Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Summary

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Konami explains chicken hat in Metal Gear Solid 5, wear to skip tricky sections

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What's with Snake looking all cluckin' mad in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain? Hideo Kojima was the one to first unveil the chicken hat atop Snake's bonce, but it wasn't clear what it was for.

Now Konami has clarified that the chicken hat is provided for those too chicken to make it through sections they find hard in The Phantom Pain. You can skip obstacles, but look silly.

Rumour: Release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain spotted?

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A retail worker posting on Reddit might have discovered the release date for Hideo Kojima's highly anticipated stealth-em-up Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. User mikefancypants posted an image of a stock listing with the street date set to February 24, 2015.

He claims that until recently the listing showed a place-holder date of December 31, 2014. The new date ties in with listings on Rakuten and several other online retailers.

New Metal Gear Online will debut at The Game Awards

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Hideo Kojima is set to show off a new and improved version of Metal Gear Online at The Game Awards next week, according to host Geoff Keighley.

Metal Gear first went online back in Metal Gear Solid 3 for the PS2, while multiplayer elements were also found in Metal Gear Solid 4. Knowing Kojima, he's probably got something intriguing up his sleeve for next year's Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

First Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes screenshots, Nvidia list PC features

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The first two screenshots of Kojima Productions' Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for PC have been released, but not by the developer itself. Instead the images have been published by Nvidia.

They compare two scenes from a PS4 and PC perspective. They also chest beat what special extras the PC version is getting, like SLI support, higher-resolution effects and 60 frames per second.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes' December 18 release date confirmed by Konami

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Those rumours that began circulating at Russian expo Igromir 2014 last week turned out to be true: Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is coming to Steam this December 18.

The PC version will bring a raft of improvements, including 4K resolution, an increase in the number of simultaneous light sources and the number of models that can be displayed on-screen, and improved shadow resolution.

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