Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Summary

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Kojima releases four Phantom Pain screenshots of a very bloody Snake

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Life's not always easy for gruff mercenary Snake, and some new screenshots released from Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain suggest it's not going to get any easier in the forthcoming stealth game.

Series creator Hideo Kojima tweeted four separate images of the mercenary in his transport chopper, liberally sprayed with blood.

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gives "solid" PC sales for Konami

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Konami has revealed the PC version of the prologue Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has done "solid" numbers on PC, although they didn't reveal the exact figures in their recent fiscal.

It hit Steam in December, having enjoyed a million sales in March 2014 on consoles. Overall Konami's digital arm saw revenue dip, for the nine months leading to December 31st.

Kojima would love a current-gen, open world remake of Metal Gear Solid

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Hideo Kojima would love to see a modern remake of his classic stealth game Metal Gear Solid, according to an interview with Japanese games mag Famitsu.

Talking at the Taipei Game Show, Kojima said that he'd like to see more than just the 'Classic Snake' DLC for Ground Zeroes (only available on PlayStation consoles), but his work on the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5 means that any potential project is a long way off.

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.

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