The film is set in 2007 and somewhere before or after the events of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. Following Metal Gear 2's completion, Kojima worked on other projects before directing his third Metal Gear game, Metal Gear Solid, for the PlayStation. Seriously, I don't understand why Kojima introduced a new character, instead on expanding on Snake. He is sent by his superior Big Boss to the fortress in South Africa known as Outer Heaven, with the goal of finding the missing squad member Gray Fox and investigating a weapon known as Metal Gear. It includes all of the mainline Metal Gear games directed and designed by Hideo Kojima that were released from 1987 through 2012. *spoilers* User Info: Une_Calestetta. Game Wiki; Videos (14) Images (268) Forum (38) News; [78] Kojima's thoughts regarding Snake's improved abilities by the time of Metal Gear Solid led to the concept of cloned characters who would be able to match him in combat. [67] Solid Snake serves as a deconstruction of the action hero archetype, as his wartime experiences have turned him into a bitter, broken-down soldier who wishes to retire, but cannot escape the life of conflict that had entwined him for so long. [109] Kojima also announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo later that month that he had negotiated a contract with a party in Hollywood to adapt the video game into a film. Directed by Shuyo Murata and written by Motosada Mori, the serial lasted over 12 weekly installments spanning three story arcs. [50], On December 7, 2012, a teaser for The Phantom Pain was revealed on the Spike Video Game Awards. [129] In December 2019, Vogt-Roberts announced that the draft is complete. Each character has a piece of Metal Gear RAY, so collecting the entire set is essential to build the robot.[132]. [33] The site initially consisted of a series of countdowns leading to several flashing letters and the images of two characters looking like a middle-aged Big Boss and a cyborg Raiden. [45] Kojima said: "I think we'll probably have to make it [a sequel to MGS4] at some point, but what that will be, we have no idea." [111] Kojima also considered Alaska as the site of the film production, due to the game's setting in the state. Raiden is defeated in the beginning and feels a deep sense of vengeance, and as such exacts his 'revenge' on the group who sabotaged him, as well as coming to terms with his own past and embracing his true nature. After his tenure as president is over, Solidus takes control of the "Big Shell" offshore facility, which is being used to develop Arsenal Gear, a mobile undersea fortress designed to house and protect a network of AIs created to influence human development by filtering the availability of information across the Internet. [90], A novel adaptation of the original Metal Gear was published in 1988 as a part of Scholastic's Worlds of Power line of novelizations, which were based on third-party NES games. Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence PlayStation 2. [4], Several boss fights have been praised for their variety and strategy required to beat them. [139] Hideo Kojima's choice of Harry Gregson-Williams, a Hollywood film composer from Hans Zimmer's studio, as the composer for Metal Gear Solid 2 was highly publicized in the run-up to the game's release. [221][222], This article is about the media franchise. [141] Starting with Metal Gear Solid, theme songs have been provided by popular artists such as Rika Muranaka. [71][72] A common motif in the series is the use of powerful enemies. A comic book adaptation of the original Metal Gear Solid was published by IDW Publishing in 2004. In Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake the real Big Boss has established a new military nation, Zanzibar Land, and he and Snake face off again, with Snake achieving victory and seemingly killing Big Boss for good. [197][199] The storyline has been commented to maintain "rich characterization" while touching on some controversial themes. Square Enix also joined the production of toys based on the franchise starting with the boss vehicles and characters from Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. [66] Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance also deals with "revenge". "[3] Unreal and Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski cited the military themes and action gameplay of Metal Gear as a major influence on his work, and he named Gears of War in homage to Metal Gear. 28 episode Quick Look: Bugsnax. Please put the test info on the corresponding games' pages. Star650 Its good for me because I dont anymore. Metal Gear Solid was developed specifically to become a game. [31][32], On May 18, 2009, a teaser site for the following installment in the Metal Gear series was uploaded by Kojima Production. [136][137] The line has since expanded to include characters from Metal Gear Solid, Sons of Liberty, Ground Zeroes, and The Phantom Pain, with the detail more pronounced than the original McFarlane Toys figures. [110] Kojima once said that he would like to see Hugh Jackman as Snake but he is also open to other up-and-coming actors to the role. Despite the destruction of the Arsenal Gear in Sons of Liberty, the Patriots have continued in their plans to influence the course of human history, installing artificial intelligence systems around the world. ...If it were to be made into a movie it would have to be something completely new. [191], Metal Gear was the first mainstream stealth game, with the player starting the game unarmed,[192] and sold over a million copies in the United States. 0. [17][18] These games were followed by a sequel to Snake Eater, Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, which was released on the PlayStation Portable in 2006. Several other characters have done the same, including Gray Fox, Olga Gurlukovich, and Raiden. 