Facts and Embellishments: Ground Zeroes to Phantom Pain
Mar20

Facts and Embellishments: Ground Zeroes to Phantom Pain

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltH1eWxZutE Ground Zeroes, a standalone sort of pre-downloadable content, is the direct result of a multi-million dollar project that has spanned five years with nothing to show for it.  While fans may gripe about its short-and-sweet approach, there’s a precedent for this in games like Gran Turismo Prologue or RE4’s purchasable town level. But it also sets the scene for Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom...

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Bad Cop – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review
Feb25

Bad Cop – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

In its review for Revengeance,  1UP claims that it largely succeeds “in spite of its Metal Gear baggage”.  That’s taking it a bit too far – the legacy of the Metal Gear series ultimately negates itself and proves to be equal parts positive and negative.  The Metal Gear universe makes a fine backdrop for such a game, and the events of Guns of the Patriots provide the perfect ramp to launch Revengeance (with as much coherency as can be...

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