Despite all of this it’s criminally underdeveloped and frankly, a must see. So few 80’s slashers manage to be any good, and this one somehow stumbles into genius simply by being unfinished.
There are a lot of questions to be answered in the wake of Season 1. Who is Eleven’s papa? Can Steve’s hair get any taller?
“There is no absolute ‘us’ versus ‘them’ in Metal Gear; alliances and loyalties shift within the franchise.” Katriel Paige explores political allegiance in MGS V.
“Metal Gear Solid V sabotages its own depth by playing everything straight, by presenting real world horror alongside events that are completely ridiculous.”
George Weidman questions the universality of nostalgia-driven pop culture.
Cara Ellison introduces the neon-soaked ultraviolence of Hotline Miami.