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Games nobody talks about anymore: 1987’s Metal Gear

Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 21, 2015

Before the seminal PlayStation version, there was Metal Gear - Hideo Kojima’s stealth game for the MSX2 computer...

Games nobody talks about anymore: Parodius

Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 14, 2015

Starting in 1988, the Parodius games brought a riot of imagination to the shooting genre. Ryan looks back to a brilliantly surreal series...

The side-scrolling shooter: 1980-2004?

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 18, 2014

Once an arcade mainstay, the side-scrolling shooter seems to be dwindling from existence. Ryan looks back at a sadly neglected genre...

Why 1985 was a golden year for videogaming

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 24, 2014

From technical innovation to the advent of Super Mario Bros, we look at 9 reasons why 1985 was a vital year in games history...

10 unique videogames from the Cold War

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Sep 17, 2013

What can videogames tell us about the volatile east-west relations in the 1980s? Ryan takes a look at 10 unique titles from the Cold War...

The history of Metal Gear

Paul Martinovic Feature Feb 22, 2013

With Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance out now, Paul takes a timely look back over the series...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PlayStation 3 review

Ryan Lambie Review Feb 22, 2013

Konami teams up with Platinum Games to deliver a fantastic action game. Here's our review of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance...

The genesis of Metal Gear

Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 15, 2013

Ahead of the launch of Metal Gear Solid: Revengeance this month, we chart the origins of Hideo Kojima's classic Metal Gear series...

Metal Gear Solid movie in the works

Ryan Lambie News Aug 30, 2012

A movie version of the hit videogame series Metal Gear Solid is being planned, its creator Hideo Kojima has announced…

Looking back at Konami’s Shao-Lin’s Road

Ryan Lambie News Dec 17, 2010

Konami’s strange and downright mad platform brawler Shao-Lin’s Road is the latest 80s arcade classic to get the retrospective treatment…

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