We’ve finally reached the end (for now?) of our Metal Gear series retrospective.
In the epic conclusion to our six part Metal Gear 25th Anniversary series Leon, Tony and Jay review 2008’s spectacular but polarising Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. A prematurely ageing Snake is sent by the UN to the war-torn Middle East in pursuit of Liquid who still plans to enslave the world. Cameos, Easter eggs, fan-service and inordinately long cut-scenes abound in what to some is Kojima’s creative apex but others his self-indulgent nadir? This Issue of course features selections from the stirring MGS4 original soundtrack and as usual we also take your correspondence on the game along with your Three Word Reviews.
Music used in this show is as follows:
1: Old Snake by Harry Gregson-Williams
2: Desperate Chase by Harry Gregson-Williams
3: The Best is Yet to Come by Rika Muranaka
4: Father and Son by Harry Gregson-Williams
Cane and Rinse 49 was edited by Jay Taylor
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Josh dives into the confusing narrative of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots:
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