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Konami North American and European operations head Kazumi Kitaue expressed doubt. "I wonder if Sony can win back user support by the price cut of just $100," Kitaue said, adding, "I don't expect a substantial impact...With $500, you can buy a personal computer. "

Kitaue no doubt would like a cheaper PS3 in order to spike sales of the machine and have a larger installed user base in place for Konami's highly anticipated PS3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. However, the executive said Konami might have to bring the series to non-Sony systems in order to make its development money back.

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Wonder what Hideo Kojima has to say about all this.
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If you're gonna post news, don't add your own edit(s) to the articles.
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If you're gonna post news, don't add your own edit(s) to the articles.
Beside bolding the 'just' and I clearly specificed that I added the emphasis myself, where else have I made edits?
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i dont think it will happen not for this game becuase its gonna need 3 dvd's i mean they spent alot of time talking about how this game was gonna utilize all of blu-rays space. Also the guy behind msg series stated that the game would stay with its roots. If sony doesnt pick up future ones could be in question however this kind of game will sell systems itself as will ffXIII
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i dont think it will happen not for this game becuase its gonna need 3 dvd's i mean they spent alot of time talking about how this game was gonna utilize all of blu-rays space. Also the guy behind msg series stated that the game would stay with its roots. If sony doesnt pick up future ones could be in question however this kind of game will sell systems itself as will ffXIII
Not to mention its special coding for the Cell processor, anyone remember the rubber duckies?
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Beside bolding the 'just' and I clearly specificed that I added the emphasis myself, where else have I made edits?
It's a blanket statement that applies to all news posts, not yours specifically.

Don't edit the article you are linking/ quoting.
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Well, MGS 1 was exclusive for a long time, then Gamecube. Then MGS 2 was exclusive until Substance for XBox. MGS 3, and Subsistence, however, are both still PS2 only. I think they'd be more likely to do a 360 port or remake of MGS 3 (which, btw, would be sweet) before they'd port MGS 4 to 360.

Just my logic on the situation.
    
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well, either way. the series kinda lost me mid-way into 3 so w/e.

i'm just waiting on the new DMC, an MMO or two, and the (completely unlikely, never going to happen) revival of Mechwarrior for PC.

and somewhat related, Raiden is so much cooler now... why couldn't they make him like that in 2?
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