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Ranking Hideo Kojima's 8 Metal Gear Games

IGN

With the release of The Phantom Pain nearly upon is, we decided to take a look back at the iconic games in the series that Hideo Kojima himself has directed and see how they stack up against one-another. Though there are dozens of strange portable games, card battlers, remakes, and action-oriented offshoots to the series, we decided to focus on the core eight games that Kojima had full control of. We all adore games like Ghost Babel and Revengeance, but we left them off the list due to their limited Kojima development. On the dawn of the arrival of his ninth and final Metal Gear games, here are his current eight, ranked.

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ArchangelMike1138d ago

MGSV is about to take the crown.

breakpad1138d ago

..MGS3 was conceived originally on PS2 not PS3 , they r wrong there...as for the best i say from story and direction perspective-> MGS 1 (the most serious one)... but the best combination of story , mechanics , graphics and gameplay is MGS3

bradleejones1138d ago

I think you're right... Gonna be epic.

Epicor1138d ago

My personal list (of what I've played):
1. MGS3
2. MGS
3. MGS4
4. MGS2
5. MGS GZ

I've got a good feeling about MGS5 (excluding Konami nonsense).

just_looken1138d ago (Edited 1138d ago )

Correct me of i am wrong but is there not 13 games? 14 with the phantom pain.

Metal gear

metal gear 2

metal gear solid 1-4

metal gear solid peace walker

metal gear solid portable ops 1 and 2

metal gear acid 1 and 2

metal gear solid on the gameboy color

metal gear solid twin snakes.

metal gear solid ground zeros well skip its a tech demo.

solidsnake2221137d ago

These eight were directed by Kojima and therefore found to be canon. There are some arguments to be made for portable ops, but this is the undeniable list.

LAWSON721138d ago (Edited 1138d ago )

Just got the legacy collection, hopefully I have time to play them again

Stringerbell1138d ago

Its a great collection minus the fact Twin Snakes is missing. Lots of fans like to tip their nose to that game but personally I love it. And its a damn shame that besides emulation we will never see an official HD remaster or re-release of the game.

Barnaby-Jones1138d ago

I will always love MGS3! I've played through it so many times.

Captain_Wormy1138d ago (Edited 1138d ago )

Where the hell is Portable Ops? I personally liked MGSPO a lot more than Peace Walker.

SolidGear31138d ago

Kojima didn't even like Portable Ops. I'm not judging because it's the one MGS I haven't played.

bradleejones1138d ago (Edited 1138d ago )

Opinions vary... But 4, 2, 3, PW, 1, snakes revenge. Never played the original. Edit. Never cared for portable ops.

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