MGS: The Essential Collection Sneaks Onto Store Shelves

MGSCollection.jpg Metal Gear Solid 4 is still a few months out, so now’s the perfect time to go back and replay the three previous games for a quick refresher course or to catch up on the storyline altogether if you’re new to the series. Konami makes the process easy, too, today announcing that Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection for PS2 has hit retail in North America. For a mere $30, The Essential Collection comes with the original PSX Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, all three tucked away in a commemorative package sporting artwork by famed MGS artist Yoji Shinkawa. That’s only 10 bucks a game, hard to beat a deal like that.

“The Metal Gear Solid series created a unique stealth action genre within videogames, and subsequently became one of the most popular game franchises in the world,” said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. “Now gamers have the chance to experience the evolution of a groundbreaking series in one collectible package. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection is an amazing value for gamers.

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