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Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
Game Over Online
27 December 2015
Excerpt: Only a few games deserve to live beyond the generation in which they were released, and fewer titles still that deserve immortality. Although critics like Roger Ebert can blather on and on about how video games are not art, all one needs to do is sample the few titles that fit into this latter...
Excerpt: Konami and Kojima Productions announced the development of Metal Gear Rising way back in 2009. The game was revealed as a hack and slash action title that placed a heavy emphasis on the slicing and dicing of enemies environment and watermelons, however, production quickly stalled on the game and the...
Excerpt: For a series that preaches the virtues of silence and stealth, the Metal Gear series desperately wants to be heard. Kojima Productions has always been adamant that its games should contain some kind of jumbled ideology, even when the studio isn't sure what virtues it's actually trying to extol.
Conclusion: In the end, with Metal Gear Solid HD Collection you are getting 3 games in a classic series that will last you a good 30 hours, maybe double if you partake in all of the side activities and extras that the games have.
Excerpt: Sons of Liberty , Snake Eater , Peace Walker - these three Metal Gear Solid games represent everything the franchise is about. By this point, you've probably already figured out whether you enjoy these games and are just looking for a good collection that is playable on your favorite console.
Summary: Technically the " Metal Gear Solid HD Collection " cannot be called the definitive collection as so many games from the series have been omitted and it has proven an interesting choice to pick the three games included.
Conclusion: Unfortunately it also has a very steep learning curve which leaves you needing a lot of patience to get to grips with the complex resource management systems. It just seems like they could have done a lot more in converting this for Xbox 360 users and I fear it will end up being the least played...
Excerpt: This Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is pure awesome, with three excellent games, complete with a fresh HD coat of paint. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker are all included in this release, making it quite a remarkable collection.
Summary: Despite the initially awkward controls for “MGS 2” and “MGS 3,” the “Metal Gear Solid HD Collection” is a mind blowing value of entertainment that serves as a testament to the quality of game design of generations past.