three, while Take 2's Top Spin 3 just missed out on the top ten, entering the charts at 12. Square Enix's latest PSP game Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII made its debut at number ten, making up for 54% of all PSP games sold in the past week. Exercise (more) »

- By David Gibbon

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'Metal Gear Solid' retains PS3 top spot

24 June 2008 4:56 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots has retained the number one position in the PS3 chart. Grand Theft Auto IV held on to second spot while Codemasters' Race Driver: Grid moved up a place into third. The week's only new top ten release, tennis game Top Spin 3, entered the chart at number five. The top ten in full: 1. (1) Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots (Konami)

2. (2) Grand Theft Auto IV (Take Two)

3. (4) Race Driver: Grid (Codemasters)

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- By Simon Reynolds

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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots

23 June 2008 1:49 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Metal Gear Solid is gaming's greatest contradiction: Each episode wraps superbly disciplined gameplay in the medium's most indulgent storyline. Creator and director Hideo Kojima engenders a bizarre disconnect between narrative cinematics and actual gameplay—levels can feel like mere bridges between operatic story arcs. Strip away the dross, however, and the stealth-based game within is as compelling as the very best the medium has to offer. Consider the story almost a total teardown. In the fourth and (presumably) final chapter, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots, Solid Snake has to defeat human war machines and thwart the biggest global military conspiracy William Gibson never dreamed of. Embedded are ruminations on self-sustaining war economies, privatized military forces, and post-traumatic stress disorder. But pesky contradictions persist. A conversation will detail the painfully damaged history of a defeated female boss, but only after we check out her tits. At length. Thankfully, »

- Russ Fischer

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'Mgs' free PS3 encyclopedia unveiled

23 June 2008 7:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Fans of the critically-acclaimed Metal Gear Solid series will soon be able to download a free encyclopedia from the PlayStation Store, publisher Konami has announced. Designed as a complement to the long-running series, the database will contain information on characters, weapons and plot elements from the 1987 original release to the latest title Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots. The program will allow users to (more) »

- By David Gibbon

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