Tactical Espionage Analysis: A Look At Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

It’s been nearly two months since Hideo Kojima let the world get a taste of Metal Gear Solid V with the “prequel” entitled Ground Zeroes; the full game, The Phantom Pain, does not yet have a solid release window. According to Kojima, the intention of Ground Zeroes is to introduce players to the new mechanics […]

Tactical Espionage Analysis: Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection

In my previous MGS post, I spoke about my excitement for the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection, and how it sparked the thought to start this trip through the series. So before I get started writing about the original Metal Gear – which I have, in truth never gotten to play before now – I […]

Tactical Espionage Analysis : The Metal Gear Phenomenon

    In the early hours between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in 1998, I awoke as usual and snuck upstairs to peer at what Santa had left under the tree, careful not to wake my grandfather as he slept and “kept watch” on the couch. As I crept back to my room in the […]

Excited About Pacific Rim? Not As Much As Hideo Kojima.

Pacific Rim does not release until July 12th, but early screenings are taking place and if Hideo Kojima has anything to say about it then this may be the movie of the summer (and not just for us Americans). The Metal Gear Solid creator sent out a series of tweets building up the Guillermo del […]

Hideo Kojima Wants To Remake Metal Gear Solid Using Fox Engine

How many times can Metal Gear Solid be re-released? Creator Hideo Kojima is hoping for at least one more (not including [amazon_link id=”B00CTKHXFO” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection[/amazon_link]). The master of 45 minutes cutscenes and stealthy horse riding confirmed that he is wanting to find a team that can tackle a […]

Retro Achievement List: Hideo Kojima Double Feature

  I missed our “Retro Achievement” launch last week due to an awesome visit from my very kick-ass mom, but this week I’m back with a vengeance and ready to offer up two helpings of vintage gaming goodness. In case you didn’t see it, last week Hideo Kojima unveiled a video of two men on […]

Is MGS: Ground Zeroes Too Risky To Release?

Hideo Kojima may soon become the new Peter Molyneux with his game propaganda. In a recent roundtable discussion the Metal Gear Solid creator said that games have failed to mature in the past twenty-five years and that his work on Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is trying to change that. “That’s precisely what I want […]

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Opening Video And Gameplay

Now don’t let the title fool you too much. This just released video from PAX 2012 is indeed the first opening video from MGS: Ground Zeroes but you won’t really see any gameplay until after the nine minute mark of this eleven minute video. What you will get in a visually stunning assault on the […]

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Revealed And It’s Open World. (UPDATED)

Konami rocked the Metal Gear world overnight while you were sleeping. At the Metal Gear 25th annivesary event in Japan, Kojima and company unveiled the newest Metal Gear Solid game and they are going where no MGS has gone before, into the open world. Called Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, show goers got to see […]