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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015)

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After awakening from a nine year coma, Big Boss forms a new mercenary group called, Diamond Dogs, and teams up with his former rival, Ocelot, to track down the men responsible for the destruction of MSF.

Directors:

Hideo Kojima, Junji Tago

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Venom Snake / Big Boss / Medic (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Kazuhira Miller (voice)
Troy Baker ... Ocelot (voice)
Stefanie Joosten ... Quiet (voice)
Christopher Randolph ... Huey Emmerich (voice)
Piers Stubbs ... Eli (voice)
Jay Tavare ... Code Talker (voice)
James Horan James Horan ... Skull Face (voice)
Dave Fouquette Dave Fouquette ... Man on Fire (voice)
Tara Strong ... Paz Ortega Andrade (voice)
Philip Anthony-Rodriguez ... Soldiers / Extras (voice) (as Philip Anthony Rodrigues)
Crispin Freeman ... Soldiers / Extras (voice)
Joel Johnstone ... Soldiers / Extras (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Soldiers / Extras (voice) (as Matt Mercer)
Roger Rose ... Soldiers / Extras (voice)
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Storyline

In the aftermath of the events of "Ground Zeroes" and the destruction of Militaires Sans Frontières, Big Boss falls into a coma. Nine years later, he awakes and forms a new mercenary group, the Diamond Dogs. Now under the guise of the codename "Venom Snake", he ventures into Afghanistan during the Soviet war to track down the men responsible for MSF's destruction. Along the way, he becomes reacquainted with his former rival Ocelot and encounters a unit of warriors robbed of their past, present and future. While he and Kazuhira "Kaz" Miller are initially driven to exact revenge, Snake soon unearths a plot by the Cipher organization to develop a weapon with the potential to surpass even the Metal Gear system, and his mission quickly switches focus to ending this new threat. Written by Steven Vo

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

1 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Once Quiet is captured and imprisoned on Mother Base, she'll spend a while down in the brig, "sunbathing" in her cell without a bra on. A song will always be playing on the boombox, changing every time you visit her, one of which is Cynthia Harrell's "Snake Eater", the opening credits song to Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. See more »

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Alittle Overrated??
26 October 2019 | by MoviememmerSee all my reviews

Pros:

  • Great diverse Gameplay
  • Useful companions
  • Great graphics, voice acting, animation
  • Tons of customisation
  • Interesting plot twist (that makes sense)


Cons:
  • Tons of padding in campaign
  • Open world is kinda lifeless
  • Limited variation in missions
  • Boring main villain
  • Most boss fights aren't that great
  • Lack of MGS quirkiness and heart
  • Online is an afterthought


Verdict: Tons and tons of reviews give this a 10/10, greatest game of all time. Overrated IMO thou still an enjoyable game, but with just allot of unnecessary padding and lack of key elements that made the other MGS games great.

7.5/10


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