Ok the most bizarre control scheme. Hunter mode focuses on the frontal buttons and leaves the shoulder buttons for changing items and weapons. I think this type resembles Monster Hunter’s control scheme so if you play that game, feel free to use this type.

Normal mode

Button Function
L Button Select item button
R Button Select Weapon/Precise Shot
D-pad Up: Camera Down: Camera Left: Camera Right: Camera
Analog Move
Start Menu button
Select Select between normal aim and auto aim
X button Crouch button
Triangle button Aim/Attack button
[ ] button Attack button (CQC)/Cancel aim
O button Action button

Aiming mode

Button Function
L Button Nothing
R Button Precision firing button
D-pad Up: Camera Down: Camera Left: Camera Right: Camera
Analog Move
Start Menu button
Select Auto Aim
X button Crouch button
Triangle button Shoot button
[ ] button Exit aiming mode
O button Reload button

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Konami
  • Platforms
    PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Stealth
  • Guide Release
    17 October 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Alex Kleinheider

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10 years after the events in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Big Boss makes his return, this time to defend Costa Rica from an unknown army, backed up by Kazuhira Miller and his own army, Militaires Sans Frontières. Will Big Boss be able to come to peace with himself after the atrocious events 10 years ago?

This guide covers the following:

  • All the main OPS from start to finish.
  • Detailed enemy locations in each main OPS.
  • Detailed boss battles with attack descriptions.
  • Screenshots capturing important information like blueprints, hidden enemies and the sort.
  • Recommended equipment and camo for each mission.
  • Detailed item locations in each mission.

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