one of the best games i have ever played, honestly
posted by KevinW (MANCELONA, MI) Jun 20, 2008
Member since Jul 2006
i have always loved the mgs series, this one despite its overwhelming hype, has proved to be even more spectacular than anyone could have hoped for. there are very few games i can honestly say that have glued my eyes to the screen long enough to finish the game, then do it again 3 more times and still not want to stop. i will say that with 8 hours of cutscenes you'll want to treat it like a movie, but thats not a bad thing. the story is amazing in every sense and unless youve only got the attention span of a 5 year old you wont even notice that the cutscenes are still going. the graphics are beautiful and smooth, same with the controls. there are many callbacks to previous Metal Gear games, many of which will bring a smile to the faces of veteran players. i do have to say that my one disappointment with this game is that it seems to be easier than the previous games, in that with enough skill and patience you can gun your way through hard mode, however, extreme is still more than challenging enough that it can make up for it. the music, the gameplay, and the overall beauty of it all comes together and you are left with an amazing game, one that has a deep story as well as great gameplay. if you have a ps3, it is a crime not to buy this game. it is even more so if you dont have a ps3 and you dont buy a ps3 to play this game.