A series of action-adventure stealth video games, created by Hideo Kojima and developed/published by Konami. This tag should be used for questions about the series in general. If asking about a specific game, use that game's tag instead.

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True ending, explaining Venom Snake's skills (HUGE SPOILER)

I'll say it again just for courtesy purposes...HUGE SPOILER Okay my question isn't nessecaraily about the true ending. I completely understand the plot twist, my question is about the Phantom Big ...
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Lore before Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain [closed]

I bought MGS5 yesterday and I'm really enjoing it. I've played MGS3 on the PS2 before and therefore "know" Ozelot. He seems completly different, but I know the name. Now I wanted to ask if someone ...
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What order do the MGS games take place chronologically?

So we've established that MGSV: TPP comes before MGS2, but what about the other games in the MGS franchise, including MGR:R? What order do the MGS games take place chronologically?
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What will I miss if I catch up on Metal Gear Solid now?

I have grown up watching my older brother play all of the Metal Gear Solid games, but with the release of the fifth game, I figured it's better late than never to experience the fantastic series ...
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How did Liquid Snake take over the mind of Revolver Ocelot?

According to the Metal Gear Wiki (emphasis mine): Liquid Ocelot, often referred to as simply Liquid, was the man formerly known as Revolver Ocelot whose mind was possessed by the persona of Liquid ...
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Vamp's training

In Metal Gear Solid 2 : Sons of Liberty Iroquois Pliskin(Snake) says Vamp is "a wizard with knifes" Just curious, is this because Vamp is genetically modified or does he have some type of special ...
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Is it possible to have Peace Walker like button mapping in MGS1, 2, 3? Or how to have efficient gameplay?

I ve bought MGS HD Collection, since MGS1 wasn t part of the pack, I started with Peace Walker (thinking it was a spin off, shame on me, it s between 4 and 5). Now, I m starting MGS3: Snake Eater, ...
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When Raiden is turned into a cyborg?

I know that Raiden is turned into a cyborg at some point of MGS, but what I want to know is if this is shown in some point of the game or is just mentioned at some point? is there some actually ...
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What games and order should I play the Metal Gear series games to better understand the story?

I've watched the entirety of MGS and only played MGS2 to completion, it was a while ago, and I can't recall the story making much sense. I played the third and fourth games for a bit but never ...
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In which of the MGS series are you able to equip the Stun Knife?

I have only played MGS4. Is the Stun Knife available in any other game in the series?
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Are you supposed to know who you're playing as in Metal Gear Solid 3?

In Metal Gear Solid 3, are you supposed to know that you are playing as "Big Boss" and not Solid Snake? I haven't played MGS3 in quite a while, and actually never completed the game, but was just ...
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How did the three clones of Big Boss compare when it came to height?

I'd love to know the ratio of height between Solid Snake, Liquid Snake and Solidus Snake. Was there ever any mention of height? (Like Liquid mentioning it when talking about being in Snake's shadow, ...
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Are 'transfarring' or cross-game saves region free?

Several games available on both the Vita and PS3 allow you to sync your progress between platforms, for example, the MGS HD collection for PS3 lets you 'transfar' your MGS2 & 3 saves to the Vita ...
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What's the point of the “Metal Gear” tank in Metal Gear Solid?

By that, I mean what are the advantages of a Bipedal, Silo-less nuclear tank. The Metal Gear wiki states that it's purpose is to "destabilize the global balance of power via the threat of covert ...