Hideo Kojima’s gloriously incomprehensible railing against nuclear proliferation, private military contractors and the military-industrial complex turns 30 today. While many fans are more failure with the “Solid” sub-series/continuation, the franchise got it’s start on the Japanese MSX2 computer 30 years ago today. While i wasn’t the biggest fan of the series’ most recent outing, The Metal Gear franchise still holds a very special place in my heart. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater still places is my list of all time favorite games, and i only ever got into gaming thanks to finding an old Playstation and the first disk of Metal Gear Solid 1 years and years ago.
So happy Birthday Metal Gear! Hopefully Konomi doesn’t completely ruin the franchise over the next 30 years.