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I Beat Final Fantasy VI's Opera House And All I Got Was This Lousy Airship

Every time I would tell people I hadn’t played Final Fantasy VI—a claim which is no longer true, thank god—they’d respond with particular forcefulness because of how much I love music. Not only does FFVI have a famous soundtrack, it features a major musical setpiece: The Opera House. » 8/31/15 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

The Most Ill-Advised Continuations of Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows

The X-Files, Heroes and Twin Peaks are all coming back to our screens soon, with at least some of the original castmembers returning. Sounds great—except that this sort of thing doesn’t always work out. Here are the most ignominious examples of classic TV shows that were reanimated...but they came back wrong. » 8/31/15 4:48pm Today 4:48pm

Past and future look exactly the same in this post-apocalyptic western

In the post-apocalyptic future depicted in this short film there are no smartphones, computers, or octopus-shaped robots trying to destroy what’s left of humanity. Here, people live like they used to in the Wild West. They ride horses, wear funny hats, and are well aware that their life is worth less than the bullet… » 8/31/15 1:51pm Today 1:51pm

I've Played 30 Hours Of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain And It's Friggin' Great

For the past few days, I’ve done very little but play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, a new video game made by the well-known spa company Konami. I’ve been sneaking and shooting through deserts and forests. I’ve infiltrated bases, crippled soldiers, and taken four showers. It has been wonderful.
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Metal Gear Solid Is One Of The Most Fascinating Science Fiction Stories in Any Medium

Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just… » 8/31/15 12:33pm Today 12:33pm