- At a press event held in Tokyo yesterday, producer Hideo Kojima
announced that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patroits has gone gold.
Meaning, the game is now finished development-wise and is currently in the process of being sent to manufacturing in preparation for its June 12 worldwide release date.
While on the stand, Kojima noted that Metal Gear Solid 4 is "the conclusion to the Metal Gear Saga."
However, Konami president Fumiaki Tanaka accentuated the fact that MGS 4 won't be Kojima's last PlayStation 3 title, as he has mentioned in previous interviews before.
To quote: "We took on all sorts of challenges in the making of MGS4," reminisced Kojima.
"We were challenged to make MGS4 on the Cell-processor-operated, unknown monster of a hardware called the PlayStation 3. We were challenged to make MGS4 in high definition graphics and 5.1ch surround sound so that it'd play in the leagues of movies.
We were challenged to give MGS4 the most [content] in the series, and so we had the largest number of developers working [on the franchise] ever. We were challenged to release the game simultaneously worldwide for the first time. And, we were challenged to make it the last title in the series, as the game will be the conclusion to the Metal...