0. [123] On June 3, 2014, Deadline Hollywood reported that Sony was eyeing Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct the film. Hideo Kojima designed the original Metal Gear, which debuted in Japan and Europe in 1987 for the MSX2 computer platform. [187] Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater was also voted as the fifth greatest PlayStation game in a poll from PlayStation Official Magazine (UK). [3] Silicon Knights founder Denis Dyack said Metal Gear Solid's "story, script, characters, voice acting, and cinemas" were "a landmark" and "guiding light to the future of videogames. As the first games used humans with supernatural abilities, for Metal Gear Solid 4, the designers decided to use monsters rather than humans as enemies. Metal Gear: Ghost Babel was released for the Game Boy Color, and several games were released for Sony's PlayStation Portable. I just got it, suggested by{M}artin I'm gonna finish 3 before playing 4. To me, this is that. Big Boss is similarly not immune to this theme: as Naked Snake, he does not resemble a suave, impeccable secret agent that would otherwise fit into the 1960s spy film pastiche of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, but is instead an everyman character. Metal Gear 20th Anniversary: Metal Gear Solid Collection; Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty; Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance; Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater; Metal Gear Solid Set 3 + 2; Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection; MLB Power Pros; MLB Power Pros 2008 Game description: Metal Gear Solid: the Essential Collection includes the original Metal Gear Solid for the PlayStation game console, the director's cut of Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 in a commemorative package with artwork by renowned Metal Gear Solid artist Yoji Shinkawa. The Japanese voice actors from the game reprised their roles for the series, while new characters are introduced as well. [76] Metal Gear Solid characters have been designed by Yoji Shinkawa. In a departure from the series' style, Metal Gear Acid and its sequel used turn-based strategy mechanics based on collectible cards. A prototype was first unveiled at the ReVenture hobby show in Hong Kong in April 2012.[135]. In 2009, toy company ThreeA joined forces with Kojima to make related products. Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops serves as a direct sequel to Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and follows Naked Snake's life after disbanding from FOX. [118] However, on January 11, 2010, de Luca confirmed that work on a Metal Gear film adaptation was postponed indefinitely. updating or adding more information to the article,, Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike. 50 on the list. [114] Producer Quentin Tarantino expressed interest in having Equilibrium director Kurt Wimmer write the script for the movie. Ultimate. Famitsu was to publish the full interview in its following issue. An article published in the July 2009 issue of Famitsu PSP + PS3 covers the content of the site and features an interview with Hideo Kojima. The series was later collected as a two-volume set. [60], The overarching theme of the Metal Gear Solid series is that of the "gene, meme, scene, sense, peace,[61] revenge[62] and race,"[63] and how people are affected by these factors according to the game's producer Kojima—Metal Gear Solid deals with genetics and the moral implications of genetic engineering, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty deals with how identity can be affected by the philosophies of one's society (a "meme") and the effects of censorship on society, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater deals with how the time and place one lives in (a "scene") affects their identity, how politics change along with the times and hyperreality, the inability to distinguish fact and fiction in an information saturated world. [105] Metal Gear Saga vol. An antagonist is introduced in the form of Liquid Snake, Snake's twin brother who takes control of FOXHOUND after Snake's retirement. In reaction, Kojima began development of Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, which was released in Japan in 1990 for the MSX2.[11][12]. I think I'd have to get somebody to get a new script and somebody else to direct it as a movie. Survival - performing minor surgery, bandaging wounds, eating wild … Welcome to the Metal Gear Wiki. It began development in 1994 and debuted at the 1996 Tokyo Game Show,[13] before being released in 1998. "[2] Splinter Cell producer Mathieu Ferland said "Metal Gear Solid was a huge inspiration for Splinter Cell" and it "was a pioneer for both the genre and the quality of directing". The series lasted 24 issues and has been collected in two trade paperbacks as well as a single hardback collector's edition which is currently out-of-print. For the 1998 PlayStation game, see. Now the head of the mercenary corporation Militaires Sans Frontières (MSF), Big Boss discovers that nuclear warheads are being transported to Latin America and decides that he must put a stop to it. In May 2006, Metal Gear series creator Hideo Kojima announced that a film adaptation of Metal Gear Solid was in development. [183] Metal Gear Survive, the first Metal Gear game to be developed since series creator Hideo Kojima left Konami, sold only a fraction of the sales made by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The follow-up to the 1998 blockbuster, Metal Gear Solid 2 blends tactical stealth and action. Following the initial Metal Gear, each game has been a deconstruction of action movies and video games, using tropes to invoke the themes and ideas especially those of spy movies - it examines what kind of