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Metal Gear Solid (Sony PlayStation 1, 1998)

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  • r0x0rs!!!11

    Jan 1, 2001 by xeno3998 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Games
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Must I say?
    Cons: too short and easy

    Summary: For all the doubters that say this game wouldn't turn out revolutionary, I say, go smite yourself because this is the best Playstation game ever! Why then Xeno3998, do I only give it a 4/5? Well, it's because Metal Gear Solid is so good that it's bad, ... read more

  • Awesome game! A MUST-HAVE!

    Mar 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic plot, excellent graphics
    Cons: Needs to be longer

    Summary: This game, out of all the other games you get in your life, you will not by any means throw this one away! :) Note: Do not be fooled by he picture on the site here, the game is called Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes for PS1, not Metal Gear Solid 3 ... read more

  • "Huh... What Was That Noise?"

    Dec 9, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Grappling Story-Line Filled with Irony and suspense, Variety of Equipment, Graphics, Solid Game-play,
    Cons: A Bit Short

    Summary: I got this game from a friend for $7.00. Having only heard good things about this game I decided to buy it, no questions asked. It was recently when I started playing the game. Now that I've beaten the game I was glad I spend that money wisely. ... read more

  • A great game

    Mar 6, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Gameplay, Good Storyline, Very Original.
    Cons: A bit difficult for some.

    Summary: This game is excellent. You don’t get hooked straight away like on the final fantasy games, which in my opinion are the greatest games ever made and the most addictive. The further you go into the game the more the storyline unfolds with many twists ... read more

  • A true classic never gets old...

    Jan 15, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything! 2 endings, 2 CDS, 2 Brothers, may the dominet one win
    Cons: having to go back to find a sniper rifle to save Merly was hard enough...

    Summary: With that being said, you should know this game is definitly worth the five stars, it came out oct 1998, and unleased a new kind of action game, thats steatlth, to this very day, many new comers copy its style, Splinter Cell and Syphon Filter are very ... read more

  • "Video game players, huh?"

    Jul 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent story, perfect voice acting, great graphics, sound effects, and gameplay.
    Cons: Too short, and not too much replay value.

    Summary: The title, for those that don't know (aka: everyone) is a quote from Solid Snake from the briefing s ... read more

  • One of a kind

    Jun 30, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Engaging storyline,Crisp graphics,Voiceovers are top notch
    Cons: Game is kinda short despite having 2 disks

    Summary: One day I decided to go to KB Toy Works since there was a huge buzz going on about Metal Gear Solid, and indeed it was nice tactical esponaige action. Well I went in there and I got a game fro my birthday I chose MGS but the stupid clerk guy kept ... read more

  • The best game I have ever played....bare none !

    Jan 24, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good Storyline, great graphics, easy gameplay
    Cons: as other's said... it had to end. Some codec and other segments were too long.

    Summary: Do you like action/adventure games, but maybe are sick of the traditional first-person shooter game? In my opinion too many games have the “run through the room as fast as you can, and shoot everything you can as fast as you can” plot line. After ... read more

  • Metal Gear Solid: or, "Why It Helps To Look Where You're Going!"

    Jan 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks entertaining. Decent voice acting. Mostly good cinematics.
    Cons: Lousy situational awareness due to poor viewing controls.

    Summary: Metal Gear Solid is a one man, special ops mission game with an emphasis on stealth. Terrorists have taken a military base, and as operative Solid Snake, it is your job to rescue their hostages and stop their nefarious scheme. I bought this ... read more

  • Metal Gear Solid: More Game for the Lid

    Dec 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Total immersive experience, amazing story, original gameplay.
    Cons: Hmm...game could be longer...

