Konami Pre-E3 Press Conference

The Konami pre-E3 press event is available online to watch at Gametrailers:  http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-2011-konami/714570

Here are the things we think are interesting and why:

  • Metal Gear Solid (MGS)  HD Collection has been announced for release in November for both the 360 and PS3.  This is the first time that MGS will grace the 360.  The collection includes MGS 2, 3, and MGS Peacewalker.  So no MGS1.  The PSP savegame will be transferable to the PS3 version.  Personally, I would think this release would undermine the purchase of Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater for 3DS.  Why pay $30-$50 for the 3DS game when you can buy the collection for probably a lower or similar price point in November?
  • Megadeth did a new song for the NeverDead trailer.  Yup, Peace Sells…  But Who’s Buyin’?
  • Silent Hill HD Collection only includes Silent Hill 2 and 3 for both 360 and PS3.  Since they announced this at the end of some interviews involving the upcoming movie, there’s a decent chance the release date will be somewhere near the movie release.  Kind of odd to leave out Silent Hill 1 since 3 is a direct sequel to it.
  • And most importantly if you didn’t hear it on TVGP, Zone of Enders HD Collection, PS3 and 360.  Everyone should buy this because I want them to make a third.  Yeah I’m not a professional, I get to write stuff like that.
  • Also new Contra in the works and its probably the game Kojima is working on.
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Musician, writer, Gundam model hobbyist, video game lover, host of The Carousel Podcast, and all with a day job.

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