The lights are on
Microsoft opened its E3 press conference with an extended trailer for Metal Gear Solid V, showing off many changes to the series’ traditional formula.
Konami had previously announced the game’s open-world nature, but the video highlighted how that works. Snake (now with a ponytail) can commandeer transportation like horses, tanks, and jeeps to get around the world. Stealth is even still possible in these situations; in one case, Snake sneaked past a group of guards by hanging off the side of his horse.
We also got a closer look at some of the characters. Previously revealed characters like Ocelot and Miller reappear, but we met new members of the crew like a sniper who doesn’t speak, and a young man who is dressed more like he belongs in an RPG than a Metal Gear game.
On the story front, the trailer emphasizes the continued transformation of Big Boss from hero to anti-hero, with a handful of references to men becoming demons.
After the trailer, Kojima took the stage with Microsoft’s Don Mattrick, but he did not elaborate much on the contents. Fortunately, Metal Gear Solid fans enjoy speculation.
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It looks so beautiful!
Big Boss Jack Bauer on a horse can this day get any better
The header says xbox one and ps4 but wasn't it announced that it would be on ps3 and xbox 360? I'm not getting a new console so I hope it ends up on ps3
Its like red dead had a baby with metal gear....I love it!
That was great way to start a conference!
I got to say, the game looks quite incredible.
Looks awesome, I love how Kojima has expanded MGS to open-world sandbox style.
Sweet I can not wait for this game.
Open world MGS? Very interesting
Damn i love MGS ,really interested to see an open world take on the franchise.
This trailer looked amazing. MGS5 has me hyped.
Man! That trailer was awesome!
This looks spectacular and the change up to the formula seems interesting. And well,guess we finally get to see what kojima was so concerned about. Looks like we are gona see child soldiers up close and personal. And maybe solidus will make an appearance in the game?