Metal Gear Solid

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Metal Gear Solid
Basic Information
Video Game
Metal Gear
Metal Gear Solid
Successor title
Metal Gear Solid 2
Stealth, Action
Number of
PlayStation Digital Controller
PlayStation and Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
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Main Credits
Hideo Kojima
Hideo Kojima, Motoyuki Yoshioka
Hideo Kojima
European Union European Release Date(s)
February 261999
Microsoft Windows
October 202000
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
September 301998
Microsoft Windows
September 242000
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
September 31998
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Steam | Xbox Live
Unfortunately, killing is one of those things that gets easier every time you do it.
~ Solid Snake

Metal Gear Solid is a stealth action video game developed and published by Konami. The game serves as the first entry in the series of the name name, and is a continuation of the Metal Gear games.

A remake of this game was released for the GameCube in 2004, called Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. It combined the story of this game with the abilities and engine of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.

Story[edit | edit source]

Terrorists have taken over a site in Alaska and have claimed Metal Gear Rex for themselves. They prepare to launch nuclear strikes with this weapon. It's up to Solid Snake to stop them.. You take the role of Solid Snake as you infiltrate Shadow Moses Island. You have two mission objectives in the game:

1) Rescue the D.A.R.P.A. Chief, Donald Anderson and the president of A.R.M.S. Tech, Kenneth Baker.
2) Find out whether the terrorists have the ability to launch a nuclear strike, and stop them if they do.

There are six members of a group called FOX-HOUND that are currently working with the terrorists: