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Submitted by SUP3R 2474d ago | review

VG-Reloaded: Metal Gear Solid 4 Review

Chances are that by now you've seen most MGS 4 reviews, some are near perfect at 10 while others are less gracious and gave them somewhere in the area of 8-9, which is still high but for a game of this magnitude, one can't help thinking that it's more of an insult to what could be the biggest game of all time.

Hideo Kojima more or less created the stealth genre, and without Metal Gear there would probably not be a Hitman or a Splinter Cell. Kojima has worked wonders with the franchise and pulls off a compelling and dignified way to end the saga of Solid Snake. (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, PS3) 9.8/10

Axe99  +   2474d ago
Lowest MGS4 Score Ever!
9.8/100 eh? Of course, it's just a typo and I'm just having a lark.
PoSTedUP  +   2474d ago
end of act 4 = 28:37:56 total. so far. o.O
DontH8DPlayaH8DConsl  +   2474d ago
I was just thinking how did the meta score go down?
& then I see it got 9.8/100 that probably has something to do with it! update your review
PimpHandHappy  +   2474d ago
act 5 towards the end
fighting mantis

24 hours i think

My next run will be slower. More sneaky. I was blowing through this game just to get to the cut scenes.

this game has blown my mind for every one of those 24 hours
PoSTedUP  +   2474d ago
cool
i was savoring every last minute of it.

have you gotten the mk.23 original mgs1 pistol? when you go back to shadow moses?
DontH8DPlayaH8DConsl  +   2474d ago
fellas fellas
how bout you guys pm some of those minor, minor spoilers to each other! Some people want every second to be a surprise!
SacT0wnF1n3st  +   2474d ago
LOL 9.8/100...Man with this score it sure will bring the average on metacritic/gamerankings down. *wink* *wink*
doshey  +   2474d ago
WTF HOW DO U GIVE IT A 9.8/100 U GUYS ARE CRAZY

why i get a disgree it was sarcasm people god i know it is a typo
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leeger  +   2474d ago
how come we still have not receive any news like MGS4 runnning on 640p or something?
Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   2473d ago
Because it DOES NOT run at 640p.
lib9  +   2474d ago
9.8/100 WTF?!
An xbot wrote that review. FOSHO
ar  +   2474d ago
I like the fact that the game upscales to 1080p even if it's not the native resolution. Makes me able to use the pixel mapping feature on my tv. More games need this.
Close_Second  +   2474d ago
I am going to get bagged for this...
...but Metal Gear Online is a poor attempt at taking the franchise on-line. I have tried playing it and if its not lag that contributes to your downfall then its some guy who has already mastered the control scheme and is able to wipe you out with a headshot before you have even fired your first round. Sure, I'll admit I am not all that good at the game but the difficulty level and the quirks of MGO don't inspire me to want to go back for more. I mean, what is with:

- The seemingly sluggish controls.
- The way you get hit that you character comes to a stop for a brief moment.
- The way that the game is nothing but a snipe fest for campers.
- Another next-gen lobby system where you have no idea what your ping rate is. For goodness sake Sony (and MS), develop a generic lobby system or set of criteria that all multiplayer enabled games should comply with. Base it on the multiplayer lobby used for Halo 3 as that would provide a fantastic start!
- The rediculous hit system. Head shot = instant kill but anywhere else and you almost have to use an entire clip to take someone out! This might not be so bad if it were not for the last-gen control scheme. Maybe if you were using a keyboard and mouse but it feels clumsy when using the Sixaxis controller.

Sure there is some depth to the game with upskilling your character and weapons but the gameplay itself feels like something that should have been released with MGS3.

My take on MGS4...Single Player 9.8/10, Multiplayer 6/10.
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STARS  +   2474d ago
MGO isn't very n00b friendly, I found that out right away in the beta. After spending some time with it and leveling up my character's skills, I started owning face. Yes, headshots are key and your guy seems sluggish at first. It also isn't CoD4 or Resistance, so maybe the game simply isn't for you.

And lol @ 9.8/100, the game's a little better than that. =P
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hay  +   2473d ago
Am I the only one who saw 9.8/10?
It's more acceptable than 10 IMO.

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