Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
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Sex & Nudity

-Several women (and some men) are wearing very tight costumes that can be seen throughout the game, this includes the protagonist who is seen in a very tight suit. This includes detailed outlining of the buttocks and breasts.

-It is implied that a man is suffering from diarrhea and he is forced to defecate in his pants; you can clearly see a brown spot on his clothes during cut-scenes. In another scene he's defecating inside a barrel when someone exposes him, his buttocks is seen briefly.

-A woman keeps getting very close to a man's face in a flirtatious manner during a conversation, she later pulls him into a closed compartment and sex is implied.

-A man and a woman kiss passionately while on the ground, he is later seen hitting her butt jokingly; the same man tries to grab another woman's buttocks in a sexual, but comic, fashion before he's stopped.

-Several women sport some very heavy cleavage, including a middle-aged woman who has her shirt open to reveal some quite deep cleavage.

All B&B bosses use sexual movements as attacks

Violence & Gore

- Weapon violence throughout. The game takes place during a war so people are seen getting shot and shooting at each other. Whenever someone is shot, they usually spray a thin mist of blood, several cut scenes have lots of battles; in a scene a group of people are shot, we see blood holes open up in their body as they are hit with bullets. In another scene, a man is shot in the head, we see the bloody hole between his eyes. In the beginning of the game, a truck driver transporting various militiamen ends up being sniped in the head by a PMC sniper, with blood spraying on the windshield. This also causes the truck to crash into another truck, sending the troops flying at a velocity thats implied to have killed or severely maimed the soldiers.

- A group of women wear Hi-Tech devices that resemble certain animals; the vehicle suits resemble an octopus, a raven, a mantis and a wolf. These characters have very disturbing background story and are actually quite terrifying. The octopus uses her metal tentacles to impale a couple of people in a cut-scene, opening visible holes in their bodies, in another scene she wraps her tentacle around a man, covering him completely, before she squeezes, we hear loud cracking noises and see blood spray from between the tentacles, the man is seen dropping to floor with an implied broken body. The wolf one actually attacks and bites several men in one scene, she also uses her whip to beat them with bloody results, it's not gory but it's quite disturbing.

-A Gekko is a tank with long muscular legs instead of wheels, the legs are actually made out of artificial stemmed muscular tissue. There are several of them throughout the game. In one scene, many jump around in a battle, killing soldiers whom upon they land, the camera spans away but blood sprays into sight. In the same scene they're ramming into soldiers and kicking them too, it's implied that the victims died during the battle; in another scene they attack a market filled with civilians, no graphic deaths are shown.

- Several sword and knife fights, blood can spray and usually pools underneath the victims. Many fights are choreographed and simply prolonged. In a scene, a man cuts of the legs of three Gekkos with his sword, the legs bleed heavily.

-A man's arm is trapped under a rock, he breaks it at the shoulder (we hear a loud thud and he screams in pain), he then uses his sword to cut his arm off, this isn't shown on screen; we, however, see an immediate shot of him from above where he clearly is missing the limb and white blood is spraying out of the location.

Profanity

- S***, B***h, and other moderate words are used infrequently.

- "F***ing" is used once in a non-sexual fashion.

- Constant smoking from the protagonist; his smoking forms a sub-plot. It's also implied that one of the character's pet got addicted to cigarettes due to it snatching it from the protagonist.

- Experimental drugs are also a part of the plot.

- It's implied someone's drunk.

Suggested MPAA Rating: "PG-13" for Prolonged Sequences of War-Related Action and Violence including Intense Sustained Gunfights and Explosives, and for Disturbing Moments and Some Bloody Images, Brief Strong Language, Innuendo, and Scenes of Crude Humor.

Like all the Metal Gear Solid games, the story is intense and features frightening, disturbing and violent characters.

The games atmosphere is dark and it's philosophical nature make this a game for 16 years and over.

Some of the shoot-outs are intense.

As well as the B&B boss cut-scenes.

The backstories of the B&B members may be disturbing to some. Namely:

Laughing Octopus: Her entire Scandinavian town was executed by an anonymous cult, and she was forced by the same cult to brutally massacre her family and friends, as well as to enjoy having to kill them by laughing.

Raging Raven: She was placed in a cage with other children by soldiers (presumably from Indonesia), and was regularly beaten to a pulp by the soldiers in their fury, and was later left to die. She was later left with the kids to become snacks for Ravens, but before they could feast on her, she tore them apart, and later tracked the soldiers down and at nightfall started killing the soldiers, even going as far as to kill the civilians that they captured, all the while cawing and screaming in an uncontrollable rage

Crying Wolf: Her family and friends were slaughtered by a faction in Africa due to ethnic cleansing, and left her and her baby brother the sole survivors, as well as refugees. she later accidentally smothers her baby brother to death when trying to keep him from crying and alerting soldiers to their presence. Afterwards, feeling immense guilt, she later hallucinates a wolf following beside her, and after getting to a government run camp, she starts being disturbed by the cries of children, and later starts believing that a wolf is killing the children (in reality, she was the one killing them).

Screaming Mantis:Probably the most disturbing backstory. After her home village was burned to the ground in a war, she ended up being separated from her family, and was being pursued by Death Squads in South America. She tried hiding inside the basement of a building, but soon discovers that the building was actually a homemade torture chamber, complete with corpses littered around the basement. She couldn't just leave due to the military presence of the building, and she later can't even leave the basement due to it being locked up. Because of this, she ends up being traumatized by the screams of tortured villagers day and night. She later began to hallucinate after drinking contaminated water, hallucinating of a Black Praying Mantis that taught her how to block her ears and then eat the male corpses, essentially commiting cannibalism to survive the weeks locked up in the building.

Snake, during the ending, attempts to commit suicide by placing a gun in his mouth and firing it, but is later revealed to have evaded the option at the last second. The idea of suicide may be distressing to some players

Major Zero and Big Boss's deaths maybe upsetting. Big Boss kills Zero by cutting off his life support, and then dies due to the effect of FOXDIE within Snake.

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