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“This Thursday, IGN will premiere the 25-minute behind-closed-doors demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, previously only at last week’s Gamescom Expo in Cologne, Germany. You’ll see crazy cardboard box shenanigans, open-world exploration, how the day-night cycle affects mission gameplay, and even your first look at multiplayer.

See you Thursday at 3am PT/6am ET/11am BST! We’ll have the video in multiple languages on IGN affiliates around the world, and for the Japanese-language version, be sure to stay tuned to KojimaStation.”

The same footage can be seen above but obviously we will see it in much better quality Thursday.

source: IGN

Kojima on stage today announce that both Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain will be coming to Steam with a steam cardboard box in game. No dates or Press Release has been dished out yet to media but stay tuned.

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Konami announced in a press release today that visitors will be able to check out Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain gameplay on the gamescom show floor itself; a 25 minute presentation, shown in a dedicated theater area, will offer those who attend an exciting look at the various different methods at Snake’s disposal for infiltrating enemy territory.

Due to the sheer scale of its content and huge open-world environments, METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be shown via an all-new gameplay presentation. A dedicated theatre area will be used to show key aspects of Hideo Kojima’s latest opus, with the 25-minute presentation offering a tantalising glimpse at the unlimited ways of infiltrating that the new title offers, as Snake picks his way through one of the game’s desert-based locales. In honour of the game’s inhospitable environs, KONAMI will also project a vivid vista of a desert on the side of the theatre, which turns from day to night as seen in the game.

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KONAMI will also be hosting a special evening event on the eve of the show. To be held at Cologne’s Musical Dome venue, series creator Hideo Kojima will appear on stage at the 1700-seater auditorium to give a one-off presentation of METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN in an evening that promises to answer many questions, and will also offer a few surprises! Doors will open for this adult-only event at 18:30 on August 13th. Deluxe seats will also be given away through various competitions, and KONAMI will ensure seats are available to interested parties on the night.

On top of all of this, Konami has a special treat for Gamescom attendees.

Both METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN and PES 2015 will also be offering special pre-order discounts for the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions to gamescom attendees, with a five Euros discount available to anyone reserving a copy for at launch. A merchandise stall will also be in Hall 10, showcasing new items for both games and others from the KONAMI portfolio.

source: Konami UK Blog

Via NeoGaf/Konami EU Blog:

Cologne to play host to gala evening dedicated to Hideo Kojima and METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN.

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is to host an exclusive gala evening to celebrate its forthcoming METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN title. Taking place in Cologne, Germany, the event will coincide with gamescom – Europe’s largest consumer gaming event – and will feature an exclusive presentation by series creator, Hideo Kojima.

Hosted by videogame journalist and SPIKE TV host, Geoff Keighley, the large-scale event will take place at Cologne’s Musical Dome venue on August 13th. The 1600-capacity auditorium will play host to a special event focusing on the latest details KONAMI plans to reveal on Mr Kojima’s most ambitious METAL GEAR SOLID ever. Mr. Kojima himself will exclusively present new gameplay of METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, which will show the impressive capabilities of Kojima Productions’ breathtaking FOX Engine and more!

The evening will also feature a live Q&A session with Mr. Kojima and a few surprises, too. KONAMI will also be running a series of competitions and partnership ties where die-hard METAL GEAR SOLID fans can win invites. Further details of ticket availability will be announced shortly. For those who won’t be at gamescom, KONAMI has you covered. The event will exclusively broadcast on Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, and will air live from Cologne during gamescom week.

The hour-long show will air on the KONAMI Twitch channel (www.twitch.tv/KONAMI) beginning at 8:00PM (CET) on August 13th.

gamescom is Europe’s largest consumer event and is held in Cologne between August 13th-17th. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be a focal part of KONAMI’s presence at the show. The game follows the events of the recently released prologue, METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES – and the special event and gamescom will give visitors the chance to see the sheer scale and ambition of the new title. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN focuses on Snake, the series´ hero, as he embarks on a mission fuelled by revenge. The new game boasts huge open-world areas with stunning attention to detail, as the true power of the FOX Engine is revealed. These additions and the capabilities afforded by the new wave of consoles has allowed series creator, Hideo Kojima, to realize the scale and story he has always envisaged.

KONAMI will use both the gala event and the show to present new details about the game, cementing its reputation as the most extensive and ambitious METAL GEAR SOLID ever. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be released for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360.

KONAMI´s booth is located in hall 7.1 A030/A031. The booth for business partners and media can be found in hall 5.2/A032.

And news from @ParodiSu Konami EU Community Manager:

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We will also be watching and streaming live during this so be sure to join us via our twitch channel: http://www.twitch.tv/mgnlive/

 

Via Konami’s European Blog page:

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Konami Show Line-up at gamescom 2014!

“Konami will be showcasing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and PES 2015 at gamescom this year! The much-anticipated titles both show off the power of Kojima Production’s FOX Engine.KONAMI lets loose Kojima Productions’ FOX Engine as METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN and PES 2015 storm gamescomKonami Digital Entertainment B.V. will use this year’s gamescom event to showcase major advances in its METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN and PES 2015 titles.

Europe’s largest consumer event, gamescom is again held in Cologne between August 13th-17th. Both games will be shown in differing forms at KONAMI’s stand (Hall 7.1), and will perfectly demonstrate the versatility and power of Kojima Productions’ FOX Engine, whilst delivering a new experience in visual quality and the power of the new wave of console systems.

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN:

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN follows the events of the recently released prologue, METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES – and gamescom will give visitors the chance to see the sheer scale and ambition of the new title. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN focuses on Snake, the series´ hero, as he embarks on a mission fuelled by revenge. The new game boasts huge open-world areas with stunning attention to detail, as the true power of the FOX Engine is revealed. These additions and the capabilities afforded by the new wave of consoles has allowed series creator, Hideo Kojima, to realize the scale and story he has always envisaged.

KONAMI will use the Cologne event to present new details about the game, cementing its reputation as the most extensive and ambitious METAL GEAR SOLID ever.”

No details as far a new trailer, gameplay demo, playable demo, or what exactly will be shown, but still encouraging news for any Metal Gear Fan. Be sure to keep it here at MGN. Like E3, we will have full Gamescom news coverage as it hits.

source:  Konami Blog

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