Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel
Developer(s)Konami JPN Ltd
Designer(s)Hideo Kojima (director)
Kris Oprisco (story)
Ashley Wood (artwork)
SeriesMetal Gear (official comic books)
Platform(s)PlayStation Portable
ReleaseUnited States March 22, 2006
Japan September 21, 2006
European Union September 21, 2006
Genre(s)Digital Graphic Novel
Mode(s)Single player

Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel (known in Japan as Metal Gear Solid: Bande Dessinée, French for Franco-Belgian graphic novel style; commonly abbreviated as BD, hence MGS BD) is a video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the PlayStation Portable handheld game console. It is part of the Metal Gear series, and is presented as the first game of the new "digital graphic novel" genre. It was released in the North American market on June 13, 2006 and in Japan and Europe on September 21, 2006.

Story[edit | edit source]


Gunfight duel between Snake and Ocelot (MGS BD)

Metal Gear Solid Digital Graphic Novel is the video game adaptation of the official comic book Metal Gear Solid (aka Metal Gear Solid: The Complete) written by Kris Oprisco, illustrated by Ashley Wood and published in North America by IDW Publishing. The two volumes comics series was licensed and translated in Japan and Europe.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

  • Digital Graphic Novel
  • Mental Search Mode
  • Memory Building Simulation

Characters and Organizations[edit | edit source]

See main article: List of Metal Gear Solid characters

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The game was released under its English title rather than Bande Dessinée in all Francophone European countries including France and Belgium.

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