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Metal Gear
メタルギア
7 July 1987

 

MSX2
 

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Metal Gear
メタルギア
MSX2
DETAILS
Format MSX
Released 7 July 1987
Publisher Konami
Product ID RC750
Size (cm) ?
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
And here it is: the original Metal Gear in all its glory!
As you'd expect this is now a VERY sought-after item in good / complete condition... It is usually available from specialist stores; please contact for the latest prices and options.

Large plastic case, 1Mbit cartridge, monochrome booklet.

Metal Gear
メタルギア
FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Famicom
Released 22 Nov 1987
Publisher Konami
Product ID KDS-ME
Size (cm) 14 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.12
PRICE
STATUS
Direct (but rather rushed) conversion of the first Metal Gear for the Famicom.
Nowhere near as polished as the MSX2 original, but it still bears the name - and a price tag to match.

Standard FC cardboard packaging, 1Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Hisshō Hō Manual
メタルギア 必勝法マニュアル

HISSHŌ HŌ MANUAL SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released Jan 1988
Publisher Konami Shuppan
Product ID ISBN4-876550050
Size (cm) 17.3 x 10.5 x 0.5
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official 'Winning Technique Manual' guide for the FC Metal Gear.
A very sought-after book!

64 pages, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid The Twin Snakes Premium Package
メタルギアソリッド ザ・ツインスネークス プレミアムパッケージ

GAMECUBE
DETAILS
Format GameCube
Released 11 Mar 2004
Publisher Konami
Product ID RQ033-J1
Size (cm) n/a
Weight (kg) n/a
PRICE
STATUS
Luxury 'Premium Pack' presentation of the GC Metal Gear Solid remake.
Box set includes:
- 'Fox Hound' GameCube (1)
- Game w/ different cover art (2)
- FC Metal Gear 'Special Disc' (3)
- Art book

The complete GC setup, and a very valuable Metal Gear collectible!

Metal Gear Solid The Twin Snakes Perfect Guide
メタルギアソリッド ザ・ツインスネークス パーフェクトガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - PERFECT SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 11 Apr 2004
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-7753-0277-9
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
'Konami Official Guide' book for the GameCube MGS Twin Snakes.
Features complete map layouts for every area, a detailed 'Secret' section, item & weapon inventories, and a look at the Famicom Metal Gear re-issue included with the Premium Package.

176 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence Headset Dōkori Ban
メタルギアソリッド3 サブシスタンス ヘッドセット同梱版

PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 22 Dec 2005
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66117~8
Size (cm) 31.5 x 20 x 6
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
Luxury 'Headset Bundle Edition' of the MGS3 'Subsistence' update.
Includes 4 items:
1) 2-disc set ('Subsistence' game disc and 'Persistence' bonus disc featuring the first build of Metal Gear Online, and perfect ports of the original MSX2 Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2)
2) 'Existence' DVD
3) Large instructions booklet
4) Kojima Productions USB headset

Everything you need!

Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence Shokai Seisan Ban
メタルギアソリッド3 サブシスタンス 初回生産版
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 22 Dec 2005
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66220~1
Size (cm) 19.3 x 13.6 x 3.7
Weight (kg) 0.33
PRICE
STATUS
'First Production Edition' box set of MGS3 Subsistence, minus the USB headset. Items are presented inside a cardboard sleeve:
1) 2-disc game
2) 'Existence' DVD
3) Large instructions booklet

Still available, but selling out fast!

Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence
メタルギアソリッド3 サブシスタンス
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 22 Dec 2005
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66223~4
Size (cm) 19.3 x 13.6 x 3.7
Weight (kg) 0.33
PRICE
STATUS
The 'Standard' release includes the game only: 'Subsistence' game disc and 'Persistence' bonus disc.

Twin PS2 case, PS2 DVD-ROM x 2, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence Kōshiki Guide
メタルギアソリッド3 サブシスタンス 公式ガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL BOOKS
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 12 Jan 2006
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-86155-087-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.6 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.40
PRICE
STATUS
Konami 'Official Guide' release for Subsistence, focusing primarily on the 'European Extreme' mode and 'Append Games'.
Best thing about this book has to be the Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 coverage: it features detailed maps and strategies for both titles.

256 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence Extreme Guide
メタルギアソリッド3 サブシスタンス エクストリームガイド

FAMITSU GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 10 Feb 2006
Publisher EnterBrain
Product ID ISBN4-7577-2649-X
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 2.1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.54
PRICE
STATUS
Famitsu deliver a comprehensive guide for MGS3 Subsistence.
All missions are meticulously covered with maps and tactics, with further sections for the 'Extra' and 'Online' games.
Sadly, Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 are somewhat overlooked.

320 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Collection
メタルギアソリッド コレクション

METAL GEAR 20th ANNIVERSARY
DETAILS
Format Box Set
Released 26 July 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66796
Size (cm) 20 x 15.5 x 8.5
Weight (kg) 1.22
PRICE
STATUS
Luxury 'Metal Gear 20th Anniversary' box set that includes:
- Metal Gear & Metal Gear 2 [PS2]
- Metal Gear Solid [PS]
- Metal Gear Solid 2 [PS2]
- The Document of MGS2 [PS2]
- Metal Gear Solid 3 [PS2]
- Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops [PSP]
- 'Metal Gear Saga' DVD

A superb set - though it's a shame it doesn't include the enhanced editions (MGS Integral, MGS2 Substance etc).
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Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater
メタルギアソリッド3 スネークイーター

METAL GEAR 20th ANNIVERSARY
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 26 July 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66794~5
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
'Metal Gear 20th Anniversary' re-issue of Metal Gear Solid 3 (2004).
Includes a bonus PS2 disc featuring the original MSX2 versions of:
- Metal Gear (1987)
- Metal Gear 2 (1990)

PS2 case in cardboard sleeve, PS2 DVD-ROM x 2, colour booklet.

 



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