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Metal Gear Solid:
The Legacy Collection
MGL cover art
Developer(s) Kojima Productions[lower-alpha 1]
Publisher(s) Konami
Producer(s) Hideo Kojima
Artist(s) Yoji Shinkawa
Series Metal Gear
Platform(s) PlayStation 3
Release date(s)
  • NA July 9, 2013
  • JP July 11, 2013
  • EU September 13, 2013
  • AU October 3, 2013
Genre(s) Action-adventure, stealth
Mode(s) Single-player

Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection is a video game compilation released exclusively for the PlayStation 3.[1] It includes all the mainline Metal Gear games directed and designed by Hideo Kojima that were released from 1987 through 2012. Bonus content include motion comic adaptations of the Metal Gear Solid graphic novels illustrated by Ashley Wood and a 100-page booklet that catalogs numerous promotional posters, brochures and advertisement related to the games in the compilation. The collection was released in North and South America on July 9, 2013 and in Japan on July 11, 2013. The European version was released on September 13, 2013.[2] and the Australian version was released on October 3, 2013.

ContentEdit

The Legacy Collection consists of two discs and a booklet. The first disc contains Metal Gear Solid 4, already updated with trophy support. The second disc is a dual-layered Blu-ray disc that contains the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, plus motion comic versions of IDW's Metal Gear Solid graphic novels (which adapted the storylines of the first two Metal Gear Solid games with artwork by Ashley Wood). The motion comics were previously released in Japan as a two-disc DVD set in 2008 titled Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinée, but were not released in English until their inclusion in this set. The original Metal Gear Solid and its expansion are not included in either disc, but rather are downloaded from the PlayStation Store using voucher codes included in the set.

GamesEdit

The included games are:

Games included in Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection
Title Original platform Original release
Metal Gear[lower-alpha 2] MSX2 1987
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake[lower-alpha 2] MSX2 1990
Metal Gear Solid[lower-alpha 3] PS 1998
Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions[lower-alpha 3] PS 1999
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty[lower-alpha 4] PS2 2001
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater[lower-alpha 4] PS2 2004
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots PS3 2008
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker[lower-alpha 4] PSP 2010

VideosEdit

BookletEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Bluepoint Games was responsible for MGS2 and MGS3 port, Genki was working on Peace Walker port, while Armature Studio ported these version to PlayStation Vita. Aspect Co. reworked Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, which were included in MGS 3 previously.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Accessible from the main menu in Metal Gear Solid 3
  3. 3.0 3.1 Included as a download code for the PlayStation Store. The Japanese set includes the original Metal Gear Solid with Japanese voice acting, and Metal Gear Solid: Integral, an expanded edition of the same game with English voice acting and a bonus disc with 300 VR training missions. The content of the bonus disc are the same as Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. In the European set, Metal Gear Solid VR Missions is titled Metal Gear Solid: Special Missions.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 HD Edition previously included in Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Accessible on a standard Blu-ray player or via the video playback option of the PS3.
  6. First print run only.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • [[[:Template:Official website/http]] Official website]
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