Difference between revisions of "Metal Gear"

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'''Key points'''
 
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{{ii}} This release is based on the Nintendo Entertainment System version which is different from the original MSX2 version<ref>[[Wikipedia:Metal Gear (video game)#Famicom / NES|Wikipedia article of the game - Famicom/NES version]]</ref>
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{{ii}} The DOS release is based on the Nintendo Entertainment System version which is different from the original MSX2 version<ref>[[Wikipedia:Metal Gear (video game)#Famicom / NES|Wikipedia article of the game - Famicom/NES version]]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:17, 25 September 2020

Metal Gear
Metal Gear cover
Developers
Konami
DOS Banana Development[1]
Publishers
North America Ultra Games
Europe and Japan Konami
Release dates
DOS August 30, 1990
Windows September 25, 2020[2]
Taxonomy
Series Metal Gear
Metal Gear on HowLongToBeat
Metal Gear on IGDB
Metal Gear guide on StrategyWiki
Metal Gear on MobyGames
Metal Gear on Wikipedia
Metal Gear
Metal Gear 1990
Metal Gear Solid: Integral 2000
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance 2003
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Survive 2018
Metal Gear (2020) 2020

Key points

The DOS release is based on the Nintendo Entertainment System version which is different from the original MSX2 version[3]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
DOS
Windows

Save game data location

System Location
DOS
Windows
System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 30 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, EGA, VGA
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 1.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088/8086
System memory (RAM) 512 kB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) CGA, EGA, VGA
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

References