Venom Snake later arranged for the pod to travel to Diamond Dogs' Mother Base via its own rocket boosters. According to Eurogamer, "The Boss is often touted as being one of the strongest female characters in gaming. The Boss, as her original codename suggested, found joy in battle. In this capacity, The Boss AI acted as a witness to Huey's role in Strangelove's death, including the argument over their son, which Diamond Dogs took as motive for murder to find him guilty at trial. As such, she longed for a world that would be united in which people would respect each other as human beings, as opposed to remaining in constant conflict. Although her unborn child was saved from the bullet, The Joy entered a coma for three months before regaining consciousness. Ocelot was conceived in late 1943 by The Joy and The Sorrow, an American and Russian soldier, respectively, of the Allied Forces' Cobra Unit. When logged in, you can choose up to 12 games that will be displayed as favourites in this menu. The mod allows you to play as the true Big Boss, with either the classic mullet or the ponytail. Disgusted with his father's inner thoughts, and fearing that he would be killed, Mantis burned down his own village, killing his father in the proc… The Boss is undoubtedly one of the most important characters in the Metal Gear series. It never utilized this ability during the Peace Walker Incident, due to it opting to sacrifice itself to stop the false data transfer to NORAD, but it was utilized by Venom Snake in 1984 to send the Mammal Pod over to the Diamond Dogs' Mother Base in the Seychelles at Kazuhira Miller's request, as he needed to scour the Mammal Pod for any evidence to whether Huey had indeed betrayed MSF nine years beforehand. Strangelove's Memento uses The Boss AI as the image representing the item. Recently added 26 View all 1,238. The Boss doesn't have to resort to cheap tricks or feminine wiles to get her way or gain respect: that's why she's The Boss. We inherit his memes, just as raiden aka jack inherited Solidus and armstrongs. The Boss (ザ・ボス, Za Bosu), also known as The Joy (ザ・ジョイ, Za Joi), is a fictional character from Konami's Metal Gear series. In the Metal Gear series, The Boss is a legendary American soldier, founder and leader of the Cobra unit, the biological mother of Ocelot, mentor and mother figure to Naked Snake, and is known as the mother of the U.S. special forces. Strangelo… The Boss, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2, 2004) — Bad Girls Club: The 25 Most Diabolical Video Game She-Villains", "The meanest mothers on PlayStation - Official PlayStation Magazine UK", "The 10 most emotional PlayStation moments - Page 3 of 10 | Uncategorized", "Top 10 Betrayals in Gaming - Cheat Code Central", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Boss_(Metal_Gear)&oldid=1007445600, Fictional military personnel in video games, Fictional secret agents and spies in video games, Woman soldier and warrior characters in video games, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 18 February 2021, at 04:40. [24] In 2012, 1UP.com editor Bob Mackey wrote about the final fight against her that "the confrontation takes place in what could be the most beautiful video game environment of all time, regardless of the PS2's relatively low horsepower. Although Strangelove was the one who had created the Mammal Pod, she was unaware of the AI's override code, which was known only to Coldman.[2]. "[26] She was also voted as the 24th best overall character of the previous decade by Game Informer's readers in 2010. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. This trait was especially evident during the trial of Huey Emmerich in 1984 by Diamond Dogs, where it played back a recording that supplied incriminating evidence to Huey Emmerich's role in the death of Strangelove, as well as his plans to use his son Hal Emmerich as a test pilot for Sahelanthropus, and presumably all of his actions at Diamond Dogs and his admission that he sold out the MSF for his life and better research grants. This is the head The Boss will appear with. The Patriot was a modified version of the XM16E1, with a shortened barrel and the stock removed. The Boss AI's personality somehow managed to revive itself within the Reptile Pod, which then had Peace Walker sacrifice itself by drowning in Lake Nicaragua, in order to sever the data uplink. The Boss AI will quote the real The Boss' explanation of her motives for her actions and allying herself with Colonel Volgin nearing the end of Operation Snake Eater, and to some extent her backstory. When fighting the Type II and Custom versions of Peace Walker, The Boss AI is absent. The Boss AI says "Shall we walk through the rainy plain of Spain?" It was designed in order to create a carbine that combined the feel and quick handling of a handgun with the force of a rifle. [1] However, while it cannot be damaged directly via gunfire, it is capable of undergoing slight readjustments from bullet contact, as evidenced by Coldman's gunship briefly firing its machine gun on it to repair a glitch that occurred in it due to being damaged by Big Boss. She believed that there was more to life than the Cold War, recognizing the pointlessness of the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. Big Boss and his soldiers were forced to damage Peace Walker's launch capability beyond repair, though its drives remained operational, allowing the false data transmission to continue. However, the capsule suffered heavy damage upon reentry. Recently added 26 View all 1,238. