Metal Gear Musings: Part 3

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest and worst things to ever happen to gaming: the Metal Gear Solid series. The series (and its MSX predecessors) have baffled and delighted gamers for decades, serving up an inimitable mix of social commentary, action movie escapades and bizarre medium games. Long time fan of the series Zigg is playing through every game fresh and looking back on them from a modern perspective. Warning – spoilers ahoy!

This week: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PlayStation 2, 2004)

Metal Gear Musings: Part 2

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest and worst things to ever happen to gaming: the Metal Gear Solid series. The series (and its MSX predecessors) have baffled and delighted gamers for decades, serving up an inimitable mix of social commentary, action movie escapades and bizarre medium games. Long time fan of the series Zigg is playing through every game fresh and looking back on them from a modern perspective. Warning – spoilers ahoy!

This week: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (PlayStation 2/Xbox/PC, 2001)

Metal Gear Musings: Part 1

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest and worst things to ever happen to gaming: the Metal Gear Solid series. The series (and its MSX predecessors) have baffled and delighted gamers for decades, serving up an inimitable mix of social commentary, action movie escapades and bizarre medium games. Long time fan of the series Zigg is playing through every game fresh and looking back on them from a modern perspective. Warning – spoilers ahoy!

This week: Metal Gear Solid (PlayStation/PC, 1998)

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 6

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon. Zigg has never watched Digimon. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, seeing it for the first time? Can anyone stop us from crying our eyes out?

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 5

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon. Zigg has never watched Digimon. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, seeing it for the first time? Can anyone avenge Pump and Gotsu?

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 4

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon. Zigg has never watched Digimon. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, seeing it for the first time? Can anyone shut the super-annoying PicoDevimon up?

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 3

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon. Zigg has never watched Digimon. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, seeing it for the first time? Could this schmuck director actually have a future in this industry?

This Time… Mamoru Hosoda Arc (Digimon Adventure: Born of Koromon and Digimon Adventure episode 21 )

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 2

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon. Zigg has never watched Digimon. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, seeing it for the first time? Can anyone stop the power of evil Elvis in a onesie?

This Time… Etemon Arc (Digimon Adventure episodes 14-20)

Digimon Adventure Adventure: Part 1

Aquagaze and Irothtin love Digimon with the kind of fervour only childhood afternoons in front of the the television can inspire. Zigg has never watched Digimon and mentally refers to it as ‘that Pokemon knockoff with the terrible theme song’. 16 years after the original Digimon Adventure started airing, can it hold up to Aqua and Iro’s preteen memories? Can it convert Zigg, (theoretically) a grown man seeing it for the first time? Can anyone work out why gloves are so popular in this universe?

This Time… Devimon Arc (Digimon Adventure episodes 1-13)

Random Manga Theatre 44: Green Blood

Hit the “Random” button and see what comes up! In this feature, we take a look at whatever manga the Random Number God decides to throw at us and find out if it’s worth your time.

This time: Green Blood, by Kakizaki Masasumi