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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Video Game 2008) Poster

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Follows 

Metal Gear (1987) (Video Game)
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) (Video Game)
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (2006) (Video Game)

Followed by 

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010) (Video Game)
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (2014) (Video Game)

Spin-off 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2013) (Video Game)
Side story to the main series. Different main character and completely different gameplay from the core series.

References 

1984 (1956)
From MGS4, "No Peace Without War" to 1984's "War is Peace" as well as numerous other ideologies about the control of people.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Snake refers to the 'Death Star' during their briefing prior to infiltrating Outer Haven. The scene is also reminiscent to the Death Star briefing.
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Snake standing in the graveyard before a helicopter arrives to pick him up is a nod to the intro to the James Bond film.
The Transformers: Only Human (1986) (TV Episode)
Solid Snake is codenamed "Old Snake"
Metal Gear (1987) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Snatcher (1988) (Video Game)
Metal Gear Mk-II comes from Snatcher.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
"Naked" (unlocked) guns are sold by dealers called "Drebins".
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Mentioned several times in the game. The bosses, known as the B&B Corps, is likely named after this movie
Policenauts (1994) (Video Game)
Meryl wears a bullet earring like her Policenauts version. Raiden's helmet bears the name "Tokugawa Heavy Industry" depicted in Policenauts.
Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1997) (Video Game)
The line "War has changed" is a reference to the recurrent line from the Fallout series, narrated by Ron Perlman in the same tone: "War, War never changes"
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
Throughout MGS4 there are refrences of all the past Metal Gear Solid games.
Metal Gear Solid (2000) (Video Game)
The Galuade incident was mentioned in this game.
Zone of the Enders (2001) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001) (Video Game)
Throughout MGS4 there are refrences of all the past Metal Gear Solid games.
The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2 (2002) (Video)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (2003) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004) (Video Game)
The name "Act 4: Twin Suns" is a reference to this remake.
Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django (2004) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
The numbers of the channels at the start of the game are identical to the Lost "numbers." 15, 16, 23, 42, 48 (4 and 8)
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
Throughout MGS4 there are refrences of all the past Metal Gear Solid games.
Metal Gear Acid (2004) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Metal Gear Ac!d² (2005) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (2005) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Lunar Knights (2006) (Video Game)
Music from the game is playable on Snake's iPod.
Assassin's Creed (2007) (Video Game)
Altair's outfit is unlockable in this game.

Referenced in 

Game One: Episode #1.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Next" (the news to future game releases).
Troldspejlet: Episode #38.8 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the upcoming video game
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) (Video Game)
Music and characters appear.
LittleBigPlanet (2008) (Video Game)
One of the downloaded content for the game is a parodied level of this game.
Game Boys (2008)
Ad is seen at GameStop.
The Shortcut (2009)
discussion about the most recent MGS game
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
picture shown
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (2010) (Video Game)
Raiden exoskeleton is unlockable in this game.
JonTron: Top 10 Most Overrated Games of All Time (2010) (TV Episode)
"Don't expect Metal Gear Sonic 4 anytime soon."
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011) (Video Game)
One of the downloaded content for the game are costumes of Meryl, Old Snake, Raiden, & Screaming Mantis.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: It's About Time (2012) (TV Episode)
Future Twilight's appearance bears a noticeable resemblance to the character Old Snake
Johnny Danger (2014) (Short)
Johnny similarities to Metal Gear Solid, Solid Snake persona, conserved, unstoppable, psychologically physically sick and unpredictable.

Features 

Yume Tairiku adobencha (1986) (Video Game)
Sunny can be seen playing the game on her PSP.

Featured in 

Sage Reviews: Metal Gear Solid 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
game is reviewed
Game One: Prince of Persia, Lost Planet 2, Top 5 TV-Shows in Games (2010) (TV Episode)
Placed #2 in the Top 5 of "TV in Videogames"
Video Games: The Movie (2014)
Game footage is shown.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Final Bosses in Video Games (2016) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.

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