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is a game of deception. videogame_asset My games. View all games. The Boss AI gave Big Boss access to the interior of the Mammal Pod, allowing him to rip out the AI's memory boards. The Boss AI also appears as the image representing the Key Item "Strangelove's Memento", unlocked after completing the side mission necessitating the recovery of the AI. Similar to the late stages of Chapter 4 of Peace Walker, in both encounters with it, the AI pod will recite The Boss' final speech to Naked Snake. Anyways, the thing is, the game doesn’t tell you who the baby is. Strangelove proceeded to torture Big Boss, hoping to obtain the missing information required for the AI's completion, in regards to whether The Boss had truly defected and become a traitor to America. The Boss AI plays a piano version of the main "Snake Eater" theme when Big Boss removes its memory boards. When logged in, you can choose up to 12 games that will be displayed as favourites in this menu. The Boss or The Joy from Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Inside its memory banks, she made an audio record of her final words, before ultimately suffocating. That is, no loyalty to any state, and the cost of no loyalty between states - No unity. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain received "universal acclaim" from critics, according to review aggregator Metacritic. Infinite Heaven. As revealed in a collection of prequels, John was originally a young FOX (a subdivision of the CIA) soldier and spy under the codename Naked Snake. Choose the character's outfit. When you select this outfit in-game, The Boss will appear. MGS3 is one of my lesser-enjoyed Metal Gears though I know it's a fan-favorite. There are twists, turns, and character motivations that are never truly explained. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Completing the side mission simply requires that the player either interact with the AI pod itself, or otherwise interacting with the computer consoles near it. Author: tin man tex. [15] In 2011, UGO included her on their list of the 50 top "video game hotties", commenting that "The Boss is a bit of a tough one because we instantly find her attractive, but we can't find a hint of sexuality to her at all," and adding that "of all the ladies on our list, she's the one we'd be the most wary to mess with. EVA reveals in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker that The Boss infiltrated a sleeper agent into the USSR's OKB-1 from 1959 to 1961 to gather more information about the Sputnik program with a little help from the Philosophers. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Zero saw total unity. close. Metal Gear Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Snake can unlock a number of costumes, skins, and uniforms in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The player can, however, implement The Boss AI's voice via DLC. Attempting to escape, she was subsequently captured by Coldman's CIA mercenary group, Peace Sentinel. The Boss AI's "shell" was also tightly reinforced so it could withstand an assault from a nuclear weapon, making it more durable than the other AIs of the project, and thus extremely resilient against conventional weaponry.[1]. 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Owing to its role in the event of a nuclear war, its shell was also reinforced to such an extent that it was impregnable to anything short of a nuclear bomb. She moved to the Soviet Union with Colonel Volgin alongside the Cobra Unit. The Boss appears as one of the main antagonists in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Although it was briefly short-circuited when it was doused in water late into the Peace Walker Incident, the damage was not irreparable, as evidenced by it being fully operational after Strangelove fished it out of Lake Nicaragua and moved it to the USSR and by the time it was rediscovered in Afghanistan in 1984. Choose if you want hip weapons to be visible or not. However, when she went to space, her view on war changed. Peace Walker and the AI were then transported to a U.S. missile base in Nicaragua. The Boss, dubbed within the program as the "Mercury Lady", survived the crash but was rendered comatose for six months. His mother died giving birth to him, which made his father resent and hate him. While Strangelove conducted a simulation in Costa Rica, to test The Boss AI's decision making capabilities, ornithologist Cécile Cosima Caminades accidentally stumbled upon the test, recording Strangelove's and the AI's conversation on a portable cassette player. The legendary soldier deserves a video. In addition, he was born with a disfigured face. You can see how Zero and Big Boss got the wrong end of the stick with their respective ideals. Games. Big Boss and his Army Without Borders saw no world and no borders. chevron_right. [9] In the finished game, she wears a pale-colored combat outfit; Kojima originally planned to have her in a blue