MGS4 Coming To 360? Here We Go Again...

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Posted by NinjaHunter (1003 posts) -

It seems like MGS4 was always on the fence whether or not it would go multi-platform and now almost 6 months after the release another hint that it may be coming to Microsoft's console. But now with a little bit of hard evidence to back it up.

Discuss.
Discuss.


So what does this mean? The " i " could just be the letter I or, I've been told, could mean safety while the classic " ! " is meant as alert or danger. 
So Safety + Alert/Danger = 360 power button? I don't know. Maybe this isn't about MGS4. Underneath the mathematical equation reads " A Next Metal Gear Is..." besides not making any sense it could mean a completely new multi-platform Metal Gear title. Seeing as though MGS4 concluded Snakes story and possibly the whole line of "Solid" games could this be a new start on a new console? One person gave the possibility of a Metal Gear AC!D coming to the consoles, this seems to fall in line with how the AC!D games were marketed, with the over use of symbols. Well as a great man once said "Only time will tell."
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#1 Posted by NinjaHunter (1003 posts) -

It seems like MGS4 was always on the fence whether or not it would go multi-platform and now almost 6 months after the release another hint that it may be coming to Microsoft's console. But now with a little bit of hard evidence to back it up.

Discuss.
Discuss.


So what does this mean? The " i " could just be the letter I or, I've been told, could mean safety while the classic " ! " is meant as alert or danger. 
So Safety + Alert/Danger = 360 power button? I don't know. Maybe this isn't about MGS4. Underneath the mathematical equation reads " A Next Metal Gear Is..." besides not making any sense it could mean a completely new multi-platform Metal Gear title. Seeing as though MGS4 concluded Snakes story and possibly the whole line of "Solid" games could this be a new start on a new console? One person gave the possibility of a Metal Gear AC!D coming to the consoles, this seems to fall in line with how the AC!D games were marketed, with the over use of symbols. Well as a great man once said "Only time will tell."
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#2 Edited by AutomaticSnake (404 posts) -

Coming to 360? Is it coming for my PC monitor as well? It has the same power icon my 360 got! oh wait, my PS3 also got the came power icon!!! Omg the Wii too!!! it's coming out for the wii.... Ummm... no.

What it means is that metal gear is on. they are making a new one, thats it. For PS3 of course :)

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#3 Posted by NinjaHunter (1003 posts) -

It never hurts to speculate. I don't know it seems the choice of green is what brings this whole thing up again and less the power symbol.

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#4 Posted by adam_grif (1170 posts) -

Maybe the "i" is for DSi!!!

OMG, Metal Gear Solid port to DSi confirmed.

Sigh.

I love speculation threads.

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#5 Posted by JacobBrodersen (376 posts) -

the "i" could be for iPhone, or DSi. and the "!" is of cause from the Metal Gear Ac!d series.... if it isn't that, then that thing doesn't make sense :P

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#6 Posted by dietmango (1785 posts) -

You never know...it could be more than just the DSi...

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#7 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -

For me only the green suggests XBOX. Everything else to me says:

DSi / iPhone + Metal Gear Ac!d = Power. Let's not forget that the power symbol is a universal logo used on most electrical appliances.

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#8 Posted by Bucketdeth (8252 posts) -

I`m just going to wait and see, I was hoping for a MGS4:Sub with trophies but I really don`t think this is it.

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#9 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3634 posts) -

Wow, if this is is true, i have no reason to consider a PS3.

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#10 Edited by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
addictedtopinescent said:
"Wow, if this is is true, i have no reason to consider a PS3."
Killzone 2? LittleBigPlanet? Uncharted (2)? Resistance? God Of War? Wipeout? Heavy Rain?

Then again I suppose Metal Gear Solid is one of the biggest hitters so we'll have to wait and see. It would be great if 360 owners got a chance to experience it but I'm still not sure that is what this cryptic message is hinting towards.

In my opinion, I don't think Metal Gear Solid 4 will come out on a 360. I think the NEXT Metal Gear game will be multiplatform but I just doubt they'll port 4. Then again I may well be wrong.

Still think this is Ac!d for DSi. Remember the Nintendo DS is a MUCH, MUCH bigger platform for Konami to developing something on than the 360. With presumably smaller dev costs and millions upon millions of DS' out there... it seems like a no brainer to me?
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#11 Posted by SpinCookie (749 posts) -

I don't think it'll be for the 360, I absolutely loved the PS3 version and I think everyone should get the chance to play it, so that would be cool.  But all the load screens had little stabs at the 360 and all that stuff, so that would kind of be hypocritical.  But who knows?

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#12 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
SpinCookie said:
"I don't think it'll be for the 360, I absolutely loved the PS3 version and I think everyone should get the chance to play it, so that would be cool.  But all the load screens had little stabs at the 360 and all that stuff, so that would kind of be hypocritical.  But who knows?"
They COULD take them out but then there's also the Apple licensing too. I've no doubt it's possible but the teaser text suggests a new game so... either it's a new 360 game/a spin off of Metal Gear Solid 4 OR I personally reckon a DS game. It could be anything though.

ANYWAY - why do we have two active threads on this?!
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#13 Posted by Otacon (2282 posts) -

Hmm, could be for the 360. I would go with iPhone though, or even DSi.

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#14 Posted by inevpatoria (7064 posts) -

I find this hilarious. 

