Ever asked "who would win in a fight"? One of the masters of the craft, CRISIS, joins us to discuss the art of hypothetical combat, Metal Gear's recent takeover of Games Done Quick, and the contentious canonicity of Portable Ops. Recorded on July 6th, 2022.
This week, we dive back into the Rising Memes with funnywes, who breaks down getting new fans into the series and just what it takes to rev up that Raiden voice. We also debrief on the Summer Games Fest: Did E3 leave a vacuum that hasn't been filled? What's Kojima got in store with Microsoft? And why are Sony fans so mad about it? Recorded on June 22, 2022.
What does it take to build your very own nuclear-equipped bipedal robot? The aptly named MetalGearDmodel joins us to chronicle his efforts to perfectly recreate his namesake, going so far as to hunt down the original Japanese model kits used by Konami during the development of Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake. Recorded on June 6, 2022.
In recovery mode from all the big rumors and even bigger guests, the gang discusses the recent Silent Hill "leaks", the latest renaissance in Metal Gear Rising memes, and take some more questions from listeners like you. Recorded on May 25, 2022.
In my restless dreams, I see those remakes... Silent Hill streamer and speedrunner AnEternalEnigma steps into the nightmare this episode to talk about ongoing rumors, his impressions as a newcomer to the Metal Gear Solid series, and how he managed to buy his very own Konami pachislot machine. Recorded on May 11, 2022.
Do you know what day it is today? Well, it's not April 30th, but that didn't stop George Weidman of Super Bunnyhop fame from sitting in with us to talk about Metal Gear Solid 2, the legacy of his Critical Close-up video series, and how ancient myths dovetail with Hideo Kojima's penchant for magical realism. Recorded on April 27th, 2022.
What're ya runnin'? This week, Maxylobes sits in the guest seat to discuss what makes a good horror game, Kojima's sudden office transition, and whether or not Metal Gear Solid 3 can be beaten with just a cigar... also, where the hell is Nitroid!? Recorded April 11, 2022.
The mysterious BadHumans steps out from the shadows as we talk Death Stranding: Director's Cut launching on PC, obscure Metal Gear Solid trivia, the battle between cloud streaming and emulation in the war for video game preservation, and how everyone's favorite inline skating villain, Fatman, is being memorialized as a plushie. Recorded on March 30, 2022.
It's Round Two with Mega64! Rocco Botte (you know, the main guy) joins us this time around and fills our heads with stories about creating comedy, Hideo Kojima swearing profusely, and accidentally spoiling Metal Gear Solid V for a large audience. Recorded on March 14, 2022.