More ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ & ‘Shadowrun: Hong Kong’

Does “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” make any sense to newcomers? Does that even matter? Chris and JJ begin their serial review of Hideo Kojima’s new game. Plus, an audio “Let’s Play”: JJ narrates a playthrough of the turn-based tactical RPG “Shadowrun: Hong Kong.”


Chris says JJ got the avatar-creation joke in the prologue to “The Phantom Pain” backward. To which JJ says, “Are you saying I didn’t quite understand what was going on in the hospital?”