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No game series is more overrated then MGS

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User Info: BosSBaer

BosSBaer
3 years ago#31
Twin Snakes on GCN, enough said.
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User Info: Habefiet

Habefiet
3 years ago#32
JerichoDarkstar posted...

Fact: "MGS is a good game series and a lot of people really do like it as much as they say they do."


You again?

>.>

You can't do this. You can't factually state that subjective material is good. You just can't. Is Twilight good? It's one of the best-selling book/movie series of all time. Tons of people love it to pieces. Is it objectively good on that basis?

User Info: EvilCactus

EvilCactus
3 years ago#33
Metal Gear Solid is a prime example of a series that has failed to keep up with modern storytelling techniques. The first MGS on the PSX was groundbreaking because it had lengthy cutscenes and voice acting, things that were not very well heard of at the time. Even though the quality of the writing and acting is awful in retrospect, the young children who played it didn't notice because they were enthralled by the lengthy unsubtle exposition, flashy action scenes, and Saturday morning cartoon characters.

In this day and age, storytelling in games had grown up, thanks to the likes of Irrational, Valve, Obsidian, Rockstar, and CD Projeckt RED. However, Kojima Productions has yet to evolve, as modern day MGS games still rely on this Michael Bay style of storytelling, resulting in Metal Gear Solid 4 being one of the worst sequels in gaming history.
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velvet_hammer
3 years ago#34
Necroo is notorious for terrible taste move on.. Hes also a lier
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bmagic3
3 years ago#35
I guess its kinda like why people praise Lord of the rings when personally, I thought it was a terrible trilogy. But those who were interested in it from the beginning will always give praise to it....I think MGS Is similar in that aspect. If u didn't grow up with it and know what ties into each game, it may not be appreciated as much. We enjoyed the controls back then because nothing really played like it AT THE TIME but ill admit it does play outdated now. But its not enough to NOT enjoy the experience
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User Info: kel25

kel25
3 years ago#36
EvilCactus posted...
Metal Gear Solid is a prime example of a series that has failed to keep up with modern storytelling techniques. The first MGS on the PSX was groundbreaking because it had lengthy cutscenes and voice acting, things that were not very well heard of at the time. Even though the quality of the writing and acting is awful in retrospect, the young children who played it didn't notice because they were enthralled by the lengthy unsubtle exposition, flashy action scenes, and Saturday morning cartoon characters.

In this day and age, storytelling in games had grown up, thanks to the likes of Irrational, Valve, Obsidian, Rockstar, and CD Projeckt RED. However, Kojima Productions has yet to evolve, as modern day MGS games still rely on this Michael Bay style of storytelling, resulting in Metal Gear Solid 4 being one of the worst sequels in gaming history.


I agree with this. One of the reasons why I loved MGS is that it was such a unique experience. Especially because of extremely unique things like the Psycho Mantis boss fight. The story had a lot of problems but I was able to easily overlook them because the game was such a unique experience.

As the series went on the cracks in the wall started to show. I was less captivated by the gameplay and became more aware of the problems with the story.

Not to mention our likes and dislikes change over the years. What was an amazing or dull story to a younger you may be the opposite to an older you.

User Info: Iamthekuzalol

Iamthekuzalol
3 years ago#37
Overrated? Nope, it deserves the popularity and acclaims. Overrated series would be FF, GoW, COD, Assassin Creed, etc.

User Info: BruceWayneJr

BruceWayneJr
3 years ago#38
Can I have that overrated, worthless game disc that you'll probably never play again? :)

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arclouks_x
3 years ago#39
Killah Priest posted...
Thats cool, personally I love them.


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necro00
3 years ago#40
velvet_hammer posted...
Necroo is notorious for terrible taste move on.. Hes also a lier


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