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It's not much of a shocker to learn the latest (and final) installment in the Metal Gear Solid series is a sizable one -- MGS games have a history of being big (and beautiful). However, a recent interview with series creator Hideo Kojima revealed a startling fact about MGS4 -- Kojima complained that a few features had to be cut from the game so it would fit on a Blu-ray disc. As format fanatics already know, that means the game takes up nearly 50 gigabytes of space.
http://www.joystiq.com/2008/03/02/ko...-blu-ray-disc/

I don't doubt the figure at all but I would like to see a breakdown of space usage, I feel that we would see alot of uncompressed audio and uncompressed textures, which I don't know if most people would see much of a difference in.
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That's disgusting if true
So happy my PS3 will be making an appearance in my gaming ALOT more often very soon
    
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painfully long installation time for PS3 owners
oh no! the load time!...really is wait a little bit longer that painful?
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Uncompressed audio came to my mind as well. I'm not a fan of the MGS series at all, but this game does look and sound pretty good.

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oh no! the load time!...really is wait a little bit longer that painful?
I'd take a long one-time installation over many periods of loading throughout the game.
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Painfully long installs? People need to see that it's the future to have installs....

The only people who complain about any install at the beginning are little kids who can't seem to reason out that the install means much less load times when playing.
    
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I'd take a long one-time installation over many periods of loading throughout the game.
agreed
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What!?

Isn't PS3 capable or reading DUAL-LAYERED Blu Ray disks?
25GB layer x2.
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Couldn't they just do like on the PS1 games? Multiple discs for parts.
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Couldn't they just do like on the PS1 games? Multiple discs for parts.
Multiple discs are for the birds.

...but at the expense of content? Who knows.
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Couldn't they just do like on the PS1 games? Multiple discs for parts.
ewwww....no thanks
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