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

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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!”

Tomb Raider Fan Film Mixes Old & New Lara Croft. A 2-for-1!!

Wow, what is it with me and fan films? I’ve gushed before of fan films based on Tetris, Sonic, and Street Fighter — along with brief mentions of Metal Gear Solid, Mega Man & Portal — and after hearing of this fan film based on the recent Tomb Raider reboot game (which has gotten VERY favorable reviews), I just had to talk briefly about it! Sorry guys, no Angelina Jolie, though; but this will do.   Continue reading “Tomb Raider Fan Film Mixes Old & New Lara Croft. A 2-for-1!!”

Must Gain More Patience Points: My Top 3 Games that are Delayed

Patience is a virtue. The Bible says in Hebrews 6:11-12 that “we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.”  Anything that we have to wait for is typically worth the waiting, and the same can be said for video game releases. We anticipate a new game, hear and/or read the official announcement, keep track through previews, screenshots, trailers, and gameplay footage, plop down cash to reserve said game, anticipate the coming release date, then BAM; the game’s delayed for a few more months!  Check out the three games I was looking forward to playing this late-spring and fall that are now being delayed until next year after the break.

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