Metal Gear Solid 4 is a huge game, but most previews have only scratched the surface. GamePro senior editor Sid Shuman has played the game: here are 25 gameplay features that surprised and delighted him.
WTF. I hope this is spoiler free?
Dont take the risk. It aint worth it. EDIT: No spoilers, but don't read it still, its a little too detailed.
Me to, if you read it, please let us know! I don't want to take the chance o_O
SPOILER FREE!! Its a really good article
Nope not spoiler free, it reveals too much IMO. i am on mgs news blockade.
oh hell to da yea! so its basically stuff we already knew, right?
lol. Yea its spoiler free... a little too detailed but i knew everything there already. Geez these 2 months are going to be horrible :(. I have to wait for spoiler free confirmation before jumping into articles. I like the part about the visuals being the best EVER lol
Its spoiler free, its just about how the game plays, graphics, sound, FPS view and stuff like that, if anything it got me more excited. read it
I don't want to get too hyped for it. Can't wait for it though.....
I'm not looking, but god it's hard not to
i won't read it. biggest surprises. yeah. like that'll go over well in the spoiler free category...
ok guys, its really nothing....it just talks about some of the coolest features the game has to offer and whatnot.....so i certify this SPOILER FREE :)
It's really quite spoiler-free. If you're really uncertain, just read all the subtitles to get an idea on what's good.
I wanna be surprised, but when I finally play the game, not read this article
wow cant wait sounds te goed voor woorden
this looks like a pretty awesome game...shame its not on the XBox 360 though...but w.e This game will probably win GOTY and its good to see the PS3 finally getting the games it deserves
That shouldn't stop you from playing it, get a PS3 for it...:P
I may be getting a PS3 in the summer because I'm doing a big renovation...but its still a big maybe...
ALMOST not a single spoiler... ALMOST
I'm sorry but to you fanboys saying Gears 2 us going to "kill the PS3" lmao.... MGS4 is sersiouly going to be a bigger and better game than Gears 2. Read the freaking previews. People are all googly eyed over this games. MGS4 is going to own ewverything. I can't wait to Killzone, Resistance and LBP tear apart Gears also. :D "Metal Gear Solid 4 gives the series its biggest visual update yet, and it's no exaggeration to say that it's easily one of the prettiest games ever made.. New-generation graphical techniques like HDR (for realistic lighting), antialiasing (for sharper visuals), and post-production filters (for color saturation effects) make Metal Gear Solid 4 an example of bleeding-edge game production. High-resolution character models add even more detail, allowing you to see skin grain and armor scratches when viewing Snake up close." Seriosuly read the whole article. They are praising EVERYTHING. MGS4 is going to get ALOT of 10's. Blu-ray disc storage: "Metal Gear Solid 4 is one of the first games to truly give the PlayStation 3's Blu-ray drive a serious workout. Using a dual layer 50GB Blu-ray disc, Metal Gear Solid 4 is easily one of the most data-intensive games ever released on any format. That translates into more game content, better-quality audio, and cleaner HD video. And to think: Kojima said that 50GB Blu-ray discs aren't big enough... "
There are TWO HarryEtTubMans?
read the previews from the people who were flown by Konami out to Kojima's secluded studio where they were wined and dined and taken to parties (Per Shane Bettenhousen 1up resident PS3 fanboy). I'm not saying that MGS4 isn't going to be awesome but I am putting it in perspective. Be careful what you say because I heard the same crap before the PS3 launched and the only thing that got torn apart were the Sony games. Had to make a second account eh? Didn't get the message the first time eh?
LMAO shut up troll. MGS4 is going to be AMAZING. It is the end to Snakes story and Kojima even said himself.... "the ending will be remembered for a long, long time." Why even comment?? Your a douche.
Seriously , Gears of War 2 will look like a cartoon if put against MGS4
...that isn't like bribing like what macroshaft did to the gaylo 3 reviewers. It is asian culture to treat guests very kindly for example, even letting guests use the master bedroom if there isn't another one. Shane is nothing compared to the other EGM team, they are the worst xbots like yourself.
High-resolution character models add even more detail, allowing you to see skin grain and armor scratches when viewing Snake up close. MGS4 has some of the crispest, clearest sound effects I've ever heard -- the booming gunshots will make your hair stand on end oil barrel doubles as a weapon, enabling Snake to roll over nearby enemies and send bodies flying. Metal Gear Solid 4 is a different beast, drawing its look and feel from gritty films like Children of Men and games like Gears of War. Part radar, part vision enhancer, the Solid Eye is a hugely helpful addition to Snake's inventory. When you equip it, you'll gain a radar view to help spot nearby enemies. Perhaps more important is that nearby items and humans will be highlighted for easy identification. When activated, you switch to controlling the Mk. II as it wheels through corridors. With its integrated invisibility cloak, you can send it out ahead of you as a recon bot. It also packs an electric whip that's handy for stunning nearby guards on the sly. stealth-You can also restore the armor's default hues at any time by gently shaking the controller....it's a bit like an Etch-a-Sketch. I found the octo-camo to be one of the best features in MGS4 -- it makes the stealth scenarios faster and easier. Most weapons will accept basic silencers, but others will accept recoil-control grips (these improve accuracy), flashlights (which briefly blind enemies), laser sights (improved hip-firing accuracy), and rifle scopes. bubbles
Though both MGS2 and MGS3 featured a first-person aiming mode, these were fairly clunky and inaccurate. MGS4, however, adopts a more traditional "aim down the sight" mechanic popularized by games like Call of Duty 4. If you tap Triangle while aiming, you'll switch to a fully mobile first-person perspective where you can move and shoot as in Halo or Call of Duty. If you crouch or lie down while aiming down the sight, your shots will be almost perfectly precise. This gameplay element felt particularly polished during my play session, and I found myself frequently dropping into "FPS mode." In MGS4, Snake has several new maneuvers that make sneaking easier. The first is the "inchworm," where Snake plays dead and slowly crawls across the ground. The second is the roll, which enables Snake to flip unto his back if he needs to shoot enemies or hurl grenades. The third is a revamped "wall press" that enables Snake to smoothly peek around corners and take potshots at nearby enemies. I also liked how Snake can hang over a ledge to wait for enemies to pass underneath, them swoop down for the coup de grace.
