Blood-Soaked Metal Gear Solid 5 Poster Revealed

There will be blood.

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Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has shared an image of what he's calling the "final" poster for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain--and it's certainly quite a sight to behold.

It depicts Snake and Quiet covered in blood, with the text reading, "Stained in blood, the aftermath of revenge." The poster will be displayed in "limited" stores starting in August.

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The Phantom Pain release date is set for September 1 on consoles, with the PC edition coming two weeks later. It is a follow-up to the prologue Ground Zeroes, which launched in March 2014.

There is some amount of controversy surrounding The Phantom Pain. According to GameSpot's sources, Kojima will leave Konami after the game ships. Just recently, a voice actor for the series claimed that the game's developer, Kojima Productions, had disbanded. What's more, new videos suggest that Kojima himself may have referenced his own forthcoming departure from Konami.

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