Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just… »
If you’re familiar with the frequently ridiculous batshit insanity that is the Metal Gear Solid franchise, you’ll look at the above picture of a dog, in a sneaking suit, with an eye patch, and holding a knife it its mouth, and treat it as perfectly normal. The rest of us, meanwhile, will go “buh-whaaaaa???” »
For the past few days, I’ve done very little but play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, a new video game made by the well-known spa company Konami. I’ve been sneaking and shooting through deserts and forests. I’ve infiltrated bases, crippled soldiers, and taken four showers. It has been wonderful.
Metal Gear lore is remarkably complicated and goofy. Michael Huber at GameTrailers tries to quickly sift through it all and distill it down to the main points. I think it pretty much works! There’s a ton of noise in these games (I mean Para-Medic talked about movies so much, and that one guy kept shitting his pants,… »
Simon Pegg talks Star Trek 3 rumors. An unlikely mutant has joined the cast of Deadpool. Plus, the latest on Constantine, and what's next on Walking Dead, Agents of SHIELD and iZombie. Behold, Spoilers! »
"How can I best describe Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes?" I asked myself. "Ah, yes. I'll describe it as a small plate at an expensive restaurant." »
Welcome back to our weekly feature, "New Comics We Crave," which tells you which comics you should check out on Wednesday. If you go down to the comic book store tomorrow, you're sure of a great surprise. Or, at least, you will be if you don't go down there with a very forgiving credit card and/or large bag of… »