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.

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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.

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Gamer_4_Fun

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

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antoniobandino

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

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jacquelineferre

@Gamer_4_Fun Virgin.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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BrainFart01

@Hurvl @Gamer_4_Fun @2Black2Strong boys are cute

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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.

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Gamer_4_Fun

@2Black2Strong Well, you'd be surprised then.

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2Black2Strong

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

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Algearond

I am all for this, and the Halo libtard dev whining about this, seriously dude, STFU, quit trying to make everything PC FFS

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Hurvl

@Algearond He's trying *console* himself with the fact that he got more attention for a short period, while Kojima is much more successful and iconic than he ever will be. I'd quite like it, though, if he did make more games PC and not just for consoles.

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SiLenTWarrior29

Yeah I know... and y'all thinking it too. GGAAWWWDD DDAAAYYYUUMM WWHHO IIS DAT GURL THOOO! SHE PURTTY THOO!! Lol

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Col_Swamp

Still not thrilled about Snake's voice......just doesn't seem right.....

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2Black2Strong

@Col_Swamp People said the same about Sam Fisher and it worked out perfectly. Get accustomed to change STOP complaining. That's not even Solid Snake so it doesnt matter

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Total_mischief

@2Black2Strong Psh, Blacklist's Sam Fisher was kinda far from the original character. They could've gone with a whole new character and it would've worked out just as well if not better.

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2Black2Strong

@Total_mischief Doesn't matter. It worked. If you have a hang up on a characters voice then you have a slew of problems that we don't know about. The problem with fanboys is the fact that they act is if they personally know that character and it alters their way of life. Nolan North plays 60% of the characters out there and you fools don't complain when Nathan Drake sounds like Dead Pool. Grow the **** up

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Gamer_4_Fun

@2Black2Strong Sam's new voice didn't feel like Sam to me in Blacklist at all.

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Aentikraist

just out of curiosity did they did the same with Mistral?? i mean if so !!! daaaamn!!! i wanna see her XD

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t0taldj

Snake got solid

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AuronAXE

I don't have a problem with this, the Beauties in MGS4 were the same kinda thing. It'll turn out Quiet has a horrific backstory and voila Kojima's done it again.

Does sexuality really bother people that much? He's not selling MGS with sexuality, everyone plays it for the gameplay. Unlike Bioware, which holds sexuality as the #1 selling point of all times and is terrible at it.

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Total_mischief

@AuronAXE I don't think it's sexuality, more that the character's design, whatever backstory she has, is pretty fuckin' far fetched for being an elite sniper. I'm not saying the game's gonna be bad or anything, it's probably gonna be briliant, I'm just saying he's trying to make this pass off as believable, which it's not, at all. There is a part of sexuality in there too, though, and I can understand, because the only sexuality in the game is about this over the top 90% naked female soldier. It's one sided sexuality.

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Joedgabe

@AuronAXE It just honestly feels awkward when it's pushed too much... you know ? you're playing a game and you rather keep it a game and not be reminded of that type of sexuality on it. There's a lot of guys that get turned on by that sure.. but there's others like myself that don't really find pixel boobs attractive and this sort of thing kinda takes off reputation off guys, a lot of us aren't respectful towards women.. but a lot us don't wanna be categorized in the same group as them especially if you're playing a game and a girl comes in the room first thing she sees is that... it won't matter how you try to debate it it's just gonna be you watching pixel ass and tits.. and you'll look and feel like a loser.. unless you already accepted it to not know the difference.

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ragius4

@Joedgabe @AuronAXE I played dead or alive with my girlfriend. The only time I felt like a loser was when I actually lost a fight.

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helldragonzer

Hmmm, isn't mocap supposed to be impossible, or at least that what we've been told by Vault since is one of the reasons HL 3 isn't being done.

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Total_mischief

@helldragonzer ...What...

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ant19831983

It doesn't matter what she looks like in game, because it's only a GAME!!!

(She's bloody hot, by the way)

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thecatsix

Don't want to reveal any spoilers, but I gather she can change the color of her skin to create camouflage. That would ground the near naked appearance. Or of course she could have really bad perspiration.

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STARKKASH

why is this not on PC???

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mamamammamamama

@STARKKASH It is going to be, they're working on getting this on pc as we type.

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STARKKASH

Is she Lead Character or Special appearance???

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Carpetfluff

I assume Kojima-san oversaw the mo-capping of her cleavage personally?

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beardface21

I like how people spout sexism regarding Quiet but yet no person has bothered to ask the actress her thoughts on the matter.

