It’s been 29 years since the original Metal Gear sneaked its way onto the MSX2 computer platform. Over the following years, our hero Snake has appeared in some genre defining games, on consoles you’ve actually heard of.
Whether it’s the claustrophobic stealth action of Metal Gear Solid, or the open world spy fun of The Phantom Pain, Hideo Kojima’s beloved series has remained an iconic part of gaming for nearly three decades.
But how well do you remember the franchise? Do you know your TX-55 from your REX, or your Psycho Mantis from your Cyborg Ninja? Take our quiz and find out.
Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn’t gotten out of his mid 00’s emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.