Oddworld dev wants to remake Metal Gear Solid 1

Just Add Water writes open letter to Hideo Kojima explaining why British studio would be well suited for the project.


British developer Just Add Water, the team behind Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD, has written an open letter to Hideo Kojima explaining why the studio is "ideally positioned" to remake the original Metal Gear Solid.

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"We at Just Add Water feel ideally positioned to do the remake justice for several reasons:

1: We have experience working with legendary IP (Oddworld Inhabitants) and treating the subject matter with the respect it deserves.

2: Many members of our team are huge Metal Gear fans, with very good knowledge of the source material.

3: We really, really want to do it."

The company directed Kojima to its high-definition update of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath and its in-development re-creation of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee--titled Oddworld: new 'n' Tasty--as evidence of its abilities.

"We eagerly await your response," the company said.

The proposition is genuine and sincere, the developer explained. "We wouldn't offer if we weren't sincere. We have some big fans here," the company added.

Just Add Water's letter to Kojima is not an out-of-the-blue offer. Kojima recently said over Twitter that though he is not actively looking to remake Metal Gear Solid, he does have interest in the idea.

"Well, if there's some creator or team in this world who has love and passion to remake 'MGS1', I would love to ask for it," he said.

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