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BooksMetal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance
FilmsMetal Gear Solid
TitleMetal Gear
AwardsAIAS Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance (David Hayter as Solid Snake), AIAS Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, British Academy Games Awards for Best Game
ComicsMetal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel, Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinee
GenresAction-adventure, Stealth
Created ByHideo Kojima
PlatformsMSX2, PC, NES, PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, Game Boy Color, GameCube, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Video GamesMetal Gear Solid series, Metal Gear Acid series, Metal Gear Ghost Babel, Metal Gear Survive
Original WorkMetal Gear - 1987
Main CharactersSolid Snake, Big Boss, Liquid Snake, Raiden, Quiet, Venom Snake, Ocelot
Main PersonalitiesHideo Kojima, David Hayter, Keifer Sutherland

The Metal Gear universe is a complex and expansive story written by Hideo Kojima, focusing on various political, military, and philosophical themes. It all started with the release of Metal Gear in 1987, which introduced the world to Solid Snake, a special ops soldier often sent on isolated secret missions. This universe has expanded into multiple sequels and titles set at different points in a warped timeline.

The dominant military technology in this universe is massive bipedal tanks known as Metal Gears, often capable of carrying nuclear weapons. The series focuses on the fight against these devastating weapons and the organizations that seek to deploy them.

The Metal Gear series has gained worldwide acclaim for its complex narrative, memorable characters, and cohesive gameplay mechanics. It is a universe full of espionage action, deep intrigue, conspiracies and dramatic twists.

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