Metal Gear Solid is a stealth action game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the original PlayStation. It is the third entry in the Metal Gear series, but the first 3D entry. It was directed by Hideo Kojima.
It was released on the Playstation September 3, 1998 in Japan, October 21, 1998 in North America and November 16, 1998 in Europe. It also released on PC September 24, 2000 for North America and October 20, 2000 for Europe. Over ten years later it was released one more time on the Playstation Store March 21, 2008 for Japan, June 18, 2009 for North America and November 19, 2009 for PAL regions.