Writer: Thomas Williams
The original Metal Gear Solid for the PSOne is normally regarded by fans as one of the most iconic Metal Gear games, setting the groundwork for the series’ move to three dimensions. Aside from building the base to the standard Metal Gear Solid gameplay, it also formed the beginning of a plot that the next three games would revolve around and heavily reference to. With this being said, I’ve only recently delved into Metal Gear Solid, finishing it after all of the other games in the series. Does the original still hold up as a great game by today’s standards? Has the design and gameplay stood the test of time?