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Score Breakdown Based on 1997 ratings
  1. 10 (619)
  2. 9 (705)
  3. 8 (409)
  4. 7 (124)
  5. 6 (43)
  6. 5 (28)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (36)

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  • User Rating 7

    Posting this under the MSX version, but I played the on on MGS 3: subsistence on ps3. Hope it's not to bad lol.

    Rated on April 13, 2012 by Barf-Ball

    METAL GEAR On Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence disc 2. REVIEW! This is my first review on here, so let me know what ya'll think. This was my first play through of this game to. Metal Gear, So...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Editor's Say - "Classic"<br /> "Series Review Part I"<br /> Find out what i thought...

    Rated on July 10, 2010 by thedevildweller

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    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Great game most of the fans of the metal gear solid seris will enjoy this classic old school retro action 10/10

    Rated on June 21, 2007 by nathan222

    To be honest when i bought metal gear solid 3 subsistence i thought the old metal gears will be rubbish Boy was i wrong. everything is great for the time it came out. as u get into the game it gets re...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    The game that started it all.<br /> <br /> <br />

    Rated on June 26, 2008 by gta4fanboy201

    Metal Gear is the first game in the entire franchise. Its very good. It is also revolutonary. The game can be played in under 4 hours though so its relativly short. But it doesn't matter, its still fa...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    You need to play with Metal Gear!

    Rated on August 05, 2007 by rolmanus

    Instant classic. This game was the begining of the history of the best tactical espionage action game series in the world. It was much better than the games of the games of the 1980's. It was a new ar...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    You can't really get more old school!

    Rated on October 23, 2006 by Seventies001

    The first I heard of this game was really confusing, &quot;there is a Metal Gear game that I have not played, surely not&quot;. So I had a look around, and eventually, I found it! So I started to play...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Having played the Metal Gear Solid games, going back and playing this one just isn't very much fun...

    Rated on August 30, 2008 by cdcrane27

    My 8.5 rating was for "at the time it was made." If you want a "hindsight is 20-20" rating, honestly, I'd have to give it a 6. It's probably worth playing just so you can say that you did, or so y...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    ok i just played the game from metal gear solid 3 substance

    Rated on November 25, 2006 by Tonychicago

    great game tons of worth every penny you pay good gameplay good graphics it the start of a great series games man thare is no better old school game then this game its kind of hard you may get lost fo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    This classic series' first entry lays a fine groundwork, but numerous frustrations keep it from being a must play title.

    Rated on July 16, 2010 by greenrazorfish

    ***NOTE*** This review is for the version found on Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence. ***NOTE*** I really can't tell you how much I wanted to embrace the earlier Metal Gear titles. I love the...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Metal Gear!?!? The begining of one of the greatest franchises of all time.

    Rated on April 05, 2006 by acviper123

    A solid game for the time, but didnt grab much attention. Still a fun game to play even today. It was perfect for its time. The fact that the MSX couldnt hold enough memory to have a multitude of enem...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.