Tokyo Game Show 2014: Metal Gear Solid Phantom Pain Footage & Gameplay Shown, Release Date Teased [VIDEOS]

By Luca Saitta , Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:36 AM EDT

Hideo Kojima is having a good Tokyo Game Show! With Silent Hills scaring the crap out of everyone, you'd be forgiven to have turned into a dead husk of a person unable to enjoy the impressiveness that is the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain trailer and gameplay vid.

Check Out The Phantom Pain GamesCom Gameplay Demo Here

Since you are still reading, we'll assume this is not the case and we are all hard (wo)men shaped by decades of war and our governments disavowing us time and time again--in other words, Metal Gear players! In the trailer, Quiet shows off her shadow powers as she baffles a black ops merc squad. She does not appear to want to harm them, however, and Snake steps in on her behalf.

Meanwhile, in the gameplay video, we see some hilarious instances of Metal Gear silliness when Snake throws a mine that distracts baddies with inflatable versions of himself that actually succeed in confusing them. Go ahead and re-read that sentence.

Hideo Kojima Ponders Snake's Transformation

Quiet, on the other hand, showcases her slightly less ridiculous Nightcrawler style BAMFing skills to teleport to a safe vantage point to be able to snipe some baddies. Snake, ever the consummate professional, doesn't leave her with much to do.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be released in 2015 to PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.

First, the trailer:

Now, have some gameplay:

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