Developer(s) Snake's commanding officer (who is Big Boss in the original version) is named "Commander South," a play on the name of the Marine lieutenant colonel involved in the Iran-Contra scandal, Oliver North.

... probably the hardest game I have played & most tedious. This page was last edited on 26 September 2020, at 16:52. Genre(s) B button use S 193 KB 3172 x 2438: PNG. Kazuki Muraoka The manual also gave names for some of the NPC characters (e.g.

Each copy of the game contained a random card with a unique serial number. While in the MSX2 version, the player must place 16 plastic explosives on Metal Gear's feet based on the order given by, The level designs were altered greatly in the NES version. Another code, which would transport the player to the final boss with some weapons and equipment, but still minimal, references nearly all the contacts on the transceiver in the game (". The solution for both mazes are the same, although it is never actually given within the game. Rapid A button use Q Previous page of related Sponsored Products. PNG. The player can procure the silencer without incident. Trucks now face westward in outdoor areas and southward in indoor areas, rather than northward like they did in the MSX2 version. Konami of America was very notorious for this practice, often making up their own storylines for their games while paying little or no respect to the original designers' intentions (as evident in some of the Castlevania and Contra games). 1. Other notable traits are cinematic cut scenes, intricate storylines, offbeat humor and exploration of political and philosophical themes. Metal Gear for the NES is probably not for everyone, but if ur a fan of the series & happpen to pick this up cheep it make a good addition as a novelty item in a collection that has a bit of nostalgic feel. The game franchise has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, with individual installments being critically acclaimed and receiving several awards. 5.0 out of 5 stars Love it as described. Overall, Reviewed in the United States on May 9, 2015. Buildings 3 and 4. The PC MS-DOS conversion was programmed by Charles Ernst, while the Commodore 64 conversion was handled by Unlimited Software Inc. When the player dies in the MSX2 version, Snake will restart at the last checkpoint he crossed with the inventory he had up to that point. Metal Gear sur NES est un précurseur du jeu d'infiltration.

This, in turn, resulted in the creation of Snake's Revenge without Kojima's involvement, which in turn became the inspiration for Kojima's actual MSX2 sequel, Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (which in turn, became the basis for Metal Gear Solid). Hideo Kojima designed the original Metal Gear, which debuted in Japan and Europe in 1987 for the MSX2 computer platform.
The U.S.S. If the player dies with two stars, he will restart in the southern entrance of Building No. The first game, Metal Gear, was released in 1987 for the MSX2. Learn more about the program. After his ironclad plan to rule the world rusted away, crazed Colonel Vermon CaTaffy went psycho. Single-player The player takes control of a special forces operative Solid Snake who is assigned to find the titular superweapon "Metal Gear", a bipedal walking tank with the ability to launch nuclear weapons.

But those are mechanics i have come to love. 1, the Parachute item was removed. Building 1.

What it does have is an owl that tricks a guard to fall asleep even though it is in the day light, ugly sprites and confusing puzzles. In addition, Big Boss' role as Snake's CO is featured in the packaging and manual via a screenshot. None of these terms and changes were featured in-game. The PC MS-DOS conversion was programmed by Charles Ernst, while the Commodore 64 conversion was handled by Unlimited Software Inc. [UPDATE] Metal Gear Fan Remake Not Happening, Metal Gear: 20 Years of Big, Bad Boss Battles.

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. In the MSX2 version, the player has to fight four mercenaries in order to procure it.

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The only exceptions to this rule is when Snake is captured in Building No. Konami produced an NES sequel, Snake's Revenge, again without Kojima, released in North America and Europe in 1990. Metal Gear (NES) (1987) The Japanese version's package artwork omitted the TX-55 altogether. Metal Gear This game is a port of the MSX2 game known as "Metal Gear" that will soon evolve into the Metal Gear Solid series, a revolutionary series that defined a generation of gamers, and will continue to hold its status as one of the best saga's of all time. This page has been accessed 48,389 times. Click PLAY GAME to start! 56 KB 714 x 1536. Since the books were aimed at younger readers, Snake doesn't kill anyone and only uses his guns to pistol whip guards.

1 was also remodeled greatly, with many of its trucks and rooms moved to other locations. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The peaceful village of Elis was the home of the ... SitemapAdvertisePartnershipsCareersPrivacy PolicyAd ChoiceTerms of UseReport Ad, CA Privacy/Info We CollectCA Do Not Sell My Info. The European version is almost identical to the North American version, aside from the following changes: Metal Gear was rated the 104th best game made on a Nintendo System in Nintendo Power's Top 200 Games list.[2]. This page was last edited on 26 September 2020, at 16:52. The first game, Metal Gear, was released in 1987 for the MSX2. 2: Metal Gear, http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/metalgear/masahiroueno.htm, Metal Gear 20th Anniversary: Metal Gear Solid Collection, Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection, Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience, Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D - The Naked Sample, https://metalgear.fandom.com/wiki/Metal_Gear_(NES)?oldid=273409, One notable difference between the MSX2 and NES versions is the presence of the actual Metal Gear mecha or lack thereof in the NES version.
Exterior jungle areas were added to the NES version. Unlike most items in the game, the Iron Glove works without having to be equipped by the player (just as long as it is in the player's inventory). Unable to add item to List. Nonetheless, Kojima has expressed intense dislike for this version due to its changes without his involvement. Comment Report abuse. Considered to be the progenitor of the stealth game genre, it was the first video game to be fully developed by Hideo Kojima, who would go on to direct most of its sequels. Select button use Space bar. The NES version of Metal Gear was the basis of two computer ports that were released in 1990 for MS-DOS and the Commodore 64 in North America and Europe. Responding to the crisis, covert unit "Fox Hound" is called into action, and that's where you come into play. Metal Gear Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. In 1988, a novelization of Metal Gear was written by Alexander Frost and published by Scholastic Books, through their Worlds of Power series of video game adaptations. On a slightly related note, the vehicle gallery has been slightly expanded in the NES version, as other than tanks or transport trucks, the game also includes jeeps, both the covered and non-covered variety, as well as a non-covered truck variety. A convertible can be spotted among the rows of jeeps on the first floor of Building No 1, while a Buick Sedan is parked in front of the Building No. In addition, the ending omits Snake running from the base and then watching the mushroom cloud resulting from the base's destruction, instead showing the jungle from the opening sequence enveloped in various bright colors accompanied by the sound of explosions. In the Famicom version, it looked exactly like it did in the MSX2 version. Instead, the player must destroy a "Supercomputer" which controls all of Metal Gear's activities in its place. Helpful. In the beginning of the game, the player must proceed through a jungle area before reaching the entrance of Building No.