The UK Official PlayStation Mag has got its Exclusive Review, and if there was ever any doubt, it has recieved a perfect score.
As if there was any doubt. Edit: A couple more images
despite haters and fanboys this game is going to deliever one of the finest experiences a game can!! for me its just 30 days away!!
My biggest fear now is I won't been done GTA IV, before this game release.
As happy I'm that this game got its 1st 10, I'm worried that it may have problems like the one with GTAIV but I hope not! 2 perfect 10 games in less than 2 months! how long was the wait for the magic 10 before GTAIV arrived again? I knew MGS4 will somehow get a couple of 10's but various sites like cough*gamespot*cough will find a way to ditch it from 10 as the game's PS3 exclusive! but congrats to Kojima production and consider a 1st day snatch from me! hats off!! ps: I'll buy MGS4 anyway even without the 10's simply because it's MGS and Kojima!
NO WAY more like GAME OF THE CENTURY!
Its great its received a 10/10. But even if it recieved 8/10 i couldn't care less. That's the thing about the Metal Gear Solid series, the gameplay is always great in itself but it also has one of the best stories ever written. It's gets so freaking deep aswell...i don't even understand some parts. MGS2 just blew my mind with the story, who are the patriots? (btw i know now) Its so cool. Thats why im really excited for MGS4 cos it'll wrap everything up. And aside its fantastic story, it always has brilliant characters, excellent humour that cracks me up with every game (aka sticking a c4 on a soldiers back whilst he goes to the mens to do the do, and then detonating)..."what was that noise?"..lol. I saw an article yesterday about the MGO beta closing too, and i couldn't comment at the time but i was really bummed about it. I read alot of people saying they didn't think it was that great, and seriously i thought the same. I thought it was a bit slow, the aiming was a little wierd and i didn't play it for a few days after my first try. Until i tried it again and its what i've been playing most lately. I freaking love that game, its actually one of the best online games i've played, yes it is. Its very tactical, teamwork based. I think it was the moment i realised you could play Snake that i couldnt put it down. I think its simply the CQC system that makes it so great. Yesterday i played a team deathmatch and hid round a corner, enemy came round, i grabbed him and while grabbing him i shot another enemy running towards me, then chucked the enemy i had to the ground a shot him...what other game does that? Its wicked. And it keeps to the MGS theme very well. You can either play like its COD4 or you can play it like MGS, stealth. Like you can hide in a box or barrel and an enemy will run by and you just take shots at his melon. Really its one of the best online games out there, but you have to give it a chance. Sorry for that life story of a comment
10/10 is the least what it should get, it should get 11/10!!
You really wouldn't care if the game got 8/10? The thread would have 300 comments of mostly 360 fans taunting the game and probably saying it would've gotten a 10 if it was on the 360 lol...I'm glad as hell it got a 10, it should keep this thread peaceful.
If MGS4 got 8/10 sure i'd be a bit like...(wtf?), but so many of my favourite games have received crap scores. For instance on ps1 there's a game called Fantastic Four. Now i won't lie, yes that game is garbage, yet i absolutely love it. I can see why IGN gave it a 4/10 but i laugh my ass off whenever im playing it, the musics brilliant, the characters are 2D in a 3D world...the game stinks but i love it. And thats why reviews don't matter. I know what the MGS series means to me, and no-one elses opinion (aka reviews) will change that. Resistance and Heavenly Sword...what scores did they get 8/10 and 7/10 respectively if i remember. So...i guess they're gonna be a little duff then. Uh no, i love both games. Resistance's gameplay is some of the best i've ever played, i love the weapons. And Heavenly Sword is epic, if a tad repetitve. If people listen to reviews too much, they will miss out on so many good games PS. some games get 10/10's when they don't deserve it frankly. Yet some games which i feel should have like Final Fantasy VII didn't get across the board 10/10's. It's each to his own, by my taste in games is different to others which is why i don't always follow reviews. If i did, i'd have missed out on some of the titles that are classics to me. MGS4 is no exception ---- ps. you know how i feel about xbox fans talking shat about the ps3 lol. I'd be in my element if that ever happened "it would've gotten a 10 if it was on the 360" -you missed out a word there. It should read, "it would've gotten 10 discs if it was on the 360" take it easy
lol shadow, thats the spirit :P
im all for this game, please dont get me wrong.... but doesnt this go back to the whole discussions earlier about how it seems no game should get a 10/10 when we were all talking about GTA4. i know this will be better than gta but its the same principle about calling a game "perfect", how will we score future games if this one is perfect yet others come along down the road being better?
