Reviews and Problems with Metal Gear Solid 2: The Sons of Liberty
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Excuse me, garçon, there's a game floating in my movie.
Alexandre Abdoulaev "alexghst66", Amazon
26 February 2004
Summary: The fusion of cinematography and gameplay has, until recently, remained a goldmine untapped by game developers. Sure, there was a mercifully brief period in the history of gaming where so-called "interactive movies" were being released one after another in rapid succession, but these were really no...
Summary: Metal Gear Solid broke new ground on the PSone in terms of graphics, storytelling, and overall gameplay. It kept the environment tense and it always kept you guessing. Every challenge is daunting, but not impossible, it's bosses were unlike anything you've ever seen.
Summary: Ever had to anticipate a big surprise only to be disappointed when you discovered what all the buzz was about? This is how I feel about MGS2. Let me list them for you. Pros: 1) Great graphics and cut scenes. THE best I have EVER seen on any PS2 game. Especially the outdoors.
Nowhere near as good as the first game but it still has its fun moments
15 January 2010
Excerpt: Metal Gear Solid was a runaway success when it was first released on the Playstation in 1998. It was praised for its inventive gameplay and intelligent AI system. As such, the second game in the series had some big shoes to fill. The story starts off similar to the first game.
Excerpt: MGS2 Sons of Liberty - well this game came under so much hype after the brilliant MGS on the PS1, and I have to say it no way lived up to the hype surrounding it. I would not want to give up the plot but there was one serious flaw in this game made by the makers and MGS fans will know within the...
Excerpt: Perusing through some old issues of Play magazine, I recall the immense, all-consuming hype that surrounded the release of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons Of Liberty. The coverage of KonamiÂ’s next-generation stealth adventure was unparalleled, as was the seemingly unending wait to see what score it would...
Excerpt: To call Metal Gear solid 2 (MGS2) one of the most anticipated PlayStation 2 titles so far is to underestimate its importance to many people - some who may have bought their consoles for this very game. Graphically, MGS2 is difficult to fault.
Summary: Metal Gear Solid 2 just about delivers on the anticipation that it has recieved over the last couple of years. There is no denying that the graphics are absolutely superb, and the use of music and sound is (largely) excellent.