It was on this day that we stepped into the boots of Naked Snake in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, bringing together so many bits and pieces of a 20-year legacy and revealing it all in one amazing prequel.
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It was on this day in 2001 that we jumped in expecting another adventure with our favorite spy-soldier Solid Snake, and instead were shocked to find a game that cast him supporting alongside newcomer Raiden.
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Each of these former bad guys has a distinct place in gaming history, let alone a memorable part in their own contained universe. These are the best bad guys turned good.
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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is a lot of things beyond simply being a good game. It was meant to be a definitive final chapter well after an assumed final chapter had been written. It was the intersection of over twenty years of complex...
Despite straying lightly from its cinematic and espionage-centered roots, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker managed to be something uniquely interesting that would have an effect on future titles in the series. Today marks its release on shelves in North America back in 2010.
The Metal Gear series has been one of the premier franchises in gaming for nearly two decades, but it wasn’t always sitting on top of the industry. The late 1980s and early 1990s in particular were a confusing time for the budding franchise. One prime example of that was Snake’s Revenge, which arrived on United States shelves in 1990 today. The game wasn’t awful. In fact, it was quite a serviceable action title for the NES, but it’s somewhat shady production, combined with somewhat absurd publishing made for a game that would eventually drive Hideo Kojima to create a true sequel to the original Metal Gear.
Everyone has their personal favorites when it comes to Metal Gear characters, and the debates between friends and fans could rage for hours over which was the best. But why get into a tiff with your besties when you can just let us do all the heavy lifting?
The creator of the Metal Gear Solid series, Hideo Kojima, looks back at the impact his games have had on his coworkers and fans in a heartfelt debriefing video.