Metal Gear Solid

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Justin Timberlake's New Merch, Rated by Usefulness in Survival Scenarios

The Man of the Woods is releasing a custom piece of merch for every song on his album. Can they outlast a grizzly bear, though?
Phil Witmer

Why I Wish David Bowie Had Been More Involved with Video Games

Would David Bowie have put his own distinctive stamp on the gaming world the way he did with music and film if he had just gotten into the medium?
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami to Launch an Independent Studio

Hideo Kojima's next project will be a PlayStation exclusive, dealing another blow to Xbox's chances of catching Sony's console.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

What Video Games Have to Say About the 1970s

The 1970s are no more, but playing games set in that decade depicts a time of murder, economic hardship, and international tensions.
Paul Rose
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Plans for the Next Metal Gear Solid Game Are Underway Without Auteur Hideo Kojima

Where is the franchise going to go after the success of "The Phantom Pain"?
Mike Diver
Leigh Alexander’s Understanding Games

The Final Word on ‘The Phantom Pain,’ a Video Game About Video Games

It's one of 2015's greatest commercial and critical hits. Leigh Alexander unpicks what makes 'Metal Gear Solid V' work, and where it goes wrong.
Leigh Alexander
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Where In the World Is Hideo Kojima?

Is he on vacation? Has he left? Is he ever coming back? Someone, please, let us know, because this nonsense is so freaking tiring.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

A Song of Metal Gear Solid: Photographing ‘The Phantom Pain’

Framing the scenes that make Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear goodbye so memorable.
Steve Haske
VICE vs Video games

Really, It’s OK to Not Play Every New Video Game That’s Coming Out

There's so many that you physically couldn't, anyway, so here's a guide to what you should pick up, based on your personal circumstances.
Sean Cleaver
VICE vs Video games

I Asked a Biological Weapons Expert How Far-Fetched Metal Gear Solid’s Genome Soldiers Really Are

Stanford's Dr. Steven Block reveals that Hideo Kojima's PlayStation original was remarkably prescient in its presentation of future troops.
Joe Donnelly
VICE vs Video games

‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ Is the Perfect Stealth Game

Series creator Hideo Kojima has delivered his masterpiece.
Kirk Mckeand
VICE vs Video games

Use Your Remaining Vacation Time on These Forthcoming Video Games

2015's already been an awesome year for games, and the very best of the bunch might not even be out yet.
Mike Diver