Kept you waiting, huh? Manu (aka ManuclearBomb) from the NotACast Pod-Cast and My Brother, My Captain, My Podcast, returns to the show to talk about Metal Gear Solid 2 and the impact it made on his life!
We also talk about this game’s legacy, its influences, its controversies, and its prescient themes. Not only that, we also give our thoughts on the recently announced live-action Zelda film, discuss the future of the Metal Gear franchise, the recent Master Collection, and what other pieces of media give us "Big Boss Baby vibes."
Other games discussed in this episode: Elden Ring, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Spider-Man 2, Yakuza, Alan Wake, Control, Max Payne 3, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Survivor, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Metal Gear Solid V, Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2.
Select and Start is a video game podcast where the host, Keifer Lirette, talks with his guests about their most meaningful and memorable video game experiences. It is part of the Moonshot podcast network.
0:00 – Catching Up with Manu
13:34 – Live-action Zelda News
22:58 – Manu’s Gaming Future
35:02 – "Big Boss Baby Vibes"
44:50 – Metal Gear Solid Delta
52:54 – Introducing Metal Gear Solid 2
1:16:35 – No Country For Old Games
1:37:58 – Metal Gear Solid 2
2:58:30 – Recommendations and Outro
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