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This mysteriously deleted video suggests the Metal Gear Solid 3 remake may be announced at The Game Awards



UPDATE 7.40pm UK: After discovering the footage used in the mysterious video has been taken from an Unreal Engine 5 assets pack, it now appears that the video is a hoax.

Whilst its unclear where the story originated – or why – for now, its best to presume this isnt true until Konami, Virtuos, or TGA confirm otherwise. Original story follows.

Ive just found that the video comes from here tho
A free UE5 assets pack.
This doesnt confirms or denies anything ofc, but its weird they used this instead of some actual work of their own.https://t.co/lfiUz2FWmV

— GGFTL (@GGFTL1) October 30, 2022


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ORIGINAL STORY 1pm UK: It looks like the long-rumoured Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater remake may be announced at the upcoming The Game Awards.

The news comes via a now-deleted video that reportedly popped up on Chinese studio Virtuos YouTube channel earlier today.

You can never delete something quicker than someone can save a copy of it, though; Virtuos video – regardless of whether it had been published intentionally or otherwise – is now doing the rounds, and has Metal Gear fans speculating that the remake may soon be formally confirmed.

Lets play Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater – Late to the Party.

It looks as though the teaser – which seems to be getting scrubbed as quickly as its being reuploaded – includes Morse code for the phrase “December 8, 1964”. 8th December is when the awards are set to be broadcast, whilst 1964 is the year in which Snake Eater is set (thanks, MP1st).

Seems Virtuous Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake may be getting announced at the Game Awards. First preview of it. Virtuous themselves uploaded this teaser, but then deleted it, but people saved it. The Morse Code spells out December 8th, IE the Game Awards. https://t.co/pHYjNvyt48

— AestheticGamer aka Dusk Golem (@AestheticGamer1) October 30, 2022


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More interestingly still, this strange video kerfuffle coincides with the recent release of a recruitment video in which Virtuos shares “a day in the life of Virtuos Montreal”. Within the video, an artist can be seen with The Art of Metal Gear Solid coyly on display on the side.

This all comes a year after a remake of Metal Gear Solid 3 was first reported to be in the works, with Konami reportedly handing development to Virtuos Studios.

ICYMI, actor Oscar Isaac has revealed that hes still “hopeful” that the long-awaited Metal Gear Solid movie will happen.

In a recent interview about his upcoming graphic novel, Isaac was asked for an update about the movie, and kindly obliged, albeit without offering any firm information about the films progress.

“We want it to happen,” said Isaac. “Be excited. Whats the script? Whats the story? Whats the take? […] But hopeful that comes to fruition because theres so much potential for that.

“Its an incredible game. Its my favourite,” he confirmed.

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