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Kojima: No MGS5 reveal at E3

But "big" plans for brand's 25th birthday.

Hideo Kojima has ruled out a Metal Gear Solid 5 reveal at this year's E3.

Offering 'yes' or 'no' answers to a series of questions in the latest Kojima Productions podcast, as reported by Andriasang, Kojima also announced Konami was planning to mark the franchise's 25th anniversary next year.

He also confirmed that Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D will be out by the end of the year on 3DS and that he won't be on stage during Microsoft's E3 presser.

Here's the Q&A in its full, unedited, verbose glory:

  • Will you appear at the Microsoft E3 press conference? - NO
  • Will you announce Metal Gear Solid 5 - NO
  • Will MGS 3D be released at the end of 2011? - YES
  • Is Doctor Lautrec the new title from the Metal Gear staff? - NO (with a laugh)
  • Did Kojima Productions Not Work on Metal Gear Arcade? - YES
  • Is Gray Fox the main character in MGS Rising? - NO
  • Will MGS Rising's multiplayer be shown? - NO
  • Is MGS Rising's release date 1st November, 2011? - NO
  • Will MGS4 be ported to NGP? - NO
  • Are you planning something big for Metal Gear's 25th anniversary next year? - YES

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