Main Content

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes - Xbox 360-Front_Standard

Customer rating

Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews

79%
would recommend to a friend

Customer ratings & reviews

Filter:
Page 1, showing1-20 of 34 Reviews
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Prologue yet solid 8/10 game

    Posted
    dan77733
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is the prologue to 2015's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Story is solid and the characters are well done. You play as Snake and have to rescue Chico and Paz from being imprisoned in a Cuban military base. It's straight forward even though the entire base is open world. You can accomplish your objectives how you see fit but stealth is better suited than going in guns blazing. Graphically, the game looks great and could very be the best looking Xbox 360 game thus far. The character models are very well done and extremely detailed. The military base and area that surrounds it is also very well detailed and while you can see far away with great detail, pop-in happens here and there but is nothing major. Audio wise, the music, sound and voice acting is all top notch as expected. Kiefer Sutherland plays Snake and while I agree that Hideo Kojima should have kept David Hayter, Sutherland does an excellent job and is far better than the guy who replaced Michael Ironside as Sam Fisher in Splinter Cell Blacklist. Sound effects, footsteps, etc. all sound great and detailed. Gameplay wise, the worse thing is the cover system. It works like The Last Of Us in which you go behind an object and push up on the left analog stick to go into cover but it doesnt always work the way you want it to. Sometimes, you'll get stuck to the cover when you want to get out of cover and when you want to stay in cover yet just face the other side, it doesnt work and can cause a problem. I was spotted and detected more times because of this than anything else. Its very frustrating at times. Other than that, the gameplay is excellent but because you will depend on cover to be stealth, it hurts the overall grade of the gameplay. The enemy AI though is very intelligent. On Normal, they have great vision and will inspect every noise if you're close to them. At the same time, none of the AI feels cheap or like its cheating. As for length, its not as short as many reviews say it is. There's a lot of replay value and extras to collect as well as side ops. I would say that I put in around ten hours total and only had 25% completion. Its up to the player if they want to replay levels or find the hidden extras. I played through the main Ground Zeroes op, the four side ops and the Raiden side op. The side ops become available after completing the Ground Zeroes op while the Raiden side op becomes available if you collect all nine patches that are hidden in the Ground Zeroes op. The Raiden side op which is what led to me buying on 360 was a disappointment. You're supposed to eliminate all the Snatchers but its short, easy and very disappointing. The rest of the side ops were okay. The worse part is that all the side ops take place in the same military base which I guess should have been expected but its still a disappointment. In conclusion, if you're a fan of the franchise, then you'll most likely enjoy this game. In general, MGS: GZ is a solid 8/10 for me but im definitely hoping the cover system gets changed/fixed in The Phantom Pain. Hope this review helps.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    More than a Prologue?

    Posted
    BestbuyCustomer
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is the (once mysterious) Metal Gear Solid title where its announcement, along with if it was Phantom Pain, brought much confusion. Once it was clarified, however, many people - after finding out that it was really a 'prologue' - fell into the group of people that call it a $40 demo. Now, personally, this is *NOT* worth $40. I only purchased this more recently for about $8. For the original release price tag, I would not recommend, but for below $10, I think you'll get your bang for your buck. Interesting gameplay, very detailed environment, but was vastly short and the experience can feel like it was just released for a quick buck, but this is worth it for MGS fans waiting for The Phantom Pain. For stealth fans looking for a good stealth game, you may want to look else where.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent

    Posted
    ShadyE
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This game is basically a preview/introduction to the actual game due to ship on 9/1/15 (MGS V: Phantom Pain). It's a very short game or demo if you will. It can be beat (if played straight through) in less than 10-15 minutes. There are however side missions and objectives to extend the experience. This shouldn't have been released to retail for the cost. At most it should have been a $5.00 DLC. Graphics, dialog, voice actors, & sound effects are top notch. Just lacking and misleading to make you think this is actually a full fledge game. Which is not the case.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent prologue to MGS V Phantom Pain

    Posted
    Ultimationer
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes is an excellent game with new added features such as reflex where get spotted and go into a slow-mo before they alert everyone. Also there are now checkpoints that you can get throughout a mission, side ops, or extra ops so now you don't have to restart the whole thing if you die or fail your objective. Even though it is a short game, it does not disappoint. It continues where Peace Walker left off and s-rankings are back along with hard mode to give you a challenge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good if you like espisodic games

    Posted
    JayDub82
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I picked up this game because I hadn't played an MGS for a few years. I got bored with the series. I was hoping to be a revived fan. While the game is fun, mostly, it is difficult. If you like episodic play then this game is for you, but I am more into one storyline through a game without too much interruption (unless I choose to veer off the main storyline path).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fires on almost all cylinders

    Posted
    vglover
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Everything about this game is amazing: the story is solid, the gameplay is challenging, but not insane and the music and graphics are beautiful; however, the game is quite short and, even with the "extras", it still feels like there should've been more.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great game but too short

    Posted
    bigtymerdet6
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    New voice takes away from the feel of the game. board is large but its the only place you can go for all the missions. Gameplay is great. With new features and graphics. But its the first part of the phantom pain. Much like the first part of metal gear solid 2.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A nice continue to peacewalker

    Posted
    jeff
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This is a wonderful continue to peace walker, and a preview of whats to come in phantom pain. How ever it's very short, the story is one mission and the rest is trail missions, but there is just so much to find.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Kind of clunky

    Posted
    Bikerider02
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I would much rather play splinter cell than this version of metal gear. It seems like the levels are a bit rough around the edges.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This game is AWESOME. Short but sweet

    Posted
    ChrisD
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I recommend it. If your part of the gamer unlock program the game would cost you $25 which is nothing really. Especially if your a real gamer

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good Story line

    Posted
    bosey
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The game has a good story line but I prefer playing the older titles to Metal Gear. Sometimes simple is better.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this game

    Posted
    Ivan1738
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This has great action and graphics. I grew up with the original Metal Gear and the series has come a long way!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great intro and set up for Phantom Pain

    Posted
    Sampson
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    A little taste of the greatness that is to come. It plays well and feels like a brand new Metal Gear!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    its fun

    Posted
    Foxx
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Its fun because even though its short, you are given a variety of things to do and is action packed

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    pretty good game

    Posted
    Bosey
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I liked the story and the sale price. It was an okay game but I prefer others like Call of Duty.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Meh

    Posted
    BlueHat
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Thought this would be somewhat fun, but it's not. I suppose if you are die hard fan only

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great game

    Posted
    GAMEZ
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member
    • Top 250 ContributorTop 250 Contributor

    This item is the best ever , best thing you can buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A lot of fun

    Posted
    NAZARENO
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I had a lot of fun with this game, and for the price, it was definetly worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fun Game

    Posted
    mitosisisurtosis
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Had a lot of fun with this game and look forward to Kojima's other games.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great series

    Posted
    QstevG
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Metal gear keeps on going with this latest release,a must for the MG player.

    I would recommend this to a friend