The E3 2014 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was so well done that it has been highly praised by several Hollywood icons.
According to the official site; several directors, producers and actors have praised the trailers visual symbolism and storytelling while "Nuclear" by Mike Oldfield is playing in the background.
One such admirer is director Guillermo del Toro who stated, "Kojima-San remains a massive inspiration for me and METAL GEAR continues to deliver the edgy, vital, jaw-dropping world and feel that we have come to expect but it pushes the envelope every single time. It is a window into the future of the medium and its breathless narrative and artistic expansion. Amazing!"
Another admirer is director Nicolas Winding Refn who stated, "Watching the trailers for MGSV makes you wonder if the spirits of Dostoyevsky, Stanley Kubrick, and Caravaggio entered Hideo Kojima's body because, using the art of gaming as his canvas, he boldly goes where no one has gone before."
The trailer was also highly praised by Avi Arad, CEO and founder of Marvel Studios, who is also good friends with Hideo Kojima and had also recommended Kiefer Sutherland for the role of Big Boss. He stated, "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a stunning presentation. The trailer is full of symbolism and philosophy that we come to expect from Mr. Kojima. Although cleverly disguising the story and therefore making the trailer enticing, Mr. Kojima makes sure to include enough visuals to make us comfortable that we are in for a new Metal Gear experience."
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be the tenth game in the series and will continue the story after the events of Ground Zeroes. The game will be available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 but no official release date has been announced.