Metal Gear Solid V 3D scan and mocap tech shown in new video

New video from Kojima Productions shows process of bringing actress Stefanie Joosten into the virtual world of upcoming open-world game.

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Konami has released a new video showing off the 3D scan and motion-capture technology that developer Kojima Productions is using to bring the characters of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to life.

Actress Stefanie Joosten, who plays the role of Quiet in the game, is shown in the video having her face scanned and performing various actions with a sniper rifle in a motion-capture suit.

The depiction of Joosten's character Quiet has not been without controversy.

In a series of tweets earlier this week, Kojima said he directed MGSV's art director to make some of the game's characters, including Quiet, "more erotic" in an effort to encourage cosplay and promote figurine sales. He has since clarified these tweets, saying "sexy" was a better word to use.

"What I'm really trying to do is create unique characters. One of those is, of course, Quiet. She's a really unique character. I wanted to add that sexiness to her," Kojima said. "It wasn't really supposed to be erotic, but sexy."

Halo designer David Ellis took issue with the depiction of Quiet, calling the character design "disgusting" and evidence that the game industry is "full of man babies."

GameSpot recently attended a live demonstration of Metal Gear Solid V prologue Ground Zeroes at Kojima Productions' new office in Los Angeles. Check out GameSpot's impressions for more.

Discussion

355 comments
el_swanno
el_swanno

I don't recall anyone being outraged by Michelle Rodriguez wear the same outfit (along with a Big Boss eyepatch) in Machete. Is it ok to have a half naked woman in a movie but not a videogame?

lyncer777
lyncer777

ahh just make it a PS3/PS4 exclusive and let the xbox fanboys play their HALO...


BYE BYE ahahahaha..

Shield On.

KiriharaZro
KiriharaZro

"Boooobs I said, MGS V its about boooooobs"  .-Kojima

Metal Geriatric Sucks Viagra edition.

AyatollaofRnR
AyatollaofRnR

Actor looks way better than the character model. What happened?

Moeremmo
Moeremmo

i think kojima shouldnt talk about it .. just do it, nd let the world deal with it .. coz in this world we got lots of smartass fucking philosophers, plus this game is MGS i bought a PS3 coz of it, i played MGS then i sell the console and bought a modified xbox .. u know cheaper games ^^

maitkarro
maitkarro

quote from Jeff Hardy

"When GTA uses near-NAKED females as advertisement, no one says a thing.

When it has a gameplay mechanic that allows you to pay for strippers and watch them dance on your lap, no one says a thing.

When God Of War shows NAKED women and allows you to play mini games in the form of having sex with them, no one says a thing.

Yet when a japanese developer introduces a sexy female, everyone loses their god damned minds and start bullshitting with morality and offense.

Talk about biased bullcrap."

Mo60
Mo60

Gamespot, where is the video of Metal Gear Solid V 3D scan and mocap tech which you said that shown in a new video and do not tell me that the link of the video is above because i know.
I want that video on Gamespot,because i downloaded it from youtube and the video have no sound,Can anyone help me to solve this problem ?
By the way,this problem also happened with me in many videos downloaded from youtube.Please help.    

Hurvl
Hurvl

In the picture, she looks as lifeless as most NPC's do, but she's much prettier than Quiet.

advocacy
advocacy

If you listen very carefully, you can hear the sound of Hideo Kojima furiously masturbating during the mo-cap session.

Nikola Ivanovic
Nikola Ivanovic

It seems to mee that his face is hidden beneath another face (the one that is being x rayed) or maybe my eyes are playing tricks on me :D

phoenix5352
phoenix5352

like always, hideo kojima made a new controversial issue again !!! with all these controversies finally there will be legendary game at the end!!!

El_Zaggy
El_Zaggy

Quiet looks like crap. Looks like a male face with a female body. The face scanning didnt do justice to Stefanie Joosten. Anyway its not sexy, its just disgusting. Who wants a chick with a ugly manly face ?  And why she have to be half naked really? Its not bulletproof, its not great for insects, its not cool because the sun burns the skin and its not pratical if you are a soldier because clothing provides a lot of practical place to put stuff and camouflage. The only reason I can think of is kojima wants to get virgin perverts into the game and make them cosplay as ugly designed characters. And that is why the industry is sad. Because of this disgusting female are tools and lets use them to make more little boys playing the game....

Riverwolf007
Riverwolf007

sounds boring to watch.

is there a version where they fast forward through 90% of it like the mgs5 gameplay reveal?

himski
himski

Stefanie Joosten is really beautiful but what the fuck is up with Quiet? Naughty Dog did a good job with Ellie and it looks like Quantic Dream is doing a good job too.
I dont know why Japaneses have a tendency to over sexualize women in movies and games.

stheelders
stheelders

I guess all the  criticism are for the best, we should try to be more respectful and less objectifying of women. And it starts with the game developers.

