Hideo Kojima's exacting standards for Metal Gear Solid 5 are plain to see. Few developers target 60fps, and fewer still actually achieve a completely locked, flawlessly smooth experience. Kojima Productions achieved just that with Ground Zeroes, and the brand new E3 2014 trailer gives us the chance to see whether the technology can achieve the same trick with a more demanding range of characters, actions and locales.
The new trailer initially leaked before its intended debut at the Sony press conference, but between YouTube's frame-rate limits and the immense quality hit of the typical live stream, it's safe to say that the majority of people have still yet to experience Kojima's latest offering in all of its intended glory.
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