Metal Gear: 30 Years Of Mayhem And Meta Madness (Part Two)

Since Konami released a top-down stealth game for the MSX home computers called Metal Gear in 1987, things have only gotten more…confusing. So rather than have one person journey, Heart of Darkness style, into the depths of Kojima’s mind, we’re splitting up the load and having different writers write about their experiences with the assorted games.

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Metal Gear: 30 Years of Mayhem and Meta Madness (Part One)

Since Konami released a top-down stealth game for the MSX home computers called Metal Gear in 1987, things have only gotten more…confusing. So rather than have one person journey, Heart of Darkness style, into the depths of Kojima’s mind, we’re splitting up the load and having different writers write about their experiences with the assorted games.

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MSX: A Computer Architecture Ahead of its Time

The Forgotten Consoles series has mostly focused on just that — consoles. But what about something like Microsoft Japan’s MSX architecture, ahead of its time and actually wildly popular in parts of the world, but swallowed up in the 90s by IBM-compatibles running MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, OS/2, and then Windows 95? This is its story.

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