Author Topic: Deconstructing Metal Gear Solid 2  (Read 2073 times)

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Offline An4ximandros

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Re: Deconstructing Metal Gear Solid 2
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Offline redsniper

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Re: Deconstructing Metal Gear Solid 2
I read somewhere that the Cobras were representations of the emotions Kojima had to go through while making MGS-3, i guess that could explain why they feel out of place in some ways.

They also line up pretty well with the Five Stages of Grief. :nod:

Oh, and MGS4 was a good look at the dangers of the military-industrial complex and the psychological effects of war. Yeah, way too much stuff was handwaved with nanomachines, but that wasn't the point. The plot is just a vehicle for the larger themes, and really it's kind of a wonder they manage to make the games' plots line up as well as they do at all.
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