Wednesday, April 23, 2014

EXP Podcast #273: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Debrief

Image from Konami
Blame it on the war economy, blame it on the nanomachines, or blame it on our secret admiration of mullets; the bottom line is that Jorge and I found ourselves sneaking through Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes.  It's a fascinating game in both positive and negative ways and we take the opportunity to think about Ground Zeroes and what it says about the series as a whole.  Topics discussed include bullet time, the harlem globetrotters, and foot textures; all things that Hideo Kojima undoubtedly has strong opinions about.  As always, we're looking forward to hearing your thoughts in the comments!

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Show notes:

- Runtime: 46 min 01 sec
- Music by: Brad Sucks

4 comments:

  1. corrector of throwaway commentApril 26, 2014 at 6:18 AM

    Ooops.
    Not the first in the Metal gear Canonical timeline as you called it. That would be
    Metal gear solid 3:Snake Eater.

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  2. corrector of throwaway commentApril 26, 2014 at 6:25 AM

    They haven't put out anything Meatal Gear since 2008.
    Oops again.
    Actually Mgs:Peacewalker was released after mgs 4 ;The 2008 game you referred to. Peacewalker is canonical to squish that rebuttal before it starts.
    Good show though.

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  3. corrector of throwaway commentApril 26, 2014 at 6:26 AM

    Wait Meatal Gear????? I meant Metal.
    Oops to me.

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  4. cardboard connoisseurApril 26, 2014 at 7:03 AM

    Also No cardboard box in ground zeroes although it was an Amazon preorder bonus in Japan.
    It will apparently return in phantom pain though so phew.

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