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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review
31 March 2014
Excerpt: There’s been uproar over the content of the absurdly named " Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes " ever since people found out it could be completed in just over an hour. Is this slice of action worth the price of admission?
Excerpt: A new entry in the Metal Gear Solid series is usually an event, surrounded by years of hype and critical acclaim upon release. However, things are a bit different this time for Metal Gear Solid V , the fifth main numbered entry (and 9th overall) for Konami’s long-running stealth series, as Metal...
Conclusion: Ground Zeroes is a strange product, appearing like such a bad deal initially but then more than making up for it with side content you can't access until later. But it looks gorgeous and plays great.
Excerpt: Camp Omega, the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base look-alike in which Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is set, is a fully realized location. Guard towers meticulously dot the perimeter, their swiveling searchlights stretching from the chain-link fences and mountainous exterior to the rows of mud-slicked...
Summary: In recent years, one of the words that has been attached to the lexicon of 'Metal Gear'/'Metal Gear Solid' marketing is "saga." And though it often seems to refer to all or part of the 'Metal Gear' universe, the saga that Hideo Kojima initiated in the lead-up to 'Metal Gear Solid V' will continue on...
Summary: Ground Zeroes is excellent, it really is. Not only is it one of the best-looking games ever made, there is simply nothing I would change about the gameplay at all. It’s an appetiser that has me drooling for the main course, and that means it has done its job.
Conclusion: Concept: Give fans an early taste of Metal Gear Solid V, but don’t provide anything of substance
Graphics: One of the best-looking games released to date, no question
Sound: Kiefer Sutherland does a fine job as Snake, but for anyone who has seen 24, it’s impossible to not hear Jack Bauer since the...