Metal Gear Solid 5

Hideo Kojima's farewell to Metal Gear Solid is a dream: the best ever stealth game, and the high point of a remarkable series.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Skull Face: OKB Zero and how to reach each gate

How to reach OKB Zero and track down Skull Face in the penultimate missions of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Root Cause: Eli's Challenge, Intel Team member location

How to complete the Eli's Challenge Side Op, then rescue the Intel Team member in Root Cause, the next tricky mission in The Phantom Pain.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Close Contact: Engineer locations for extraction

How to locate the engineers at Ngumba Industrial Zone and then extract them to safety in the Close Contact mission of Phantom Pain.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Voices: Shabani location, Man on Fire boss fight

How to track down Shabani in the Ngumba Industrial Zone, then escape the Man on Fire in Phantom Pain's Voices mission.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Rescue the Intel Agents: Kiziba Camp, CFA Officials location

How to infiltrate the forest, find the escaped Intel Team member and extract them to safety in Metal Gear Solid 5 - The Phantom Pain.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 Key Items locations: How to unlock all costumes and suits

How to trigger every Key Item in Phantom Pain, so you can unlock new developments and upgrades, and gain some new cosmetic items too.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 - Lingua Franca: Afrikaans interpreter location, Viscount location

How to find the Afrikaans interpreter, rescue the prisoners, and locate the Viscount in our Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain walkthrough.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 Achievement list and Trophy list

Every Achievement and Trophy in the game.

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Watch the first Metal Gear Survive gameplay

"It's like a nightmare that you can't wake up from!"

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Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter throws shade at Hideo Kojima

Calls The Phantom Pain "60 hours of humiliation".

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Metal Gear Online will add playable Quiet in March

UPDATE: Release date and Survival mode detailed.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 has shipped 6m units

Konami's Pachinko revenue declines, despite Silent Hill and Castlevania cabinets.

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Metal Gear Online PC emerges from beta to full launch

Offers free 3000 Gear points if you play this week.

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Konami is hiring for a "New Metal Gear"

Franchise publisher has a lot Raiden on this.

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Report: Kojima starting up new studio, in talks with Sony

UPDATE: New Kojima Productions title coming to PS4, planned for PC later.

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Konami blocked Hideo Kojima from attending The Game Awards

Kiefer Sutherland had to accept an award on his behalf.

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Metal Gear Solid 5's latest update brings new tools and tricks to FOBs

And a Quiet little surprise in the story, too.

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Konami closes LA studio responsible for Metal Gear Online

UPDATE: Konami confirms closure, says Metal Gear Online will still hit PC.

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Escape From New York IP-holder wanted to sue Metal Gear Solid

John Carpenter said not to, because Kojima is "a nice guy".

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Does Metal Gear Solid 5's Eva costume DLC really have a "tactical advantage?"

UPDATE: Konami updates descriptive text on DLC item.

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Hideo Kojima left Konami earlier this month - report

UPDATE: Konami sounds confused, reckon Kojima's just on holiday.

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FeatureMetal Gear Online needs major work

Despite bugs, there's fun to be had, but will Konami stick with it?

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Metal Gear Solid 5 just got one of the craziest microtransactions yet

"Your FOBs are always at risk of coming under attack. Now, you can rest easy with FOB insurance (paid service)."

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FeatureThe wolf in Snake's clothing: Metal Gear's twisted hero

Is Kojima's stealth series gaming's Fight Club?

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Konami ceases triple-A console production on all but PES - report

Worldwide technology director Julien Merceron also reportedly departs.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 will have horse armour DLC

UPDATE: And the horse armour costs 79p. Live now exclusively on Xbox platforms.

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MGS5 Quiet save data issue fixed on PC and PS4

All other platforms waiting for now.

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FeatureAll about that base: Metal Gear Solid 5's FOBs are glorious

And the microtransactions aren't an issue, yet.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is series' biggest UK launch

But sells less than Batman: Arkham Knight and Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

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Digital Foundry1080p60 and beyond: the best PC hardware for Metal Gear Solid 5

How The Phantom Pain on PC improves over console - and the hardware you'll need for the best experience.

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Right now, you're better off playing Metal Gear Solid 5 offline

Server issues still plague Konami's game two days after release.

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Digital FoundryCan last-gen consoles handle Metal Gear Solid 5?

Digital Foundry on the highs and lows of MGS5 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Metal Gear Solid 5

Can Xbox One's 900p upgrade sustain 60fps? And how does it compare with PS4?

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The final Metal Gear Solid trailer from Hideo Kojima

Featuring The Phantom Pain, and all of the series so far.

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FeatureThe Phantom Pain is unlike other Metal Gear games

And unlike other open world games, too. Our early impressions ahead of review.

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Metal Gear Solid's 90s radio drama gets an English fan dubbing

"Snake, answer me. Snake? Snaaaaaaaake!"

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New article on Konami paints a bleak picture

Nikkei dishes dirt on Metal Gear company.

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Puma is making official Metal Gear Solid 5 sneaking boots

Final limited edition poster is bloody awesome.

