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InRetroSolid Part V: Reaching Outer Heaven

  All things must come to a end. Over the past few weeks InRetroSpect has taking part in an auditory ‘Wide Game’ to explore the Metal Gear Solid Series. This week the final part of the season of specials finally comes to a close. Once again all four hosts come together to look at the …

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InRetroSolid Part IV: The New Sun

  What might be the final part in the saga of Solid Snake also marks the nearing closure of the InRetroSolid series. Just like how us here at InRetroSpect will within the next few weeks reform back to our natural design, Marconi argues that Guns of the Patriots is Snake’s final purging. That the game …

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InRetroSolid Part III: An Emotion to Carry into Battle

“What journey did we undertake to get to this spot?” Left abandoned and betrayed by his mentor, Naked Snake slips on the bandanna for the first time and begins a personal mission  that will help him find an emotion to carry into battle. In this third episode of InRetroSolid, Strider rewinds the clock forty-five years …

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InRetroSolid Part II: In Defence of Sons of Liberty

  Is Raiden really such an unlikeable brat? Does Sons Of Liberty have a confusing storyline? Was Hideo Kojima wrong to try and fool his audience? Xero shouts a resolute ‘no’ and explains why the game’s many criticisms are illogical in their foundation. Warning! May not be suitable for children! Contains spoilers!       …

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InRetroSolid Part I: Metal Gear Solid

How can one game change so much? How can one series span so much time and for that length surpass its own achievements? Well this is what the guys have challenged themselves to discover over the next thirty days. It is undoubted that Metal Gear Solid has altered the way we play games but over …