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Metal Gear Solid
メタルギアソリッド
3 Sep 1998

 
 
 
 


 
Metal Gear Solid Premium Package
メタルギアソリッド プレミアムパッケージ

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 3 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86111~3
Size (cm) 36.7 x 27 x 6.5
Weight (kg) 1.24
PRICE
STATUS
Deluxe 'Limited Edition' box set of the first Metal Gear Solid. Includes:
- Game
- 'Metal Gear Music Collection' CD
- Large B4 art book
- T-Shirt [M-size]
- Dog tags
- Memory card stickers

A very valuable item complete in good condition!

Metal Gear Solid
メタルギアソリッド

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 3 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM 86114~6
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.22
PRICE
STATUS
Original stand-alone release of the first Metal Gear Solid.
3-CD set includes 2 game CDs and a bonus demo disc for the upcoming Genso Suikoden II (1998).

Double CD case, PS CD-ROM x 3, colour manual x 2, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid Perfect Guide
メタルギアソリッド パーフェクトガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - PERFECT SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 7 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-88317-723-8
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.22
PRICE
STATUS
First official guide book release from Konami.
Features illustrated 'Character's File' profiles, 'Basic Skill' hints, 'Area Guide' with 3D maps & directions for the quickest exit route, 'Boss Fight' and 'VR Training' sections.

160 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Premium Package
「Metal Gear Solid Sai」
Hakkō Kinen
メタルギアソリッド プレミアムパッケージ
「メタルギアソリッド債」 発行記念
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 8 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86111~3
Size (cm) 37 x 27 x 6.5
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
'Stockholder Commemoration Edition' version of the MGS Premium Package originally given away to Konami stockholders.
Contents are the same as the standard 'Premium Package' except for the golden box and a slightly different cover on the art book.

Now a VERY sought-after commodity, limited to something between 2000 and 5000 copies. You can usually dig one up for around ¥40,000, please contact if you're after one and we can quote the best price we can find!

Metal Gear Solid Kōshiki Guide
メタルギアソリッド 公式ガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KŌSHIKI GUIDE SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 18 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami / NTT
Product ID ISBN4-7571-8013-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.3 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
2nd 'Official Guide' from Konami, similar to the 'Perfect Guide' listed above but with additional overhead maps, an extensive 'Arms & Equipment' section and a bonus 14-page 'Director's Interview' with Kojima and Shinkawa.

176 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Kanzen Kōryaku Guide
メタルギアソリッド 完全攻略ガイド

HAOH GAME SPECIAL 133
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 18 Sep 1998
Publisher Kodansha
Product ID ISBN4-06-343133-9
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
Kodansha's 'Complete Capture Guide' is a thoughtful, comprehensive and well-paged indie guide book.
Features excellent level maps marked with a clear red line showing the best / fastest exit route(s) for each stage.
Ideal for speed runs.

146 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Original Game Soundtrack
メタルギア ソリッド オリジナル・ゲーム・サントラ
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 23 Sep 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID KICA-7895
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official soundtrack release for Metal Gear Solid, featuring the complete score spread over 21 tracks.
(view back)

CD case, 21 track audio CD (66:22) 4-page fold-out inlay, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid Complete Guide
メタルギアソリッド コンプリートガイド

FAMITSU GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 19 Oct 1998
Publisher Famitsu / Aspect
Product ID ISBN4-7572-0229-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.44
PRICE
STATUS
King-sized MGS guide book from the Famitsu editorial.
Expands upon everything the previous guides have done, adding an in-depth 'Weapons Guide' and analytical / historical 'Materials' chapters.

256 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Kōshiki Kanzen Guide
メタルギアソリッド 公式完全ガイドブック

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KONAMI KANPEKI KŌRYAKU SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 30 Oct 1998
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-575-16131-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.44
PRICE
STATUS
3rd official guide book from Konami, an 'Official Complete Guide' that is even bigger and better: perfectly laid out, with an even more meticulous look at all of the hidden extras: secret 'ghost' camera shots, item listings, rankings, etc.

240 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Integral
メタルギアソリッド インテグラル

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 24 June 1999
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86247~9
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
Enhanced 'Special Edition' of the first Metal Gear Solid that includes all of the extras from the US release along with English voice-overs, mini-games for the PocketStation [SCPH-4000], an unlockable 'first person' mode and a bonus 'VR Missions' disc with over 300 training stages.
The best version!

Double CD case, PS CD-ROM x 3, colour manual, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid Integral VR Manual
メタルギアソリッド インテグラル VRマニュアル

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KŌSHIKI GUIDE SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 9 July 1999
Publisher Konami / NTT
Product ID ISBN4-7571-8052-7
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
Complementary guide book dedicated to the 'VR Missions' bonus disc included with MGS Integral.
Also covers 'Photographing' events and the PocketStation 'FoxDie Mission' mini-game.

