Tag: Konami

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops – Review

Read review of Metal Gear Solid: Portable OpsRegardless of its flaws, I'd say that is probably one of the safest purchases for PSP gamers, easily trouncing most of the junk in the PSP section. Snake is definitely one of the most compelling characters in videogames today, and I'd take a slightly flawed adventure with him over another carbon-copy racing game or generic puzzler any day.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence – Review

'd intended to review Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (MGS3) when it originally came out. A longtime fan of the series, I was interested to see what Kojima would do with a prequel. I found myself oddly underwhelmed by the game. As attractive as the graphics were, and no matter how polished the mechanics, playing the game left me cold. It wasn't any mystery why, either—frankly, half a decade after certain camera problems presented themselves in Metal Gear Solid (MGS), I didn't understand why I still had to spend ten hours worth of gameplay fighting to see what was going on around me.

Rumble Roses XX – Review

When a new console comes out, the wide-eyed kid in me wakes up and shoves the jaded, disillusioned gamer aside for a time. With Microsoft's new 360 technology in my living room and two more consoles on the way, there's an innocent little part of my psyche that expects all new games to just be better.

Suikoden V – Review

More than any other game I've played, Suikoden V makes me see the gulf between my altruistic avatar and my greedy, egomaniacal self. Twists in the story nudge me in this direction. The hero recruits a tactician, and we find out that she's worked for the enemy at one time. But she eventually turned against them, and the villains wonder if she'll do the same to the prince.