Showing posts with label Metal Gear Solid. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Metal Gear Solid. Show all posts

Thursday, February 7, 2019

PlayStation Now Adds Mortal Kombat X, Metal Gear Solid and More

PS Now has added Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, Mortal Kombat X and more to Sony's game-streaming service in February 2019.

February 2019 marks for a great new lineup of video games on PlayStation Now game-streaming service from Sony Entertainment as they have just added a slew of new games to their ever growing library of games to play on your consoles.

Players on PlayStation 4 can get their hands on more than 275 games to download on their device or simply stream directly from an overall collection of 750 titles. Even if you are on a PS2 or PS3, there are still some titles you can enjoy.

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PlayStation Now Adds Mortal Kombat X, Metal Gear Solid and More

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New lineup to lead the charge on February 2019 begins with fighting game Mortal Kombat X from developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive. MKX is responsible for the reinvention of the fan-favorite series.

Since upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 is a direct sequel to this title, long-time series fans can utilize the opportunity to catch up with their favorite warriors and to hone their fighting skills for a flawless victory in the arena to save Earthrealm.

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Now, get over here and take a brief glimpse of official launch trailer for Mortal Kombat X before you step into combat.




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Also, joining up the latest parade is Metal Gear Solid HD Collection including three games; Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker of MGS franchise on PS3 from developer/publisher Konami.

First-person shooter series Metro drops their newest title Metro Exodus February 15, 2019 and what better way to catch up to previous video game adaptations of Dmitry Glukhovsky's novels? Metro: Last Light Redux could be a great start of your journey into post-apocalyptic Moscow.

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PlayStation Now Hit Games in January 2019

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Other entries to join PS Now lineup this month are PS4 games Earth Defense Force 4.1, F1 2017, Magicka 2, Pillars of Eternity and Rebel Galaxy. Don't feel left out if you are on PS3 because Battlefield Hardline and Need for Speed Rivals are joining too.

During the month of January 2019, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, For Honor, Mafia III, Mortal Kombat, NBA 2K16, Prey, Red Dead Redemption, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution, Steep and WWE 2K16 were the most played games on PS Now.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Metal Gear Solid Board Game Announced

IDW Games and Konami Entertainment have signed on to bring Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game in 2019.

These days, tabletop games are really making an impact to a larger group of video game fan-base who actually indulge in one of those board games adapted from their favorite franchises and we have so many examples in front of us that back it up.

We already have Assassin's Creed, Dark Souls, Horizon Zero Dawn and Resident Evil 2 on our hand as prime examples of what is slowly becoming of it and now action-adventure stealth video game series Metal Gear Solid is being adapted into tabletop game.

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Metal Gear Solid Board Game Announced

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IDW Games have announced today that they are teaming up with Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. to adapt the story of the very first game of their acclaimed series into Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game for an exciting gaming experience.

IDW has previously worked with Konami, the original developer/publisher of the series, to bring on the saga on the pages of comic-books and now they are partnering up once again to adapt the legacy of MGS into miniature tabletop gaming medium.

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Designer Emerson Matsuuchi, who was the man behind the sci-fi stealth ops masterpiece board game Specter Ops, has joined the venture, which he considered as an honor and eventually came up with a mockup of the cover for the product.

Francesco OrrĂ¹ has a reputation as a highly regarded sculptor and he is supposed to work on miniature figures for the project while artist Kenneth Loh (Dead Rising: Road to Fortune, G.I. Joe) will be providing art. Eager players will have a chance to test the demo at E3 2019.

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Emerson Matsuuchi Returns to MGS

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The fact that modern day video game maestro Hideo Kojima being the mind behind the inception of Metal Gear Solid franchise made it one of the greatest and even after his departure, the series still thrives among fans.

When Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game is fully completed, players will assume the role of Solid Snake, while play along with Meryl Silverburgh, Dr. Hal "Otacon" Emmerich and the Cyborg Ninja, Gray Fox as they get into a fully cooperative system to take on sandbox-style missions.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 is Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

Sneak on your enemies like a snake in classic stealth espionage action titles Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 on Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

With blessings of the backwards compatible feature of Xbox One, many classic titles are joining an ever-growing catalog of Microsoft video game consoles. The most recent notable addition being Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

Both of these action-adventure stealth titles were released as Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for Xbox 360 back in 2011. Now they are available again for modern day platform in a single bundle worth of $19.99 only.

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Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 is Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

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Following the original game that launched the series, MGS2 follows the story of Solid Snake as he is involved in an investigation of new prototype Metal Gear. When it was being transported to an undisclosed location, it came under attack by Russian mercenaries.

MGS3 is set in the 1960's and revolves around U.S. operative Naked Snake entering into Soviet territory in order to rescue a scientist. Things were going pretty smoothly until his mentor; The Boss decides to switch her allegiance with two portable nuclear missiles.

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Metal Gear Solid 2 has a 96% rating on Metacritic and has a boasting commercial success, making the title as one of the greatest of all time. Although not regarded as highly as its predecessor, Metal Gear Solid 3 has a commendable reputation as well.

With Hideo Kojima's departure from Konami and the most recent release of the series, Metal Gear Survive garnering mostly negative reception, the company was wise to focus on bringing back these classics as players can use some of these great titles now.

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If you happen to have Xbox 360 version physical copy of these games, you can simply get on board right away. Or if a digital copy is already owned by you, it is part of your library now and you are good to go with it for an adventure of tactical espionage.

Courtesy of Xbox One backwards compatible, every single game from the fan-favorite series has joined the platform except the original Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots because they were launched exclusively for PlayStation consoles.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Metal Gear Solid 5 Update Lets You Play as Quiet

Sniper assassin Quiet from Metal Gear Solid V is now available to play with in newly released update from Konami.

The last update released for action-adventure stealth title Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain by Kojima Productions and Konami was deployed almost a year ago, which let players control Venom Snake's ally Revolver Ocelot.

Now, a recent update released for the game today lets you play as Quiet, who is a female sniper assassin and one of the boss characters from Metal Gear Solid series. She was introduced in the series and came across Snake throughout the events of Phantom Pain.

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Metal Gear Solid V Update Lets You Play as Quiet

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Primarily, Quiet is available to take part in Forward Operating Base missions of the game, where players can simply pick her up to break into forward operating bases of other competing players and because of her extremely fast speed, she will come in handy to take down enemies on her path with quick dash attacks. Her cloaking ability activates itself if she remains still for some time at one place. Also, Quiet is better at taking long distance shots with slightest swing, thanks to her steady hands.

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In MGSV: TPP, she was sent to Afghanistan on a mission by Skull Face and upon encountering Venom Snake there; she engaged in a fight with him and is defeated before being taken to Mother Base as a prisoner.

Later, she becomes a companion character to provide assist on various missions. Her general weapons of choice are three sniper rifles Guilty Butterfly, Sinful Butterfly and Wicked Butterfly, which she carries around. Only the first one of these rifles is non-lethal.

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Metal Gear Solid V Quiet Playable Form

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Quiet carries two sniper rifles, a pair of dark matter generators to both stun of kill enemies and a protective energy bubble shield. this scantily-clad assassin received a parasite treatment in past to recover severe injury that grants her superhuman abilities like enhanced agility and durability but she had to breathe through skin as side-effect and wearing clothes will only suffocate her, which actually explains her lack of clothing. So, you are not allowed to change her uniform or head options.

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Update 1.17 for Metal Gear Solid V: TPP is currently available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Quiet is considerably better at jumping in high altitudes where Snake would require a ladder in general.

The update also brings new features for online competitive multiplayer mode, gadgets and weapons to the game but these are only exclusive to FOB missions. There is a hard difficulty mode to Event FOB to collect more reward points.