Every GameSpot Game of the Year
Created by Matt Espineli on
2008 | Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Score: 10 | Review Date: June 13, 2008 | Written by: Kevin VanOrd
"Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is the most technically stunning video game ever made. It's also a fine example of storytelling prowess within its medium, combining gameplay and narrative so slickly and beautifully that it's impossible to extricate one from the other. It's likely you will emerge awestruck from your first play-through, wishing the experience would continue yet nonetheless satisfied with its conclusion. It's difficult not to sound hyperbolic when discussing MGS4 because every part of its design seemingly fulfills its vision, without compromise. There is no halfway." Read the full review.