10 does NOT mean perfect! It means extremely well executed. What's the point of having a 10 point system if 10's don't exist? It's like never giving out 4 star ratings for film because the "perfect" movie can't exist. Should 10's be rare? Yes. Should they never be given out? No.
Watch GT and GS give MGS4 like a 9.2 or something lol.
OXM will give this 1/10 lol. I definitely think this should be GOTY and not GTA4, even though GTA4 will probably get higher sales.
...and I'm starting to get withdrawals, 1 More Month Aaaaaahhhh!!
$10 says this game will only get 10's from Sony affiliates, like OPM, Gamesradar, PSU, and if Shane Bettenhausen does a review EGM. The MG series is way over-rated.
i want this game as much as the next man .i bought a ps3 4 mgs4 but cmon review 4 who for feckin ants!! i just hope the single player is better than the beta ive been playing cus thats less than impressive.that said sing plyr looks top from what ive seen . enuf poxy posts like this tho grrrrrrrrr
awesome i hope mgs continues to get good reviews, i havnt got a ps3 yet but this is one of the games i was waiting for, now that theres more top quality exclusives coming out for the console im finding more and more reasons to pick one up, also nice to see that its not full of 360 fans in here moaning about the game, i do find it a bit sad when i check comments on storys about gears and banjo just to find the ps3 fanboys taking full controll and bashing every aspect of the games. both consoles are pulling out the big guns at the moment and im glad to see the return of MGS, i would get a ps3 for that game alone
of the Xbox 360 is only a month away!
lol, funny. So wrong on so many levels. Can`t wait for this game, great score and surely a game of the year contender.
x360 died when GTA4 was launched
two disconnected fanbots, enjoy your imaginary world where only one consoles exists, and others die even though 3 million plus bought GTA 4 on boths consoles.
Poor poor MS they've been outsold the whole 2008 and the true @ss whooping has yet to begun.
sorry, make that three disconneted fanboys. lol
Montrealien look like there's actually only one disconneted fanboy here.
My question to you, Montrealian, is why do you bother coming to the open zone? I mean if you dislike fanboys why are you here? Is it because you enjoy calling other people fanboys and getting into arguments? Doing THAT, is almost worse than all the bashing the fanboys do in here. There is no need for it, they know they are fanboys, thats why THEY are in the OPEN ZONE. My suggestion to you is to leave the open zone and its fanboys and stay in the Gamer Zone. You will have a much more civil discussion there.
couldn't say it better. bubbles++;
i wish the review was more in-depth
MGS4 = Masterpiece!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The definition of perfection.
MGS4 is the final nail in the coffin of x360 MGS4 and PS3 FTW
How can the 360 almost be dead if it's still ahead of ps3 in sales???? for now anyway
10/10 was to be expected, especially from the Official PS mag. Lets see if MGS can keep it up. I have no doubt this will be a 10/10 for me :)
I predict a 9.5 (average)
actually OPM are very critical to a lot of PS3 games. check their reviews of all the ps3 exclusives if you don't believe me.
Oh, I don't doubt it. But I couldnt blame them for being slightly bias, especially as they're probably all big MGS fans.
Ive only known OPM give out 3 10/10s to ps3 games. COD4, GTAIV and now MGS4. COD & GTA were deserving imo.
they gave gow2 8/10 resistance 7/10
woo-hoo. Not that it was ever in question. Just means that we're ever closer to a REAL game.
