Yoji Shinkawa Puts Out Gorgeous New Metal Gear Solid V Illustration

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Renowned Metal Gear and Zone of the Enders artist Yoji Shinkawa has put out (via NeoGAF) yet another piece of artwork for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Featured above, you can view the gorgeous new piece of artwork, which despite not being the box art for the game, is stunning in its own right. You can also purchase it via Aoji. The new artwork is also the front cover of Dengeki PlayStation this week.

Beginning on September 15th, you’ll be able to buy this print. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is launching on September 1st across PC, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

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  • Dr.wonderful

    I wonder whom going to complain about Quiet? That beings said, this is actually one of the last few games I want to play, the second being Undertale.

    Heh, one’s a prequel and the other one inspired by Earthbound

  • Evropi

    Amazing! This gave me a cool Apocalypse Now vibe — just right for its historical setting. Yoji Shinkawa’s art is always such a pleasure to see. I wonder if they’ll be releasing a full artbook as well.

  • dogmentation

    Man, I’d take Yoji Shinkawa over a dozen Yoshitaka Amanos or Akira Toriyamas.

  • videodrink

    …but why neogaf?

  • Misogynerd

    I wonder if after he leaves Konami will cut his hands just like supposedly did in ancient times so he can’t replicate his work at Konami.

  • Misogynerd

    While I love the 3, Shinkawa is the most varied of the 3 if you discount creature design, which I do think Amano and Toriyama do better.

  • Dr. Evil’s Brother’s Evil Twin

    SO pretty.

  • Dr. Evil’s Brother’s Evil Twin

    I doubt most from Japan realize what a shit hole NeoGaf has become. They just know it to be a popular gaming forum.

  • Pyroco

    I had a good chuckle at the mention of Toriyama, since he already makes enough same-face characters to facilitate a dozen Toriyamas as is.

  • Yabloko Molloco San

    The last one. That’s Shinkawa’s farewell to mgs.

  • If only they had this on the covers…

  • InfectedAI

    I have a feeling Konami might try to continue to milk MGS without Kojima.

  • RincewindtheMad

    I love all three. I can’t compare them to each other.