Hidden Gems: Metal Gear Solid

May 6, 2010

Yes I know what you’re thinking, Metal Gear Solid?? EVERYONE KNOWS ABOUT THAT GAME.

But I’m not referring to the Playstation game at all.

No what I’m referring to is the Gameboy color game.

In Japan it was released under the title Metal Gear: Ghost Babel. The story is not continuous with any of the Metal Gear Solid story lines, but it is an alternate timeline that takes place 8 years after the events of Outer Heaven.

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Stand Out Game Introductions

June 18, 2009

Well today I was playing an online Video Game Music quiz and I happened upon the opening theme of Cannon Fodder. I’ll just say that I had no idea what was coming there, it starts out with ska chords and goes into “♫ War, never been so much fun…♫” So for the focus of this article I will talk about some attention grabbing intros.  Not all of them need take the Cannon Fodder approach but all of them have some quality that makes them unforgettable.

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Top 5: Fan Made Live-action Trailers

December 22, 2008

Video game movies: a subject that every true gamer fears the most. Why is that? Maybe it is because video games are not truly respected as an art form or maybe Hollywood doesn’t really care about the quality of the movie, they just want a franchise to sell tickets. However, today, I present to you, the Top 5 Fan Made Live-Action Trailers. The only criteria for this list was that it was a trailer, so sadly incredible on-line series like “Street Fighter: The Later Years” did not make the list.  So without further ado, let’s get started with my number 5 best trailer!

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Duck Hunt’s Fatal Flaw – It isn’t the dog. It’s the sound.

December 17, 2008

It isn't really his fault.

It isn't really his fault.

By simply making the duration of the success song less then the duration of the failure sound, Nintendo made it more important not to miss then to actually shoot the ducks. It’s the dog’s sound and length actually breaks the gamer’s concentration, not the dog itself.

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