• Never Stop Sneakin' captures Metal Gear Solid nostalgia in the right way

    10 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Hummingbird is just one of many unlockable, playable characters.
    Nostalgia is a tricky thing. We all feel it at one time or another, and it often seems nothing gets butts in the proverbial seats as reliably as the promise of remembering everything as it was, when you didn't know any better and assumed the world was a simpler place. Maybe that's why so many corporations and creators use it as a crutch for storytelling.
    When you overuse nostalgia, though, it stinks of the laser-focused cynicism that launched Ernest Cline's career. But there's a happy medium. You can use reverence...
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