Metal Gear series sells 31 million

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  1. prowler
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    http://www.vg247.com/2012/03/16/metal-gear-series-sells-31-million-makes-it-to-the-smithsonian/

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  2. Hadrian

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    While I love MGS GBC and the first MSX game...the rest I never liked though looking forward to the "over the top" Revengence seeing PlatinumGames have yet to have gone wrong with any game.

    Still I sorta see the appeal, its a cheesy stealthy action game. Its meant to have terrible plot and dialogue so it has kitsch value and I rather this do well than other titles that clearly don't have the amount of hard work and detail to them that this series has.
     
  3. emigre

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    I really really really like the Metal Gear series.
     
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  4. Midna

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    Man, this series has a lot more games than I thought it did
     
  5. emigre

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    Metal Gear (MSX)
    Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (MSX)
    Metal Gear Solid (PSX)
    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty/ Substance (PS2, PS3,360)
    Metal Gear Solid 3:Snake Eater/Substance /Snake Eater 3DS(PS2,PS3,360,3DS)
    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3)
    Metal Gear Solid: Ghost Babel (GBC)
    Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP)
    metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP, PS3,360)
    Metal Gear Acid (PSP)
    Metal Gear Acid 2 (PSP)

    That's really not a lot is it?
     
  6. Midna

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    Add in Twin Snakes and the lame NES games and that's about it.
    It is a lot. That's a good number of real games, and a large number of remakes.
     
  7. emigre

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    Don't mention those failed abortions!
     
  8. Hop2089

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    AVGN reviewed those, the games were awfuly shitty.

    I do like the MSX and PS1 and 2 games though, though I haven't played a Metal Gear game since Snake Eater
     
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  10. brandonspikes

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    The Metal Gear Solid series is among the best in gaming history, Right up There with Zelda and Metroid.
     
  11. Range-TE

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    Metal Gear has always had awesome gameplay, even if it was a bit too unrealistic as some people say (guards going "What's Wrong!?" upon seeing his friend being shot and collapsing) it's still a hell of fun!
    the story, while complicated is such an awesome story, especially big boss's story in Snake Eater-Peace Walker.
     
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  12. Guild McCommunist

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    Um, no offense, but if that's the thing you think is unrealistic in Metal Gear Solid, then you're missing a lot.

    I'd say katana fighting Dr. Octopus on top of the Federal Reserve takes the cake on the unrealistic thing.
     
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    Got to admit you made me chuckle.
     
  14. Range-TE

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    well that was just an example and lol i agree, that was realistic compared to your example
     
  15. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Just the Vamp and Fortune biogs beat Guild's example hands down for me....a Vampire and a woman who basically can't die?
     
  16. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    31 million in sales? Clearly nanomachines.