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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is just a short bite


1:00 AM on 02.05.2014
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We are getting a taste of Metal Gear Solid in 2014 -- next month, in fact -- in the form of Ground Zeroes. which will serve as a prologue to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Game Informer has a huge MGSV cover story and in it we learned the "core story mission" can be completed in "less than two hours."

This doesn't include sidequests, console-exclusive missions, or any other replayability scenarios -- apparently Game Informer played for four hours in total -- but it could be seen as a bit short for the money it costs.

On PS3/360, Ground Zeroes is $20 or $30 for a digital or physical copy, respectively. On PS4 and Xbox One -- where you might want to play it because the saves commingle with Phantom Pain in some way -- it's $30 or $40. 

Avid Metal Gear fans are free to spend their money however they want. I just hope less informed consumers don't drop $40 on a prologue. Do you feel metal gear shorted by this prologue release or are you and Kojima still metal gear solid? I'm too busy being in love with that cover artwork.

March Cover Revealed – Metal Gear Solid V [Game Informer]
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Is Short. Really Short. [Kotaku]





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8:00 AM on 01.02.2015
Modders hilariously put Kojima into MGSV: Ground Zeroes' starring role

While there's nothing inherently wrong with console games, I get a certain amount of joy from PC mods that aren't possible on other platforms. One such mod is a new fan-created change to Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, th...more



8:27 PM on 12.05.2014
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7:00 AM on 08.06.2014
MGS V: Ground Zeros on PS4 outsells Xbox One version 3 to 1

Konami has announced results for its fiscal quarter ending June 30, revealing Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes sales on PlayStation 4 trebled those of the Xbox One release. It isn't all that surprising, though. The...more



12:45 PM on 04.25.2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes patch coming May 1

Konami has announced that it will be releasing a title update for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on May 1. The patch will unlock the up-to-now platform exclusive missions "Deja Vu" and "Jamais Vu" (available only in t...more



11:00 AM on 04.24.2014
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11:00 PM on 04.18.2014
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9:15 PM on 03.19.2014
Very Quick Video Tips: A guide to all the Ground Zeroes XOF patches

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4:00 PM on 03.18.2014
So how do the two platform-exclusive Ground Zeroes missions compare?

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8:00 AM on 03.18.2014
Here's everything you can do in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

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5:00 PM on 03.17.2014
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