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For those who’ve never heard of this franchise, Metal Gear is basically a series of historical fiction action-adventure stealth video games, created by Hideo Kojima and developed and published by Konami. The first game, Metal Gear, was released in 1987 for the MSX2. The player takes control of a special forces operative Solid Snake who is assigned to find the titular superweapon “Metal Gear”, a bipedal walking tank with the ability to launch nuclear weapons. Above, we have a fan who brought this game to life. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of the final New World Trade Center spire being lifted into place via GoPro footage.


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