Hideo Kojima announces Metal Gear Solid 5 game

Rock star game developer Hideo Kojima’s next game will be Metal Gear Solid 5, he’s announced.

The available information is sketchy, but the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine UK says Kojima is talking about his plans for the “past, present, and future of Metal Gear Solid 5,” which include details on Metal Gear Solid 5 and Metal Gear Solid Rising. The magazine is teasing an interview with Kojima, in which he says he has been trying to kill off his key character, Solid Snake, for a decade.

Metal Gear Solid games have been Sony exclusives for a while, but Kojima Productions is working on the Rising title for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The last title, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (published in 2008), sold more than 5 million copies by the end of 2009.