Metal Gear Solid Goes Mobile

This cell-phone version of the popular game is a tantalizing snack from the console franchise, and it's one of the best-looking games on a handset

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Fun core game play; camera phone integration; stellar graphics

The Bad: This snack only makes you hungrier

The Bottom Line: A tech bombshell that happens to be a lot of fun, too

It's been nearly four years since Japanese video game maker Konami (KNM) first established its mobile division, re-releasing Frogger as its maiden cell-phone-compatible title. Oh, how far things have come since. The company has just taken the wraps off Metal Gear Solid Mobile, in effect proving that mobile gaming need not be a dumping ground for long-forgotten arcade games from the '80s, with their crude graphics intact.

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