Snake Eater theme saxophonist performs videogame lullabies, because why not

Snake Eater theme saxophonist performs videogame lullabies, because why not

May 22, 2014

If (like us) one of your guilty pleasures is submitting to the corporate machine from time to time in order to buy special and limited editions, your bedroom – possibly your whole house/flat – will be full of gaming related tat. Toys (sorry, figures), soundtracks, t shirts, keyrings, art books, and guides. Perhaps you’ve gone a step further and...

New Metal Gear Solid game and MGS movie announced

New Metal Gear Solid game and MGS movie announced

Aug 31, 2012

Loads of Metal Gear Solid news suddenly appeared out of the blue during the MGS 25th anniversary celebrations. The juicy bits include a new game and a Metal Gear Movie! Konami revealed Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeros on stage with some footage of the game running on the studio’s own Fox Engine. Not much is known about the new game because everyone treated to...

Revengeance is Not a Word

Revengeance is Not a Word

Jan 4, 2012

Raiden has always been a controversial character. His debut performance in Metal Gear Solid 2 was at the expense of a protagonist, Solid Snake, who was well loved by gamers. With his flowing, golden locks, androgynous appearance and a sneaking suit that hugged his buttocks far too tightly, Raiden was the antithesis of the chain smoking, rugged and gravel voiced...

All Aboard The Censorship (part one)

Censorship in games is hardly a new issue, and it can vary wildly from country to country. However, two Swiss human rights organisations – Pro Juventute and TRIAL – recently produced a study entitled Playing By The Rules: Applying International Humanitarian Law to Video and Computer Games. The introduction claims that “The goal is not to prohibit the...

In Retrospect: Metal Gear

The Metal Gear Solid saga is, well, exactly that, a long and epic saga with so many twists and turns that just thinking about it makes you sea sick. The story of the legendary hero, Solid Snake, that was interwoven in to an impressive eight games was finally wrapped up and answered last year with Metal Gear Solid 4. The story is so mental, contorted and...