Twitch Is Playing ‘Metal Gear: Ghost Babel’ through Crowdsourcing; Pretty Decently…

Twitch Is Playing Metal Gear. It's Not Going Well. (Update)

“Metal Gear: Ghost Babel,” the Game Boy Color title that relied on precise timing and expert stealth (as is the case of MOST of the Metal Gear games), is now being played by an anonymous mob of users on Twitch, who can just input random commands at their heart’s content. What could possibly go wrong, you ask? Well, unlike the crowd-played Pokemon, which ended up well (and the Twitch audience would later finish every game of the main-line series), early on this venture was turning into something more similar to Twitch plays Halo, in which the crowd was unable to get past basic enemy encounters.  Since then, significant progress was made, as as of day 2 of this experiment, Stage 2 was cleared! Click after the break for updated tweets! Continue reading “Twitch Is Playing ‘Metal Gear: Ghost Babel’ through Crowdsourcing; Pretty Decently…”

GIFitecture Xanadu Metal Gear Austin’s Skullbuster – WIRed #104

It’s time for Episode 104 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses GIF-ified architecture, the release of Open Xanadu, a FREE Metal Gear 1 remake and Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “GIFitecture Xanadu Metal Gear Austin’s Skullbuster – WIRed #104”

Konami Authorizes A Free ‘Metal Gear (1987) Reboot!

Are you a huge Metal Gear fan like I am? Are ya’? ARE YA’?!? Since I’m a huge fan, I do in fact own the special edition of Metal Gear Solid 3 (called “Subsistance”) which contained updated playable versions of the original MSX Metal Gear games (Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake). But if you’re itching to get your hands on the first game for a nostalgic run, then you’d be happy with the news that a group of independent modders had Konami’s permission to reboot the very first Metal Gear game from 1987 and release it completely free to the public. Oh my goodness, IT’S ACTUALLY HAPPENING!!!!!!! Continue reading “Konami Authorizes A Free ‘Metal Gear (1987) Reboot!”

12 Minutes of ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ Footage Awesomeness!

If you’re a fan of the Metal Gear series (as I am), and you want to know more about how a new open-world design is going to work and/or change the traditional stealth-oriented gameplay in the next Metal Gear Solid game, then it’s best you take a peek at the above video.  This is a long demonstration of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain from Sony’s livestream from this year’s Tokyo Games Show. You’ve got to admit that Snake looks better than ever on next-gen consoles, huh? Continue reading “12 Minutes of ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ Footage Awesomeness!”