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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Konami, Kojima Productions
Mar 18, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

55%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
9 / 10
PC Gamer
87 / 100
IGN
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
3.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
7 / 10
Polygon
5.5 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a fantastic look into what the next full Metal Gear Solid game could be like. Critics agree that the stealth mechanics are fantastic in the game, however that it's length is questionable


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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes - Launch Trailer

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Critic Reviews for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Welcome back, Snake. You've been missed.

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A deep, entertaining stealth sandbox with endless scope for mastery. You kept us waiting, Kojima, but it was worth it.

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While short, a Metal Gear game has never looked or played as good as Ground Zeroes. Bring on The Phantom Pain.

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Adding phenomenal, modernized improvements to the Metal Gear franchise, Ground Zeroes is effective at getting you hyped for the future of the series. Still, it feels like an expensive tease that only gives you a taste of what's to come.

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A brief but entertaining prologue that is marred by the question of value for money and an empty story that has no resolution unless you buy the next game.

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The content is too thin to be satisfying. It moves the Metal Gear plot forward so little that even hardcore fans could justify taking a pass

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Ground Zeroes feels more like a cash grab than a real follow-up

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has a brief narrative, but its short length is bolstered by flexible side missions and exceptional replayability.

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