Metal Gear Solid Comes to the Nintendo 64

Konami's modern platform update to the popular NES series Metal Gear is coming to the Nintendo 64.

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Konami insiders have informed GS News that Konami's modern platform update to the popular NES series Metal Gear will be coming to the Nintendo 64 console system, though originally planned solely for the PlayStation.

The game sees the player once again as secret agent Solid Snake, but this time in an entirely different type of gameplay. Visually, Metal Gear Solid takes all of the elements that made Resident Evil successful and adds considerable depth of gameplay and fully polygonal artwork to them, including moving 3-D backgrounds. The difference between Resident Evil's animation and Metal Gear Solid's animation is breathtaking, from what we've seen so far. The game has been in development for two full years.

For more information, be sure to look up the full VGS preview and three movies of the game, and over the next few days look to our E3 News site, where we'll be reporting live from the E3 show floor.

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AKAKingJames

Metal Gear truly belongs as a Sony exclusive. I just got my ps3 on black friday this year and I got MGS4 coming my way on xmas. Can't wait to play it.

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devilscry

The thing is, it still is in development. The Dev team won't give up until they can release it on the 64. i really wanted to read the comments from 11 years ago, but either they all got deleted or.....lmao, no one gave a *beep* to put one around then in the first place.

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Cyke

Man, this was ten years ago! The pre-MGS era... before games became more awesome than ever.

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MartinMan

ZOMG PLAYSTATION LOSES ANOTHER EXCLUSIVE!! SPYRO THE DRAGON IS NEXT! :D

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ExNeil251

dude, cant wait

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Sw0rDMaN

NIce.. Now how are they gonna fit all those cut-scenes and voice acting on a 64!!!! Parftyyyyyyyyyyyyy Time baby

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Devils_Joker_22

BREAKING NEWS! Wow, the games in development for TWO WHOLE YEARS!?!?! OH MY GOD. Thank god it never happened.

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kokypork

lmao

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Solid_Gabriel

Thank God it wasn't released!!! That could've been the end of Metal gear...

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Sacif

I also head of a new next-gen console called the Dreamcast, hope it gets ported over.

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DrinkDuff

Now that is pretty hilarious. :lol:

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MoldOnHold

niiiiiiiiiice. I'll go and buy an N64 RIGHT NOW.

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-L-U-I-S-

ZOMG!! :O Oh wait...:P

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OhhSnap50893

The pwnage :o *Whips Out N64*

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nonsoville2

Zomg! Goes to line up for teh N64 :D

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lafigueroa

Too bad it never happened...oh wells...

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drshortynum1

this is from june 17, 1997 . my god this is old bout 9 years ago

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akif22

wow, never knew that about this

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B-boy

h A HA HA it never happen

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miss_kitt3n

WUHAHAHA!1! Teh 64 pwns teh fl0pstation!!!1!

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PullTheTricker

rofl

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Oemenia

ZOMG, TCHBO to the max. Sheep will take over the world for good!

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Dekuxutu

TCHBO

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Spartan4001

TCHBO!!

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Big_player

omg i cant wait, time to brush off my old n64:D

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Ugly_Naked_Guy

Finally! Instead of raking through my bank account for 599 US DOLLARS I can rake through my cupboard to play MGS4 now! Thanks Hideo! d('-')b

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Desu_3

lol

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Archetype_PS3

LMAO N64 - equals to Flop

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kiruyama

lmfao