A full history of the Metal Gear franchise. From Hideo Kojima joining Konami's MSX division, to the most recent rumors regarding Bluepoint and the mysterious "BlueBox Studio."
Celebrate nearly 35 years of one of the most iconic stealth action video games of all time by learning how the series has evolved! Metal Gear is a stealth action video game series created by Hideo Kojima and produced by a Japanese holding company called Konami. The series began as an MSX pixel stealth action game, and has grown to be one of the greatest - most recognizable video games in the history of the medium. This documentary will cover it all, including: Metal Gear, Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, the NES releases like Snake's Revenge, the highly influential Metal Gear Solid on the PlayStation, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, all of the PSP and Gameboy releases, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and everything in-between!
Join me as I detail each and every game, breaking down their development history, storyline, gameplay features, visuals, and their critical reception, all backed with each game's original soundtrack.
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Table of Contents
02:52 Metal Gear Development
10:16 Metal Gear (1987)
15:26 MG NES and MG2 Development
20:28 Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990)
25:36 Metal Gear Solid Development
30:53 Metal Gear Solid (1998)
39:48 Ghost Babel Development
41:20 Ghost Babel (2000)
43:46 MGS2 Development
51:39 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)
01:01:14 Twin Snakes Development
01:03:17 MGS Twin Snakes (2004)
01:06:09 MGS3 Development
01:11:14 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)
01:20:11 Metal Gear AC!D 1 & 2 (2004 - 2005)
01:24:36 Portable Ops Development
01:27:34 Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (2006)
01:33:56 MGS4 Development
01:39:31 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008)
01:48:50 MGOnline, MGSMobile, and MGSTouch (2008 - 2009)
01:51:02 Peace Walker Development
01:52:54 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010)
02:01:02 Metal Gear Solid: Rising Development
02:05:12 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2013)
02:10:56 Ground Zeroes/Phantom Pain Development
02:15:51 Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes (2014)
02:22:48 MGSV Development
02:24:45 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015)
02:36:57 Metal Gear Survive Development
02:38:21 Metal Gear Survive (2018)
Special thanks to:
EpicTrailerMusicUK - Listen to his full orchestral hybrid MGS cover here: https://youtu.be/CBsaS8gWwQI
Fred Wood - MGSMobile Gameplay footage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYIDO4wrr_M
Digital Foundry's John Linneman - DF Retro MGS2 https://youtu.be/mH2ZVlOLPNI
Metal Gear Online 2 PC community for permission to use their trailer.
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