mind and complete control of a situation would be needed to pull off the absurdly complex and convoluted plans that rely on events completely within the realm of chance yet comes off without a hitch. During a training mission in late February 2005 on Shadow Moses, a remote island off the coast of Alaska containing a nuclear weapons facility, FOXHOUND and the Next-Generation Special Forces rebelled against the United States Government, under the command of Liquid Snake. [83] Besides changing the game's platform to the PlayStation, the game was renamed, and its subsequent sequels were given the word "Solid" as the series started using 3D computer graphics. Longplay of Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, played as the NTSC version on the GameCube. [4] Metal Gear Solid, which debuted at the 1996 Tokyo Game Show,[13] was the first 3D stealth game,[195] and is credited with popularizing the stealth game genre,[5] as well as the hiding-behind-cover mechanic. As of June 2020[update], over 56 million copies of games in the franchise have been sold worldwide,[1] with individual installments critically and commercially acclaimed and receiving several awards. It helped sell the PS2, featuring advanced AI, physics and cover mechanics for its time, and one of the first postmodern narratives in gaming. Jump to: [38], At E3 2010, a demo, "Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater – The Naked Sample", was shown on the Nintendo 3DS. In the Metal Gear universe, history had diverged at some point during World War II, with the Cobra Unit being instrumental in the defeat of the Axis Powers. I was checking out the Metal Gear Wiki and I noticed that it says Subsistence comes with three discs. He further noted that the James Bond series is what influenced him the most regarding the creation of Metal Gear Solid. Its sequel Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, which was released in 1990 at the end of the Cold War, expanded on this with themes regarding political intrigue, battlefield ethics, military history, and the negative effects of warfare. [48] During the franchise's 25th anniversary, Konami revealed a demo for a new game in the Metal Gear series, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. Big Boss' mission coincides with a visit to Mother Base by the IAEA, which turns out to be a cover for an attack on Mother Base orchestrated by the mysterious organization XOF. Raiden is defeated in the battle, but decides to re-avenge his failure and is sent out with a brand new cyborg body to fight the mysterious military group. [23] In April 2010, another sequel to Snake Eater, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, was released for the PlayStation Portable and was set shortly after the events of Portable Ops. [68], In games, players control a character who has to infiltrate into his enemy's area alone to complete his mission. Developer(s): KonamiPublisher(s): KonamiGenre: CollectionGame description: Metal Gear Solid: the Essential Collection includes the original Metal Gear Solid for the PlayStation game console, the director's cut of Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 in a commemorative package with artwork by renowned Metal Gear Solid artist Yoji Shinkawa. On April 17, 2013, Hideo Kojima posted a photograph of the Japanese packaging artwork for the The Legacy Collection on his Twitter account, which depict the various protagonistic incarnations of Naked Snake and Solid Snakethroughout the series. [117], Christian Bale denied rumors that he was approached for a role to play Solid Snake in the film. It was written by Raymond Benson, the author of nine James Bond novels. Kaiyodo's Revoltech action figure line includes versions of Big Boss from Peace Walker and Raiden from Rising: Revengeance, plus Venom Snake and a generic Soviet Army soldier from The Phantom Pain for the smaller RevoMini action figure category. [178][179][180][181] According to Chart-Track, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was the second fastest-selling PlayStation 3 game in the United Kingdom after Grand Theft Auto IV. The player often takes control of a special forces operative (usually Solid Snake or Big Boss), who is assigned the task of finding the titular superweapon "Metal Gear", a bipedal walking tank with the ability to launch nuclear weapons. This is a new frontier not only for me as a filmmaker but I just feel like for audiences. [14][15] The success of Metal Gear Solid resulted in a series of sequels, prequels, spin-offs, ports, and remakes for Microsoft Windows, the Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. [80] In a series of articles written for Official PlayStation 2 Magazine, Hideo Kojima identified several Hollywood films as the primary sources of inspiration for the storylines and gameplay of the Metal Gear series. The basis of the main story revolves around Big Boss forming a new private military company, the Diamond Dogs to retaliate for the destruction of MSF and the loss of his comrades. As games were released, new concepts were given to the bosses to make them innovative and notice their strength. The follow-up to the 1998 blockbuster, Metal Gear Solid 2 blends tactical stealth and action. [51] Although the trailer presented the game as being developed by Moby Dick Studio, there were a few hints that The Phantom Pain may have some connection to Kojima Productions and the Metal Gear series due to the protagonist's resemblance to Big Boss, as well as the head of Moby Dick Studio, Joakim Mogren's first name was an anagram of "Kojima". A remake of the original Metal Gear Solid called Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes was made for the Nintendo GameCube in early 2004. Inspired by The Great Escape, he altered the gameplay to focus on a prisoner escaping. With the improvements from new