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MGS5: The Phantom Pain gets half an hour of new gameplay footage

Rocket arms, cardboard box-sledding and sneaky sabotaging.

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Watch 40 minutes of MGS5: The Phantom Pain

Contains optional micro-transactions, but everything is unlockable for free.

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Metal Gear Solid 5's new E3 trailer is so Kojima

"Directed and edited by Hideo Kojima."

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Metal Gear Solid 5-themed PS4 coming to Europe

Inspired by Snake's bionic arm.

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FeatureRich Stanton on: The Koj delusion

Is Metal Gear Solid provocative or just perverse?

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Chin up Kojima, Goat Simulator's got your baaaaack

"You're always welcome to work with us…"

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Konami announces plan for brand new Metal Gear series

UPDATE: Kojima issues statement, says he'll continue working on MGS5. But then?

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Hideo Kojima's name removed from Metal Gear Solid 5 branding

Amid restructure, Konami takes control. What next for Kojima?

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Metal Gear Solid 5 hits Steam two weeks after console

£100 Collector's Edition includes half scale replica of Snake's bionic arm.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date revealed

UPDATE: confirmed 1st Sep on console, 15th Sep on PC.

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Konami explains MGS: The Phantom Pain chicken hat item

Skip tough sections, but look like a cock.

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Metal Gear Solid 5 includes Metal Gear Online

Plus, have eagle-eyed fans worked out its release date?

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New Metal Gear Online set for reveal next week

Kojima to appear at The Game Awards.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain reveals adorable pet dog

UPDATE: All the TGS trailers are now available in English.

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FeatureJapan's slumbering giants awake at Tokyo Game Show

Metal Gear and Final Fantasy prove there's still plenty to get excited about from gaming's spiritual home.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Snake and Quiet gameplay revealed

UPDATE: New video shows off Tokyo Game Show demo.

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Canned Metal Gear fan remake reveals David Hayter involvement

Trailer reveals work-in-progress visuals, classic Snake voice.

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FeatureSnake moves with the times, Lara doesn't

The Tomb Raider deal dominated headlines, but Metal Gear's move onto Steam is the true harbinger.

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Watch 17 minutes of MGS5: The Phantom Pain

Has a dedicated pooping command for your horse.

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Konami's Metal Gear Solid 5 preview event

Phantom Pain and Ground Zeroes headed to PC, and a new look at MGS5.

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FeatureManaging Mother Base in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Big Snake, little Snake inside an upgraded cardboard box.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain E3 trailer releases early

Konami uploads then pulls it, still online elsewhere for now.

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FeatureStealth vs stealth

One is making Metal Gear Solid 5, another Volume. Both discuss the current state of stealth.

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Kojima: The Phantom Pain "over 200 times bigger than Ground Zeroes"

But Ground Zeroes is not a 200th of the price.

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FeatureDevelopers' Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Titanfall! Destiny! The Witcher 3! The Last Guardian (hopefully)!

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes due spring 2014

Current and next-gen boxed and digital editions priced.

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FeatureThe strange evolutions of Metal Gear Solid 5

Ground Zeroes introduces the cornerstone of a new type of Metal Gear - but are the foundations solid?

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Ex-Square Enix tech chief Julien Merceron joins Konami

Will work on Kojima's FOX Engine for Metal Gear Solid.

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Hear more Kiefer Sutherland as Snake in Ground Zeroes video

The English version of one you've already seen.

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Metal Gear Solid 5's torture scene will be non-playable

"I didn't want to go as far as that," says Kojima.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes 60 fps on PS4 and Xbox One

"Maybe with other games created exclusively for next-gen it might look a little behind," says Kojima.

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FeatureThe next-generation will be open-world

Ubisoft and more on connected freedom.

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Digital FoundryMetal Gear Solid 5 at 720p60

A full frame-rate version of the Microsoft E3 2013 trailer. We recommend Google Chrome for watching this video on PC.

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Digital FoundryMetal Gear Solid 5 at 60fps

A full frame-rate version of the Microsoft E3 2013 trailer. We recommend Google Chrome for watching this video on PC.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain reveals open world gameplay

Snake now has a ponytail... and a pony, for that matter.

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David Hayter, the voice of Solid Snake, waves goodbye to Metal Gear

"I drove home through Laurel Canyon, bummed, and thinking about Snake."

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Hideo Kojima announces Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain are the same game: MGS5. Watch the GDC trailer inside.

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Kojima says MGS: Ground Zeroes may be too risky to publish, sell

It's "going to be targeting a lot of taboos."

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Hideo Kojima doesn't like being thought of as "the Metal Gear guy"

"I haven't really shown the world what else I might be capable of yet."

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VideoWatch the full Hideo Kojima Q&A session from the Eurogamer Expo

Legendary game designer answered your questions on-stage.

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EGXPolicenauts, Silent Hill and a Metal Gear JRPG - an audience with Kojima

"The president of Konami rung me up and said he'd like me to make the next Silent Hill."

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes open world will have loading screens

And a day and night cycle to offer replayability.

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes shown off at PAX

See the first 11 minutes of Snake's next adventure.