When poking fun at the "competition" one has to be careful not to step into "pompous" territory. Generally, a dash of quality humour that results in a few laughs is for the best. We're not quite sure that Battlefield: Bad Company's attempt to glom onto the Metal Gear Solid 4 hype by way of respectful ribbing is even remotely successful, but we'll let you be the judge of that.
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