video game consoles like the PlayStation and PlayStation 2, the staff gave the characters a more realistic look although they initially had doubts about it. [84] Since then, the games were designed to be more realistic to further entertain the players. [69][87] Since Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty had several plot points unresolved, it was originally meant to leave it to players to discuss them to come to their own conclusions. [24][25] The spinoff game, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, was released in 2013 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and in Jan 2014 on Steam(PC). The toys, which are from Square's Play Arts Kai line, were released in 2010. Raiden joins the private military firm, Maverick Security Consulting, and is tasked with defending the president of an unspecified African country. After a week's worth of speculation, Konami officially announced Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection on February 5, 2008. Harry Gregson-Williams' interview in The Making of Documentary in the Bonus Making of DVD. Solid Snake's objective later changes to destroying the AIs of the Patriots and stop their oppression. Metal Gear Solid was referenced in the Disney film Wreck-It Ralph, in which Ralph finds the exclamation mark that appears above enemies whenever they spot Snake, accompanied by the famous "alert" sound. He said Konami expressed concern that the entire Metal Gear franchise could be seriously affected if a movie version performed poorly. Wimmer was also considered as potential director for the film. I honestly would love to make a movie someday, but that said, I think it has to be a certain special game that has to provide that right setting. The third installment in the Metal Gear Solid franchise is swathed in the Cold War, and it's up to a strangely familiar soldier codenamed Naked Snake to keep the Soviet Union and the United States from all-out nuclear war. [60][194] Hideo Kojima's ambitious script in Metal Gear Solid 2 has been praised, some calling it the first example of a postmodern video game,[72][200][201][202] while others have argued that it anticipated concepts such as post-truth politics, fake news, echo chambers and alternative facts. During his time as president, Solidus became aware of a secretive cabal known as "The Patriots" who were steadily manipulating the course of history. The novelization is not based on the game's official storyline, but rather on Konami of America's localization of the plot. Several promotional DVDs have been released detailing the Metal Gear series. Metal Gear Solid (メタルギアソリッド, Metaru Gia Soriddo?) Splinter Cell and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking stated that every stealth-action game "owes its existence to the success of Metal Gear" and that, "Without Metal Gear, there would be no stealth games. [79], The first Metal Gear game was intended to be an action game that featured modern military combat. 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A radio drama based on the original Metal Gear Solid aired in Japan from 1998 to 1999 as part of Konami's syndicated CLUB db program. [52] Instead, Hollywood actor and producer Kiefer Sutherland portrayed the character through voice acting and facial capture.[53]. 1 was released in 2006 as a pre-order disc for MGS3: Subsistence. PS2 - Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection (US) PS2 - Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (US) PS2 - Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (Limited Edition) (US) Popular on Giant Bomb 66 episode Quick Look: Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Konami has also released 4" scale blind-box figures based on MGS2 released in Japan, Sons of Liberty in 2002 and Substance shortly after in 2003; the Substance series was eventually brought to the US and UK markets packaged on card rather than blind boxed. Solid Snake destroys Metal Gear REX and kills the renegade FOXHOUND members, with the exception of Revolver Ocelot. Peace Walker features a new cast of characters to provide both aid and intelligence for Big Boss. Wishlist. Metal Gear Solid 1,2 and 3 are going to be released together in commerative box featuring artwork by the talented MGS artist Yoji Shinkawa. Most of the numbered installments are considered to be some of the greatest video games of all time. [210][211] Raiden's unexpected introduction as the main protagonist in Metal Gear Solid 2, due to his lack of appearances in the games' trailers and how he replaces fan-favorite character Solid Snake, has been deemed as one of the most controversial parts of the entire series. For Metal Gear Solid, Kojima wanted "a full orchestra right next to the player"; a system which made modifications such as tempo and texture to the currently playing track, instead of switching to another pre-recorded track. [112] David Hayter, the English voice actor for Solid Snake, had submitted his take for the movie but executives have passed on his script. Warning: this wiki contains unmarked spoilers. In 2015, Konami revealed that they were recruiting new staff members to develop a new Metal Gear game as Kojima left the company. However, this "Big Boss" is revealed to be a part of the medical staff who survived the helicopter crash, who was brainwashed to believe himself to be Big Boss, while the real Big Boss went into hiding to create Outer Heaven, a place where soldiers can live without having to abide by any particular ideology. [197][198] The series is notorious for its fourth wall breaking scenes. In 2012, Hot Toys released a 1/6th action figure of Naked Snake in his original Sneaking Suit attire from MGS3, as well as the Boss. However, the situation goes awry and the president is killed by a rival PMC company named Desperado Enforcement LLC. [9] A separate team