Latest Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain Trailer Has Blood, Guns, and Story

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Gamescom is in full swing, and with it comes lots of new trailers. The latest from Konami gives us a myterious, bloody glimpse into the world of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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The Phantom Pain is set to launch on September 1 for PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3, and we learned the PC system requirements were revealed earlier this month.

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Dredcrumb9

Keifer sucks. 24 was a dumb propaganda show, where he played the 'Murrican hero' Jack Bower, fighting the "evil terrorists" coming to "take our freedoms." Now he plays a "terrorist", Naked/Tortured Snake, infiltrating US military bases and killing U.S. marines.(I am surprised this game wasn't banned with all the "terrorists" shooting up military bases lately). I hope they re-do the game with Hayter last second. He was snake in 3, PO, and PW, he should be snake now.

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gralvader

I can't get used to snake's new voice, it just doesn't feel right.

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monkeyboysteve

@gralvader

I hate it.

Feels so so wrong.

I think they messed up changing the voice, if Keifer had voiced 3 and phantom pain I am sure it would have felt ok for me.:

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tsunami2311

last game i buy from konami, metal gear/metal gear solid will never be the same with out kojima

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catsimboy

I lol'ed at the end with the little "Konami *happy jingle*" You know the vindictive executives there would gladly bury this game if it didn't mean losing the money they put into it. I wish corporate culture didn't let those incompetent weasels hold onto their jobs because of who they know and the tenure they've accrued.

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GunEye

The reason this trailer felt different than the other trailers, is simply because this trailer was not directed by Hideo Kojima.

Hideo Kojima's last trailers were usually accompanied by a song, with credits in the end. Also the last trailer had "Directed and edited by Hideo Kojima"... this did not.

That's why the style and presentation was different. It wasn't a bad trailer, but not a super-awesome MGS trailer either.

HK's trailers are the best in the industry, imo the last 3 trailers were excellent and captivating, and the Red Band E3 2013 trailer was the best trailer ever made.

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TheFrow

@GunEye: Kojima doesn't direct gameplay trailers, he never has.

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GunEye

@TheFrow: Does he now?
https://youtu.be/9_8Qi-I4o9E?t=44

"Trailer directed and Edited by Hideo Kojima". Of course he directs them.

(and by Hideo Kojima I also refer to the KJP team as a whole with him at its head).

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TheFrow

@GunEye: That's not a gameplay trailer, that's a story trailer. It contains no gameplay footage. Find me a gameplay trailer directed by Kojima and then we can talk.

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clay865

I've obviously never been so excited for a game. However, after I buy this, I'm done with Konami.

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NbAlIvEr10000

@clay865: Konami is done with it anyways-- they will have nothing after this so it won't even matter-- they'll take your money regardless. I'm not buying this game, because it will go directly to Konami....I'll get it in other ways.

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clay865

@NbAlIvEr10000: I agree with you but I am interested in how you will "get it in other ways."

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variable21

certainly most epic game at gamescom, after all those years kojima still makes very different games compared to the rest of the industry..

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crushbrain

I didn't like the Konami label at the end. Otherwise awesome trailer.

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variable21

@crushbrain: i liked that it was at the end and not at the beginng like it was for the rest of the trailers :D and only really short, not even a second

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AndreasRufus

@variable21: it was in the beginning, just as the kojima logo (!)- just without text.

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Dragokai

Sick music !

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Corinion

A Hideo Kojima game..

Kojima Productions..

**** Konami

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berserker66666

But you know what this doesn't have? Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions's name.

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Techn1c4l

This trailer is so different from the other ones. I felt like I'm watching a Hollywood super hero action movie trailer. It just doesn't have that Kojima style.

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SexyRagu

@Techn1c4l: I think maybe this is headed for the cinemas. That would be cool, I guess.

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berserker66666

@Techn1c4l: This is what you can expect when Hideo Kojima is not there. Thankfully he finished working on MGS V before the shitstorm and now this will be the final MGS game to even come out.

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pezzott1

That ending on Ground Zeros was all i needed to get hyped over this game. Now this... it's just too much.