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antoniobandino

Good god, that girl is beautiful. I mean, 10/10 in the face department. Did you see her eyes? Breathtaking.

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Nosoor

kojima always used sexy scenes dude snake is a pervert always taking bald lines with women since the 1st until now still he uses teasing and erotics scenes in mgs besides the posters (meryl , naomi ,wolf ,eva , and may ling )all had sexy and teasing scenes in MGS and was always in a good funny way like the moment when naomi was checking snakes body in mgs 4 when he dropes his pin (which if you focus he that moment you would c the device on her heals and when he checks her tits all are the line of eva in mission banger and no one complained but now when he comes with a new idea that brings other games to the edge of being nothing compared to mgs the same way the mgs4 did with all games that came out with it ppl grow up you want to be in the race dont worry MGS is over races its the project of history so it will always be there in a place reserved only for it


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Lunchbox13X

"Hideous" Kojima is a one trick pony, Granted he made SNATCHER but that was a Blade Runner ripoff which took elements and scenes from the movie verbatim. And ZOE was just another "Japanese Mech Anime Style Franchise" amongst the other 1 million that came before it.

Hang it up already and stop pretending you are the George Lucas of the gaming industry

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LesserAngel

@Lunchbox13X "And ZOE was just another "Japanese Mech Anime Style Franchise" amongst the other 1 million that came before it."

Name one other mech game that handled high speed combat as well as ZOE did at the time.

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CaveManCobb

@Lunchbox13X The difference between Lucas and Kojima is that Kojima still makes games that people like.

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registeredpunk

Goodbye, realistic character artist jobs :/

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ragius4

@registeredpunk Well now they can be as artistic as they want to be without being limited to overly realistic characters.

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Kr3isen

If the point is to create a visually realistic character of a female sniper, I know of no female soldiers who are scantily clad like that. How is her "outfit" functional in relation to her "job" as a sniper? It isn't. I'd be fine if the men were portrayed in the same light within the context of the game, but they aren't. They have "practical" clothing in relation to the realism of the game.

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cousinmerl

never mind the sexy female - i'm more disturbed by the item being taken out the intestines of a child, as well as torture scenes in the trailer above.

I think this game might annoy some reviewers for this.

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CaveManCobb

@cousinmerl 1. she wasn't a child.

2. There is torture in every metal gear solid game.

3. What "god awful music" are you talking about?

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cousinmerl

@CaveManCobb @cousinmerl 1/2 you gotta admit - they've gone too far with. that's just gross and disturbing to any-kind of person.
3. its right at the end (and the music to my ears is awful)

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CaveManCobb

@cousinmerl @CaveManCobb Don't like it then don't play it. Its amazing how many people complain about this type of thing. Its like you enjoying being upset about things that don't matter.

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cousinmerl

oh and that god awful music.

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ZICO11

IT'S A FUCKING VIDEO GAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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kohle36

This technology is sexist. It aggressively probes the actress and converts her to a digital relic (object) which is then acted upon by male players. The whole thing is a metaphor for the exploitation of females by males for their personal enjoyment and financial gain.

This article is also sexist for presenting the objectifying technology in a normalizing fashion, without any critique of its harmful character. By extension, Eddie is sexist and Gamespot is a patriarchal institution that serves to promote and normalize the objectification of women. GG manbabies.

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RedDragonGecko

@kohle36 "This technology is sexist." Um...no. Its the exact same process for many/all the characters in the game, (in many games) not just the females.

You are an idiot, so from that reference I can conclude that all females are idiots. Right?

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kohle36

@RedDragonGecko Wrong. Females are not idiots, they're sexist. As we all know, breasts are sexist. Females have breasts. Therefore, all females are sexist. Patriarchy.

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gundown1

@RedDragonGecko @kohle36 he cant be serious. i think he is just being sarcastic. i dont think anyone would seriously think like that

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Kinguard73

Let's see here.... *flips through some reference material...* Well Adam and Eve was ashamed but not God...... Man has long been without shirts and only recently started being in art with clothes and yet nothing.... women always covering up why? Many native cultures have nakid women and girls yet little to no rapes or perversion.... Now why is that I wonder? Oh and kinky Japan? Rape is pretty much none existent crime.

Why?

Oh yeah.... women.

ONLY women care about it. Ever one else has enough sense not to give a damn. Women caring forces men to and can turn them to perves because they feel ashamed of appreciating the female form and thus it turns to lust/crime. When we denie human nature we are no longer human.

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Kinguard73

Never said have self control but not deniing the fact one likes the female form and appreciates it and not needing to hide that fact would prob help this country heaps.