created a heavily modified Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) port of the game that was released in Japan on December 22, 1987, North America in June 1988, and Europe and Australia sometime in 1989. [182] The PlayStation Portable games were met with notably lower sales, but it has been analyzed that this was because of the low sales of the console when the games were released. This collection includes Metal Gear Solid (PlayStation), Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid … They threaten to detonate REX's warhead unless the government turns over the remains of Big Boss. To me, it’s a way to make the first great video game movie where it doesn’t matter that it’s based on a video game". In Japan, a Metal Gear gamebook was published on March 31, 1988, shortly after the release of the game on the Famicom. é um jogo eletrônico de ação-aventura furtiva dirigido e escrito por Hideo Kojima. [85] Metal Gear Solid 3 was initially meant to be made for the PlayStation 3, but due to the long wait for the console, the game was developed for the PlayStation 2 instead. The official E3 Kojima site later released screenshots and official art for the demo. During the release of MGS3, Medicom released 12" figures of Snake as part of their Real Action Heroes line. 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The player often takes control of a special forces operative (usually Solid Snake or Big Boss), who is assigned the task of finding the titular superweapon "Metal Gear", a bipedal walking tank with the ability to launch nuclear weapons. [86] As previous game's settings were indoors areas due to difficulties with the consoles, since Metal Gear Solid 3, Kojima wished to drastically change it despite difficulties. Une_Calestetta 12 years ago #1. The game is set after Guns of the Patriots and stars Raiden, the protagonist of Sons of Liberty who turned into a cyborg ninja. The original Metal Gear, which was released in 1987 during the Cold War, dealt with the manipulation of soldiers by politicians of the East and West, countered by the concept of "Outer Heaven", a country without politics. [57] The canonicity of Portable Ops is disputed, with Kojima having stated, "...the main story of Portable Ops is part of the Saga, is part of the official Metal Gear timeline, while some of the small details that are in Portable Ops are outside the Saga, not part of the main timeline of the game."[58]. The… The first Metal Gear game for the MSX follows Solid Snake, a rookie of the FOXHOUND special operations unit. This is the first prequel which was set prior to all the previously released Metal Gear games and which acted as an origin to the franchise. [119][120] In March 2012, during The Art of Video Games exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Hideo Kojima stated, "Honestly, I'm a movie fan and that's very special to me. [92] A novelization of Metal Gear Solid was published in 2008. Furthermore, it examines what happens to a child soldier forced to take up a normal life through the characters Eli also known as Liquid Snake in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Raiden was also known as Jack in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. [49] A social game for the GREE, Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops, was released in December 2012. The origins of The Patriots, an organization founded by Zero, are also explored. [74] Another common motif has been the transformation of a previously normal character returning as a ninja. Ocelot, opposed to this, has assembled armies with which to fight back and intends to hijack their entire operating system for his own ends. Metal Gear Solid was followed up by the sequel Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty released in November 2001 for the PlayStation 2. As with previous games, the objective is to infiltrate an occupied enemy base while avoiding detection from guards and surveillance systems. The gameplay format is largely similar to the previous 2D Metal Gear game, Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, in addition to several elements from Metal Gear Solid. Metal Gear (Japanese: メタルギア, Hepburn: Metaru Gia) is a series of action-adventure stealth video games created by Hideo Kojima and developed and published by Konami. The entire run of the comic was collected again in a paperback book, Metal Gear Solid Omnibus, and released in June 2010. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, serves as the direct sequel to Peace Walker and is composed of two chapters. The Metal Gear encyclopedia that anyone can edit! [19][20] The series' main storyline was concluded in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PlayStation 3 in 2008. The book takes further liberties by giving Solid Snake the name of Justin Halley, and by changing the name of Snake's unit from FOXHOUND to the "Snake Men". Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots deals with a rapidly aging Solid Snake (now branded "Old Snake") who is on a mission to find and defeat Revolver Ocelot, now known as Liquid Ocelot. [96] A Japanese-language novelization of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots by Project Itoh was published on June 12, 2008. He fights Snake and is killed. The first fruit of this partnership came in late 2012, when ThreeA released a massive 1/48 scale figure of Metal Gear REX, with working LED lights. [44], In November 2011, Kojima discussed with PlayStation Official Magazine (UK) the series' future commenting an upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5. The franchise has also been adapted into other media, such as comics, novels, and drama CDs. [130], In 1999, McFarlane Toys, with the collaboration of Konami, launched a series of action figures depicting key characters from Metal Gear Solid. [196] The series