I hope it becomes a new joke, trailing a sentence off with ellipses after an auxiliary verb.

Because then we can . . .

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#15 Posted by drtones (33 posts) -
NinjaHunter said:
"It seems like MGS4 was always on the fence whether or not it would go multi-platform and now almost 6 months after the release another hint that it may be coming to Microsoft's console. But now with a little bit of hard evidence to back it up.
Discuss.
Discuss.


So what does this mean? The " i " could just be the letter I or, I've been told, could mean safety while the classic " ! " is meant as alert or danger. 
So Safety + Alert/Danger = 360 power button? I don't know. Maybe this isn't about MGS4. Underneath the mathematical equation reads " A Next Metal Gear Is..." besides not making any sense it could mean a completely new multi-platform Metal Gear title. Seeing as though MGS4 concluded Snakes story and possibly the whole line of "Solid" games could this be a new start on a new console? One person gave the possibility of a Metal Gear AC!D coming to the consoles, this seems to fall in line with how the AC!D games were marketed, with the over use of symbols. Well as a great man once said "Only time will tell."
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A thread already exists for this.
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#16 Edited by Gameboi (655 posts) -
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This made me lol...really hard.
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#17 Posted by momentarylogic (444 posts) -

I found this one on google..

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#18 Posted by krazychris (231 posts) -

OMG MGS 4 coming to my kettle!

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#19 Posted by wafflestomp (294 posts) -

iphone + acid = power ?

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#20 Posted by pause422 (6325 posts) -

I honestly think the whole 'green' thing that obviously wants people to think its the xbox, is just a bit too obvious. Everyone is buying into the obvious, and I doubt it will be as such...I'd imagine if/when it comes to the 360, and they were going to hint at it ahead of time, they would make it much less obvious.

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#21 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
pause422 said:
"I honestly think the whole 'green' thing that obviously wants people to think its the xbox, is just a bit too obvious. Everyone is buying into the obvious, and I doubt it will be as such...I'd imagine if/when it comes to the 360, and they were going to hint at it ahead of time, they would make it much less obvious."
But let's look at cultural meanings and not just video game meanings. Green DOES NOT primarily symbolise XBOX 360 - green primarily symbolises on/go.
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#22 Posted by SpinCookie (749 posts) -
get2sammyb said:
"pause422 said:
"I honestly think the whole 'green' thing that obviously wants people to think its the xbox, is just a bit too obvious. Everyone is buying into the obvious, and I doubt it will be as such...I'd imagine if/when it comes to the 360, and they were going to hint at it ahead of time, they would make it much less obvious."
But let's look at cultural meanings and not just video game meanings. Green DOES NOT primarily symbolise XBOX 360 - green primarily symbolises on/go."
Green also refers to environment.  Maybe it's a Metal Gear recycling simulator.  You play as snake in a factory recycling old metal gear parts to be made into toys for children.

Metal Gear: Recycle Confirmed!
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#23 Posted by inevpatoria (7064 posts) -

I had something to say, but I must forgotten it.

Oh, I remember.  It was . . .

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#24 Edited by niall077 (111 posts) -

Its the "i" that confuses me.   Metal gear for iphone??? DSi???? 

and MGST in the sites URL.. could it just mean Metal Gear Solid Teaser or Metal Gear Solid Touch ???


and if it was for 360 would it be Green on a white background?

But it would seem all arrows point to "not ps3"

but the power button on some ps3s is green so AHHHHHHHAHAHAHHA

SCREW YOU KOJIMA!!!!   I DONT RIKE IT ONE BIT!!!!

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#25 Posted by JohnDudebro (955 posts) -
momentarylogic said:
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I am so sick to death of red ring jokes.
I'm of the belief that this has nothing to do with 360 anyway. That ain't a ring of light. That's just a power button.
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#26 Posted by brukaoru (5134 posts) -
pause422 said:
"I honestly think the whole 'green' thing that obviously wants people to think its the xbox, is just a bit too obvious. Everyone is buying into the obvious, and I doubt it will be as such...I'd imagine if/when it comes to the 360, and they were going to hint at it ahead of time, they would make it much less obvious."
 I agree. I think if it were to come on the 360, they would make a huge announcement about it, not some viral marketing scheme.
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#27 Posted by EvilPirateJohn (32 posts) -

Someone posted this on GAF.  I don't know if it means anything or not.

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#28 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
EvilPirateJohn said:
"Someone posted this on GAF.  I don't know if it means anything or not.

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I saw that and I lol'd so hard.

Seriously - that's the loosest thing I've ever known. Kudos to whoever dreamt it up though!

Did people around the Internet really think that the "Power" symbol was an XBOX-only thing?
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#29 Posted by EvilPirateJohn (32 posts) -

Yeah, some people thought it was exclusive to the 360 only, haha.

Nevertheless, that pic is funny.

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#30 Posted by BawlZINmotion (704 posts) -

t's an exclamation point rotating 360 degrees in green (180+180, followed by the power sign symbolizing a full circle), I think it is fairly obvious.

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#31 Edited by NinjaHunter (1003 posts) -

If I really wanted to get crazy I can take into account why the choice of the word "Next" and not "New". It could be nothing and just be bad English by Japanese people or that this isn't a new Metal gear and is instead a remake or port of some kind.

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