Although Hideo Kojima stuck to his words and decided against showing what he's currently working on during his GDC keynote speech, reading between the lines could possibly hint towards a change in design for the next Metal Gear title.
I don't really know if an open world MGS is in the best interest of the series. I personally felt MGS4 was quite open. Probably the most open of all the games. Snake isn't the type to jack a car or rob a bank or do the general stuff that makes open games fun. He isn't an assasin or a fugitive like sam fisher for SC conviction. I just don't see how open world can benefit the game. But if kojima says open world i'll follow, All his MGS games have been ace as far as i'm concerned so i'll just cross my fingers that MGS5 will follow
This is very interesting to be honest. TGSI
w/e kojima decides to go with , ill buy it
This could be the most awesome thing ever, just think for a second.
You are talking about Snake and perhaps Kojima is talking about another character that is now accepted by MGS fans = Raiden, a Ninja is the perfect character for a semi-open world with side stealth missions for an assasin. They already explored a litte of that in MGS Portable Ops (side missions) and it didn't hurt the story. I'm sure whatever he does will be great...don't know why, I trust the man :P
You're assuming that MGS5 will have Snake as the lead character. The rumours are Raiden. And he's anything like he was in MGS4, an open world game could definitely work.
I wouldn't doubt Kojima.
An open world environment like a huge enemy base or something could be really cool where you're given a whole bunch of objectives and you can tackle them however you like, in whatever order you like. That could work well I think. And like right at the start, you have no weapons bar a knife and your trusty tranq gun, but then you can go off searching for weapons and items to make mission easier. Also, you have to sneak around everywhere at the start, but as the game goes on you can get hold of disguises and such. That would be absolutely amazing!!!
IF Kojima did this it would be an instant must buy. I know that if he makes it open world it will be good, there's no doubt in my mind. Edit: Not to bash the 360, but if Kojima does make this game open world than every 360 fan can completely scrap the idea of it ever coming to there system. There's no possible way an open world metal gear game is going to fit on a dvd 9 disk. With the ridiculously long cut scenes (all in hd)and dialogue, coupled with the amount of space an open world game takes up, its just not going to happen.
Definitely not coming to 360! Imagine a open world game with 7 disks. Seriously though, an open-world game that blows away Infamous in the technical department.
I never felt that MGS4 was too open. Felt pretty linear to me.
Confirmed not on xbox to my knowledge i guess that means we will see the 100Gig blu ray for this game soon
As if there was any doubt. Go cry us a river, xbots.
Grand Theft Metal Gear?
I think he means that you will have tons of option on how to complete an objective. You wont have to follow a specific path. Maybe you pick your own point of entry and stuff like that. It would be bad ass.
@ Panthers You mean like MGS4?
I'm going to jack a 2073 Metal Gear with 65' inches of beauty!
Open World for MGS is an interesting idea. I mean, if there were separate warring factions and you had to actively infiltrate their bases to accomplish missions and so on, it wouldn't be that dissimilar to the "mission" structure of Portable Ops, but without the menu. HOWEVER! And here's the big problem, Open World game's generally don't work from a story perspective. It all hinges on the player reaching a certain point, no matter how much time passes and that doesn't work for Metal Gear. The story is one of the most important aspects of the series. HOWEVER 2!! It would be interesting to see how Kojima works it.
It's Kojima. Why worry?
Since before Metal Gear Solid 2, I have always worried. I know the game will be good, but will it meet my ridiculous expectations... Kojima's yet to let me down and I think once he does, it will be heartbreaking, so he better not.
The However sequel ends with a cliffhanger... in which we all have to wait for However: The Prequel.
Didn't Kojima have a role in that game? That game was full of fail. Kojima must have been on drugs when he made that game. Total let down there. I guess nobody's perfect!
You couldn't be further from it.
I doubt MGS5 will be "Open World." He is probably talking about how the next MGS will let you interact with more things. Like maybe using enemy vehicles and mounted weapons, or being able to complete objectives in different orders. But then again, who knows? And if MGS5 really is a fully open world experience, at 50+ gigs, there wont me any multiplat/multiple disk ranting and confusion.
Splinter Cell is not even in the same league. Nice excuse coming from an XBOT. Thats the closest you can come to a real stealth action game? Bwaahahahaha!
when i found this i was so happy hopefully kojima follows through with this promise
Sure kojima is a talented game designer but open world wouldnt suit MG all that well. Imagine what gran turismo 5 would be like if it made the open world jump like need for speed underground 2. The combination just doesnt seem right. And all you people saying where ever kojima decides to go i'll follow need to stop acting like sheep. I'm not taking anything away from kojima b/c i also feel he's a talented storyteller but you guys make it sound like if he took a crap in a box and slapped a picture of snake on it, you'd line up for a mid-night release.
why would you make a statement to which you already know the outcome? of course some would. LOL.
i thought it was that we have faith that a person who has never failed us before would make a hit again. how about you stop being so cynical?
I'm actually quite interested in this idea.
i wonder if this would create a bigger fanbase for the mgs series
imagine 2 bluray dvd's
open world is not my fav, but mgs is so im on board no matter what.
