Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Features for PS3

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What we said: LittleBigPlanet may well save the PS3 (if it indeed needs saving), it may be the most creative game of all time, it could well usher in a new era of user-generated gaming, and has a chance of bringing about a 2D platforming renaissance, but all those things are down to you. The game Media Molecule has created won't do these things alone, but if gamers create the levels we think they're capable of, we might be looking at one of the most important games this console generation has seen. As it stands it's an entertaining platfomer, highly polished training tool and potential gateway to greatness. We're hoping it will end up being much more.

1. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Konami - PS3

What we said: Metal Gear Solid 4 had a lot to live up to and it's done so brilliantly. It's a game that will go down in history as one of the most ambitious and cinematic ever made, but also, finally, and more importantly, it will go down as a MGS game with gameplay that doesn't polarise opinion. It's not without it problems, most notably in the change of pace in the last third and the often laborious cut scenes (if you could play even half of its best cinematic moments MGS4 would wipe the floor with the best games we've ever seen), but MGS fans won't care.

Agree? Disagree? What are your picks for best PS3 and PSP games of 2008? Let us know in the comments section below.

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tcrocks98

looks cool
Posted 17:30 on 08 February 2009
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"no way man, where's mirrors edge, where's resistance 2?"
First one not exclusive, latter is on page 2. Read the articale before you post? :P (also, game being too long? you try to finish them in one sitting or something? nothing wrong with having a smackload of content(unless the game is boring, and then the game has bigger issues than it's lenght))

Cute trick on the title, I came here thinking "10 good ps3 exclusives, this i gotta see" and half of them were psp titles. Still, the title did say "playstation" without the three.
Then again, x360 list had lips and 2 multiplatforms, so apparently most of the great games are multiplatforms, which ofc is great for gamers :)
Posted 17:27 on 13 January 2009
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usualsuspect this is a EXCLUSIVE LIST Mirrors Edge is a multi-platform game and MGS4 is the best game EVEA! BTW wheres Disgaea or Yakuza 2 :(
Posted 04:59 on 04 January 2009
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usualsuspect

oh yeh i agree with the other guy naruto uns is a sick game why isn't that on hear? You guys are rubbish at ratting stuff! LOLLLLL just kidin ur allright, just not very good.
Posted 02:41 on 30 December 2008
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no way man, where's mirrors edge, where's resistance 2? MGS4 shouldn't even be on that list! It's way too long, i mean has anyone ever complted it? I thinck mirrors edge or crisis core should be # 1!
Posted 02:37 on 30 December 2008
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redhotchilli

i agree MGS4 is the best by far!
Posted 20:26 on 28 December 2008
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Tom

I agree with the picks especially with MGS4 at the top, my favourite game of all time!
Posted 10:56 on 28 December 2008
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David

I agree with all the picks, but it's a shame you didn't mention Persona 4.
Posted 03:18 on 28 December 2008
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Jeff

I would've put Eden instead of Monsters. Monsters is good, but I just prefer Eden so much more. But to each his own, and we all know reviews/top 10 lists/game of the year hullabaloo is all about opinion anyway.
Posted 01:25 on 28 December 2008
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Elvis

Because they have yet to play VC, and Persona 4 as well, that's why they're not on the list.
Posted 01:15 on 28 December 2008
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Diego

What?
Where are Valkyria Chronicles, Naruto UNS or GT 5 Prologue?
They are all better than PJ Monsters or Ratchet QoB.
Especially Valkyria Chronicles, it's one of the most underrated games this year.
Posted 16:48 on 27 December 2008

Game Stats

Release Date: 12/06/2008
Developer: Konami
Publisher: Konami
Genre: Stealth
No. Players: 1 + Online
Rating: BBFC 15
Site Rank: 1,770 144
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