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Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection is a collection of games in the Metal Gear Solid series for the Playstation 2 released on March 18, 2008. The collection features the original Metal Gear Solid as well as Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence. Each game has a new box art cover by Yoji Shinkawa with Metal Gear Solid in a PS2 casing. It has been confirmed that this is one of the three Metal Gear Solid-related products that Ryan Payton announced. Substance will include everything from the original version, which means all of the 200 VR missions, Snake Tales and game modes have been included. Subsistence will include the 3rd person camera, but will not retain the Duel Mode, Demo Theater, Snake vs. Monkey Missions, Metal Gear Online, and other elements.

[edit] Features

  • Metal Gear
  • Enemies react to sight and sound
  • Suspenseful, gripping story with multiple endings for a truly cinematic experience
  • Metal Gear Solid 2
  • 350+ VR missions and 150+ alternative missions
  • Unlock playable characters and game modes
  • Metal Gear Solid 3
  • Outsmart enemies with camouflage, close-quarters combat, stalking, interrogating, climbing, hunting and treating injuries
  • Traps catch enemies and prey, threats lurk in the shadows, and noise alert predators

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May 18, 13 2:41pm
Is this availible in Europe? I want it... MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Jul 12, 10 9:06am
Got em,haven't played em'yet. MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Jedi Revan
Nov 27, 09 9:23pm
I have all the originals becuase of this...ITS ALSOME MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Mar 18, 09 6:38am
3 of the best games ever?Definitely essential MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Oct 21, 08 4:33am
It's Radical! To the max! MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Oct 05, 08 2:55am
I got this like right after i beat 4. i went back to beat the ones i have not beaten yet. i had fun with it MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
Jul 01, 08 3:17am
want it bad MetalGearSolidTheEssentialCollection
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Release Dates
  • North America: Mar 18, 2008
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