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Metal Gear Solid

Synopsis

Metal Gear Solid cover

Released in 1998, for the PlayStation games console - Metal Gear Solid redefined gameplay by forcing gamers to think, rather than shoot their way out of situations.

With the capabilities of the PlayStation, Hideo Kojima was able to enhance his original game further - introducing a fully three dimensional interactive world.

In Metal Gear Solid, Solid Snake must infilitrate a nuclear weapons disposal facility in order to stop the launch of a revolutionary nuclear warhead. Read the full Metal Gear Solid Brief Synopsis.

Platforms

  • PlayStation (see the release dates)
  • PC
  • GameCube (remake, MGS:TTS)

Release Dates

Primary Releases

Metal Gear Solid Japanese Cover
Japan
09.03.1998
Metal Gear Solid North American Cover
USA
10.21.1998
Metal Gear Solid European Cover
Europe
02.26.1999

Additional Releases

Metal Gear Solid: Integral Japanese Cover
Japan
06.24.1999
Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions North American Cover
USA
09.30.1999
Metal Gear Solid: Integral European Cover
Europe
10.29.1999

Metal Gear Rex - The Metal Gear Mech

Metal Gear Rex

A nuclear capable walking tank. Its main purpose is to enable a launch of a global nuclear strike from anywhere in the world in response to a variety of conditions.

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