Split-screen.com: "It's one thing to pin a thought based on something that Hideo Kojima kind of, sort of, maybe alluded to. Case in point, the cybernetic ninja version of Raiden rumoured as the protagonist of the Next Metal Gear Solid. However, when it comes to deciding what Kojima's next magnum opus should have, much less fix from Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots? Not so easy. Understandable, since Kojima and his team have built a rep for turning the expectations of fans upside-down, then inside-out and finally injecting it with FOXDIE. After looking over the basic genesis of Metal Gear Solid's gameplay over the years, along with some of the more nagging problems that remained up till MGS4, we list 5 features that the Next Metal Gear Solid must have."