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As I'm playing many of these acclaimed game franchise originators, I've noticed that some possess certain core elements that make the game a blast to play even on older hardware, and others seem overly ambitious or less-than-fully-realized until further iterations down the road. Metal Gear definitely qualifies for the latter category. For example, the first descriptor that springs to mind when I think of the Metal Gear series is "cinematic," owing a significant debt to the movements...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
You play as Solid Snake in the year 19XX, looking for captured Fox Hound members and seek out the Metal Gear. In this game you will use stealth get get by your enemies, and fighting will get you caught and set off an alarm. You will go screen by screen finding items in different places, gathering level coded key cards to access doors. Also gather weapons of unique kinds, nut having to use your bullets wisely, as they come in small quantities. Using silence is usually the best and/or only approac...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
Comfortably set in the year 19XX (it could be happening now!), Kojima’s baby Metal Gear – the real originator of the stealth genre – sees new recruit Solid Snake enter the fortified state Outer Heaven to rescue fellow operative Grey Fox and destroy the mysterious Metal Gear, a bipedal WMD. Convoluted? Sure, but by 1987’s terms, the plot was the videogame equivalent of War and Peace (with necessary emphasis on the former). Metal Gear shifted a major gaming paradigm when it was released, rewarding...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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