Playstation Blog: METAL GEAR MONDAYS! The Mysterious Trailers …

The Playstation Blog writes:

In case you missed it, a mysterious Metal Gear trailer appeared online last week, recalling a famous location from MGS1. If you haven't seen it yet, just direct your attention to the videos in the blog post.

Of course, we can't go into detail about what it actually means, nor do we want to spoil anything for you here - but, please, don't let us hold back your imaginations …

Likewise, another mysterious trailer was released on April Fool's day, in "disguise" …

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From Crackle: MGS4/MGS1 teaser

From Crackle: Assassin's Solid
sonarus5689d ago

Look at how fantastic the in game graphics are. Look at how smooth the animation is. MGS4 FTMFW!!!

SIX5689d ago

It is quite lovely isn't it? I look forward to playing you Mr MGS.....Oh how I look forward to this day.

AlterEgo5689d ago

MY most anticipated game of the year. Hands down.

RecSpec5689d ago

My most anticipated game for about three years...crazy how it's only a month away.

Wildarmsjecht5689d ago

Merely saying that I want this game is an understatement. It goes past desiring this game as well. No..no. I need this game. I crave it. I...yearn for it. DAMN YOU KOJIMA!!!

Looking fantastic btw.

akaFullMetal5689d ago

wow, thats awesome looking, can't wait, and the altair suit is cool as well, funny how they are in cahoots

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One Last Smoke - The significance of Snake's cigarettes in Metal Gear Solid 4

An article looking at the symbolic meaning behind the cigarettes in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

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Hideo Kojima laments that Metal Gear Solid 4's digital battlefield 'is no longer science fiction'

Game creator Hideo Kojima is and probably will always be best-known for his creation and stewardship of the Metal Gear series at Konami, which since his departure has been more-or-less on permanent hiatus (don't mention Survive). In his almost three decades these games evolved to the point where they predicted certain problems of the information age (MGS 2), took aim at contemporary topics like Guantanamo Bay (MGS: Ground Zeroes), and ended on a profound sense of sadness about our species' inability to break the cycles of global conflict (MGS V).

It's not clear what sparked this reflection, but Kojima's been thinking about Metal Gear Solid 4, an entry that was (and unfortunately still remains) a PlayStation 3 exclusive. In that entry the player controls an aged Solid Snake in the year 2014, caught up in a civil war being fought between Private Military Companies (PMCs).

Dirty_Lemons214d ago

That was a great fucking game/ movie.

DarXyde214d ago

To this day, it's one of those games where I refuse to skip the cutscenes, no matter how many playthroughs I've done.

But if you ask me...MGS2 was bloody prophetic and has aged like fine wine. That game was blasted as the weakest entry, and yet it's so enduring. I replayed it some time last year and it was remarkable.

sadraiden213d ago

Heed not the lamentations of people that say that MGS2 is bad because of the Snake/Raiden bait and switch. Every MGS game has its own merits, and while most people consider 3 to be the best, they all shine equally in my opinion.

porkChop213d ago


I would generally agree but with the exception of MGSV. It had truly excellent gameplay/combat, but dull and largely empty open world(s), and a narrative that is literally only half finished.

I really wish Kojima hadn't tried to go open world with MGS. It just wasn't right for the series. But I get it. He didn't want to make MG anymore but he wasn't allowed to make anything else. So he had to experiment within that franchise. Still, it was the wrong direction.

Santouryuu213d ago

I have been thinking about this a lot, MGS2 being the weakest and getting blasted.
My conclusion, for some years now, it's my favorite game of the series.
Going from MGS1 to MGS2 was such a big leap, in graphics, mechanics, etc.
And now it's even more relevant for being 'bloody prophetic' as you stated.

Maybe dust of my vita and play it again...

porkChop213d ago

It's a shame we never got a remaster of MGS4. The original game only rendered at 1024x768, and it ran anywhere from like 20fps to 60fps depending on the area. A remaster could have very easily cleaned up the visuals and performance. It's such a great game. I just want to play it again but in its best possible state.

MIDGETonSTILTS17213d ago

I agree, but they did all sorts of tricks to make use of the ps3’s cell processor….they’d probably have to rebuild the game in order to make it run on another machine. And, if that involves remaking those cutscenes somehow, then itll never happen, unfortunately.