    Summary: Metal Gear Solid is one of the best games I have ever played. Hands down. Why? Well, for one it has a fantastic, extremely well-researched story line. You are Solid Snake, a government agent sent to take down a terrorist organization on a remote ... read more

  • Metal Gear Solid: A New High

    Nov 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great graphics (for the time), wonderful score and voice acting, incredibly detailed
    Cons: Perhaps a bit too cinematic, fairly short

    Summary: When this game was first released, an incredible amount surrounded it. Well I can safely say that the game lived up to the hype, and you can trust me on that. It is tough to tell about the story without giving something away (apparently it is a ... read more

  • "Solid Snake" Solid Game

    Nov 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Brilliant Gameplay,Awesome Characters,Superb Storyline,Breathtaking Cut-Scenes
    Cons: Errr...What Cons?

    Summary: Introduction: Every once in a while, a game comes along that revolutionizes gaming. Metal Gear Solid- those three words combined arguably the most hotly anticipated PlayStation game. Created by the all-brilliant, uncanny, veteran Hideo Kojima, ... read more

  • One Great game for the playstation!

    Oct 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very VERY Detailed Excellent voice acting Excellent story!!
    Cons: None too important

    Summary: What can I say that's not already been said about MGS? There are already countless epinions about this game that praise just about everything about the entire game. And I am one of the countless many that love playing this game! I believe ... read more

  • Great Game! Sorry, My Creativity Is Running Low

    Oct 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: storyline, music, graphics, characters...
    Cons: a little short

    Summary: What else is there to say about Metal Gear Solid that hasn’t already been said? In the words of that guy from the Real World New Orleans, “Woo woo.” Yes, “woo woo”, indeed. Metal Gear Solid is completely mind-blowing in just about every ... read more

  • Play this if you plan to play Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

    Sep 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great gameplay, incredible eye for detail, beautiful motion and graphics, and an actual story.
    Cons: None. This is the only PS1 game I play on my PS2 regularly.

    Summary: After reading the previews for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty I figured it might be interesting to get the original game and play it on my PS2, even though it was a Ps1 game. Right from the opening sequence I knew it was going to be an ... read more

  • Stealth at it's best

    Sep 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great graphics, perfect music, wonderful gameplay, tight controls
    Cons: The constant chatter gets slightly annoying the second time around

    Summary: Hello i'm Michael I,m 14 years old and this is my second epinion. I would like your feedback on my opinions as they would be great help, anyway on to the opinion. This has gotta be one of the best playstation games I've played. The whole ... read more

  • Controlling a One-Man Army 101

    Aug 14, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent graphics, fantastic story, and fun gameplay.
    Cons: Too short; has minor A.I. problems.

    Summary: This game doesn’t look interesting. That’s what I was thinking as I watched a demo video for Metal Gear Solid on a Jampack CD I bought in 1998. I wasn’t that much in to action games at the time. I was busy investigating the newly found ... read more

  • Your a guy that fights helicopters, and big Nuke shooting robots

    Aug 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Story, wide range of weapons and items!
    Cons: To short and easy

    Summary: Metal Gear Solid was one of the first games I received for my Playstation during Christmas of 1999. I had picked this one out because I had played demos of it before and I loved it. Ofcourse during a demo I could only play about 15 minutes of the game, ... read more

  • Cause of Death: Blown up by C4 on back while taking a leak!

    Aug 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A great action game with a great story and cool weapons
    Cons: Kinda short

    Summary: Wow! I've heard good things about this game but I never thought it would make me stop playing all my other games! I just looked through all my games and didn't know what to play, so then I took one of my brother's games, which happened to be MGS! I ... read more

  • Immaculate Conception- Solid Snake?

    Aug 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great gameplay, kick-booty action, and attitude.
    Cons: Control can be a bit sticky if you get excited.

    Summary: Metal Gear Solid Codename: Solid Snake Mission: A) Infiltrate Alaskan Base, extract Armstech President and DARPA Chief, assess terrorists ability to launch nuclear weapons B) Should the need arise, eliminate nuclear threat ... read more

  • How to stop Nuclear armaggeddon with a Mullet-wig and some Bleech.

    Jul 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Read any of the 157 posetive epinions...
    Cons: See Below...

    Summary: THIS IS NOT A REVIEW... (mainly it's just some interesting points for fans of the game to consider.) Let me make something clear from the off. Metal Gear is a Masterpiece. And 96% of 164 people are here to tell you exactly why. But ... read more

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