15 Things Hardcore MGS Fans Hate About Metal Gear Solid 5

Not every masterpiece is perfect.

Posted By | On 27th, May. 2016

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes may not have exactly set our collective gaming minds on fire but The Phantom Pain fixed that by offering a very entertaining experience full of the same kitschy mechanics we’ve come to expect from the franchise. It isn’t perfect, naturally, and there are certainly things that could have been handled a lot better. What are some things that hardcore fans hate about Metal Gear Solid 5? Let’s take a look.

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An Impressive But Barren Open World

Metal Gear Solid 5, especially The Phantom Pain, was praised for its open world design but there wasn’t a whole lot to see regardless of where you went. At times, it feels like the modern day open world curse – do you have a larger world or a denser one with more interesting sights? The Phantom Pain struck a decent balance by having enough activities in its open world but by story design, the environments simply felt empty at times.


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