A gigantic nuclear capable bipedal tank. Designed to be able to launch a nuke anywhere on the planet thus giving its user an great advantage in undetectable first strike capability. Often terrorist seize these powerful weapons and have to be stopped by the player (Solid Snake, Raiden, Big Boss).
Featured in the games Metal Gear (MSX, NES, Commodore 64), Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (MSX), Metal Gear Solid (PS, PC), and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty/Substance (PS2, Xbox), Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (GC) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2).
"Metal Gear is nothing but nuclear equipped walking death mobile!"
"Now you shall bear witness to the demon weapon that will drag the world into the 21st century!"