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Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty
メタルギアソリッド2 サンズ・オブ・リバティ
29 Nov 2001

 
 
 
 


 
Metal Gear Solid 2 Premium Package
メタルギアソリッド2 プレミアムパッケージ

PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 29 Nov 2001
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-65077
Size (cm) 30 x 22 x 5.3
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
Deluxe 'Premium Package' box set presentation, includes:
- 'Metal Gear Solid 2' game (view)
(alternate cover art)
- 'Premium Disc' DVD (view)
(movies, commercials, making of)
- 'Metal Gear Chronicle' book
(A4 size, art, sketches, interviews)
- 'Platinum Snake figure'
(Snake figurine in box)

Luxury through and through!

Metal Gear Solid 2
メタルギアソリッド2
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 29 Nov 2001
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-65078
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
'Stand-alone' release of Metal Gear Solid 2, arguably one of the most anticipated sequels in gaming history.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour manual.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Dai ni Kai Metal Gear Solid Sai Hakkō Kinen
メタルギアソリッド2 第二回 メタルギアソリッド債 発行記念

PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 29 Nov 2001
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-68503
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
'Commemoration Issue' of MGS2, a 'Not for Sale' edition originally given away to major Konami stockholders (same as the 'Gold' Premium Pack of the original MGS).

Currently out of stock, but not quite as rare as you'd think.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Kōshiki Guide Saisoku Kōryaku Hen
メタルギアソリッド2
公式ガイド 最速攻略編
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KŌSHIKI GUIDE SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 29 Nov 2001
Publisher Konami / NTT
Product ID ISBN4-7571-8109-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.25
PRICE
STATUS
Mini 'Official Guide' from Konami, an 'Abbreviated Swift Attack Compilation' released on the same day as the game itself.
Chapters include 'Characters File', 'Sneaking Skill', 'Area Guide: Tanker' and 'Area Guide: Plant'.
Basic, efficient and to the point.

112 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Kōshiki Guide Book
メタルギアソリッド2
公式ガイドブック
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KONAMI KANPEKI KŌRYAKU SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 10 Dec 2001
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-575-16290-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.28
PRICE
STATUS
Second 'Official Guide Book' from Konami, featuring the same maps and layout as the first guide but with a much larger introduction and walkthrough, 'Scenario' analysis, and 'Extra' section depicting all the secrets, tricks and bonuses.

176 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Perfect Guide
メタルギアソリッド2
パーフェクトガイド
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - PERFECT SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 21 Dec 2001
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-7753-0032-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.4 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.33
PRICE
STATUS
Konami's 'Perfect Guide' is even more refined than the first two.
Segregated into two distinct sections for 'Tanker' and 'Plant', the book introduces even clearer map layouts and finishes off with a detailed appendix.

207 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Saisoku Kōryaku Chart
メタルギアソリッド2
最速攻略チャート
DENGEKI KŌRYAKU OH
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 25 Dec 2001
Publisher Dengeki PS
Product ID ISBN4-8402-1917-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.9 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
Digest guide book from Dengeki PlayStation magazine, an 'Abbreviated Swift Attack Chart' dedicated to all you time-attackers out there.
Presents a clear and no-nonsense selection of 3D maps with item and enemy listings, peppered with hints and strategies.

96 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Kanzen Kōryaku Guide
メタルギアソリッド2
完全攻略ガイド
KŌDANSHA GAME BOOKS
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 15 Feb 2002
Publisher Kodansha
Product ID ISBN4-06-339650-9
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.3 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
Kodansha deliver a colourful and meticulous 'Complete Capture Guide' boasting super-detailed maps for every stage with precise enemy & item locations, and extensive 'boss attack' and 'Secret' sections.
Very nice indeed.

207 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Kōshiki Guide
メタルギアソリッド2
公式ガイド
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KŌSHIKI GUIDE SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 28 Feb 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-7571-8114-0
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.8 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.58
PRICE
STATUS
Fourth (!) 'Official Guide' from Konami. Some might say they're starting to take the piss, but then again they really do seem to get better as they go along.
At 306 pages, this was the biggest of 'em all - until the 'Expert File' came out a week later.

