Interest New Fox Engine Demo Is an Open-World Metal Gear Game
posted on 2012-08-30 05:00 EDT by Egan Loo
At the end of Konami's "Metal Gear 25th Anniversary Party" event on Thursday, franchise creator Hideo Kojima unveiled Metal Gear Solid Ground Zero, a new demo of Kojima Productions' in-house Fox Engine for real-time graphics rendering. However, Metal Gear Solid Ground Zero is not the typical game engine tech demo; it is actually being made as an open-world stealth game.
While Metal Gear Solid Ground Zero and Fox Engine itself run on personal computers that are the rough equivalent of current-generation consoles such as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Kojima Production is also developing them for the next generation of consoles.
Kojima presented a video and a scene of actual gameplay at Wednesday's event, but photography was prohibited during this portion of the event. Despite Metal Gear Solid Ground Zero being developed as a game, Kojima did not officially state yet if the game will be released to the public. Nevertheless, he said, "I won't make you wait that long."
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