A downloadable game

Originally released in 1987 for the MSX2, Metal Gear became an instant classic. Designed by the legendary Hideo Kojima, it spawned a huge franchise in stealth gameplay and is considered one of the top games from the platform. While there are ports for the NES, Spectrum and C64 they were missing a lot of the key details from the original game. An Amiga version was once advertised in a magazine but sadly was consigned to myth and legend. That is until now.

Based on a full and commented disassembly by Manuel Pazos of the original MSX2 game cartridge, this Amiga port has been built to ensure as near a perfect conversion as possible. Gameplay elements remain intact while additional features have been layered on-top to ensure the fullest experience possible of Metal Gear on the Amiga.

  • Code ported from Z80 to 68000 assembly by Hoffman
  • Gameplay adjusted to work at full 50hz/60hz
  • No slow-downs or sprite flicker
  • Multiple game modes
    • English Remix Fan Translation
    • Original European Version
    • Original Japanese Version
    • New Spanish Translation by Akira
  • Enhanced Amiga Soundtrack and SFX by Hoffman
  • Optional emulated MSX / PSG Music and SFX
  • Full support for CD32 gamepad for keyboard-less gameplay
  • Additional character graphics by Toni Galvez
  • All new ending / credits section
  • For any Amiga with 512kb Chip Ram + 512k Other Ram
  • Bootable disk image for low spec Amigas
  • WHDLoad installer by Psygore
Release date May 20, 2021
Tags2D, amiga, Retro, Stealth
Average sessionDays or more
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish; Latin America, Japanese


MetalGear-v1.1.zip 892 kB
MetalGear-Mods.zip 1 MB


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This is soooo good. :D

Thank you so much for this!

I am waiting for you to hopefully do this for Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake as well. And I hope for an update that includes the official retranslation of Metal Gear 1 made for Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection and the GOG release.

Thanks :D

Sadly don't hold your breath got MG2. I would really love to do it but the disassembly task on it is HUGE.  Who knows, maybe I'll start it at some point.

Great work. Thanks a lot. I hope u continue to make Amiga games :)

Thanx -a-lot, I enjoyed this classic MSX port very much and played it via vAmiga on OSX! Cheers Bart (Holland)

I am having issues with vAmiga on OSX loading any games.  I am using the included AROS kickstarters.

very good

thanks :D

Absolutely fantastic. The ADF didn't boot on my 1200 but the WHDload install worked flawlessly. The new soundtrack is amazing too and including so many options is a great touch.

Thanks for the nice words.  There is a fix for the ADF booting issues and a few other small niggles coming in the next couple of days hopefully.

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h0ffman ok I go to bandcamp to provide support (: