One of the most prolific and influential video game series comes to an assumed end next week. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain promises to shed light on Big Boss's transformation from war hero to mythic shadow militia leader. The long and complex story has spanned consoles and generations, each game compelling and effective in their on respects. Taken as a whole, the series' consistent high points have always been the incredibly thorough boss encounters that punctuate the narrative.
Ultron is pretty nasty, right? He is very much omnipresent, lethal, and incredibly determined and inspired. But as I let Avengers: Age of Ultron wash over me last week, I couldn’t help but think that I have killed far more dangerous rogue A.I. in some of my favorite video games. Sure, Ultron is in many bodies at once, learns incredibly quickly, and can fire lasers from his fingers, but it doesn't hold a warm glowing screen to some of the deadliest computers in games. And before you ask - Yes, I absolutely can list and rank them for you.