dude, not cool
i know that stuff anyway, so no real spoilers for me. but my anticipation is reaching new highs right now.
That means MGS4 will be the FPS with the most deep storyline ever! @fenderbender.. i mean putty I know dude but think about it, MGS4 has that War feel to it that the others didnt, you should do what im planning, play it how it should be played and then play the whole thing in FP. It will be a totally different game.
FPS more then I play TPS, there is no way in hell I would ever play a MGS game outside of TPS view. It will probably serve as a good tool to use every now and then though.
Wow MGS4 is goign to be mind blowing.
Yep!:) POOR xBot Slaves! :D
the grahical explannation reminds of of army of two /assasin creed tech its not speacial so as u can from thos screen shots in the link mgs 4 looks average and is very simimalr in look to assasins creed u cant even start comparing this to gears of war 1 cause gears looks better thasn this game if u dont belive me post side by side in game screens not cgi. not to mention gears of war 2 will make this game look like a ps2 game like we have seen from the screen shots from gameinformer of gears of war 2 hahahahah sony is slipping again like in 2007 they have nothing left only mgs4 this year and other games which are garbage but hyped by fanboys that no 1 cares about i can only think aobut 1 game when i think about ps3 and from previous mgs 2 and 3 im not to hyped about this 1 cause only mgs 1 ws good and that ewas a loggggg time ago .
Is suprising in this game. In a good way.
And some were saying 50GB disc is Sh!t and X360 does not need it well?
I might of missed it in the article but does it have offline multiplayer
Good article but certainly nothing new....... which is a good thing.
SNAKE HAS SEX WITH MERYL
wadda man, humping at 60 yo in the middle of a war. raw
@harryettubman dude...wtf is wrong with you...you go and attack the XBox 360 when nothing is even said about it in the article? Your such a fanboy, how about you lose about 400 pounds, get out of your mom's basement, and go talk to girls...k?
hahahaha I attend the 4th biggest college in the nation(this year)... University of South Florida Bulls in Tampa Florida... I'm good looking and was homecoming King in Highschool and started Quarterback and Runningback all 4 years. I went back and forth. I also am averaging a 3.4 right now which I intend on bringing up even more. Bro MGS4 is gonna pwn all. Thats what I'm saying. I like videogames. I was too busy in highschool drinking and acting a fool...worry about girls.. I've has so many...I'm not lieing dude I dated the homecoming biotches...yea man I tore it up and still do on occasion ;)...it just doesn't occupy my life anymore though. I care about me and now I study, do my work, play video games which I LOVE and party a little. I just dont like it anymore. I'm ok bro lol trust me.... I'm way better off than you are. My life has been and is amazing right now. Anyways... MGS4 is goign to kill EVERY action game this year exept for maybe GTA 4... which is my opinion. But its probably going to come true if the previews are anything credidble. I also cant wait to see Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 also though. MGS4 FTW.
lol...i like how your playing yourself off as the "perfect" guy but until i see any proof im not gonna believe you...anyways did you know that i am 6 foot tall, have 1 percent body fat, am a star qb for my college, i am maintaining an "A" average, and I dated jessica alba, vida guerra, candice michelle, and hayden panettiere all at the same time? Your nothing more than a fanboy, you go and blast other systems for no apparent reason. As far as Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 are concerned, they are no match for Gears of War 2. Resistance is nothing more than a rip off of Gears of War and Killzone 2 will probably just be another shooter.
I finally got by beta today! I was starting to get a little worried there. I live in Canada so there you go fellow Canadians. If you want in on the beta it's still not too late. I over heard the guy at EB talking on the phone to a customer that it might not be too late if you go tomorrow morning/afternoon. After that he says good luck finding it.
where in canada are you man?
Actually, call them first. Call all around because they got them in yesterday. I over heard the sales person say that people who pre order now and on won't get the disk.
OK THATS IT GOING TO SELL MY 360 TOMORROW
OMG how am I going to wait 2 more months for this!?
it all coming together now, the true reason why i am gamer. Im 22 now, and i can still remember where i was, and what shirt i was wearing when i first saw MGS1's demo. and i knew from day 1, that video games will always be part of my life, forever. And i dont care where you're from, what's your console of choice, and whatever other excuses you might have, This is the game that you simply have to experience, the "true poem" that syncs game and heart, the music you simply have to dance to, a revolution that you MUST be part of. this is simply the "begining of PLAYING BEYOND". you wont regret it. Im begging some of you guys, if you dont own a ps3, then rent one. if you dont have money, find a friend who owns one, this is a game that you wouldn't mind just sitting and watching it, even if you're not playing it yourself.
Metal Gear is da BOMB no matter what.
Your picture is epic. XD Anyways, mgs4 will be a great game no doubt.
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