Metal Gear Solid is a franchise known for its ability to create compelling characters, from its protagonists to its villains. The series' best character work is found in Metal Gear Solid 3, as it intr...
Ben Jessey spends all his time playing video games, watching TV, watching movies, watching football aka soccer (which I guess counts as watching TV) or writing about those things. He has a degree in Film and Television studies and is now a freelance writer.
Articles by Ben Jessey
Batman Telltale Series: 5 Things The Story Does Better Than The Arkham Games (& 5 Ways Arkham Games Are Better)
For many years the Arkham games were the best Batman games on the market by a distance. Nobody could match Arkham's excellent combat or engaging storytelling.
Guardians Of The Galaxy: 5 Ways Telltale Games' Story Is Better Than The Movies (& 5 Why It's Worse)
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy films introduced a large amount of non-comic book fans to the always humorous and usually heroic team. Then Telltale Games released a video game version of the same gr...
With the huge success of the Grand Theft Auto series, it didn't take long for similar open-world games to be released. While many GTA-like games failed, the Saints Row series thrived. One way it diffe...
In a game all about outlaws who rob and kill everyone in their sights, you'd think it would be hard to stand out as a true villain, yet Red Dead Redemption 2's main antagonist Micah Bell manages to do just that.
Metal Gear Solid 5 was very different from its predecessors as it opted for a more open-world gameplay style while getting rid of staples of the series like the constant thirty-minute cutscenes and David Hayter's grizzled tones.
It may have a wonderfully detailed open-world and enjoyable gameplay, yet one of the main reasons why Red Dead Redemption 2 is such a masterpiece is because of its brilliant protagonist Arthur Morgan.
Life Is Strange was a surprise hit upon its release in 2015. Using the new style of point and click gameplay seen in the TellTale titles, Dontnod Entertainment crafted a great narrative experience with a clever mystery and interesting characters.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots provided an excellent, emotional, and most importantly fitting end to what the first three Metal Gear Solid games had set up.
Metal Gear Solid 3 is the crown jewel of Hideo Kojima's incredible series. It includes brilliant writing, amazing characters, and clever stealth-survival gameplay.
Dragon Ball is one of the most well known and beloved franchises in anime. Naturally, the series' popularity has lead to the release of a huge catalog of games based on the franchise, from fighters to RPGs to sidescrollers.
Since the franchise's debut in 2006, Gears of War has amassed a huge fanbase, with its tight cover-based gameplay appealing to many shooter fans. The latest installment Gears 5 has landed on Xbox Game...
Single-player expansions were an amazing part of the original Mass Effect trilogy, as Bioware consistently released strong downloadable content like Overlord and Omega. Yet, if you ask any Mass Effect...