Gameplay details revealed for Metal Gear 4

Gameplay details revealed for Metal Gear 4

Published On April 21, 2008 | By Russ Clow | News

June 12th. The day that all of us have booked off work. Yes that’s right, Metal Gear Solid 4 is going to be in our grubby mitts on that day.

In view of the huge anticipation that Konami know is flying around for their upcoming game, they’ve revealed to Console Monster a bit more about the gameplay of the title, along with exactly what we can expect in the box.

Firstly, as expected, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will be delivered on Blu-Ray format, along with an additional disc for the Multiplayer-on Metal Gear Online.

Kojima Productions gave us a glimpse today into the storyline, telling us that “Snake is on a UN-appointed mission, while his main adversary Liquid Ocelot is controlling several private armies in a scenario that is based around the future concept that war is to the 21st century, what oil was the 20th.”

They also tell us that Snake will be on a number ofinfiltrationmissions across the globe, including the Middle East and South America.

Konami continues to tell us:

“During the course of the game, Snake can team-up with local militia and trade items with them, with Hal “Otacon” Emmerich back again to provide Snake with key intel. Otacon provides Snake with local information and useful hardware, including the Metal Gear Mk.II, a small remote-controlled robot with cloaking and offensive capabilities. Similarly, a new character called Drebin joins the cast, who buys and sells weapons from the player, allowing him or her to amass valuable Drebin Points to purchase more powerful weapons.

Other key additions to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots include rumble support for the new DualShock 3 controller, full 5.1 Dolby surround sound support, and more interactivity during the cutscenes such as allowing users to change angles and summon flashbacks.”

Look out on Console Monster for more information as it comes in.

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Russ Clow not only nearly shares his name with one of the best Gladiators around, but he also has a bundle of experience under his belt. Since a very young age he's been playing video games, and has been working in the video game industry for most of his working career. Russ is a secret Sony Fanboy, although he tries hard to hide it so as to keep his position as Editor-in-Chief. When he's not playing games, Russ likes to play football with the "lads".