sneaking suit similar to Solid Snake for the finale of the game, but this idea was ultimately cut. While Strangelove discussed its dummy data with Coldman, Big Boss managed to infiltrate the Mammal Pod, and asked The Boss AI if she had any regrets about her final mission, and whether she really did defect of her own free will. Afterwards, Strangelove, who bore a grudge against Big Boss for his part in The Boss' death, led the mercenary into the lab where The Boss AI was located, and goaded him into trying to deactivate it. However, the target was forcefully changed to Cuba by KGB spy Vladimir Zadornov, who threatened Strangelove and "her beloved" if she did not comply. "[17] In 2013, Chillopedia placed this "heroic American martyr" 11th on their list of the best female video game characters ever,[18] while Stealthy Box called her "arguably the single most amazing female character in all of video games. Big Boss removing the Mammal Pod's AI memory boards in order to stop its nuclear launch. … The Mammal Pod was then transported by helicopter to a mine base for the final assembly and testing of Peace Walker. [28] PlayStation Official Magazine included her on the lists of PlayStation's six meanest mothers in 2011,[29] and listed the MGS3's final battle against her among the ten most emotional moments in PlayStation history in 2012. "[33] Ryan Bates of Game Revolution placed her first on his 2014 list of top "mean girls in gaming". The Mammal Pod would later act as Strangelove's place of death, after she was locked inside the pod by Huey after an argument regarding the use of their son as a test subject. Strangelove deduced that the legendary U.S. soldier, The Boss, would be an ideal model on which to base the AI, as she could think of no other person that met the required standards, in her mind. Tribute to one of my favorite MGS characters. "[31] GamesRadar praised The Boss's role as an antagonist, putting her in their 2013 list of 100 best villains in video games, and commenting: "No wonder Snake ended up saluting her grave; she deserved no less. videogame_asset My games. Something really stands out about the boss fights in this game when compared to other Metal Gear Solid games. Then The Philosophers kidnapped him and stitched up a snake-like scar on The Boss. Similar to the Colonel (AI) in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, The Boss AI quotes various dialogue to the protagonist as its memory boards are removed, in both Chapter 2 and Chapter 4. Games. https://metalgear.fandom.com/wiki/The_Boss_AI?oldid=273022. Choose the character's head. Tags: diamond dogs, mgs, metal gear, metal gear solid, mgsv, mgs5, the phantom pain, dd, snake, big boss It also had some recollection of The Boss' nature and abilities, although it was implied to be imperfect. The AI was created to fulfill the needs of an unmanned nuclear launch system that could determine suitable targets for retaliation, in the event of a nuclear attack on the United States. The fact that The Boss used it one-handed was a testament to her skill. The AI was created to fulfill the needs of an unmanned nuclear launch system that could determine suitable targets for retaliation, in the event of a nuclear attack on the United States. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Metal Gear Solid 3 Metal Gear: Peace Walker Metal Gear Solid 5 (MG 1 and 2) I am partial to Big Boss's trilogy for the gameplay and for the character arc. "[12] In 2007, Tom's Games included The Boss among the 50 greatest female characters in video game history, proposing that she should be portrayed in a live-action adaptation by "Sharon Stone, who reportedly served as the inspiration for the character's design. [10] During the shooting of the final scene between The Boss and Naked Snake, Eriko Hirata (The Boss's motion capture actress), having read the script beforehand, was so moved by the scene that she broke down into tears. [23] That same year, Destructoid ranked this "beautiful" yet "haunting" battle as sixth on their list of top Metal Gear boss fights. Dr. Strangelove designed The Boss AI as part of the Peace Walker project, initiated by CIA Station Chief Hot Coldman. Yes :) This is correct. With her imposing and powerful personality and incredible charisma, she is the catalyst of many of the later events, including the creation of both The Patriots and Outer Heaven. When Venom Snake of Diamond Dogs arrived at the Soviet Central Base in Kabul, Afghanistan, to extract Huey, the Mammal Pod detected his presence and questioned whether he was Jack. The Mammal Pod was later recovered by Strangelove, alongside several other parts of Peace Walker, from Lake Nicaragua, which had been allowed at Amanda's request, as the latter was considered a hero to the Latin Americans. If enough boards are removed by this point, it will say it in a slightly glitched voice. Dr. Strangelove designed The Boss AI as part of the Peace Walker project, initiated by CIA Station Chief Hot Coldman. All evidence of her role in the program was erased, including airbrushing her out of an official picture of the Mercury astronauts, of whom she was the eighth member. Despite Big Boss' refusal to answer, his silence was enough for Strangelove. The Boss' likeness was modelled on actress Charlotte Rampling. However, she