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Sakurai: 'I had a lot more characters' in Brawl

What do you think of Smash Bros. Brawl? Great game, right? Yeah, we think so, too. Is it missing something, though? Perhaps extra characters? According to ONM, Sakurai himself cut a couple of characters from the roster. "I had a lot more characters, for example.. but sadly I can't discuss which ones...

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OMGS4: Sales exceed 1 million in Europe during first week

Senior stealth citizen news now, with European Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots sales exceeding one million units in its first week. Konami has called the demand for the game "exceptional," noting that the final chapter in Solid Snake's spiraling saga has seen high sales in all European...

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Nega-review: Metal Gear Solid 4

"Metal Gear Solid 4 is not the inclusive, universally entertaining experience it could have been." (7) It "is a frustrating, fractured game" (2) that "feels ... like a genie struggling to find enough goodies in the lamp, slave to the demands of everyone but itself." (1) "Metal Gear Solid 4 is,...

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Sagacious advice from the MGS4 install screen

In case you were thinking of skipping the approximately 8-minute install (which also translates to 4 or 5 cigarettes for our aged hero) and making a sandwich, consider the little bit of humor you'd be missing. If you're still undeterred and plan to ignore the game while it installs, check out our...

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The B[ack]log: The Snake is a Lie

This article contains enormous spoilers, just so you know. Playing Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty again, after all these years, has had an interesting effect on my opinion of it. Which is to say, I actually like it now. I'm tempted to compare it to a maturing, fine wine, a substance I'm sure...

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Friday Video: Smash Bros. goes XXX

Our Friday Video spot seemed an appropriate place to store these videos of Smash Bros. Brawl characters caught in compromising poses. Equal parts ridiculous and hilarious (because, really, who goes through all this effort?), the pair of videos show that every single fight in Smash Bros. Brawl is...

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Japan's Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 bundle a real steel

Actually, the headline is headlyin' just a bit. Not only is Japan's forthcoming Metal Gear Solid 4 PlayStation 3 bundle not made of steel, it's not particularly cheap either. The latest issue of Famitsu reports (translated by IGN) that a steel-colored PS3 will join a special edition of Konami's...

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No snaking in Mario Kart Wii

There has been a love-hate relationship with the ability to snake (no, not him) in Mario Kart. For those unfamiliar with the (in)famous technique, it involves using the drift-boosting over and over again, causing a snake-like movement pattern across the tracks. It has been in the game since Mario...

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl's secret Snake codec taunt

An interesting Super Smash Bros. Brawl secret involving Solid Snake's famous codec can be found after the break....

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Snake Codec calls are worth spoiling Brawl

Solid Snake, who, as the most realistic human being in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and as a military operative who carries deadly projectile weapons into battle, should be the most serious character in the game. Instead, Snake's propensity for endless discussion via codec is used to make fun of not...

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