With his last words being "Metal Gear," Fox-Hound's best agent Gray Fox goes missing in action. After three days, Commander Big Boss sends in the rookie Solid Snake deep in South Africa to infiltrate the enemy fortress Outer Heaven and carry out two objectives: rescue Gray Fox, and destroy the bipedal tank Metal Gear.
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The whole Metal Gear series has sold over 14 million units worldwide to the start of 2004. See more
I feel asleep!
The closing credits are introduced by a radio program Snake is listening to at the end of the game. See more
Metal Gear, originally on the MSX2, was ported to, and technically, redone for the Nintendo Famicom and its counterpart, the Nintendo Entertainment System, with differences in music and level design. Hideo Kojima was not involved with that project. See more