This is almost certainly MGS5

#1 Posted by sodacat (212 posts) -

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=45188910&postcount=5722

https://twitter.com/Wario64/status/277239312049926144

https://twitter.com/MikeMcWhertor/status/277249353461149697

#2 Posted by JZ (2125 posts) -

No ground zeros is 5 My guess is this a spin off like revengeance.

#3 Posted by Xolare (1257 posts) -

@JZ said:

No ground zeros is 5

Go read the 5th paragraph of the Ground Zeroes page.

#4 Edited by Snail (8476 posts) -

The wiki page talks about a "real time trailer".

What the heck is one of those? And how could a developer that's not Kojima Productions do a "Metal Gear Solid 5"? Does anyone really see that happening?

#5 Posted by Chaser324 (5982 posts) -

My first reaction upon seeing the lead character was that it looked like Snake, and the Kojima anagram is interesting. The only confusing thing is that I don't recall Big Boss or Solid Snake ever losing an arm, but...Metal Gear.

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#6 Posted by JZ (2125 posts) -

It doesn't matter kojima himself said peace walker was mgs 5. So anything after it would be 6 anyways.

#7 Posted by sodacat (212 posts) -

But Liquid and Ocelot both lost arms, so it's a thematically consistent symbol.

Alternatively, there's no reason Big Boss or Solidus couldn't have lost arms that were replaced with prosthetics.

#8 Posted by FilipHolm (663 posts) -

Don't even think this is Metal Gear

#9 Posted by Milkman (16233 posts) -

It's clearly Arrested Development: The Game.

#10 Posted by probablytuna (3446 posts) -

If this is MGS5 wouldn't it be developed by Kojima Productions themselves?

#11 Posted by EuanDewar (4515 posts) -

Kojima is so fucking mental

#12 Posted by N7 (3570 posts) -

From XOF, two phantoms are born.

#13 Posted by csl316 (7381 posts) -

All this Joakim Noah talk makes me glad the Bulls won today.

#14 Posted by sodacat (212 posts) -

@N7 said:

From XOF, two phantoms are born.

OH SHIIIIIIIIIII

#15 Posted by deathfury (529 posts) -

The signs definitely point to this being a Metal Gear game. But even if it's not, I am on board!

#16 Posted by N7 (3570 posts) -

The phantom limb syndrome is when you feel your limbs even after you lose them. Maybe even so does this syndrome occur in twins who are separated at birth? From XOF, two phantoms are born.

#17 Posted by Chaser324 (5982 posts) -

@JZ said:

It doesn't matter kojima himself said peace walker was mgs 5. So anything after it would be 6 anyways.

Numbers in video game franchises are pretty much pointless now anyway.

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#18 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

looks like snake yep

#19 Posted by Teeknuts (187 posts) -

@SlightConfuse: AND THE FLOORS ARE HEXIGONS JUST LIKE IN MGS 2!!!!.......ok, maybe I'm reading a bit too much into this.

#20 Posted by JZ (2125 posts) -

That guys is waaay to young to be snake.

#21 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8698 posts) -

Whatever it is, I hope it is something fresh.

#22 Posted by sodacat (212 posts) -

@SlightConfuse said:

looks like snake yep

Same scar!

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=45193664&postcount=526

#23 Posted by msavo (7523 posts) -

@sodacat said:

@SlightConfuse said:

looks like snake yep

Same scar!

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=45193664&postcount=526

Yup. Kojima is playing us.

#24 Posted by GioVANNI (1280 posts) -
@csl316 said:
All this Joakim Noah talk makes me glad the Bulls won today.
Yeah, against the 6-14 Pistons...
#25 Posted by JZ (2125 posts) -

Oh I was thinking of soild snake nevermind

#26 Posted by Chaser324 (5982 posts) -

@SlightConfuse: It also definitely looks like it could be the same engine that Ground Zeroes is running on. The way the beards look in particular (especially the way those individual follicles stand out on the upper lip) seem very similar.

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#27 Posted by csl316 (7381 posts) -
@GioVANNI said:
@csl316 said:
All this Joakim Noah talk makes me glad the Bulls won today.
Yeah, against the 6-14 Pistons...
W's a W!
 
And hot damn, that's the same scar.  It just happened to pan to Kojima for a 25th anniversary shot at one point.  He wouldn't have gone there just to watch Mr. Jackson, would he?  Probably wanted to watch in person as everyone got bewildered.
#28 Posted by MildMolasses (3197 posts) -

I'm guessing that thematically this is Kojima's white whale. The game he's been chasing his entire career, the toil of which has left him scarred and disfigured. Bonus points if the game contains extensive cutscenes detailing the physiology of various species of whales

#29 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

@Chaser324: 2 phantoms = 2 games. this could be a parellel game

#30 Posted by N7 (3570 posts) -

Yo... Um. Dat doctor in the beginning was Madnar. It was certainly MG related. If you look at the crawl animation where he's flopping around, it's way too similar to the opening demo scene in Ground Zeroes of Big Boss crawling.

And, Liquid Snake lost his arm. They used his body as a substitute for Solid Snake after the tanker went down, but, as quoted by the doctor in the beginning, "You've been in a coma for... quite some time." HOW'S 10 YEARS SOUND? Also his hair is blonde that is starting to grey. It's the same mullet as Liquid Snake. British flag in the background? His arm is gone so there's no tattoo, seeing as how Ocelot was the temp owner of it.

