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Metal Gear Solid V: Multiplayer, second screens, & more


8:00 AM on 09.06.2013
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We have some new, surprising information about Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Speaking to Official PlayStation Magazine, longtime series director Hideo Kojima detailed some surprises, all of which seem to stem from the game's open world format that eschews the style of its linear predecessors. "Distance is a very big factor," Kojima said. "In the trailer you saw Snake riding a horse, but you can also walk to a mission or take another mode of transport."

All the freedom is up to you and there are no rules [like] the linear games in the past. You can use smartphones and tablets to interact with the world. That’s why we did an open world, because we thought about all these interactions on multiple devices.

It's a bit weird to hear second screen functionality touted by someone not peddling Xbox One exclusive SmartGlass tech or a Wii U title. More surprising is that, "Using tablets and smartphones you can also enjoy MGS V and create user-generated missions within the world." So, user-generated content, perhaps of a similar nature to Infamous 2?

Multiplayer is also coming back. It's being developed by Kojima Productions' new LA studio that it announced at GDC this year. It has a cool red logo and seems to have just officially opened today. Everybody's working for the weekend, I guess.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain guns for user-created missions as Snake goes open world [Official PlayStation Magazine]





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1:00 PM on 07.31.2014
Konami livestreaming new Metal Gear Solid V gameplay at gamescom

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2:00 PM on 07.18.2014
Kojima makes a statement about nuclear warfare with MGS V's Mother Base

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Mother Base will serve as more than just a center of operations for Snake; it'll double as a launching pad for Hideo Kojima to make poignant statements about the cycle of war. According ...more



3:00 PM on 07.10.2014
Wow, this sure is a speculative in-depth analysis of MGS V's Mother Base

What do we know about Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Mother Base thus far? Not a whole lot. We had an E3 presentation that contained parts of it, but not really anything concrete yet. Anything else is pure speculatio...more



2:00 PM on 06.28.2014
Hollywood loves the E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V

It should go without saying that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain had a great showing at E3. Not only was the official trailer a stellar piece of work, and a big indication of how grim the game will be, but the 30-minute ...more



3:45 PM on 06.20.2014
Metal Gear Solid V's E3 showing minus the hour of fluff

Konami posted its behind closed doors E3 demo that was the basis for my E3 preview and broken cynicism. But it did so as part of a two hour long thing with interviews and cuts away from the action. This is the straight, uninterrupted gameplay. And it's worth watching again, isn't it? more



7:05 AM on 06.19.2014
Watch the entire Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 2014 demo here

After months of seeing cryptic Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain videos come and go from YouTube after Konami removes them, we now have a gigantic official look at the game compliments of Konami's official YouTube. T...more



4:30 PM on 06.18.2014
You can finally see the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 gameplay tomorrow

Starting tomorrow bright and early at 6 AM (3 AM PST), you can head over to Konami's official Japanese site to watch a presentation by the illustrious Hideo Kojima himself showcasing the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain d...more



9:00 PM on 06.12.2014
Video: Metal Gear Solid's trademark weirdness returns in The Phantom Pain

Don't send a sheep back to Mother Base with the Fulton recovery system during a sandstorm -- that's my main takeaway from this Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain impressions video. Max got to see the same extended presenta...more



2:30 PM on 06.12.2014
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain sheep heist screens

Remember all the cool things I was telling you about Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain? Here they are, but as pictures instead of words. The highlight is the sheep. Between this and replayed Catherine last week, I'm having...more



7:45 PM on 06.11.2014
Okay, now I'm super excited for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

The Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 trailer was good, but I'm used to good trailers for Metal Gear. It didn't light a fire in my belly. Ground Zeroes didn't exactly do so either. The behind-closed-doors Phantom Pain g...more





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