Fan-made Metal Gear remake shut down, trailer with David Hayter released

A fan-made remake of the original Metal Gear has reportedly been shut down by Konami, months after the publisher first gave its blessing to the project.

Mod team Outer Heaven announced in May 2014 that it was working on a complete recreation of the 1987 MSX and NES game Metal Gear.

According to Outer Heaven, the project had been given full permission to go ahead, as long as no money was charged for it when it was finished.

However, a statement from the team sent to Metal Gear Informer states that the project has now been scrapped following instructions from Konami to end it.

"The project has been shut down by Konami," an email sent to the site read. "Seems that they all couldn't agree on the project going ahead."

The team has also revealed that David Hayter was on board to voice Snake in the remake, and had even recorded some lines for it.

To illustrate this, it posted a work-in-progress trailer showing a rough cut of scenes yet to be animated, complete with Hayter's dialogue.

Last year, British developer Just Add Water (which worked on the HD remakes of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath and Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee) wrote an open letter to Hideo Kojima asking to remake Metal Gear Solid.

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