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The Problem with Metal Gear Solid


Dee Yun Dee Yun: (contact-deleteme[at]-deleteme-direman [dot] com) 2008-06-01 15:42:57

Yes, that's an actual quote from Metal Gear Solid series creator and director, Hideo Kojima


Don't get me wrong, Metal Gear Solid's gameplay is, well, solid. I've just always had a problem with all the overwrought cut scenes. MGS3 had 3+ hours of that nonsense. If I wanted to watch mind numbingly ceaseless exposition, I'd watch the Star Wars prequels.

Oh...right.

Now I understand where Kojima gets his "love blooms on the battlefield" drivel. It's at least as good as Lucas' genius romance dialogue: "I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere. Not like here. Here everything is soft and smooth."

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