David Hayter, the long-time voice actor for Big Boss and Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid series, is not contributing to the newly announced game Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. In a video interview, designer Hideo Kojima explained why they decided to go with a different voice actor.
The latest episode of "Kojima, Why Can't You Announce Games Like A Normal Human Being?" has drawn to a close. Today he confirmed that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain are in fact the same game: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.
If there's one thing I love, it's when a game developer goes the extra mile to mess with their audience. Take The Phantom Pain, for instance. Revealed during last night's Video Game Awards on Spike, the game is a complete unknown. We know next to nothing about the story. The concept seems like it's coming from deep left field. One of the characters looks like Snake from the Metal Gear Solid series. And, most importantly, the developer Moby Dick Studio doesn't even exist.
Konami just held a 25th anniversary event for Metal Gear out in Japan. As rumored, they announced a new Metal Gear Solid. Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is in development for unknown platforms.
Borderlands 2 goes 16-bit, a new rival joins the zombie genre as a rival to DayZ and a voice actor potentially spills the beans about Metal Gear Solid 5. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance might not be the only Metal Gear game released in 2013. Voice and motion-capture actor Eric Bossic, who played the lead role in Silent Hill 4, says he's been enlisted for the next game in the series and it might only be a year away.
Konami released a new trailer during this year's Spike TV's Video Game Awards for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revegeance, showing off some awesome sword-swinging action in a nice, full, three minute trailer.
Hideo Kojima confirms he's leading up the team for Metal Gear Solid 5. We have a review and interview for Uncharted 3 and PETA takes aim at Mario for promoting raccoon skinning. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
A second, longer countdown on the Kojima Production website has winded down to zero and the result is a lot juicier than last time. Yes, there's another countdown up now but there's a big fat hint about what the project's going to be.
Seems like this rumor for MGS5 has been circulating often enough on the circuit. But what the heck, why not throw it back out there for the masses to eat up and digest in their minds? With that said, it looks like some more info has surfaced indicating that Metal Gear Solid 5 could be coming sooner than we think.