Recently there was a picture put up to do with the next metal gear. hardcasual.net has been "busy at work" attempting to figure it out.

So what's the result? Well they decided it's an anagram, coming up with three rather humerous solutions!

But we've been doing our detective work here at Hardcasual, and for us, that means sitting back and thinking "What would Ghostwriter do?" And we think we've figured it out - "A Next Metal Gear" isn't just broken English. It's not another sign that perhaps Hideo Kojima may not have the best grasp on how to put a sentence together, let alone an epic narrative. No, in all the genius that is Kojima, he's constructed... an anagram.
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  • 1
    Jeterocks Dec 6, 08
    I don't know...Was this supposed to be funny or something?
    • 1
      BlackLabel Dec 6, 08
      I am not quite sure really, if it was funny i didn't get the joke.
      • 0
        chautemoc Dec 6, 08
        I think theyre pointing out the nonsensicalness of the original image. I mostly enjoyed it.
  • 1
    Bale Fire Dec 6, 08
    It's trying to be funny, but I don't really find it all that humorous.

    I guess I have appreciate their creativity though
  • 0
    BANDITO ATTACK Dec 6, 08
    i think i read somewhere it's allegedly codenamed 'metal gear green' or something.
  • 2
    iLLmatic Dec 6, 08
    I really want those 30 seconds of my life back.
  • 3
    Jeterocks Dec 6, 08
    I don't get why people rate up articles like this. A terrible article gets enough rates for the guy to get points? That's unbelievable.
    • 0
      Dark Arcanine Dec 6, 08
      People are interested in Metal Gear. Though it's not funny but immature, it still carries a laugh value.
      • 2
        Jeterocks Dec 6, 08
        You yourself said it was not funny, how can something not funny carry a laugh value? Not funny = no laugh. No laugh + no useful information = bad article. Right?
        • 0
          Dark Arcanine Dec 6, 08
          If you haven't laughed at something that's not funny for not being funny, then your humour doesn't spread very far. Funny is a broad term, something doesn't have to be funny to get a laugh there's many factors.
        • 2
          Ameer Dec 6, 08
          Or perhaps your idea of humour is flawed. This is not funny in any way, either as a genuine attempt or in a self-referential viewpoint. It's a useless article.
        • 0
          Dark Arcanine Dec 7, 08
          You never find anything funny, plus humour is on a basis by basis case. Just because you don't enjoy it doesn't mean others won't.
        • 2
          Ameer Dec 7, 08
          Who are you to say I don't find anything funny?

          Regardless of whether someone finds it funny, it doesn't mean it's not bad humour.
        • 0
          Dark Arcanine Dec 7, 08
          Yes it does because humour is like beauty, it's in the eye of the beholder. You can't label anything as bad, good or normal.
  • 0
    Miss Razz Dec 6, 08
    Aww damn. I thought someone had literally decoded it. Disappointing.
    • 1
      Killosity Dec 7, 08
      quote
      Just because you don't enjoy it doesn't mean others won't.
      Final call for all those who found this funny...

      ....hello?
  • 1
    ShadowJ Dec 6, 08
    haha same Gothic Girl, however the article is self is pointing fun at the 360 fanboys automatically associating the colour green with the 360 (which to me means the 360 gamers need to stop playing if everything they see green is suddenly something to do with the 360 )

    The Salami reference bought a smirk to my lips mainly because when you actually look at the original image, it looks like two salami with the end cut off.

    The others I have no idea but like I said above, I am guessing they are poking fun at the automatic responses of everyone thinking Metal Gear is going to 360.

    Personally still think good ol' Kojima is playing a publicity stunt but hey, hardly anyone listens to that crazy guy in the corner until he says "I told you so"
  • 0
    Aphex Dec 6, 08
    Wasn't funny. Nice try, though.
  • 0
    Final Blade Dec 7, 08
    Oh I get it, its making fun of the Xbots thinking MGS will be coming to 360 right? That's hilarious.
  • 0
    Lucssj Dec 7, 08
    This is a quote from mk, who replyed to the article:

    "1) Me (i) + you(reverse “i”) equals power?

    2) i + shocked (!) = MGS online? (the “!” on the globe)

    3) Notice there are 3 “i”s (PS3);
    there are 2 “i”s in the 1st part of the equation (Wii?)
    and a circle representing 360 degrees (xbox) "

    makes sence.
    • 0
      Final Blade Dec 7, 08
      lolwut?

      That makes no sense. Can someone decipher it in English?
    • 0
      dwg14390 Dec 7, 08
      Lol the one lucssj said was funny........to some extent..... funnier than this crap article.

      It's obviously on neither of the 3 consoles.

      If you take a look at the equation ! + i = @ you'll notice a something with the ! and i.

      Why the 2 exclamation marks??
      How is it that most comp. can only do an upside down ! using the i?

      Clearly the i is the real factor in all of this.

      The !-phone will hold the next metal gear.
      • 0
        Final Blade Dec 7, 08
        Or it could, you know, just taking a piss at the 360 fanboys.
  • 0
    Newcloud Dec 7, 08
    wasn't this confirmed to be that metal gear acid is coming to i phone and i pod
  • 0
    dwg14390 Dec 7, 08
    THE I-PHONE WILL HOLD THE NEXT METAL GEAR AND IT WILL BE THE GREATES MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED GAME THE IPHONE HAS EVER HAD!!!

    How dare you defy the metal gears to be on a severly scratched up phone!

    It will happen.....it will, I forsee it
  • 0
    Linkerd101 Dec 7, 08
    iPhones arent that great for gaming, really. But for MGA, i'd be friggin sweeeet.

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