HAHAHHAHAHAHAHA RIGH FROM THE OFFCIAL PLAY MAGAZINE HAHAH i excpect a lot of 8s for this gqme a lot the maximum this game will get is a 9 from none sony mags . not to mention gears of war 2 is comign this year and makes this game look pale i thougth the ps3 had great graphics capabiltys why does a game coming out this year called gears 2 look far more adncaced than all ps3 games comign out thisyear and prolly next ?
i was going to insult you then i thought "no wait, il just let the pain of not being able to play mgs4 eat you away" its not our fault your mom spent all her money on your trailer so you could only get the core 360
adncaced, is that supposed to say ADVANCED??? Look, that was just one butchered word in your totally butchered post. You remind me of that dumb kid named poo, wait, are you the same person? Makes sense, you both are fúcking retarded.
One day, i will look back on these most uncertain times and remeber the light that was shed so to guide us weak and weary gamers to salvation. And to deliver us from wasting $60 bucks on pieces of crap games out there when we could be offered something better...or something best. MGS
...As time rolls on, I get older The World grows darker and the PS3 gets better & stronger.
I am more interested to see the review of 1up, Gamespot and Gametrailers. hehe
I personally think this mag's reviews are of the hihgest calibre. They're witty, but not offtopic, they tell you what you need to know, rather than concentrating on boring aspects of the game, and they're pretty much always spot-on. Though I would disagree with their 9/10 reviews of Ratchet and Uncharted.
it will average 1.4/100 over those three sites.
If Greg Kasavin were still at Gamespot, he'd give MGS4 its justified score
Not GameSpot, they've lost all crediblity. IGN, GameSpy, EuroGamer and maybe GI and GT for me. crunchie101, I fully agree with you except for Ratchet which I believe deserved that 9. Greg Kasavin... wish he hadn't gone. After his departure, one of the best game review sites ever became one of the worst.
@ 5.4 yeah have to agree after certain reviews done by gamespot they are off my christmas list. some of the reviews they have done have been absolute balls.
I can see gametrailers giving it a 8.5 or something. Maybe they'll say that the grass is not swaying in a realistic manner or something. At least they can't blame it on "TOO good graphics" like they did on the Crysis review.
Will use component cables, turn the contrast all the way up, have the entire TV tweaked to ass, and then continue to play in 480i, while recording it a cellphone. So they can put it on the internet saying it looks like crap. Also the player will run around in circles and shoot at random things and die a lot just to say the gameplay is garbage.
gametrailers will probaby say this game is a must have....................:.:... ........ On the 360 -.- since they apparently don't know which games belong to which console...
Edit: Srry double post
I am also looking forward that somebody will count the pixel or whatever of MGS4 to know its native resolution!
that says alot,,,This game will rock big timeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.
Never saw it coming.
wow if this gets a low score from sites like IGN and Gamespot yea right will see 9.5 maybe 9.6 PP say one word i no u are begging for this game
The only thing that has dampened my excitement for this game is the massive spoiler that was on this site a bit ago and has sicne been removed. Still, luckily the evidence for the spoiler was inconclusive enough to make me able to regard it as a wild rumour, and I hope that somehow I'll forget about it by release-time
And you shouldnt either. I dont want some asshat to ruin this game for me. It must be fresh when I play the game.
Yeah but only thing is the spoiler was in the frikin title!
^^^ yes. thankyou. It was a dark day for spoiling. Still nothing is confirmed. nothing is confirmed.
look at GTA IV (even though it did live up to its hype)...im sure it will have some flaws, that gamers will find..but oh well..i wonder will it brek the $150 mark...good luck
Yes but a 10/10 doesn't mean perfect. These journalists have assigned themselves a 1-10 scale and each score is there to be used. It's like films - a 5 star review doesn't mean it's perfect, just that it has exceeded expectations
@ crunchie101 what you say is true, but try telling that to some of the people on this site. According to them, 10/10 means the game is perfect including no technical issues... which just is not possible. According to them no game is a 10/10, but i bet that half of them will say MGS is a 10/10 game. lets wait and see, after all look at how everyone is slamming gta 4, but the reviews said it was 10/10... one of the best games ever.
Not a big surprise. What do you expect from an exclusive review. But I do see this becoming a trend with the average being in the low to mid 9's although I'm sure there will be a 8 or lower somewhere. There always is.