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Submitted by leonHurley 1123d ago | news

Hideo Kojima remembers Metal Gear Solid 4

It was no longer surprising when MGS4 came and blew us away with how pretty it looked, given that all the previous games had done likewise, but apparently even that didn’t satisfy its perfectionist creator. “It sounds strange saying this now, but I feel we didn’t achieve all that I wanted to do with 4,” Kojima says. (Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

stonecold3  +   1123d ago
good game mgs4 best game i played this gen and what up with the tab mgs4 does not exist on pc or 360 its ps3 excluisve game they should removed 360 and pc from tab
Commander_TK  +   1123d ago
How would any1 even forget the best game ever made?
BlmThug  +   1123d ago
Thats is your opinion and I respect it but I disagree with you. Its far from being the best game ever made. Its predecessors were a lot better especially MGS3.
guitarded77  +   1123d ago
Well, he forgot to give a trophy patch for it :/
dantesparda  +   1123d ago
"Well, he forgot to give a trophy patch for it :/ "

Amen to that brother!
AngryTypingGuy  +   1123d ago
Hideo Kojima remembers Metal Gear Solid 4.

I remember it too.
colombiankilla01  +   1122d ago
This game was the whole reason I got a PS3 back then! Thanks to the MGS franchise, Goldeneye and Pokemon on the Gameboy color I became a hardcore gamer!
Xof  +   1123d ago
I think I was blown away first and foremost by how awful the writing was, long before the graphics had a chance to impress me.
P_Bomb  +   1123d ago
Beat the game in two long marathon sessions back in '08. Just had to keep going, heh. Good times.
Chapulin  +   1123d ago
A classic.
LiamIRL82  +   1123d ago
I'm probably going to get blasted for saying this but I hated MGS4 & this comes from an MGS fan since the first one. Those overly long cutscenes, weak story & that awful mission where you had to tail that guy for what seemed like hours.

I will give credit to that scene on the river with ocelot where he forces his enemies to kill themselves, that was amazing.
christheredhead  +   1123d ago
That was an awesome scene, but going back to shadow moses topped any and everything. That part was just unbelievable.
vyke3  +   1123d ago
microwave corridor, 'nuff said.
Seventh_Blood_Reborn  +   1123d ago
Personally, the best game I ever played.

A unique experience, I can not thank Kojima enough.

*bows in Japan direction*
Undeadwolfy  +   1123d ago
Thats my view as well. Best game i've ever played. Good times.
Darth Stewie  +   1123d ago
My favorite part in this game is *spoiler Alert* The Microwave
unknownhero1123  +   1123d ago
I remeber that scene, my poor finger!
Fez  +   1123d ago
I'd be more surprised if he forgot metal gear solid 4.
Baka-akaB  +   1123d ago
It was truly an excellent way to end the solid saga .
Horny  +   1123d ago
Loved the game. Favorite game this gen followed by the uncharted trilogy.
DFresh  +   1123d ago
Metal Gear Solid 4 was the only game I played in that series.
Eventually I need to pick up the Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection.
It sucks that Konami didn't come out with a patch for trophies in MGS4.
:/
MetalProxy  +   1123d ago
I remember that game and plan on playing it again very soon when I finish playn through the MGS collection. I also remember tons of n4g articles saying it was going to be on the threesixty...
Akth8r  +   1123d ago
I need to play this game again when i have time. I just opened up the case and saw the thick manual with great art. All we get today are two-three pages of rubbish.
AMD_CROSSFIRE_FTW  +   1123d ago
YEP...
5 hours of gameplay
20 hours of cutscenes
Best ps3 movie EVER!!!
RememberThe357  +   1123d ago
Oh HA! That was a joke right?

In fact your sarcasm is faulty here because it's true. It was the first Metal Gear I'd ever played and it is still one of the best games I've ever played. Long cut scenes doesn't make a game bad. It's telling that the only thing people can bring up negatively about this game is that it had long cut scenes. You can't talk about anything else because there is nothing else you can bring up, everything else was near perfect, and no other game this gen has achieved that.
Akiba96  +   1123d ago
That stupid argument is so god damn old. MGS games have always had great stories that were developed by the cut scenes. yea there are alot of them but that is what gives you necessary character development and plot development. The whole "who wants to play a game with tons of cutscenes" bullshit is stupid. It's like saying "yea The Lord of the Rings sucked because like only 30 minutes of it was fighting scenes and the rest was boring talking and traveling scenes."
sonicsidewinder  +   1123d ago
Games brought many a tear to my face, from ages 8 through to 18.

Still brings tears to my face.

Just an outright classic.
WikusVanDeMerwe  +   1123d ago
MGS4 was the best movie in my life. I played that sucker 3 times in a row when I got it and would play it again.
byrnezy  +   1123d ago
MGS3 is still my outright favourite game of all time, but man MGS4 was a classic, can't wait for MGS HD Collection to be released in EU

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