- Seriously, we've been playing Metal Gear games for a long time, and every release gets us more and more excited. There was the killer story in Metal Gear Solid, the bar-setting graphics in Metal Gear Solid 2, the camouflage system in Metal Gear Solid 3 and the squad building mechanics of Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops.
But accolades aside, you've filed a tall order when it comes to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. Not only is this title supposedly closing out the series, it's got a truckload of loose ends to tie up. It's one of the PlayStation 3's biggest exclusives, it's got to be innovative while feeling familiar and it's got to live up to the hype.
Whew. We're sure there's a lot of pressure on your shoulders, and we're here to add more. What follows is a list of ten things we want to see in MGS4. You don't have to include them, but as loyal fans, we'd love it if you did.
10) Love Connection: Snake and Meryl
Nearly ten years ago, Konami introduced Meryl Silverburgh, molded her into a character fans could respect and -- if your Snake was a wuss and submitted to Revolver Ocelot's torture -- had Liquid tear her away. If you didn't submit to the thumb-testing torture, Snake and Meryl rode off into the sunset together and lived happily ever after ... at least...