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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008)

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When the nations of the world rely upon private military companies to fight their battles for them, renegade Liquid Ocelot emerges as the head of a potent coalition of mercenary powers. Solid Snake returns to save the world once again.

Director:

Hideo Kojima

Writers:

Hideo Kojima (story), Shuyo Murata (story) | 35 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hayter ... Old Snake / Himself - Celebrity Moralist (voice)
Josh Keaton ... Ocelot (voice) (archive sound)
Peter Lurie ... Enemy Soldiers / Vulcan Raven / Genome Soldiers (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Roy Campbell (voice)
Khary Payton ... Drebin / 7th Circle - Avatar (voice)
Colleen O'Shaughnessey ... Local Boy / MGO Soldiers (voice)
Christopher Randolph ... Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich (voice)
Cristina Pucelli ... Sunny (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Naomi Hunter / Little John (voice)
Quinton Flynn ... Raiden (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Vamp (voice)
Kim Mai Guest ... Mei Ling / Body of Armor - Satisfied Customer A (voice)
James Sie ... Jonathan (voice)
Dave Fennoy ... Ed (voice)
Lara Cody Lara Cody ... Rosemary (voice)
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Storyline

In the near future, the nations of the world rely upon private military companies to fight their battles for them. When renegade super-soldier Liquid Ocelot emerges as the head of a potent coalition of mercenary powers, an aging Solid Snake returns to save the world one last time. Written by Sockatume

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A legendary soldier. A final mission. The ultimate sacrifice. See more »


Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Konami [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid 4 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Kojima Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This installment is the first game where the part of Liquid is not voiced by actor Cam Clarke. Clarke portrayed Liquid Snake in the original MGS under the name James Flinders, then again in MGS 2: Sons of Liberty and finally in MGS Twin Snakes. (His voice can however be heard in this game, if Snake kills too many people and his psyche gage drops too low.) See more »

Goofs

Mei Ling, when introduced as a Navy Captain, is wearing a uniform called (Navy) Winter Blues. This particular uniform was phased out by 31 December 2010. If the game takes place in 2014, the wear of this uniform is improper, especially by a senior officer. However the game was published in 2008, and the phase-out date and corresponding grace periods were not well-defined then. The depiction in the game is as accurate as was possible at the time. See more »

Quotes

Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: [Post credits conversation] Snake, wait up! You forgot these...
Solid Snake: No thanks. I'm quitting.
Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: Snake?
Solid Snake: These things will kill ya.
Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: Where will you go...? Our fight is finished. There's nothing left for us to do.
Solid Snake: No. There's one thing I still have to do. I have to see this age off... See what the future brings.
Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: Sounds good to me. I'll go with you.
Solid Snake: Otacon, I'm gonna be dead soon. You don't have to come.
Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: You said it yourself, Snake. There's nothing inside you can pass on to the next generation. No genes, no...
[...]
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Connections

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Soundtracks

The Best Is Yet To Come
(from Metal Gear Solid (1998))
Performed by Aoife ni Fhearraigh
Written & Produced by Rika Muranaka
Additional choral arrangement by David Downes
Words translated by Blathnaid ni Chufaigh
Recorded at 'Beech Park Studio (Ireland)
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The best game ever...
26 October 2008 | by tudyniuzSee all my reviews

Metal Gears Solid 4 : Guns of the Patriots is a special game.This is probably the most anticipated game of the year 2008 and it's also a game that has to bring the PS3 what it never had before,a better game than any other on XBOX 360.This game also is expected to be the final work of Hideo Kojima in the Metal Gear series.It does everything people expected.It is an incredible experience from beginning to end. As many PS3 games it has a pre-installation which doesn't take long but which makes you more anxious about what you are about to face.The game starts like an Academy Award winning movie.The game concentrates on combining the experience of playing video games and watching a movie.The guys from Konami did a great job of combining the two.Every cinematic fits perfect with the game.And you never feel like the cinematic just started without notice or without sense.This game is a masterpiece.After playing it for a while you will realize that you have never played anything like it before.It is just stunning. The vast majority of good games stand out for one or two elements that feel better than in every thing else.But in MGS4 everything is better than in anything else.The graphics are amazing.I don't think that there are many low textures in this game,everything is as sharp as it good be and everything that happens around is just as real.The AI is very good,being able to spot you very quickly if you make any sudden or loud moves.The sound in the game is top notch.Beginning with the incredible precise sound effects,with the perfect music,and the top notch voice-acting,this game is the best ever. The gameplay has also been much improved and the shooting is far more precise than in any other MGS.The number of moves that Snake does in the game is pretty high and every move he makes seems very real. A big bummer for some may be the long cinematics which are longer than the game itself.But this game is the ultimate story telling machine.It tells the story of Solid Snake beautifully.This game is really a tribute to the legend which is Solid Snake. I would recommend this game to everyone.It is truly a must have.This is just one of those games that you simply have to buy.Even if you don't really like the idea of the game,or the fact that cinematics are long,you still have to buy this game.The experience that this game delivers is incredible and you can see that the producers really cared about the product.What came out is this game which deserves a perfect 10.

My Score 10


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