40°
Submitted by Criminal 800d ago | article

Metal Gear - 25 Years On

Eurogamer - A quarter of a century ago in the Japanese home computing market, a Microsoft-sponsored machine called the MSX2 dominated. It had done so since launching in 1983 and, despite the rising fortunes of Nintendo and the Famicom, remained a key platform for the region's game developers. In late 1986 to early 1987 Konami was on a blistering hot streak, producing first Castlevania for Nintendo's Family Disc System then Contra in the arcades. Nevertheless, July 7 1987 saw the exclusive release of a new title on the comparatively underpowered MSX machine: Metal Gear. (Culture, Metal Gear, Retro)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

[Polygon] Hyrule Warriors review: Old tricks

9m ago - Polygon : Hyrule Warriors isn't a Legend of Zelda game. Nor is it really a Nintendo game. Hyru... | Wii U
30°

[Metro] Hyrule Warriors review – The Defilement of Zelda

9m ago - Metro : "If you know what Dynasty Warriors is then you already know exactly what to expect of... | Wii U
30°

New Next Generation Steering Wheel Announced

10m ago - Finally a steering wheel has been announced for the next generation. Thustmaster has announced th... | PC
20°

Hyrule Warriors Live Stream Today on Twitch

12m ago - FanBolt.com writes: "Who’s ready to see some hack-n-slash action from the upcoming release of Hyr... | Wii U
Ad

Celebrate the new TV season with Filmwatch

Now - With the 2014-2015 TV season right around the corner, come join us on Filmwatch as we celebrate and give all you TV lovers something to enjoy! | Promoted post
10°

Hyrule Warriors Review | GodisaGeek

13m ago - James Bowden: "Hyrule Warriors is a success. It enables Nintendo to explore the Zelda cast and wo... | Wii U