Gamer_4_Fun
Gamer_4_Fun

She is the most genuinely beautiful girl I have seen my life and she has little to no makeup on.

themc_7
themc_7

@AggrandizedUser you criticize for wearing too much make up and criticize for wearing none and having a clean face?

Ink129
Ink129

@AggrandizedUser Not really sure what you are on about - that girl looks both natural and gorgeous to me.

el_swanno
el_swanno

I'm pretty sure David Ellis's wife makes him sleep on the lounge if he doesn't give the "correct response" in these situations.

PeejayYeh
PeejayYeh

@AyatollaofRnR Stefanie Joostein is undeniably gorgeous....

Total_mischief
Total_mischief

@maitkarro Biased bullcrap ? GTA is a massive satire of American society, God of War is an over the top beat 'em up set in ancient greece, Metal Gear Solid is a sort of realistic stealth game. Now let's see: Half naked women in the United-States ? Check. Half-naked women in ancient greece ? Check. Half-naked highly trained sniper in the desert ? Yeah...no. It's not the half-naked, it's the context of the half-nakedness. Terrible point.

Apathy4Marmite
Apathy4Marmite

@maitkarro Pretty sure people went batshit about both GTA and God of War, but I'd argue that the difference is the context in which it's presented.

Although the mini-games in God of War are tacky as Hell, the series is based off of Greek mythology which is pretty sexually charged stuff to begin with so at least it's staying true to the source material.

GTA parodies modern society where once again, sexualization is rife. Strip clubs and hookers are a part of that society and so are included in the game as a satirical nod to the state of American/Western culture.

On the other hand, Kojima's created a female warrior character in highly impractical, skimpy battle dress because in more or less his own words, tits push merchandise.

Gen-Gawl
Gen-Gawl

@maitkarro although people did have a freak out about GTA and GOW. And like those, this "controversy" will pass too.

hussin005
hussin005

@maitkarro well yeah thats bec its GTA ... and GOD OF WAR ... they can do what ever they want

nigelholden
nigelholden

@maitkarro That's a good point. This whole thing kind of reminded me about when Phish talked shit about Japanese game devs. Different topic, of course. But it is interesting to think about. 

AnimeFreaks
AnimeFreaks

@Mo60 its probably problem with your computer. try looking up audio codecs.

Hurvl
Hurvl

@advocacy That's what the "Hide" part of Hideo is all about.

Total_mischief
Total_mischief

@phoenix5352 Yes because Postal 3 was definitely a masterpiece to be remembered...controversies don't make a game good, but Kojima IS good at creating them by going on about some non sense about trying to rationalize a mute sniper in a bikini.

Total_mischief
Total_mischief

@El_Zaggy Well I think you're blowing this out of proportions a bit, but Kojima's attempt to rationalize the character design is laughable.

ANUBISZER0
ANUBISZER0

Towards the end this dude says "Because of this disgusting females are tools etc." does he mean he finds the female form disgusting? Or dare I say yucky?

roman4545
roman4545

@himskidifferent culture different perspective... why you think Japan is famous for animes ?

 

antoniobandino
antoniobandino

@Gamer_4_Fun Dude, I completely agree. She's one of the most beautiful girls I've ever seen, too. Just flawless.

2Black2Strong
2Black2Strong

@Gamer_4_Fun Then you haven't seen much women, because there's a tons of natural beauty women out there. She's beautiful but not to the extent you've made. 

chavao666
chavao666

@Apathy4Marmite @maitkarro Exactly what I was going to say. GTA is made to be the most controversial game at all times. You can't compare that to this "extra boobs for cosplay" kind of thing

Mo60
Mo60

@AnimeFreaks @Mo60 I already changed my codecs and the problem still exist,you can notice something that any video i download it or downloaded from Gamespot is working perfect Image and sound,While videos i downloaded it from youtube have no sound not all of them but most of them you can say 90% of them have no sound. so,what is your opinion in this crazy problem,because i am going to be mad from such a problem.    

Gamer_4_Fun
Gamer_4_Fun

@jacquelineferre LOL, just because I think a girl is extremely pretty that is the conclusion you can come with? How about I come up with a far more accurate assumption of you: lowlife.

Gamer_4_Fun
Gamer_4_Fun

@2Black2Strong Have you ever thought about the fact the women you picture more prettier than her may not seem that much pretty in my eyes?

AnimeFreaks
AnimeFreaks

@Mo60 well in my experience which isnt much, its always codecs or software conflict. try search your problem online. you shouldnt be the only one.

Hurvl
Hurvl

@Gamer_4_Fun @2Black2Strong In the same way, every game, movie or anything else that is liked/disliked based on individual taste is wrong, unless another says different.

I think she's very beautiful,but far from one of the most beautiful women I've ever seen. I like that kind of appearance Joosten has (haha, funny name, like Juicesten), but I prefer other ones over it.

2Black2Strong
2Black2Strong

@Gamer_4_Fun Yeah I thought of that, but I doubt it. I have exquisite taste