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Submitted by nrvalleytime 1120d ago | rumor

Entries for MGS V: The Phantom Pain have appeared on PlayAsia – are they the same game?

"Talk about an odd day. We don't normally comment on rumors, but this one seems legitimate enough to write on. A user on NeoGAF has spotted an odd discrepancy where Metal Gear Solid V receives the subtitle The Phantom Pain. And this is somewhat surprising, considering that we've believed the Phantom Pain to be a different game than MGSV. Could they be the same?" (Dev, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PS3, Xbox 360)

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GillHarrison  +   1120d ago
After all this time and evidence this website still doesn't believe The Phantom Pain is an MGS game? About it being a subtitle, maybe.
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nrvalleytime  +   1120d ago
Hey there Gill. I wrote the article, so I wanted to comment on your thoughts. I didn't think it was a new IP, but a different game in the MGS universe. Where and how - I wasn't sure. But I wasn't convinced that MGSV and The Phantom Pain were the same. This listing pushes me towards believing they're the same, but, until Kojima announces it officially, I'll be skeptic.

I don't think the article mentions a new IP anywhere, so, if that was confusing, I apologize!

Thanks for the note.
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GillHarrison  +   1120d ago
Oh, no problem. The line that confused me was the following:

"And this is somewhat surprising, considering that we’ve believed the Phantom Pain to be a different game than MGSV. Could they be the same?"

It only really confused me because the picture of the cropped in Metal Gear Solid V into the screen cap of The Phantom Pain has been around since the VGAs.
Enemy  +   1120d ago
Of course it's a subtitle, unless we're to believe they have 3 new MGS games in development.
Cam977  +   1120d ago
Wow, if true then they're really pushing the franchise, 3 games in a couple of years? I can't wait to play them all!
paddystan  +   1120d ago
It uses the same cover as Ground Zeroes.
Shuyin  +   1120d ago
3 games in a few years? Are you actually serious? KJ pump out a MGS ever3 -5 years. Not 3 in a row. And why do the dummies on the net still belive they aint the same game?
-Gespenst-  +   1120d ago
That to me looks like the guys at play asia based their information off the rumours. The image is that one that was edited by NeoGAF users. I suspect PlayAsia know as much as we do, and have just assumed.
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karan7  +   1120d ago
kojima always does this, He never releases a game the following year, all his games last for 2-3years before the next one comes out, MGS:5 will change online gaming.
Flandy  +   1120d ago
Not saying it isn't real but didn't they also list Diablo 3 for PS3 a while ago?
Chrono  +   1120d ago
From Software is the developer?

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