March 30, 2018
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‘Metal Gear Solid 3’: A Perfect Circle

With The Boss, and with Metal Gear Solid 3, Kojima recontextualizes the entire Metal Gear narrative to tie into Metal Gear Solid 2’s ending. In that sense, the series also becomes a story that was always leading to an ending like MGS2’s. Metal Gear becomes a perfect circle.
March 1, 2018
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‘Metal Gear Solid’: How Kojima Made The Third Game In A Series Feel Like The First

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.
February 15, 2018
Metal Gear Solid

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Demo 1’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid’

How a PlayStation "Demo 1" disc introduced me to some strange game called "Metal Gear Solid".
January 27, 2018

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

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 employees.
October 3, 2017

Top 6 Nintendo 3DS Design Variants

The Nintendo 3DS has had a lot of design variations and special editions within its 6-year lifespan. Here's the top 6.
July 16, 2017
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30th Anniversary Retrospective: The ‘Metal Gear’ Series’ Uniquely Self-Aware Journey

Metal Gear is a name that, by now, is permanently etched not only into the history of video games, but outside culture at large, unlike any other multimedia franchise before or since.
March 19, 2017

Boss Battles: Expectations and Originality in ‘Metal Gear Solid’

Hideo Kojima, the mastermind behind the Metal Gear series, once said: “as a creator, I always want to betray fans' expectations.” Throughout his hallmark series, Kojima has done this in many way
February 11, 2017

5 Games Netflix Should Adapt into a New Original

Netflix Originals are some of the best shows available to watch today. With the recent announcement of Castlevania as a new Netflix Original, it has me thinking what are other games I want to see on Netflix. Here is a quick look at five games that more than deserve a television adaption.
August 25, 2016

‘Metal Gear Survive’ (Putting Out Fires With Gasoline)

There I was, sat sipping a cup of steaming hot tea (milk, four sugars) and stroking my cat on a warm August morning. I was in my pyjamas, perusing Facebook and trying to keep up to date with who was posting thinly veiled shade about who. I had ‘Let’s Dance’ […]
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