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Old Man Snake Still Has The Moves – Metal Gear Solid 4 Review

METAL GEAR SOLID 4 (2008) – KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS

This old man will still kick your ass given the chance
This old man will still kick your ass given the chance

Five years after its initial release, Metal Gear Solid 4 remains one of the crowning glories of what the PS3 is capable of. It is however one of those titles which sadly, due to the personal lack of a PS3, has passed me by for several years. Happily, a friend of mine invited me to play the game over a series of weekends at the end of last year so I could see exactly what I’ve missed. The result was quite the experience, but even now as I write this review I can’t decide on what description best represents Hideo Kojima’s masterpiece – is it one of the most ambitious games ever made, or is it a Hollywood film with occasional player interaction? Continue reading Old Man Snake Still Has The Moves – Metal Gear Solid 4 Review

Metal Gear Solid 4 Gets Trophy Support…Four Years Later

In a move that has taken four years to come around, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots will soon be getting trophy support on PS3. As part of a move to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Metal Gear franchise, the game will be re-released at a super low budget price featuring the trophy support – existing owners of the game will be able to download a patch off the Playstation Network that will have the same results. We don’t know what the trophies will actually be, but if the trophies from the recent Metal Gear Solid HD Collection are to be taken as a base, expect some standard story progression rewards along with some fun challenges.

So, the fans have been appeased, and you now have a reason to go back and play a title that is regarded as one of the highlights of this generation. Everybody wins.