pioneered the integration of cinematic techniques into video games,[4][6] especially Metal Gear Solid which Eurogamer considers the "first modern video game". In a press release, Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., stated, "Since its inception, the Metal Gear Solid franchise has been one of the most successful game series in the history of video games, receiving worldwide recognition and praise. [194] Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 are credited with pioneering stealth mechanics. The wiki is a collaborative community that anyone can edit, dedicated to collecting … From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection is a video game compilation released exclusively for the PlayStation 3. "[121][122] At the Metal Gear 25th Anniversary on August 30, 2012, Hideo Kojima announced that Arad Productions, owned by Arad brothers Avi and Ari, have agreed to produce a movie version of Metal Gear Solid with Columbia Pictures. [140] Gregson-Williams would reprise his role in Metal Gear Solid 3 and Metal Gear Solid 4. For detailed information about this series, see: Metal Gear Wiki Metal Gear is a series is a series of action-adventure stealth video games, created by Hideo Kojima and developed and published by Konami.. [88][89] This has led to consistency issues in the English versions of Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2 as they mentioned plot elements that were further explored in Metal Gear Solid 4. This wiki currently has 2,258 articles and 18,628 pictures . While the team tells the player hints about the mission, it also helps expand the characters through their interactions. The collection features remastered versions of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, rendered in 720p and running at 60fps, including Trophies/Achievements, and remastered audio. Metal Gear is a stealth action video game series created by Hideo Kojima and developed and … Short summary describing this game. [69] Across the mission, the player receives assistance from a supporting team communicated by Codec. [115] Konami's Aki Saito had commented that There Will Be Blood director Paul Thomas Anderson was interested,[116] but producer Mike De Luca dismissed the claim. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, which is chronologically the first game in the series, introduces Naked Snake (or Snake for short), an operative working for the fictional Force Operation X (FOX) unit of the CIA during the Cold War. But I don't think that game will be Metal Gear Solid. [91] It was written by Alexander Frost. 0. This concept is further explored through Raiden, who is put through the same torments as Snake in explicit detail. [73] By Metal Gear Solid 2, Kojima was inspired by the Sherlock Holmes novels to introduce a sidekick character in order to view Snake from a different perspective. [70] During their debuts, player characters Solid Snake and Raiden are meant to represent the player while in the following games they acquire more defined personalities. [133][134] It can also be dressed up to depict REX's decrepit condition in Guns of the Patriots. Two generations of Metal Gear Solid is a lot of Snake to tackle at once. [220] Critics have also noted that the 2014 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Captain America: The Winter Soldier has a number of striking similarities to scenes and plot elements from the Metal Gear Solid series, particularly Metal Gear Solid 2. Moderate Edits. Liquid and FOXHOUND take control of a nuclear weapons disposal facility in Alaska and commandeer REX, the next-generation Metal Gear weapons platform being tested there. Metal Gear Wiki is a comprehensive database focusing on the Metal Gear video game series, created by Hideo Kojima, and published by Konami. After he and his allies succeed, Snake decides to live out his life peacefully. [75], Much as Metal Gear began as partially a pastiche of action movies of the time, characters were sometimes pastiches of contemporary action movie heroes. [40] Another mobile port of a previously released game was shown at Sony's PlayStation Meeting on January 27, 2011, where Hideo Kojima demonstrated a possible portable version of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the upcoming PlayStation Vita. [101] A second digital version, Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinée, was released exclusively in Japan as a DVD release in 2008 and features fully voiced versions of both comic book adaptations. However, the MSX2's hardware limited the number of on-screen bullets and enemies, which Hideo Kojima felt impeded the combat aspect. [47], During a discussion panel at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in March 2012, Kojima stated "I am working on something that I think will become the shining moment" for his career and the Metal Gear series. A third Snake brother known as Solidus Snake is introduced as the United States President at the end of Metal Gear Solid and serves as the main antagonist of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. [34][35] The interview, revealing many details, is heavily censored and was published that way as a request by Kojima, who was directing and designing the new game. Welcome to the Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection wiki guide. [142] Several soundtracks based on the games have also been published. [76] Following games would revolve around nuclear weapon inspections in Iraq and Iran, but this idea was left out due to growing concern regarding the political situation in the Middle East. The prologue, Ground Zeroes, is set a few weeks after the final mission in Peace Walker, as Big Boss is tasked with rescuing two VIPs from a U.S. military black site on the coast of Cuba. It was written by Kris Oprisko and with illustrations by Ashley Wood. [113] Kojima also