Snake Charmer Or Snake-Bitten ...
|Release Date:||June 1988|
|Ratings/Suitable For Age Group?::||ESRB Rating Unavailable
Animated Deaths, No Blood, Character Just Collapses, Weapons
|Port To Other Game Systems::||No|
|Part of Franchise:||
|Rarity/Availability:||Cartridge is still fairly common and inexpensive (at least, in the St. Louis, MO metropolitan area).|
|Add'l Game System Peripheral Needed To Play?:||N/A|
|1 or 2 Player:||1 Player|
|Number of Reserve Players:||Start with 1 Player|
|Life Meter||Vital Sign increases as your Rank rises.|
|Continue?||Yes, but will begin at checkpoint from earlier point.|
|Perspective/Orientation Gameplay||2D (some pseudo-3D) and Screen by Screen freedom to explore - Overhead/Bird's Eye View|
|Number of Levels||5 Strongholds/Buildings|
|Checkpoints?||Usually begin at start or end of building, after arrival inside first building.|
|Uninterrupted Play?||Upon death of Solid Snake, play stops and resumes from last checkpoint.|
|Time Limit?||No (exception being final escape sequence)|
|Sidekick(s)/Cast||Yes - Big Boss, Ellen, Diane, Jennifer, Schneider, Grey Fox, Dr. Pettrovich (but, not playable)|
|Power-Downs||Beware! If P.O.W.'s are shot, Solid Snake will lose stars/ranks.|
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|Person/Place Being Saved||Grey Fox first, then the world|
|Objective/Goal||Rescue Grey Fox, Destroy Metal Gear|
|Secret Code(s)?||Yes... secret passwords
[Click here for details from Secrets & Tips - SPECIAL PASSWORDS! Section of Metal Gear Review.]
|Additional Secret Codes||?|
|Trivia/Little Known Facts||
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