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  • I live in Columbus, OH
  • I was born on March 14
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  • Bio Doug Trein is a staff contributor at Fandom and focuses primarily on video games and animated television shows. His game genre favorites include strategy and turn-based role-playing games, first-person shooters, 2D fighting games, and action/adventure titles.
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  • TheBlueRogue

    Learn more about the legendary military hero Big Boss in this Big Boss Timeline before the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Big Boss has been a part of a wide variety of conflicts that span across several Metal Gear titles. For those of you who were unable to experience his entire story, check out this succinct summary of all of the major events from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to prepare yourself for the latest chapter.

    Jack's military career dated back to the 1950s, when he participated in the Korean War as a teenager and later joined the Green Berets. In 1950, at the age of fifteen, he met The Boss and became her apprentice. She trained him in combat, dem…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    On August 30th, An update was released for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes that allows users to upload their save files into Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Players who complete a variety of tasks within Ground Zeroes can unlock new features that can be utilized in their playthrough of the Phantom Pain.

    Extract 19 POWs and Agents throughout the missions for 19 Volunteers to appear as recruits in The Phantom Pain. Players only need to extract them in the Normal Difficulty. The list of people include:

    • Ground Zeroes: 5 Prisoners, 4 in the eastern prison camp where Chico is being held and one POW awaiting execution near the western refugee camp near the starting point. (Players must extract Chico before he appears)
    • Eliminate the Renegade Thr…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest and longest-running gaming professionals industry event. The conference contains 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. GDC 2013 begins March 25th and lasts March 29th.

    This year, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes will featured in a panel, headed by Hideo Kojima. The session summary can be found below. We would like to ask, is there any elements or details of this session that you would be interested in getting more information about? How about any questions that you would like answered? Let us know in the comments: we will be attending this session, and can help gather the an…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Metal Gear Versus

    February 27, 2013 by TheBlueRogue

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is a frantic, hack-and-slash game developed by Platinum Games and produced by Kojima Productions. This game serves as a departure from the Metal Gear Solid games. The standalone game compares uniquely to the rest of the series. What elements of the games do you prefer over others? Let's take a look at Revengeance and compare to the other Metal Gear game which Raiden was the star, Metal Gear Solid 2. Be sure to voice your opinion in the polls on each section!

    Metal Gear Rising Revengeance
    Metal Gear Solid 2

    Raiden is the main character of Revengence, and the signature stealth gameplay of the series has been sidestepped for a more frantic, hack-and-slash style. Raiden's swordplay is the main m…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is the newest installment of Metal Gear franchise. Taking place four years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4, Raiden returns to the battlefield as a cyborg ninja. Raiden has been contracted for VIP protection as a member of Maverick Security Consulting, Inc. While on the job, Raiden and the VIP are ambushed by Samuel Rodrigues, a member of Desperado Enforcement, LCC. He makes quick work of Raiden, who loses an eye and an arm in the battle. After becoming outfitted in a new cyborg body, Raiden seeks to find the intentions of Desperado, and deliver some revenge along the way.

    The game is out and the verdict in in! The game's high energy, over-the-top action sequences seem to have mixed well with critics. To …

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