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Ten Years Later, Snake Eater is Still the Best in the Metal Gear Solid Franchise

In the next entry of this ongoing series, Stephen from Leviathyn looks back on his one of his favorite PlayStation 2 games, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

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Snookies12897d ago

I loved MGS 3, but in terms of rating the MGS franchise... Mine would go like this:

1. MGS 1
2. MGS 4
3. MGS 3
4. MGS 2

Although it's like comparing diamonds and rubies. They're all freaking amazing, so there's really not much difference in which is placed higher. Just my personal preference. :]

clide88897d ago

1 was definitely great, and a very close second to me. I had a lot of qualms with 2 and 4, and never actually made it through Portable Ops. I mean to revisit the entire series soon and tackle the games I've missed (the original Metal Gears, Portable Ops, Peace Walker).

BiggCMan897d ago

As someone who did just that last Summer, starting from the original Metal Gear, all the way to Peace Walker (only missed Portable Ops because it is inaccessible to me). My order would be (though I truly love them all as close to equal as possible).

1. MGS4 (remains my greatest game ever made)
2. Peace Walker
3. MGS1
4. MGS2
5. MGS3 (GASP!! IS HE CRAZY??)

Excluded Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 because they are just too different. However, being the age they are, they were a blast to play even in 2013, and quite challenging.

So that's my opinion, with every single game FRESH in my memory from last Summer. Before I did that, I probably would have put MGS3 a bit higher due to old memories.

But replaying it, it was a pretty slow story over all in comparison to PW which took place in a similar era, but moved along better for me than 3.

I am slightly biased towards the present day games though, I like them better in general, over the Cold War era games. But Peace Walker combined with Phantom Pain could easily change that.

dcj0524896d ago

Metal Gear 2 was so awesome. Although the backtracking was retarted. In terms of MGS mines is like this
1.MGS 2
2.MGS 1
3.MGS 3
4.MGS 4

IIC0mPLeXII897d ago

I don't know what it is with peace walker I cannot get into it. It doesn't feel like a metal gear. I don't know why.

chrissx897d ago

I agree with the writer, Snake eater hands down is the best MGS game 2 date. and that soundtrack!

Truway897d ago

Peace Walker
Mgs3
Mgs1
Mgs2
Mgs4

SolidDuck897d ago

I don't know which ones my favorite but def not 3. Prob between 1 and 4 for me.

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