Metal Gear Solid & 1984 – A Critical Analysis | SCD: Summer 2021

Strange City Digest was really excited to invite Futurasound Productions Jorin Lee in to guest pen an essay comparing and contrasting fascinating parallels between the storycrafting and power of language between Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid franchise (specifically the fifth installment: The Phantom Pain) and George Orwell’s seminal 1984.

Be sure to check the dozens of Jorin’s virtual essays regarding MSG and other related aspects on youtube at

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