New Metal Gear Solid 5 Teaser Image Shows Snake With a Blue Bionic Arm

Plus, new trailer coming next week at Gamescom.

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Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has announced that he's preparing a new Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain gameplay video that will be distributed next week during Gamescom. The video will show off a sprawling Mother Base, and we've also learned that Snake is getting a new, blue bionic arm.

Dualshockers translated Kojima's tweet about the new Mother Base location, which you can see below. Kojima said the new gameplay video will showcase "the growth of the Mother Base over time." The video will also reveal some new online gameplay footage. It certainly looks large.

The new Mother Base
The new Mother Base

Meanwhile, another tweet from Kojima shows a new bionic arm for a character that appears to be Snake. The arm features "Wisp" printed on it, in what appears to be a reference to Konami's Zone of the Enders series. In previously released artwork for The Phantom Pain, Snake had a red bionic arm.

The Phantom Pain will be playable next week at Gamescom, marking the first time the stealth-action game will be available for the public to try.

According to GameSpot's sources, Kojima will leave Konami after the game ships on September 1. Just recently, a voice actor for the series claimed that the game's developer, Kojima Productions, had disbanded.

For a closer look at The Phantom Pain, check out some images in the gallery below.

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vexxouds

Today is the first of August this day next month will be so amazing to all Metal Gear fans ,one of the most beautiful days of are lives, are breakfast will taste better that any ones meal that they ever tasted.

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GunEye

@vexxouds: agreed

Liked. Voted.

Your message was rated "fine" *HP gain*

For me it will be later when pc version comea out.

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vexxouds

@GunEye: Awesome!

I needed the extra HP to survive for some up coming battles up the rood.

I left you some rations and some ammo in the bushes next to the river coming up.

Now you will be able get the pc version of the game the same time it arrives for console!

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h1221292h

@vexxouds: where is the upvote button when i need it!??

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Scarf0

If Konami want to make money off of Metal Gear Solid, after Kojima is gone...they better do 3 things:

1) Hire David Hayter to voice act Snake.

2) use the Fox Engine

3 release Remasters of the Metal Gear Solid Trilogy with the Fox Engine.

Those are my demands.

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crushbrain

The Z.O.E. reference reminds me I will miss the MGS series when Kojima is gone. It will never the be the same.

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Abomination713

There's game play out there right now that shows him with a yellow arm. Nothing new.

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hystavito

@Abomination713: I haven't heard about that. Is it new/leaked/or...? Or is it just in footage they've already shown and most people didn't notice it was yellow? :)

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vexxouds

This game now please sir!

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illage2

@vexxouds: Only 1 month left to go #waitingintensifies

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vexxouds

@illage2: intensities indeed

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Brakkyn

Is this another thing like that dress awhile back?

Is it orange? Is it blue?

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hystavito

@Brakkyn: Heh, good one :)

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lspat85

Anyone else notice those colors are similar to the original Ninja? Gray Fox confirmed?

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Matt1Williams

Gahhhhh I need this game in my life right this minute!!

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berserker66666

The only reason why this game will be good is cause of Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions. After this, any MGS game made will suck big time.

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LeviathanXX

@berserker66666: Agreed to a degree. If Konami will make another AC!D game or even some smaller Ghost Babel type games then it wont be all bad. The one thing that will definitely be lost is the mythology, just look at how MGS' universe was butchered in Rising.

I wont give the slightest **** though about Kojima if Konami announce a Armored Core like Mech game set between MGS2 and 4 when multiple nations had their own Metal Gear projects, that would be so sweet, especially if the gameplay was similar to the Rex vs Ray fight in 4.

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DaVillain-

All I want is the chicken hat. Chicken hat kicks ass :D

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Unreal849

@davillain-: I want to use the Chicken Hat, but without the easy mode that it gives you.

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Apathy4Marmite

Isn't it already established that Snake will have several different bionic arms that have different built in utilities?

There was also a video with a black and yellow one that doubled as a stun gun, if I recall correctly.

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LeviathanXX

@Apathy4Marmite: Yes, it was confirmed there are multiple bionic arms you can research and acquire. Pretty sure the first gameplay demo mentioned it as well :/

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Why does every article for MGSV have a frontpage thumbnail of Snake in the damn chicken hat. Like there is no other picture you could possibly use.

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crushbrain

@reduc_ab_: They should get one of the pics showing Big Boss in the sneaking suit bandana.

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catsimboy

@reduc_ab_: Reminds me of whenever there was a Black Ops 2 article they'd have that picture of the dude getting his throat knifed from the boat level.

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Unreal849

@reduc_ab_: Not true; sometimes they use the frontal shot of Quiet generously leaning forward XD

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@unreal849: Well that's true. But then, I don't really have a problem with that shot...hehe.

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Unreal849

This game (and Fallout 4) can't come out soon enough. Between these two, I probably won't care if anything comes out in 2016 (at least the first half).

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@unreal849: Seriously. I kinda feel bad for anything coming out anywhere near Fallout 4 alone.

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DaVillain-

@reduc_ab_ said:

@unreal849: Seriously. I kinda feel bad for anything coming out anywhere near Fallout 4 alone.

Feel bad for Rise of Tomb Raider coming out on the same day with Fallout 4 and I do hope to see RoTR flop cause MS pick the worst release date. I was gonna get Fallout 4 on PC anyways.