The Phantom Pain, which debuted at the 2012 VGAs—and which we all know totally isn’t a new Metal Gear game—has gained a new cryptic video.
Throughout the video (seen below), a morse code sequence can be heard, which YouTube user AesopsEpisoden has translated:
“GENERATING IMAGE HOLD SCENARIO LOADING HOLD ACTIVATE PHANTOM PAIN DOT MEME HOLD ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ”
Also spotted by eagle-eyed VG247 commenter Dragon246 is the text that flashes across the screen midway through the video:
AI MATRIX: SECTOR07-A942
VR PROGRAM: PHANTOM_PAIN.MME
CONTRACTOR: MOBY DICK STUDIOS
TREATMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL DAMAGE SUSTAINED IN COMBAT SITUATIONS
TREATMENT OF COMBAT RELATED PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS
ENHANCEMENT OF COMBAT ABILITIES FOLLOWING IMPAIRMENT
IMPLEMENTATION OF ..::.|>..::.:
A few days ago, GameTrailers host Geoff Keighley interviewed supposed Moby Dick Studios
virtual intelligence head CEO “Joakim Mogren,” during which he spotted FOX engine logos on new screenshots of The Phantom Pain. I’ve embedded that video interview below the new Phantom Pain trailer-ish thing.
Commence the speculation, gentle readers. But first, watch the video. See if you catch anything others have missed: