An announcement trailer for Undetected, a stealth action title inspired by Metal Gear Solid, shows bosses from a top-down perspective.
Undetected – a Metal Gear Solid-inspired stealth game is coming to PlayStation 5, Steam, and other platforms this year. Hideo Kojima’s iconic title, released in 1998, brings the tactical action genre to 3D with top-down stealth and an epic cinematic story. Developer Antonio Freyr unveiled the stealthy action game Undetected back in January, but now the project has received an exciting reveal trailer that could shock any Metal Gear Solid fan. curious.
The first installment in Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear franchise was released in 1987, but 1998’s Metal Gear Solid made the leap for 3D graphics. The beloved game puts players in the silent shoes of Solid Snake, a genetically engineered soldier withdrawn from retirement to infiltrate Shadow Moses Island. Tasked with destroying Metal Gear Rex, a giant robot capable of launching nuclear attacks, players must avoid enemies and face iconic bosses using cunning, a variety of useful tools and an arsenal of weapons. While the Unreal Engine 5 Metal Gear Solid remake shows what the game would look like today, Undetected promises to recapture the core values of stealth games.
An announcement trailer for Undetected, posted to YouTube by publisher Digerati, reveals an incredibly realistic Metal Gear Solid experience. The player takes the role of agent Tenoch Kaan, who must infiltrate the Chicxulub Perpetual Energy Station to rescue a group of Mexican revolutionaries. The top-down stealth game looks to recreate the Metal Gear Solid experience perfectly, with Kaan alerting guards if he’s running over certain floors and throwing items to distract or disarm. enemy ability. Attractive boss fights and first-person objectives are also featured in the trailer. Billed as “Stealth Action Revival,” Undetected will release on Steam, PlayStation 5, and more platforms in 2022.
While Undetected will continue the legacy of the game, rumors of an official Metal Gear Solid remake have been circulating for a while. A GameCube remake of the game, titled Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, was released in 2004 with enhanced graphics and modernized gameplay. There are rumors that an entirely new version of the game is being developed for modern hardware, although publisher Konami has not responded to these claims. Fans consider Bluepoint Games, a PlayStation-owned studio that has remade Shadow of the Colossus, and Demon’s Souls as a particularly popular choice for creating such a remake.
While Hideo Kojima has left Konami and moved on to the Metal Gear franchise, Antonio Freyr looks set to continue his legacy with Undetected. The indie game seems to perfectly modernize Metal Gear Solid’s gameplay, giving players different ways to sneak around using a variety of tools and techniques. The game is set to release in late 2022, so fans of tactical action should be ready for a stealth action revival.
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