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Metal Gear (NES)

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Advertising Blurbs

magazine advertisement - NES (US):
    GEAR UP.

    BOMB BLAST SUIT

    Shields you from explosions.

    FLASHLIGHT

    Illuminates underground passages.

    MINES

    Set them in key locations. Up to three per screen.

    INGRAM MAC-H

    Semi-automatic submachine gun. Silencer optional.

    BARETTA M92F

    Single-action hand gun. Silencer optional.

    ANTIDOTE

    Neutralizes poisons.

    ROCKET LAUNCHER

    Destroy enemy equipment from a safe distance.

    COMPASS

    Helps you navigate through uncharted deserts.

    BODY ARMOR

    Will reduce damage by 50%

    MINE DETECTOR

    Discovers location of enemy mines.

    TRANSCEIVER
    This is your most valuable piece of equipment. With it, you'll receive vital information from headquarters telling you where to find essential weapons and supplies.

    ANTENNA

    Allows you to use transceiver despite enemy jamming devices.

    IRON GLOVE

    Allows you to locate hidden doors with a single punch.

    OXYGEN TANK

    Keeps you breathing underwater.

    GRENADE LAUNCHER

    Launch deadly grenades into strategic locations.

    GAS MASK

    Only means of survival in gassed-out areas.

    INFRARED GOGGLES

    Used to detect infrared alarm sensors.

    BINOCULARS

    Allow you to see one screen ahead without risking your life.

    PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES

    For perfectly timed explosions.

    REMOTE-CONTROL MISSILE

    Guide it with your control pad.


    METAL GEAR


    Your Nintendo Entertainment System(r) has never seen a weapon as destructive as METAL GEAR. To help you destroy it, ULTRAGAMES has supplied the equipment. To get through the METAL GEAR maze, you'll have to supply the wits.


    (Source: back cover of "Web of Spider-Man", Vol. 1, No. 120, Jan 1995.)

    Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44469) on Mar 11, 2008.