A secret analysis facility. Terrorists bent on international destruction. A stealth operative with the talents to take them down. Sure, it’d appear to be Metal Gear Solid at first, but this is Covert Critter, an indie love letter to the primary of Hideo Kojima’s stealth game sequence, with a extremely educated gecko taking the place of Solid Snake.

Covert Critter options eight ranges, and Koss should make his means via every of them with out being detected. On-site, he’ll discover a vast number of devices and equipment that can assist him bypass safety and put a cease to the Red Hawks, a terrorist group that plans on launching a nuclear missile.

You’ll discover boomboxes, banana peels, recon drones, and extra all through the degrees, which even have varied secrets and techniques to uncover for the completionists on the market. For his half, Koss dons the scarf and smouldering cigarette that Solid Snake saved helpful, but as an alternative of a cardboard field, Koss can use his innate gecko cloaking capacity to sneak round.

Covert Critter is obtainable on itch.io for nevertheless a lot you’re prepared to spend. The builders are sodaraptor, who did the artwork and design, and NormalHumanSixx, who dealt with options and coding. Covert Critter was in-built simply 12 days, but the builders say it’ll take round half an hour to finish. You can all the time return to seek out the key gadgets, if you’re itching for extra stealth gecko motion.

If you’re an old-school Metal Gear Solid fan, or simply have a lot of nostalgia for the wobbly polygons of the early 3D period in gaming, Covert Critter is value a obtain.

Of course, the unique Metal Gear Solid video games at the moment are obtainable for PC, due to a current replace to the PlayStation originals.