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I don't think MGS4 is quite that popular in the US.
it's VERY popular.
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I WILL buy a PS3 just for this game. That's how much I love it.
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No clue. They just cut off and wouldn't turn back on. We tried them in the store and got nothing out of em. They were exchanged for new ones. The 5 will be shipped back to wherever Best Buy get's their PS3's. Probably direct from Sony as they don't come as cases. They come on the trucks as single units from our warehouse.
MyPS3 did that, spent over £400 on it. Got home, put my brand new £50 COD4 in it, it crashed after 2 hours and wouldn't turn on again

Took it back to the store and got a direct replacement, it has been going strong ever since with zero crashes! It can happen I guess, but 5 in one store does sound like a bad batch

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Hell - that was only japan
I know, that is what I was thinking! It truly does deserve all the glory it is getting, in fact for the UK/Us it deserves more!

How many copies did GTA IV sell in the first week, I can't remember.

EDIT: GTA IV sold 6mil in the first week, I don't think it is catching up to that
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I really wish I had money for a PS3 right now. This game looks amazing!
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Bet the Sony CEO saluted his PS3 logo.
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I got this game and its nothing short of astounding.

Graphics, sound, gameplay, all amazing.

The multiplayer has some flaws, but its still great.

Personally, I paid for the single player part of the game, the story line is just immense, and for those who say the ending is bad, it isnt, its a good ending.

You have to go beyond the end credits =P
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I got this game and its nothing short of astounding.

Graphics, sound, gameplay, all amazing.

The multiplayer has some flaws, but its still great.

Personally, I paid for the single player part of the game, the story line is just immense, and for those who say the ending is bad, it isnt, its a good ending.

You have to go beyond the end credits =P
yeah, the multiplayer is flawed somewhat. But the only reason why its in the game is because it was a success in MGS3:S and the PSP's Portable Ops which later got an expansion pack. So - they decided to toss MGO in even though the game doesnt even need a multiplayer because it's so god damn good.

There will most likely be 2 more Metal Gear games. Prolly not Solid but something different. In one of the cutscenes it shows the title pictures of all the games, and then the following pictures after MGS4 said under construction.

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I don't think MGS4 is quite that popular in the US.
It's not THAT popular but it's popular enough for all the kids in my school with PS3s to buy it even though they haven't played the previous games.
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You REALLY need to play the previous games to even get whats going on to be honest with you.
yeah but im just gonna watch those videos on the Net that show you the story so far, the rest i'll just pick up.

im in this more for the gameplay than the story anyway, so doesnt bother me. im not a MGS fan really, just looking forward to playing the game.
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yeah but im just gonna watch those videos on the Net that show you the story so far, the rest i'll just pick up.

im in this more for the gameplay than the story anyway, so doesnt bother me. im not a MGS fan really, just looking forward to playing the game.
Definitely read up you may not be into the story now but its actually an awesome story. Is gonna make one hell of a movie some day. If you can manage to get a copy of the dvd that came with the pre-order from somebody thats a visual sum of all the games and did a pretty good job of it.
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yeah but im just gonna watch those videos on the Net that show you the story so far, the rest i'll just pick up.

im in this more for the gameplay than the story anyway, so doesnt bother me. im not a MGS fan really, just looking forward to playing the game.
I bet you'll become a fan after the first act, and the flashbacks are flashes, lol. Not cutscenes.
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