96 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Integral Perfect Guide
メタルギアソリッド インテグラル パーフェクトガイド

KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - PERFECT SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 24 July 1999
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-88317-757-2
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.3 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.38
PRICE
STATUS
Time for another official guide book from Konami, for the road.
But this one's a peach: absolutely everything you need to know about MGS Integral is here, along with a detailed map section dedicated to the no-radar 'Extreme Mode' difficulty.
The best (and most valuable) guide of them all.

208 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid [Konami the Best]
メタルギアソリッド [コナミ・ザ・ベスト]

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 27 Apr 2000
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86485~6
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
'Konami the Best' re-issue of the original Metal Gear Solid.
Contents remains identical to the first print (minus the Genso Suikoden II demo disc).

Double CD case, PS CD-ROM x 2, colour manual, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid Integral [Konami the Best]
メタルギアソリッド インテグラル [コナミ・ザ・ベスト]

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 27 Apr 2000
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-86470~2
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
'Konami the Best' re-issue of Integral, released on the same day as the 'Best' edition of MGS.
It's hard to figure out why they even bothered re-issuing the original.

Double CD case, PS CD-ROM x 3, colour manual, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid [PSone Books]
メタルギアソリッド [PSoneBooks]

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 24 Jan 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-87030~1
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
Third pressing of the original MGS, this time for the 'PSone Books' label.
2-disc content remains identical.

Twin CD case, PS CD-ROM x 2, booklet, spine card.

Metal Gear Solid Integral [PSone Books]
メタルギアソリッド インテグラル [PSoneBooks]

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 6 Nov 2003
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-87324~6
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.19
PRICE
STATUS
'PSone Books' version of Integral.
3-disc content remains identical.

3-tray CD case, PS CD-ROM x 3, booklet, spine card.

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
メタルギアソリッド ザ・ツインスネークス
GAMECUBE
DETAILS
Format GameCube
Released 11 Mar 2004
Publisher Konami
Product ID DOL-GGSJ-JPN
Size (cm) 14.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.11
PRICE
STATUS
'Standard' release of the GameCube Metal Gear Solid (1998) remake.
Features enhanced visuals, reworked cut scenes and gameplay similar to Metal Gear Solid 2 (2001).

Standard GC packaging, Game Cube game disc x 2, colour booklet.

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 Scenario Book
メタルギアソリッド シナリオ・ブック

SCENARIO BOOK
DETAILS
Format Book
Released 6 Apr 2005
Publisher Shinkigensha
Product ID ISBN4-7753-0389-9
Size (cm) 17.7 x 11 x 2.8
Weight (kg) 0.38
PRICE
STATUS
First in a set of three 'Scenario Books' for the Metal Gear Solid series.
Features all text & dialogue from the original Metal Gear Solid (1998).

550 pages (text only), Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid Bande Dessinée
メタルギアソリッド バンドデシネ

PSP
DETAILS
Format PSP
Released 21 Sep 2006
Publisher Konami
Product ID ULJM-05150
Size (cm) 17.7 x 10.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.09
PRICE
STATUS
'Interactive Comic' for the PSP based on the american Metal Gear Solid Official Comic Book.
Takes you through the entire storyline of Metal Gear Solid (1998) with stylish visuals and minimal interaction.
One of the more miscellaneous Metal Gear releases.

PSP case, PSP UMD disk, colour booklet.

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
メタルギアソリッド

METAL GEAR 20th ANNIVERSARY
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 26 July 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM 87411~2
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 2.5
Weight (kg) 0.25
PRICE
STATUS
'Metal Gear 20th Anniversary' re-issue of the first Metal Gear Solid (1998).
First in a set of four 'Metal Gear 20th Anniversary' re-issues.

Cardboard presentation sleeve, double CD case, 2 x PlayStation CD-ROM, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Bande Dessinée
メタルギアソリッド2 バンドデシネ

Includes METAL GEAR SOLID 1 BD
DETAILS
Format DVD
Released 12 June 2008
Publisher Konami
Product ID KD-332
Size (cm) 20 x 14 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
Second 'Digital Comic' release after Metal Gear Solid Bande Dessinée, but instead of PSP software it's a standard DVD release this time.
Brings the comic book version of Metal Gear Solid 2 to the big screen with full voice acting from the Japanese cast.
The second disc includes the same Metal Gear Solid adaptation as the original PSP MGS Bande Dessinée with an all-new voice-over (but no interaction).

Tin DVD case, 2 x DVD discs.

 



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