Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain review?from the media says it?will take over 40 hours to complete MGS5 TPP. The open world gameplay of MGSV makes it hard to?seeing everything immediately. If you were excited to see all the boss battles in the game and rush through just to see them in action, then you might be let-down as some of the MGS5 reviews stated that the featured fights feels underwhelming.
According to PasterMagazine, a particular boss battle in the game feels monotonous and will not render you a sense of gratification upon victory: ?There?s at least one fight you?ll grind it out with almost every weapon and item in your inventory. In another battle, you?ll die a dozen times only to realize the boss? weakness was in plain sight. And there?ll be the boss fight where you?ll end up victorious due to a borderline exploit.?
Eurogamer however enjoyed the boss battles in their Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain review saying that the developers opted for ?substance over style?. They said the game employed several sniper battles similar to MGS3?s fight with The End. They claimed that the mechanics in MGSV has suited these types of fights??better than ever? and even straight-up battles are enjoyable because of the refined shooting mechanics, their review stated.
Konami Community Manager believes that MGS5 has the best boss battles in the franchise. ?My personal feeling is that the ?boss moments? in The Phantom Pain are some of the best in the series, but I encourage you to try them out yourself come 9/1 and weigh in!,? he told GamingBolt.
Have you already fought all the boss battles in the game? A couple of videos on the internet now shows some of the boss fights. Of course, you should be wary from watching these videos as you?ll most likely get the story spoiled. You can skip to 9:25 to 19:19 if you want to see a mech boss fight without seeing spoilers.
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is now available for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.