Metal Gear Solid 2 Gameplay and Anniversary

Two years ago I started blogging on this site, and my first post was about Metal Gear Solid 2, since it was April 29. Get it? In honor of both, here’s a walkthrough of the…

One year later: Kangaroo Notebook and Metal Gear Solid 2

This is the first year anniversary of Usualjay Plays Games. If you look over the archives you’ll probably note a dearth of updates over the last seven months or so. Lots of drafts and post…

The Least Understood Character in Metal Gear Solid

And perhaps, one of the least understood characters ever in video games. Yesterday I saw someone post in a yet another Metal Gear Solid fan group: “Does anybody else think Raiden was a horrible mistake?”…

The Details of Metal Gear Solid 2

I’m sitting at 50.6% complete on the Missions mode, having cleared  100% of all the Raiden missions, 67% of Snake, and 50% of Plisken. There are still two characters to unlock (MGS1 Snake is one)…

Metal Gear Solid 2: Virtually Impossible Achievement

Have I mentioned that getting the “Virtually Impossible” trophy in Metal Gear Solid 2 is exactly what the namesake suggests?  After 16 hours and 20 minutes I’m at 41% complete, having cleared all but the…

Rose vs. Raiden in Metal Gear Solid 2

Recently there was a post in a group I’m a part of that lamented the dialog between Rose and Raiden in Metal Gear Solid 2 as being incredibly annoying. For those of you who don’t…

Dreams of Metal Gear Solid 2

Going through the Alternative Missions in the course of my pursuit for the Metal Gear Solid 2 platinum trophy, I was surprised at how weird they feel.  This is partially because MGS2 is a weird…