Metal Gear Games, Ranked From Worst to Best

Created Sep 3, 2018 by RAWG Editorial
20 years ago first Metal Gear Solid came out on PS and showed us the genius that is Hideo Kojima and introduced to the whole world one of the best franchises in the video game industry.
RAWG wants to commemorate this occasion and take a trip down the memory lane with Metal Gear games ranked by Metacritic from worst to best.
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    Don’t forget that we’re starting from the worst and it gets way better from here.But Survive is what happens when Metal Gear loses its visionary creator and the company decides to use what’s left to c…
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    Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops screenshot
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      Portable Ops for PSP focused on the story of Naked Snake 6 years after the events of Snake Eater and delved into the backstory of the organizations that serve as key players throughout the whole serie…
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        Aside from Dendy games, this is the first game in MGS series that started and popularized the tactical espionage.Beyond the story, gameplay Kojima added so much 4th wall-breaking that cannot but shock…
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          “A dud?!”Direct sequel to the first Metal Gear Solid is the highest-rated game based on Metacritic scores. And for a reason.Kojima added so much to the formula he already had by introducing philosophi…
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          METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES screenshot
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            Ground Zeroes picks up the story of Snake, the main protagonist of the series, and serves as a sequel to Peace Walker and a prologue to Phantom Pain.It’s a stand-alone chapter that builds up the story…
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            METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER screenshot
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              5th highest rated game of all time on PSP based on Metacritic scores.This entry puts us in the land of Costa-Rica as Snake runs his military outfit, Militaires Sans Frontières.Following the team-based…
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                “Here’s to you...”The ending that tried to tie all the knots that were still left hanging. Guns of Patriots holds the record for the longest cutscene in the history of games at 27 minutes in the 71-mi…
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                  Revengeance is a spin-off and brings us back into robotic arms of Raiden, the sword-wielding cyborg with a heart of gold.While a step away from the gameplay that fans were used to in other MGS games, …
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                    Snake Eater is a prequel to all of the franchise and is set 30 years before the events of the original game.You learn about the Boss and Snake and how it all started for one of the greatest franchises…
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                      “Why are we still here?”Last true Metal Gear Solid game that combined everything that made MGS games great. Open world stealth has never been better.MGS V could have been THE masterpiece if not for th…
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