#31 Posted by wjb (1554 posts) -

Joakim = Kojima

#32 Posted by JZ (2125 posts) -

Liquid boss my god

#33 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5355 posts) -

It's Metal Gear. Now, whether it is Ground Zeroes or not...

#34 Posted by sodacat (212 posts) -

There's also 20 years between Metal Gear (1995) and Metal Gear Solid 4 (2014) where Big Boss is still alive, but in hiding. I mean that's unlikely due to his age, but still, it's there.

#35 Posted by Kerned (1168 posts) -

@MildMolasses said:

Bonus points if the game contains extensive cutscenes detailing the physiology of various species of whales

That would be more interesting than any of the 900 hours of cutscenes in the Metal Gear series to date.

/troll

#36 Posted by N7 (3570 posts) -

@sodacat: There's also the fact that Kojima was working on getting Liquid Snake's side of the story into Peace Walker too. They originally planned that game to span from the 70's to the 90's, and hey, who's to say not even further?

Could it be that this is that side of the story? Liquid Snake was with the British SAS when he was captured in Afghanistan during the Gulf War, and went AWOL after that, turning up later to take hold of Shadow Moses Island. He was a good guy before MGS1, and Kojima wanted to include what made him go bad.

#37 Edited by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -
#38 Posted by TheHT (10304 posts) -

@N7 said:

And, Liquid Snake lost his arm. They used his body as a substitute for Solid Snake after the tanker went down, but, as quoted by the doctor in the beginning, "You've been in a coma for... quite some time." HOW'S 10 YEARS SOUND? Also his hair is blonde that is starting to grey. It's the same mullet as Liquid Snake. British flag in the background? His arm is gone so there's no tattoo, seeing as how Ocelot was the temp owner of it.

...Kojima you devil you.

#39 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5355 posts) -
@rebgav: Oh, I know. I wasn't thinking about the thread title when I wrote that. I meant it's either Ground Zeroes or a MG game we hadn't seen anything from yet. Seems like it's MGS V, though!
#40 Posted by Fluttercry (143 posts) -

At first I was skeptical, but after seeing the trailer, it REALLY looks like it could be MGS

#41 Posted by Phatmac (5686 posts) -

Kojima is fucking with us again, aye?

#42 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5355 posts) -
@rebgav: It is Kojima, after all!  
#43 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (4859 posts) -

@sodacat said:

There's also 20 years between Metal Gear (1995) and Metal Gear Solid 4 (2014) where Big Boss is still alive, but in hiding. I mean that's unlikely due to his age, but still, it's there.

Big Boss was also forced into a perpetual coma until Solidus was "killed" in MGS2 which takes place in 2009. Then they used the body parts of Liquid and Solidus to reconstruct his body. So it would be possible for this to take place between 2010 and 2014 except for the fact that Big Boss looked really different at the end of MGS4 and also had both arms. Which to be fair he could have gotten another one after the ordeal finished. This could be when Big Boss is put back together and he was transported out for safe keeping from the Patriots but obviously not too safe.

@N7 said:

@sodacat: There's also the fact that Kojima was working on getting Liquid Snake's side of the story into Peace Walker too. They originally planned that game to span from the 70's to the 90's, and hey, who's to say not even further?

Could it be that this is that side of the story? Liquid Snake was with the British SAS when he was captured in Afghanistan during the Gulf War, and went AWOL after that, turning up later to take hold of Shadow Moses Island. He was a good guy before MGS1, and Kojima wanted to include what made him go bad.

Your forgetting that Liquid had both limbs in MGS1, and even if it takes place after it would have been the wrong arm if I'm not mistaken.

#44 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5355 posts) -

Yep: 
 

#45 Posted by theveej (791 posts) -

Yep its MGS alright. The arm leads me to believe its Liquid but who knows with Kojima. KOJIMA BE TROLLIN

#46 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (4859 posts) -

@theveej said:

Yep its MGS alright. The arm leads me to believe its Liquid but who knows with Kojima. KOJIMA BE TROLLIN

It's the wrong arm though. Ocelot used Liquid's right arm.

#47 Posted by impostle (23 posts) -

Did the voice of the fully bandaged guy sound like Kiefer Sutherland to anyone else.

#48 Posted by Quarters (1553 posts) -

@impostle: Totally. Also, another possible reference: the petals falling on the main dude when he's looking at his arm in first person. You know, exactly like the petals from the field in MGS3. Dude.

#49 Posted by WalkerD (461 posts) -

@impostle: You aren't the first person I've heard say that. So I suppose so.

#50 Edited by MiniPato (2657 posts) -

I really hope they spin this out into a game instead of some viral marketing demo for another MGS game. I mean, I'm excited for the new Metal Gear and I think this is a cool way to tease it with all the clues, but at the same time, the trailer sold me on a game where the protagonists are a one armed man and a man whose head is veiled under bandages in a F.E.A.R. like environment. I mean, a troop of armed, voiceless soldiers acting with the single determination of eliminating helpless rehabilitating soldiers in a hospital was genuinely frightening.

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