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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« on: August 10, 2015, 12:12:12 AM »
Anyone else getting it? Drops September 1st.

Can't wait!

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2015, 08:08:34 AM »
Yes, will be getting this. You on ps4?

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2015, 11:11:58 AM »
Yes, will be getting this. You on ps4?

Nope. Sorry.

XBox one guy here.  :)

I dropped $20 to reserve the collectors set for $100.

http://www.gamestop.com/ps4/games/metal-gear-solid-v-the-phantom-pain-collectors-edition/120844

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition Includes:
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Game
Collectible Steelbook Case
Exclusive Packaging
Map
Half Scale Replica of Snake's Bionic Arm
Behind the Scenes Documentary and Trailers Blu-ray
Additional Game Content:
Customizable 'Venom Snake' Emblem
Snake Costume X 4
Cardboard Box X 3
Weapon and Shield Set X 4
MGO Item X 4
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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2015, 12:07:51 PM »
hyped but i'm poor so i'll get it second hand a couple of months after it drops.
looks cool open world style, hopefully they cut down on the overkill story. it's just fucking stupid at this point. longass cutscenes about nanomachines and shit.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2015, 07:28:36 AM »
Really hyped for this one. Anyone getting it for PC?


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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2015, 05:38:01 PM »
yeah im getting it for pc...need to get me a controller

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2015, 05:52:33 PM »
MGS was my favorite series but I don't really play anything anymore and David Hayter isn't playing Snake. But I might get it later on. I like the open world.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2015, 07:05:04 AM »
Tate, can we expect a review of these?

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/check-out-these-metal-gear-solid-5-sneaking-boots-/1100-6429150/


yeah im getting it for pc...need to get me a controller

Same--thinking about doing the PS4 dualshock 4 to PC thing, do you know of any other good options?

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2015, 06:25:13 PM »
So hyped! Gonna have to buy a PS4 just for this game!!

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2015, 02:40:48 AM »
The reviews are ridiculously good so far. 10/10's all over the place.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2015, 05:28:52 PM »

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2015, 05:04:39 PM »
Tate, can we expect a review of these?

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/check-out-these-metal-gear-solid-5-sneaking-boots-/1100-6429150/


yeah im getting it for pc...need to get me a controller

Same--thinking about doing the PS4 dualshock 4 to PC thing, do you know of any other good options?

eh im just gonna get a usb receiver for my xbox 360 controller, pretty sure the PC version is optimized for a windows controller anyway

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2015, 02:22:26 AM »
Got the game at 9pm launch at game stop. The prologue is insane. Building the mother base is sick for sure time consuming.

Dope to replay the first missions and try to achieve all the goals. So much stuff and things to do, develop and get the items needed to do so.

This game is going to take away some social time for sure.
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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2015, 07:54:23 AM »
God damn it, this is going to fuck with my grades...

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2015, 11:08:29 AM »
This is going to take over my life. Who else got it today?

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2015, 05:58:24 PM »
Really stoked on the intro - the moby dick reference was really cool.

I loved and played pretty much every single mgs game but there's some annoying
stuff in it.

Like a lot of the assets in the first map are used over and over again.

The rendering of landscape whilst looking through binoculars during the day
is really bad.

And Mother Base feels really pointless so far, like theres not really anything to do there.


Im only like 3-4 hours in so I'll see how Mother Base pans out during the rest of the game

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2015, 12:09:36 PM »
Just finished mission 1 "phantom limbs" with all tasks done 6/6.

Took a while to do it, extracting Miller was the easy part.

Onto mission 2 tonight.. Can't wait.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2015, 09:46:03 PM »
I collected the plant needed in mission 2 "Hero's Way". But doesn't say I completed it.

I got it in free roam mode and in mission mode, too. Weird!
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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #18 on: September 04, 2015, 06:19:08 PM »
On my way to rescue Miller. I can't believe the prologue took an hour, but it is MGS so I shouldn't be surprised. Long cut scenes and huge action scenes are par for the course. The game is crazy good so far, if a little overwhelming when you're first let loose on the world.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2015, 06:29:56 AM »
New favorite thing is playing Kids In America on the cassette player while I'm running to catch a helicopter at the end of a mission

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #20 on: September 07, 2015, 08:01:00 PM »
Not as addicting as it's predesecors imo.
I liked the linear gameplay of MGS that didn't necessarily force you to play a certain way.  I only finished past mission 6, but I got kind of bored of the same desert setting.  And I hear it's only two big maps not including mother base.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #21 on: September 07, 2015, 09:51:14 PM »
Not as addicting as it's predesecors imo.
I liked the linear gameplay of MGS that didn't necessarily force you to play a certain way.  I only finished past mission 6, but I got kind of bored of the same desert setting.  And I hear it's only two big maps not including mother base.

It's a swamp area, I guess.

I got a map that came with the collectors pack and it shows the desert and a swamp area.
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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #22 on: December 25, 2015, 02:02:32 AM »
Okay, just finished this.  Turned out to be a lot more fun than I expected. 
You have to put some extra work into getting the whole story, but it was pretty worth it to get your money's worth.
Pretty impressed with how Kojima tied the story together considering how long of a stretch this series has been around. 

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2016, 06:52:12 AM »
I've been playing this on the Steam controller. 10/10, the trackpad and custom controller settings tailored to the game makes for easier headshots than a xbox controller.

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2016, 03:45:35 PM »
I have a lot of beef with how this story/plot plays out.
Trying to get 100% currently.

Anybody play online?

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Re: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2016, 06:28:16 AM »
I have a lot of beef with how this story/plot plays out.
Trying to get 100% currently.

Anybody play online?

I've just rescued Code Talker (probably the most fun mission so far, loved the mansion setting and the old feel of infiltrating a building) and am beginning "Chapter 2" I guess.
I love love love the gameplay loop, it's constantly satisfying and rewarding you as a player. It helps that the day to day gameplay (even if you're not doing missions) is satisfying and fun too.
Re: The narrative design, I'm not sure whether the more "optional" aspect of backstory and dialogue (mostly of Big Boss) is a result of the game being interfered or edited by the developer/publisher in the late stages of the game's development. It seems like (from my experience with the game as well as the spoiler-free reviews/articles and analysis I have read) the game has been curtailed and heavily edited in a way. That's the main feeling I get from the story and the way it is told.
If the reliance on cassette tapes was a conscious decision in an attempt to experiment with narrative and how it is given to the player (instead of the standard -gameplay / cutscene and / or linear story). It certainly is interesting and a novel idea to make the player gave to go out of their way to listen to most of the salient points of the plot. In terms of pacing, it has left this game feeling all over the place as its narrative beats are oddly doled out.
As I type this, I've just finished Mission 29, Codetalker seems to be Exposition Talker right now....

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