The absolute worst controls for any game I have ever played. Unimpressed by the graphics and dreary colors. Please explain why I can't aim my gun at at enemy while I'm walking around. I played it for about 1 hour and back in the envelop. I don't know who is hyping up this game but it blows.
posted by Bobaganoosh (PLAQUEMINE, LA) Mar 7, 2013
Member since Oct 2012
Don't let what other people say about the controls turn you away from this. There's really nothing wrong with them. It's 3'rd person for the most part. You have the option of going 1'st person at times though. But, this game is absolutely amazing. It comes with two of the BEST Metal Gear games ever made to date, Sons of Liberty and Snake Eater. Snake Eater takes place sometime around the Cold War and revolves around the first Metal Gear so to say and what not, while Sons of Liberty takes place in 2009 with a great story as well. These games are stealth action, so you can literally complete these games without killing anyone. Literally. The way you do this is going throgh the entire game only using a tranq gun, knocking people out. Even the boss battles, you can kill them with the tranq gun. The graphics are perfectly great in my opinion. Keep in mind though that these games were made back in early 2000's. Even so, they're still amazing.
Overall, if you're a Metal Gear fan or even wanting to get into the series, I strongly suggest buying this game. You get two of the best Metal Gear games all in one package. If you're iffy about it, rent it. I promise you'll enjoy it!
Here are two of the absolutely best games of all time in one package. I would suggest you start with MGS3 first then play MGS2 next as that is the correct time line. These games are beyond classics in the gaming world, the are legendary. The storyline is one that is emotionally involving and very relevant in our troubling times these days. Both Solid Snake and his father Big Boss are hero's for the ages, men that hold true the values that many of us have forgotten.
Anyway, looking beyond the amazing and deep storylines these games contain, you'll find some of the, no... THE best stealth action gameplay out there. MGS series is responsible for the stealth gameplay that many games try to replicate. Aiming on the vita is a little wonky but once you get used to it this will be a void problem. Along with the great story and gameplay is the music. Harry Gregson Williams (protege of Hans Zimmer) scored both of these games and the music is in a class of it's own, legendary, just like the games themselves. For people like me who played these games on release date, we can't hear these themes without a slight tear forming in our eyes. Yes, IT'S THAT GOOD!
Where would great games and characters like these get with terrible voice acting? Not all that far... thankfully the voice actors for these games are the best of the best. David Hayter in particular brings Snake and Big Boss to life with the chilling emotion of a world weary, war torn man pushed to the edge.
Bottom line: Two of the best games of all time in one package... like I already said. Don't listen to the one review here complaining about controls... take the time to master the controls like any real gamer would and you'll find that these games are the reason why we are gamers. This is the stuff of legend in the gaming world.