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Submitted by Nyxus 713d ago | opinion piece

Metal Gear Countdown: Top 5 Boss Fights

Boss battles are common in gaming. Nearly every story driven game has them, and they often serve as a climax for (certain parts of) the game. They are also integral to the Metal Gear Solid games, which feature some of the most unique, memorable and intense fights gaming has to offer. But what are the most outstanding boss battles in the franchise? Of course, with the countless enemies the player fought over the years, there are many more boss battles to consider, but here are five of the best. (Culture, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons Of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, PS2, PS3, Xbox 360)

Black-Helghast  +   713d ago
The End was one of the best boss fights I've ever had in my whole gaming life. I'd buy MGS3 just to play that part again..
-GametimeUK-  +   713d ago
The End is missing from the list. Best boss fight by far. MGS3 had the best bosses and is easily the best MGS game to date.
Shuyin  +   713d ago
My faveorite is Old Snake vs Ocelot. That fistfight just embodies pure epicness, imo. 2nd fave is Big Boss vs The Boss.
RankFTW  +   713d ago
The End fight was amazing too, I would have had that on the list. Naked Snake versus The Boss is my number one fight, the emotion in that fight was unreal, brought a tear to my eye (more than one).
towelie1288  +   713d ago
MGS has awesome boss fights!
The End was epic!
Psycho Mantis was Epic aswell
too many badass fights
old snake vs liquid/the boss vs big boss
all fantastic fights
SSmoke  +   713d ago
I enjoyed killing sniper wolf, plus the epic story at that fight was awesome!! plus many others.. I need to go get the HD collection and re-play these now!! LOL
Nyxus  +   713d ago
If you have a PS3, I'd wait for the Legacy Collection.
SSmoke  +   713d ago
I do, and will.. LOL
TheOneEyedHound  +   713d ago
My top MGS boss battles.

1.Big Boss vs The Boss
2.The End battle
3. Ocelot Vs Old Snake
4. Sniper Wolf battle
5. Big Boss Vs Peace Walker

The reason Psycho Mantis is not in my list, I beat him easily.
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xBigxBossx  +   713d ago
Lol didn't mean to steal your list. I didn't see this.
TheOneEyedHound  +   713d ago
Can't blame you those were some good battles, hopefully more to come.
xBigxBossx  +   713d ago
1. The boss vs Big Boss
2. Snake vs Ocelot / Liquid MGS4
3. The End
4. Peacewalker (listening to love theme and calling to te night on Walkman)
5. Pshyco mantis.
InTheLab  +   713d ago
The End fight is the best Boss Battle in MGS...period.
MagickaEmperor  +   710d ago
None of the Boss Battles in the Metal Gear Series are bad (except Fat-Man - but lets pretend that never happened ;p)

I guess for me personally: The best Boss Battle in a Metal Gear game, had to be the final Boss Battle in the original Metal Gear Solid - Solid Snake vs. Liquid Snake. It was broken into 3 segment: 1.) Snake vs. REX, 2.) Snake vs. Liquid - Brawling ontop Metal Gear REX, 3.) Snake vs. Liquid - playing 'Chicken' in Jeeps in a tunnel.

And the leadup to the Final Battle? A showdown with non-other than Grey Fox himself! Epic!

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P.S: Back in 1998; the first time I played MGS1 and came to that large room and saw lttle old snake standing next to the towering REX and realized "I got to fight that!? With what!!?" I nearly shat my pants.
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