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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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Jarrod Garripoli

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the fifth major installment of the Metal Gear Solid series, and takes place between Ground Zeroes and the original Metal Gear. It was originally teased as just The Phantom Pain in a trailer shown at Spike’s Video Game Awards show in December 2012, then actually revealed as a Metal Gear Solid title at the Game Developer’s Conference the following year.

Set nine years after the events of Ground Zeroes, Big Boss finally awakens from his coma, only to find out he’s being attacked by someone in the hospital. Thanks to the help of someone named Ishmael, as well as Ocelot, Big Boss escapes and becomes the leader of a new mercenary group called Diamond Dogs. It is now up to him and his new group to hunt down the enemies that destroyed the Militaires San Frontieres and left Big Boss for dead.


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    PC, PS3, PS4, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Stealth
  • Guide Release
    1 October 2015
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
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Big Boss wakes up from a coma after nine years to find himself in a world that has moved on completely. But war never changes. And old enemies from the past are still searching for him, to put an end to his legacy once and for all. You are the legendary soldier, Big Boss, codenamed "Venom Snake". Fight past demons and confront new ones in Hideo Kojima's swansong for the Metal Gear series. Let us guide you on your journey for Hideo Kojima’s final Metal Gear Game: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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  • Hi-resolution screenshots and videos to S-Rank every single mission.
  • Information on the Mother Base management meta-game.
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  • A full trophy/achievement guide.
  • Locations of all of the collectibles, such as Blueprints, Wild Animals and more.
  • A detailed list of every Key Dispatch Mission.
  • An analysis of every single Side Ops.

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