This only means it'll never be on the 360. lol. He just shattered the dreams of a 360 fanboy. I love it when he take shots at 360 like that. First 50gb, now an open world for the next Metal Gear game. He makes sure it's going to stay exclusive. It damn sure sucks to be a 360 owner.
arent u trying to say, *it sucks to be a xbox FANBOY*? because..if u call an *owner* well many people has the xbox n ps3, i have both of them, obviusly i use more my ps3, the xbox... meh.. dont take it as an offense ;)
Metal Gear Online 2 on MGS5. Open world, co-op missions, etc. :) But I'll say it again for the 99th time, GIVE US TROPHIES FOR MGS4 GODDAMIT :)
I wouldn't mind Metal Gear Online 2, but only on PSN. That game had way too much lag. Now I know how 360 owners feel. And they need to deal with the whole, headshots are the only viable method of attack thing, RPG's are a dangerous weapon and it would never take three hits to kill anything.
Never failed us? As stated earlier MGS2 was a let down compared to the others in the series. I've had friends of mine that didnt play snake eater b/c they thought the second was so terrible despite me telling them how awesome MSG3 was. I have plenty of faith in kojima but i'm still able to formulate my own opinion without the need to blindly purchase a game just because he's the creator. I hope the game proves me wrong though. I'm sure fans of both GTA and MGS will eat it up. But as far as an open world MGS goes, i might have to pass b/c it's my personal "opinion" that the combination will not work as well as the previous formula.
I thought MGS2 was excellent. Although of course Raiden was the big megaton when everybody just wanted to play as Snake. But nonetheless I loved the twists and how complex the story really was. But I agree, MGS3 was better.
@13 i guess that is left up to who the person is doing the comparisons. In my opinion the gameplay of that game was great. I had no problem playing as raiden and i enjoyed seeing snake from another perspective made him look more [email protected] to me. I was not let down in the least bit. You go into a mgs game knowing the story will be crazy.
I thought MGS2 was great and I felt MGS3 was just too tedious! The whole changing clothes every time you entered a room thing really slowed the game down; Actually, too many things slowed the game down. I wasn't going to buy MGS4 until I saw the Octocamo, because I hated that so much. Whereas, MGS2 had the best boss battles and I spent hours just blowing brains out and leaving them on walls.
Surely you jest. The reason people didn't like MGS2 was because: 1. The main character gets replaced by a at the time "girly, pansy, emo Spy guy" halfway through the game. 2. The plot was so convoluted many fans were thrown off by it. As for gameplay, MGS2 was a very good game. Open World for MGS5 huh? It could work. Make the game surrounding 3-4 huge areas of operation(curse my Air Force jargon) and given the player the choice to complete the objectives anyway you want? Sounds badass to me.
I couldn't care less that I played as someone other than Snake. The plot was terrible and the environment being Big Shell was boring. The whole Le Li La Le Lo or whatever was beyond ridiculous and the bosses were the worst in the series. There were lots of reasons that the game was a let down. The only caveat to it was that Kojima tied it all together much better in MGS4. Which, if you listen to Kojima, he never planned the stories before he started working on each game so him being able to make it all make sense is a boon to him. Snake Eater was much, much better.
The story of MGS2 was the most complicated thing I have ever encountered.
I was thinking that too. It definitely cannot take place in one huge area, so 3-4 big areas in different settings, would make it much more appealing. This would also help it work better as a multiplatform title, 3-4 big areas could be put on 3-4 disks and end the whole disk size problem thing... Well a little.
Hmmm open world, I kinda like it. I wonder if he's going to need a triple layer bluray for this.
"Metal Gear Online 2 on MGS5." Metal Gear Online 2 is MGS4 online. Metal Gear Online 1 is MGS3 online.
No 1 calls MGO MGO2 because MGO1 was, more or less, a conceptual beta test and not an "Official" game. So I just call it MGO and I will call the next MGO MGO2. So will everyone else.
disappointed me this gen. What ever he comes out with I'll play and probably enjoy.
He can very much tell the story he wants in a open world environment. GTA IV told an amazing story and had no problems doing so. Kojima can have all the "meticulously directed cut scenes" he wants.
A lot of people will laugh at you saying MGS2 had a bad story and GTA4 had a good story. I personally liked GTA4, but many on N4G hated the story for GTA4. The whole idea of GTA4 DLC being another story was the reason it got little interest from the gaming community at large.
done right, an open world MGS could be mind-blowing. actually, i once thought about it myself, while playing Oblivion (oddly enough). i remember having some ideas for it, but now i cant seem to recall them... (might be good thing lol). something along the lines of combining the survival aspects of MGS3 to a huge game world like in Oblivion. imagine hunting for food and useful stuff to use in a large unpredictable environment, all the while keeping an eye on the enemy and trying to avoid being seen. trying to figure out how to infiltrate that PMC base you see a mile away in the distance beside a mountain... go for it Kojima! i dont care if you need to slightly downgrade the graphics to make it work smoothly (as open world games are a bit more demanding on the hardware). sandbox games NEED someone to shake things up a bit!
Splinter cell=Poor mans Metal Gear Solid
cannot wait until E3 this will be a bomb of a game like all mgs games are except mgs2
Then it will be multiplatform. You know if they took out all that stupid cutscenes and concentrate on you know...gameplay, then I don't see the problem of releasing it on x360 as well. 1.2.3...the disagree button is just below to save Sony fanboys the trouble of finding it. Now back to my current Opened World game..Fallout 3 the Pitt. :)
or people who like metal gear and have been playing it since nes.
Why would Oblivion or fallout 3 be any indication that this might come out for the xbox?
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