mgs 4

  • Penny-Arcade pokes fun at 'outrage' over MGS 4 not getting perfect score from GameTrailers

    Penny-Arcade’s war against the stupidity of game reviews, and people’s reaction to them, continues. Some folks are outraged, apparently, that Metal Gear Solid 4 only received a 9.3 from GameTrailers, calling the score “appalling.” Penny-Arcade reminds us that, shucks, some things in life are more important, more deserving of the adjective “appalling,” and… Read More

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 gets rare perfect score from Famitsu magazine


    See? Four 10s Metal Gear Solid 4 has received a perfect score from lauded Japanese gaming mag Famitsu. Yes, the game with the horribly long cutscenes got a 40/40, joining the ranks of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Vagrant Story. (Now there’s a great game, Vagrant Story. It was like literature.) But do reviews even matter these days? Look at GTA IV. The game got perfect scores… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: MGS 4: 90-minute cutscenes, 4.6GB HDD install

    Here’s some fodder for the entertaining yet utterly pointless console wars. It seems, according to one lonely photo posted on Flickr, that Metal Gear Solid 4 requires a 4.6GB hard drive install. Horrors! Right? Oh, it gets better, haters! UK mag PSW, in its review of the game, says that it has cutscenes that border on the 90-minute mark. No, not a grand total of 90 minutes worth of… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: The most in-depth MGS 4 feature you'll ever read

    Edge, the expensive yet professionally unmatched British gaming mag, calls Metal Gear Solid 4 “a bang of a finale, not a whimper.” High praise that should put to end any “but will the game be good?” speculation. Like last month’s expansive GTA IV preview (which I bought at Barnes and Noble last week, along with that 2600), Edge devotes several thousand… Read More