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Metal Gear Solid V: Parasitic Legacy

By Ravi Singh, Posted on April 15, 2016

NOTE: The following contains major spoilers for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

I doubt anyone was expecting what we ended up getting with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s plot.

The Snake Soup presents Metal Gear Solid V: Parasitic Legacy, a video that points out that while it certainly was not done in the way fans expected, The Phantom Pain still got to show us Big Boss becoming a villain.


MAIN CREDITS

Direction / Video Capture & Curation
Johnny “Solid Kenny” Miller IV

Direction / Writing / Narration
Ravi Singh

Voice of Big Boss (Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake)
Brian “SolidSnarf86″ Dehut

In Memory of our Friend
Dwayne “Vitamin D” Billie

SOUNDTRACK

Death In June
The World That Summer

"Hidden Among the Leaves"
"Break The Black Ice"
Amazon / iTunes
The Sisters of Mercy
The Reptile House E.P.

"Burn"
(Available on Some Girls Wander By Mistake)
Amazon / iTunes
Cocteau Twins
Victorialand

"The Thinner The Air"
Amazon / iTunes
 
Clock DVA
Sign

"Return to Blue"
Amazon
David Bowie
Low

"Warszawa"
"Art Decade"
"Weeping Wall"
"Subterraneans"
Amazon / iTunes
Death In June
93 Dead Sunwheels

"Last Farewell"
(Available on Nada!)
Amazon / iTunes

All music used without permission.

FURTHER READING

Bowie, David. “ChangesNowBowie.” BBC Radio 1, January 8, 1997. Transcribed by Grant Wallace. Archived by Teenage Wildlife.

“European-Extreme”. “TPP Analysis.” Archived (Tumblr), September 10, 2015.

Kojima, Hideo. “Commentary.” Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain: The Complete Official Guide, Piggyback, September 1, 2015. Transcribed by “thefreelander”. Archived by Reddit.

Matulef, Jeffrey. “The wolf in Snake’s clothing: Metal Gear’s twisted hero.” Eurogamer, October 14, 2015.

Miller IV, Johnny. “Myth: Hideo Kojima said that Portable Ops and Rising are canon.” The Snake Soup, March 30, 2016.

“S” and “V”. “Critical Analysis of Metal Gear Solid V: The Boldfaced Lie.” -V-S- (WordPress), September 22, 2015.

Singh, Ravi. “A World of Men, Not Snakes.” The Snake Soup, October 17, 2010.

Yano, Kenji. “How should we interpret the story of MGSV? The expert speaks!” Famitsu, December 24, 2015.

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