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‘Metal Gear Solid’: How Kojima Made The Third Game In A Series Feel Like The First

Renan Fontes
1998 was undoubtedly an important year for gaming; Ocarina of Time changed the landscape for 3D action-adventure titles, Pokémon Red and Blue took the West by storm, and Metal Gear Solid forever influenced the future of video games as a storytelling medium.
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Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Demo 1’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid’

Maxwell N
How a PlayStation "Demo 1" disc introduced me to some strange game called "Metal Gear Solid".

Did the ‘Metal Gear Survive’ Beta Allay or Add to our Fears?

John Websell
I must admit, I feel kind of bad for Konami. I’m no less disappointed than anyone else by the series’ jarring shift away from the relentlessly original, narrative-driven, stealth-action of the past towards the hackneyed zombie survival genre. And I’m certainly not condoning Konami’s allegedly appalling treatment of its former
31 Days of Horror Features

5 Upcoming Horror-based Titles That Look Wonderful

Matt Dawson
2017 for the most part has been filled with some fantastic games, and horror has really taken genre-related strides this year. Friday the 13th, Dead by Daylight, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Little Nightmares, PREY, and the recently released The Evil Within 2 are all contenders for the
31 Days of Horror Features

VG Volume: A Descent into ‘Silent Hill 2’

Maxwell N
First released in 2002 by Konami (developed by Team Silent) for PlayStation 2 as a follow-up, not sequel, to the original Silent Hill (released in 1999 for PS1), it has since remained a crucial cornerstone in gaming history.
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Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Was The Interactive Action Movie I Always Wanted

John Cal McCormick
Obviously, Metal Gear Solid was a massively influential game. You can see the DNA of Solid Snake's first PlayStation adventure in many story heavy games that have released in the years since, and it's almost impossible to guess what the industry might look like today had the game never happened.