According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Violence 

Parents should take special note. There isn't any reason to be overly alarmed by the content in MGS, but I was rather surprised that the game was rated "E" for everyone. Though not visually graphic, there are a number of very dramatic moments (one enemy boss character sets himself ablaze and another mercenary reflects about how he killed his own brother in combat, and their mother committed suicide afterward). There is also no gratuitous profanity, but the script has many dark overtones about the effects of war, and there are some obviously mature themes.

Fans of the Metal Gear series are going to be in shock at how much the Game Boy Color version manages to capture the feel and the gameplay of the PlayStation one. In some ways, the portable version even surpasses its larger counterpart with tighter controls and extra modes like the two-player versus mode.

For any Game Boy owner who wants an instant classic, MGS is practically a sure bet.

Chi Kong Lui

Chi Kong Lui

In the 1980s, Chi grew up in small town on the outskirts of New York City called Jackson Heights. Latino actor, John Leguizamo referred to the town as the "melting pot of the world," and while living there, Chi was exposed to many diverse cultures, as well as a bevy of arcade classics such as Pac-Man, Space Ace, Space Harrier and Double Dragon. Chi's love of videogames only seemed to grow as his parents finally caved and bought him an 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (after being the only kid in the block without one). In the 1990s, Chi finagled his way into the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts.

Somewhere between all the gaming, Chi some how managed to finish high school and get into the New York Institute of Technology. At the same time, Chi also interned at Virtual Frontiers, an Internet software consultancy where he learned the ways of HTML. Soon after acquiring his BFA, Chi went on to become the lead Web designer of the Anti-Defamation League. During his tenure there, Chi was instrumental in redesigning and relaunching the non-profit organization's Web site.

Today, Chi is the webmaster of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and somehow managed to work through the tragic events of September 11th without losing his sanity. Chi considers his life's work and continues to be amazed that the web site is still standing after the recent dotcom fallout. It is his dream that will accomplish two things: 1) Redefine the grammar of videogames much the same way French film critic Andre Bazin did for the art of cinema and 2) bring game criticism to the forefront of mainstream culture much the same way Siskel & Ebert did for film criticism.
Chi Kong Lui

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