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A guide to the Metal Gear Solid universe

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Metal Gear Survive is intriguing and irritating Alec in unequal measure. It’s a spin-off from the Metal Gear series made famous by Japanese game designer and walking subtitle Hideo Kojima. This can be an intimidating universe to get into, full of psychics, robots, ninjas and government conspiracies. But don’t worry, I am here to guide you through the basics. Here are the most important things you need to know before stepping into the Metal Gear-verse.

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