Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D: The Naked Sample

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Metal Gear Solid 3: From Russia with love

“You're pretty good.”

Metal Gear Solid 2 ended with an explosion of questions. In creating a game that questioned its own status as a game, Kojima had opened countless essentially insoluble plot threads. The most pressing one was: what next? Hideo Kojima initially tried to avoid directing Metal Gear Solid 3, or so the talk goes. He did not.

Hideo Kojima confirms Metal Gear Solid 5 built using Fox Engine - report

Hideo Kojima has confirmed Metal Gear Solid 5 will be built using the Fox Engine - according to a new interview.

The legendary Japanese game developer told the July issue of French magazine IG (via Gamekyo) that Metal Gear Solid 5 is indeed in the works, and hinted that Solid Snake may be in it.

We've had our French colleagues at (Sweden lol) look over the report and they told us the following:

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MGS 3D double size of average 3DS cart

Konami persuaded Nintendo to go large.

When Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D arrives on the 3DS later this year, it'll be the first game for the system to launch on a 4GB cart rather than Nintendo's 2GB standard.

MGS, PES and Contra 3DS confirmed for EU

MGS, PES and Contra 3DS confirmed for EU

"More news in the coming months."

3DS games Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater, PES, Contra and Frogger will all be released in Europe, Konami's confirmed.

We knew of their existence following the 3DS handheld's E3 2010 reveal in June, but now we have official word the quartet will be hitting our shores.

Details are scarce. We've got nothing on the 3DS Pro Evolution Soccer, Contra or Frogger, but there's an on-rails video of Snake Eater, which you can see below.

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MGS: The Snake Eater 3D out 2011

"Sample" becomes the real deal.

Hideo Kojima has obliterated concern that his 3DS Metal Gear Solid game was nothing more than a "sample" by confirming that it'll be released next year.

MGS 3DS "just testing the grounds"

Confusion over game's status.

Konami has told Eurogamer that the wonderfully named Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D "The Naked Sample" (3DS) remains "a full product" despite comments from Kojima Productions that suggest otherwise.