Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Steam Sale or Why I Should Stop Buying So Many Games

LORD GABEN BE PRAISED

Today is the final day for Valve’s annual holiday Steam Sale and that means you have less than 24 hours to save money on some of the biggest games of 2016 as well as an ever expanding catalog of indie titles. It’s time to rifle through your wishlist, search the couch cushions for spare change and make any last minute purchases….. or should you? Here’s some insight into my own personal account. First here is what Valve...

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Survival Mode Added To Metal Gear Solid V Online

The latest patch for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain adds a brand new online survival mode that can be played on all platforms. Somewhat buried in the official patch notes is mention that the new Survival Mode is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC – players must use a consumable item called “survival tickets” to access this new mode. Each player is given 10 survival tickets per weeks during weekly maintenance and the free tickets...

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Xbox Spring Sale Launches Today, Include Ubisoft, 343i and EA Titles

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Microsoft has launched a Spring Sale to mark the change in seasons and it includes 40 – 60% off over 150 different games from major publishers like Namco Bandai, EA Games, Konami, Ubisoft and Bethesda Softworks. Gold members also get an additional 10% off the sale price. Microsoft is also bringing back their $1 for one month of Xbox Live gold for those whose subscriptions may have lapsed. Here are some of the best Xbox One Deals:...

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This year was great, but when can I play all of these games?

Let’s be real, 2015 was a fantastic year for gaming. Of course, there were some misses like the monetization for Battlefront and EVOLVE, and… whatever the hell happened to the PC release of Arkham Knight. But, stepping away from those, it’s after Christmas, so let’s look at our definite hits that we have, and enjoy 2015’s gifts to us. We were rewarded with not-one-but-two solid MMO expansions, through Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, and Guild Wars 2: Heart...

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Impressions: My First Six Hours With Metal Gear Solid V

Version Played: Windows PC Metal Gear Solid V has been probably one of the games revealed in the past three years that I have been salivating over and words can hardly express how excited I was leading up to the games early September release.  Now that I’ve spent six hours with what could be Hideo Kojima’s last Metal Gear Solid title I’d like to share some impressions with all of our readers. A full review is probably...

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Leak: Metal Gear Solid V Releases Worldwide Sept 1st

It looks like Konami & IGN’s planned reveal of a “big announcement” scheduled for tomorrow morning has been leaked a whole day early. Hideo Kojima’s next entry in the Metal Gear Solid franchise, MGS V: The Phantom Pain will be released worldwide on September 1st 2015. Series director Hideo Kojima provides eager gamers with seven minutes of new details in this brief video.  IGN has pulled the original video but you can watch a subtitled version in...

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Metal Gear Solid V: Online Features Mechs & Adorable Puppies!

Konami unveiled the first trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: Online last night during the Video Game Awards. This first glimpse at online componet of the Phantom Pain comes with the tagline – “Tactical Team Operations”. In the trailer we see several glimpses of new gameplay mechanics such as one player taking on the role of Big Boss (similar to how MGS 4 online had game modes were one player played as Naked Snake) while other players...

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MGS V: Ground Zeroes Discounted To $20

Has the price for MGS V: Ground Zeroes kept you waiting for a discount? Just in time for Halloween, Konami has announced that all digital and physical copies of Ground Zeroes will be reduced to $19.99! Considering the game originally retailed for $39.99 USD for physical copies (or $44.99 if you live in the great white north) this new price point might be more appealing. When we reviewed the game this past April we praised the brand...

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MGS V “Tagging Demo” Is Absolutely Fantastic

Hideo Kojima’s next Metal Gear Solid title has had an enigmatic development cycle, originally revealed at  PAX 2012 and then followed up by a seemingly related mystery trailer at the Spike VGAs last year, fans have waited with baited breath for more information about the game. With the Tokyo Games Show coming to a close we’ve finally got our eyes on a brand new 12 minute gameplay clip – and you can too! Featuring a “special mission” from Metal Gear...

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Kiefer Sutherland Joins Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Snake is back in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and this time things are going to be shaken up just a little bit. During their pre-E3 live stream Konami featured a brand new four minute segment on the latest entry in the series with series creator Hideo Kojima, not only did he share a little bit about his new vision, but also revealed the new voice actor for Snake (a.k.a Big Boss), Kiefer Southerland.

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Konami Prepares Pre-E3 Press Conference For June 6th

Are you ready to kick off the E3 festivities a few days early? For the third year in a row Konami will be presenting their Pre-E3 Press Conference before the big event in Los Angeles. We can look forward to behind the scenes footage from the development of the latest Pro Evolution Soccer, exclusive content from  Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and a new gameplay trailer for Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2. Make sure to...

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