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Metal Gear features the exploits of special forces operative Solid Snake stealth mission into a hostile location known as Outer Heaven. Snake's goal is to eliminate a walking tank armed with nuclear capabilities.

The original MSX version was later ported to the NES but was heavily altered featuring a different map layout among a litany of other changes.

The mobile phone version is based on the MSX version with some additions such as including an easy mode, Boss Survival mode, and having the Infinite Bandana item.


Metal Gear MSX Dogs. Right. Just what I hoped to see
Metal Gear MSX Sometimes the game would switch to platform view
Metal Gear MSX I knew I should have never entered this room...
Metal Gear MSX Don't shoot me! I have to stay alive at least till Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty

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Alternate Titles

  • "メタルギア" -- Japanese spelling

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An interesting origin of the Metal Gear series MSX Mentifisto (34)

Critic Reviews

Retrogaming History MSX Nov 23, 2010 9 out of 10 90
The Games Machine (UK) MSX Dec, 1987 79 out of 100 79


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