One of the most prolific and influential video game series comes to an assumed end next week. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain promises to shed light on Big Boss's transformation from war hero to mythic shadow militia leader. The long and complex story has spanned consoles and generations, each game compelling and effective in their on respects. Taken as a whole, the series' consistent high points have always been the incredibly thorough boss encounters that punctuate the narrative.
If, by this time next year, Konami is no longer making games, I want to be able to say we were the first to celebrate Konami’s legacy. The following ten titles are the best of Konami’s long history, and cover games from a multitude of genres, some of which they helped invent/reinvent.