also had other reasons for doing so, which was to revive The Boss' character, and discover the reasons for her defection to the Soviet Union, hoping to clear her name in the process. The AI was later supplied with false trajectory data by Strangelove that would trick it into choosing the Caribbean Mother Base of Big Boss' Militaires Sans Frontières (MSF) as its target. The one who survives will inherit the title of Boss. Hideo Kojima has revealed one idea surrounding Metal Gear Solid 5 was a game based on The Boss and the Cobras from the landing of Normandy. The Boss AI was designated BS-Imago. You've been playing the medic from Ground Zeroes posing as Big Boss through hypnotic suggestion. Following Volgin's death, The Boss reveals she is the daughter of one of the original members of the Philosophers behind the Philosophers' Legacy. We are Big Boss, in the sense that we live up to his legacy and legend, becoming his phantom. Those had been The Boss's words years ago. Metal Gear Solid V Big Boss regained consciousness in 1984, and decided to go along with Zero's plan to use the MSF medic as a decoy, knowing his awakening from the coma was exposed. She was eventually commissioned into Project Mercury to test the Mercury capsule and launched into space at roughly the same time as Yuri Gagarin's flight on April 12, 1961. Snake's lieutenant Kazuhira Miller intended to investigate the pod for evidence that would implicate Huey in the attack on MSF's Mother Base nine years earlier. 4. "[14] In 2008, Chip ranked her as the 12th top "girl of gaming". Log in to view your list of favourite games. However, due to cerebral compensation, Peace Walker's second AI, housed within the Reptile Pod, inherited The Boss AI's command, so the false data transmission resumed. Snake prepared to destroy the AI core, shouting that it was not The Boss, but was captured by Coldman's forces before he could do so. "[16] That same year, GamingUnion.net included The Boss on their list of top ten video game heroines for "her sheer strength and determination", similarly commenting "we will simply say the Boss is one chick you do not want to mess with which is why we've given her the number 7 spot. However, the model is updated with the rust and decay removed from the shell. Aside from its capabilities to discern nuclear strikes, it was also able to record and later play back audio. [27], In 2011, Complex ranked her as first on the list of "most diabolical video game she-villains". The Boss AI cites the names of the NOSE Railway system, something that had previously been done by, The Boss AI cites the numerical equation for Pi. After one final fight, Snake fights and kills The Boss who gives him the Philosophers' Legacy hidden by Volgin. He discovered his powers and his father's true emotions one day while accidentally reading his mind. [5] Throughout the game, Naked Snake repeatedly encounters The Boss to kill her as ordered by his superiors. [30] In 2013, she was placed ninth on the list of worst betrayals in gaming history by Cheat Code Central, who added that "than again, [...] when it came time to die for her country, The Boss did so gracefully and with a sense of style. [12], The character was very well received by media. It is also the only AI pod where a rendition of "Sing" does not play in the background when accessing it. chevron_left. Ok, so we learn that The Boss and The Sorrow were intimate and The Boss popped out their love’s by-product during the Normandy Invasion. He was sent to assassinate his former mentor and spiritual mother, The Boss, in order to prevent nuclear conflict between Russia and the United States. Ishmael is the real Big Boss. The whole mission is later revealed to be a coverup by the United States so that The Boss would steal Volgin's treasure and give it to Snake but then die at his hands to avoid a conflict between America and the Soviet Union.[6][7]. Important note - when playing this part of the mission, try to stay on the move all the time, because the boss can set fragments of the environment on fire from distance and throw fireballs at the hero.Of course, stay away from all the objects that are already on fire. Strangelove named it "Imago" to indicate the final result of the AI development process for the Peace Walker Project. One world, surrounded by … Last Update: 01 Apr 2020. View all games. After Big Boss entered the pod and began to remove its memory boards, Strangelove panicked and discontinued observations, noting a severe reaction in the AI's responses; all the while the AI told Big Boss to "go home," repeating similar statements made by The Boss at Tselinoyarsk. PW and MGS5 both reign comfortably in … The initials "BS" references The Boss' codename, while "Imago" refers to the state of various metamorphic insects that acts as the final shedding point before they reach adulthood. This is the outfit The Boss will be wearing when she appears in-game. I remember in previous games there was always a special unit which we had to fight in order to get to the final boss, defeat the Metal Gear, and emerge victorious. The Patriot used 5.56x45mm ammuniti… Now there was no one left for him to fight, the past foes they had fought were dead, or no doubt dying. The style in which it calls out Jack's name also mirrors the.