American publisher Dark Horse has announced the latest addition to their library of video game art books, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The book chronicles the development of the tactical espionage game with hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen art. More after the jump.
In time for Halloween, The Hollywood Reporter spoke to John Carpenter. During the conversation, the subject of a successful lawsuit against Luc Besson and sci-fi flick Lockout came up, along with the question of why that project was sued for plagiarizing Escape From New York, but no one ever went after Metal Gear Solid for borrowing a little from Snake Pliskin in the design of Iroquois "Solid Snake" Pliskin.
Along with Nendoroid Rin Hoshizora: Training Outfit Ver., a pair of other Nendoroids went on sale today. If you missed pre-ordering Umaru-chan ahead of this month's release, she's available again with a second run scheduled for January. And, for something rather different, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Venom Snake is available for order ahead of an April release.
The story of Big Boss finally comes to a close with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain! However, stealth games have changed a lot since Metal Gear pioneered them back in 1987--does The Phantom Pain carry on a longstanding series tradition of excellence, or is it a samey phantom flop that's lost what made Metal Gear special? Hit the jump to check out our full review!
As nice as it was to see the latest Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer directed and edited by series mastermind Hideo Kojima, it's even better to soak in some pure gameplay. See 40 minutes of the next sprawling entry in the E3 2015 gameplay demo after the jump.