Time for a special episode of the Weekly Webcomic Wrapup! This week, we’ll only give you Metal Gear Solid related ones, because apparently the comic community really likes the concept of Fulton extractions. Read more
Sorry for the late post. I was dealing with computer issues all weekend. What did we miss? Oh, right. For the second time, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was the highlight of the past week. It was in good company though, as there were quite a few other interesting releases on the Steam Store. Mad Max, Raiden IV, a new Company of Heroes entry, and a '90s adventure game featuring digitized actors in a comic book setting (to name a few). Do a double-take, then proceed further to see more of this past week's new releases.
Metal Gear Solid is out. Mad Max is out. What a great time to be sick.
I went for MGS and what I got wasn’t exactly what I expected. It’s more Ubisoft than MGS. Splinter Cell meets Far Cry meets Assassin’s Creed, with plenty of silly sprinkled in.
A great game, no question about it, but not story driven and therefore not Metal Gear Solid. Where are my hour long cutscenes? Whats up with all the collectible shit? Hundreds of side missions?
The gameplay is great, the amount of content you get for the money is outstanding for a game like this, you can listen to Kids In America while your horse takes a shit on civilians that got burnt to a crisp, and there is enough Hideo Kojima (non)sense in it for me to love it, but as someone who fucking adored MGS2, I feel this little speck of “disappointment dust” in my eye, and the more I try to rub it out, the more it itches.
But what is everybody else playing this weekend?
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now available on the PlayStation Store. Ostensibly, the last Metal Gear game by series creator and longtime custodian, Hideo Kojima, The Phantom Pain has already been released to both rave reviews and a fair amount of controversy. Also out this week, the somewhat highly anticipated Mad Max game (especially after how great the new movie was), "STFU!" (that is to say, Super Time Force Ultra), and a digital card and dice fantasy tabletop role-playing strategy board game (as described by Wikipedia). Play Metal Gear Solid again for the last time, then proceed further to see more of this week's new releases.
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