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Metal Gear Retrospective Part 2: Liberty’s Children

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on February 7, 2013 in Features

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In 1998, I got a Playstation and it was fantastic. A year earlier, Final Fantasy VII was released along with Tekken 3, Tomb Raider 2 and Gran Turismo on the system. Then, one day, my mom brought me home a game she saw at a store. I knew nothing about it so I wasn’t terribly… Read More »


Top 5 Best and Worst Character Designs in Video Games

Top 5 Best and Worst Character Designs in Video Games

Written by (@paxrock) on March 22, 2011 in Opinion

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  There are a lot of things to considering when bringing a video game character to life.  What will they sound like?  How will they talk?  What is their personality? Their motivation?  Their mannerisms?  All of these things can effect how we think about a character in a game but our first idea of who… Read More »


Ripped from the Headlines: Social Issues in Video Games

Ripped from the Headlines: Social Issues in Video Games

Written by (@paxrock) on June 25, 2010 in Opinion

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“The Republic of Costigar, Africa… “The internal warfare plaguing the people of this country for over a decade has finally come to an end. “However, they continue to struggle with attacks by guerilla militants, land mines, and refugees en masse. Still, the country is slowly walking down the path toward peace. “Other countries have begun… Read More »


Generations Past: Metal Gear Solid

Generations Past: Metal Gear Solid

Written by (@paxrock) on May 29, 2010 in Features

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Game: Metal Gear Solid Year: 1998 Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Japan Platforms: Playstation One, Playstation Network, PC Metal Gear Solid is a series that I ended up approaching sort of sideways.  I avoided the franchise for quite some time simply because I believed myself no good at stealth games.  Eventually I caved, though, and picked… Read More »