Metal Gear

Metal Gear

The MSX home computer was one of the most beloved platforms in gaming – in Asian nations such as Japan and South Korea, that is. Despite involvement from Microsoft and having been originally conceived by Kazuhiko Nishi, who was vice-president of the company’s Japanese branch at the time, the existence of the MSX remains a somewhat obscure piece of trivia to denizens of most Western countries. However, regardless of nationality, most video game fans know that in 1987, the MSX would spawn what would eventually bloom into one of the medium’s most beloved franchises: Metal Gear.

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