The OzSpot 04/09/12: Gaymercon, Metal Gear Solid Movie!

On this week's show we look at Microsoft's support of Gaymercon, the newly announced Metal Gear Solid movie, Battle.net banned in Iran and more!

Why is it important for a convention like Gaymercon to exist? Why is it needed?

We'll also be discussing expectations for the announced Metal Gear Solid movie, Will Hideo Kojima be able to pull this off?

Also, Blizzard has blocked Battle.net access in Iran. Why?

Watch the replay below!


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Written By

Zorine “harli” Te is a long time competitive gamer and also an Associate Editor at GameSpot.

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Discussion

6 comments
jomipira
jomipira

And yep... Snake Plissken is a John Carpenter creation! Escape From New York (brilliant) and a less brilliant Escape From LA... The problem with movies based on games is that the thing that makes a film brilliant is quite different from the thing that makes a game great. You can have three thousand hours of good Metal Gear games CGI scenes, but that's not why the games are great, it's because of the game itself, gameplay, pace, setting and so on. That's why most game based movies fall short of expectations. Not holding my breath for a Metal Gear movie...

smija016
smija016

will an audio only download be uploaded?

zhing_wong
zhing_wong

Chris nolan should direct MGS movie

Chippa7
Chippa7 moderator

 @smija016 The embedded SoundCloud player above should let you to download directly from this page. Let us know if you're having trouble.