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'Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain' release date for PS4 and Xbox One hinted

"Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes"
"Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes"
Photo courtesy of Konami Digital Entertainment, used with permission

Hideo Kojima may have hinted at the "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" release date for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. According to a report from Gaming Bolt on June 22, the game director revealed that he spent the whole day recording voices for the upcoming video game. The voice recording process usually takes a long time to be completed. Furthermore, the "Metal Gear Solid" series is known for long cut scenes and drawn-out conversations, which could result in a longer procedure when compared to other games.

Konami Digital Entertainment has not yet announced a release date window for "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain." However, the company has been providing new looks at the new mainline installment. The latest showcase took place at E3 2014 as attendees got to see a 30-minute gameplay demo. The footage features several new elements from the video game such as the dynamic weather system, open-world setting as well as some new moves for Snake.

One of the features that got enhanced from "Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker" is Mother Base. Players can now walk around the home base, adding more immersion to the army-building element. Snake can also interact with the animals, soldiers and objects that were brought back using the improved Fulton system. Finally, Mother Base can be attacked by enemy forces, keeping players on their toes at all times.

It is look increasing unlikely that "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" would be coming out later this year. Konami Digital Entertainment did launch the prologue, "Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes," back in March to give fans a taste at what to expect from the mainline game. Many fans complaint that the experience in the prologue was too short, however, especially for the initial $29.99 price tag. A screen featuring Mother Base from the official Konami Facebook page can be seen near the top of this article.