Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Looks Incredible

• written by Krist Duro
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Looks Incredible

I am going to say it and quote me on that: Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain will be 2015 Game of The Year!

There is no way it cannot be, I mean just look at how it plays and feels running in stunning 1080p 60fps. With every gameplay demo that Kojima Productions release, they introduce new fantastic features, some expected some well, bonkers. Till now we have seen Snake sneak, run, jump, use a cardboard box in interesting ways, smoke his E-Cig, use Fulton surface-to-air recovery system on a sheep, use horse sh@t to stop a moving car and some other cool stuff.


But we had not seen Snake climb up mountains Assassin's Creed 3 style. We had not seen him deploy Snake decoys. We had not really seen him go guns blazing against hordes of enemies plus a badass chopper. However the biggest surprise of all is the new A.I buddy system and the interesting gameplay features that come with that.

While in game, you can use the iDroid (in-game phone) to ask or request help from AI buddies. After you do that and select who you want, he or she will parachute down and will start helping you. In this last demo the person who joins him is (the highly controversial for some people for some reason?!) Quiet "The Sniper deprived of her Words". The clip reveals that Quiet possesses the ability to dematerialize and move extremely fast around the environment, positioning herself in vantage points. Now I don't speak Japanese so the talk that the devs do during the demo is just gibberish to me, but you kinda get the idea of how this system works.

I believe you can "order" her to scout a place, maybe tag enemies and have her execute them headshot style. This is kinda expected and it's not the cool part of the demo. That part belongs to her ability to shoot out grenades in the air. Yup, in the video you see that while Snake is pinned down from the chopper fire, he throws a grenade into the air and orders Quiet to shoot and explode it in mid-air destroying the chopper in the process. Now that is f@cking crazy. In a previous video we saw Snake strap a C4 onto a jeep, fulton it and while it was rising in the air he detonated the C4 destroying the helicopter. What is next? Fulton your horse and order him to sh@t onto the heli's windscreen causing the pilot to lose control? I love you Kojima!

If you are not excited about Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain then you might have a serious problem :P

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