306 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Kōshiki Kanzen Guide Expert File
メタルギアソリッド2
公式完全ガイド エキスパート・ファイル
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE - KONAMI KANPEKI KŌRYAKU SERIES
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 5 Mar 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-575-16307-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 2.5 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.63
PRICE
STATUS
No fooling around now: at 412-pages, the 'Official Complete Guide - Expert File' is a beast.
It presents individual 'Tanker' and 'Plant' maps for every single difficulty setting (EASY, NORMAL, HARD, VERY HARD and EXTREME), noting the location of every item, weapon, enemy and dog tag along the way.
The most expensive, but also the best.

412 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Complete Guide
メタルギアソリッド2
コンプリートガイド
FAMITSU GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 27 Mar 2002
Publisher Enterbrain
Product ID ISBN4-7577-0820-3
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 2.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.51
PRICE
STATUS
Enterbrain's 'Complete Guide' is no less than the 8th guide book for Metal Gear Solid 2. Gotta believe the hype.
It's an excellent book though - it features massive chapters on gameplay, super-detailed maps, extensive 'Boss Battle' hints, 'Dog Tag', 'Item' and 'Time Attack' sections.

370 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Metal Works The Perfect
メタルギアソリッド2
メタル ワークス ザ パーフェクト
KONAMI OFFICIAL GUIDE
DETAILS
Format Book + DVD
Released 15 Apr 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID ISBN4-7753-0064-4
Size (cm) 29.7 x 21 x 1 (A4)
Weight (kg) 0.54
PRICE
STATUS
Luxury 'DVD + Book' that takes you through the most extreme 'Perfect Play' you could possibly imagine with the help of a replay DVD, 3D maps, and a comprehensive 'Data' section.
For the experts.

130 pages on brown paper (27 in colour) 3-page fold-out poster, DVD disc.

The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2
ザ・ドキュメント・オブ メタルギアソリッド2

PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 12 Sep 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-65184
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.15
PRICE
STATUS
Interactive 'Making of' bonus disc full of random extra features.
Polygons, storyboards, cut scenes, the complete script, preview trailers, and 5 playable VR training levels.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, 4-page fold-out manual.

Metal Gear Solid 2 [Mega Hits!]
メタルギアソリッド2
[メガヒッツ!]
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 12 Sep 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66503
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.19
PRICE
STATUS
Cut-price 'Mega Hits!' re-issue of MGS2, released on the same day as The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance
メタルギアソリッド2
サブスタンス
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 19 Dec 2002
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-67002
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.19
PRICE
STATUS
Enhanced 'Special Edition' of MGS2 featuring english dialogue, all of the little extras featured in the international versions (US / Europe) and more.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance [Best]
メタルギアソリッド2
サブスタンス [ベスト]
PLAYSTATION 2 THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 6 Nov 2003
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-74901
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.19
PRICE
STATUS
'PlayStation the Best' re-release of MGS2 Substance.
.
PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 [Konami Dendō Selection]
メタルギアソリッド2
[コナミ殿堂セレクション]
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 21 Oct 2004
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-65754
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
Nicely packaged re-release of the original Sons of Liberty for the 'Konami Palace Collection' label, presented in a cardboard sleeve.

Cardboard presentation sleeve, PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance [Konami Dendō Selection]
メタルギアソリッド2
サブスタンス [コナミ殿堂セレクション]
PLAYSTATION 2
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 21 Oct 2004
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-67008
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.21
PRICE
STATUS
The international Substance version also gets itself a nice re-issue for the 'Konami Palace Collection' label.

Cardboard presentation sleeve, PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty Scenario Book
メタルギアソリッド2 サンズ・オブ・リバティ シナリオ・ブック

SCENARIO BOOK
DETAILS
Format Book
Released 6 Apr 2005
Publisher Shinkigensha
Product ID ISBN4-7753-0390-2
Size (cm) 17.7 x 11 x 3.9
Weight (kg) 0.52
PRICE
STATUS
Second (of three) 'Scenario Book' releases for the MGS series.
Covers every single line of text & dialogue from the Japanese release of Metal Gear Solid 2 (2001).

766 pages (text only), 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 2 Sons of Liberty
メタルギアソリッド2 サンズ・オブ・リバティ

METAL GEAR 20th ANNIVERSARY
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 26 July 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-66792~2
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 2 (2001).
Includes the bonus 'making of' disc The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2.

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

Metal Gear Solid 2 [Best]
メタルギアソリッド2
[ベスト]
PLAYSTATION 2 THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 29 Nov 2007
Publisher Konami
Product ID SLPM-74255
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.19
PRICE
STATUS
Circa 2007 'PlayStation the Best' re-release of the original MGS2.
This game just won't go away!

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, 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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