denied claims that German director Uwe Boll was a possible contender to direct a Metal Gear film. [216][217] Thief creator Tom Leonard said Metal Gear Solid's success convinced them that experimental stealth gameplay could be marketable and "revitalized the team" in "the closing months of the project. One of that game's designers became acquainted with Kojima and asked him to create a "real Metal Gear sequel". [citation needed], On March 27, 2013, Kojima announced at GDC 2013 that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain were revealed to be two different portions of one work, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, with Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes serving as the prologue and The Phantom Pain serving as the main story. Medicom continued to support the franchise with the release of Kubrick figures for Snake Eater and Guns of the Patriots, which also included seven- and 12-inch versions of the game's characters. Ground Zeroes was much shorter than previous games and served as an introduction to the next game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. [41], On June 2, 2011, Konami announced the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection which was released in November 2011 for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. [93] Benson also wrote a Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty novelization, which was published in 2009. "[218] Sumo Digital designer Emily Knox cited Metal Gear Solid as an early formative influence on their work. Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake and Portable Ops can be skipped if you are not a completest and if hurdles like "now owning a PSP or Subsistence Disc 2" comes along. [65] With Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker the plot deals with the true nature of 'peace', and the concept of conflict in human societies. [128] Oscar Isaac has expressed interest in the role of Solid Snake, but as of March 2019, no one has been cast yet. Metal Gear Saga vol. It helped sell the PS2, featuring advanced AI, physics and cover mechanics for its time, and one of the first postmodern narratives in gaming. Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake story is revealed in extensive detail in MGS1 for PSX. Beaten. [82], After Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, Kojima planned to release the third Metal Gear game in 1994 for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer in 1994. [26] Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes was released on March 18, 2014 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. [127] In August 2018, Vogt-Roberts stated that he wished for the film to receive an R rating, stating, "It’s about doing it for a price so you can make the riskier, balls-to-the-wall, Kojima-san version of it. I wouldn't use my current scripts. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection represents a great value for gamers, bringing toge… [189] Games have won multiple awards such as Metal Gear Solid, which won the "Excellence Award for Interactive Art" by the Japan Media Arts Festival,[190] and Metal Gear Solid 2, which was given the Game of the Year award by Game Informer. Expanded re-releases of games in the series were produced as well, such as Integral (Metal Gear Solid), Substance (Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty), and Subsistence (Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater). [214][215], The Metal Gear series inspired numerous video game developers. Add Missing Product. Collection. It also encompasses how some things cannot be passed down to future generations and be misinterpreted as well as the artificially controlled (and globally shared) sense-data of the new era's nanotech-enhanced soldiers. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection Cheats. What are the Metal Gear Solid essential collection game titles? The next game, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, is set ten years after the events of Snake Eater and returns to the story of the young Big Boss. This sequel takes the action to an offshore oil cleanup facility seized by terrorists who are holding the President hostage. Our game database is maintained by the community. [102] All the Japanese voice actors from the games reprised their roles with the exception of those that have died. [21][22] The game featured a multiplayer spin-off called Metal Gear Online. Several sequels have been released for multiple consoles, which have expanded the original game's plot, adding characters opposing and supporting Snake, while there have also been a few prequels exploring the origins of Metal Gear and recurring characters. [186] In Game Informer Magazine's list of top 200 games of all time, Metal Gear Solid 2 ranked at No. The game is set four years after Liquid's death in Metal Gear Solid, and it puts the player in control of Raiden, a soldier who fights against Solidus, who is revealed to be his former commander during his time as a child soldier. [70][77] Because of the time skip between games, a few of the characters have been redesigned to fit in the game's year. Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake Original Soundtrack is the official soundtrack to Konami's 1990 MSX2 video game Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake.The original music was composed by the Konami Kukeiha Club and the CD was released on April 5, 1991.. The company is also cooperating with graphic artist Ashley Wood to develop a similarly-scaled Metal Gear RAY. Although these features could not be achieved at that time, they were implemented in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. The latest game in the series is The Phantom Pain, which was released on September 1, 2015 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. [212][213] The series' audio has been acclaimed to the point of receiving awards for its use of sound and music. [99] A comic book adaptation of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty has also been published by IDW, written by Alex Garner with illustrations by Ashley Wood. [203][204][205][206] The series' storytelling in general has received praise for being among "the most fascinating science fiction stories in any medium". Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection is a collection of games in the Metal Gear Solid series for the Playstation 2 released on March 18, 2008. The series is credited for pioneering and popularizing stealth video games[2][3][4][5] and "cinematic video games". It is set two years after the events of the original Metal Gear and is part of the Konami Gamebook Series. I can't wait to see the next part."[107][108]. [106], A non-profit fan film, Metal Gear Solid: Philanthropy, was produced. Their target was the advanced weapon system Metal Gear REX, a gigantic robotic weapons platform with worldwide nuclear strike capabilities. It is such a shame Konami is not releasing the Essential Collection in EU, I have all the games but I would love to add it to my collection. It is divided into five chapters, each dealing with one game of the then five-part Metal Gear series in chronological order (beginning with MGS3), and each includes discussions by Hideo Kojima. The first game, Metal Gear, was released in 1987 for MSX home computers. [39] Kojima did state, however, that this was not a preview for a full game but just a sample of what could be done on the 3DS hardware. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty currently possesses 95.09% on GameRankings and 96/100 on Metacritic, making it the highest-scoring game of the series to date. [207] The series' cutscenes have often been praised for their graphics and the characters' stunt performances. [59] Raiden joins forces with Snake and learns that they are being manipulated by Revolver Ocelot, who has been working for the Patriots. [188] Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2 were featured in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's "The Art of Video Games" exhibition taking place from March 16 to September 30, 2012. This game's version was released on March 9 2004. [208][209] Nevertheless, a common criticism has been the scenes' lengthiness, as well as some parts of the storyline. [4][6] Notable traits of the series include stealth mechanics, cinematic cutscenes, intricate storylines, offbeat and fourth wall humour, and exploration of cyberpunk, dystopian, political and philosophical themes,[7][8] with references to Hollywood films to add flavor. [27][28][29][30] The series' portable installments are usually set outside the main storyline. This page was last edited on 26 December 2016, at 16:40. [131] In 2001, following the success of the first series, and with the release of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, McFarlane Toys, and Konami combined their efforts to produce a line of action figures depicting Sons of Liberty's main characters. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection cheats, Easter Eggs, Tips, and Codes for PS2. Soundtracks for the first two games were produced by Iku Mizutani, Shigehiro Takenouchi, and Motoaki Furukawa. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is set four years after Guns of the Patriots and it stars Raiden as a cyborg ninja mercenary. With Snake not yet accepting the Big Boss codename, the plot features the origins of his mercenary unit as he attempts to escape the San Hieronymo Peninsula and battles his old unit. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection; What WAS the point of Raiden? Summary. [64] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots deals with "sense", which is a person's understanding of the world that is lost when they die. [42][43] On August 15, 2011, UK retailer Zavvi secured the exclusive right to sell the Metal Gear Solid: Ultimate HD Collection only available for the PlayStation 3, which was released on November 25. The Metal Gear franchise has achieved great success, selling 56.1 million copies as of June 2020[update]. Ghost Babel uses the same overhead view of the early Metal Gear games for the MSX2 and Nintendo Entertainment System. This sequel takes the action to an offshore oil cleanup facility seized by terrorists who are holding the President hostage. Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection includes Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 for the very first time in one collectible package. [16] Later that year, the third numbered entry, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, was released on the PlayStation 2. After The Boss defects to the Soviet Union, Snake is sent into Russia to kill her and end the threat posed by Yevgeny Borisovitch Volgin, a GRU colonel with plans to overthrow the Soviet government. [1] O jogo foi desenvolvido pela Konami Computer Entertainment Japan e primeiramente distribuído pela Konami em 1998 para PlayStation.Ele é o terceiro título canônico da série Metal Gear e a seqüência direta de Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake. The games carry many implicit parallels to Nietzschean philosophy. [103][104] The series serves as an alternate continuation to the events of Shadow Moses, with Solid Snake, Meryl Silverburgh, Mei Ling and Roy Campbell going on further missions as FOXHOUND operatives (Mei Ling and Meryl are depicted wearing a battle dress uniform and a sneaking suit respectively), although the stories are not considered part of the mainstream Metal Gear canon. I felt like crying for their love towards Metal Gear. [10] Konami produced an NES sequel, Snake's Revenge, again without Kojima, released in North America and Europe in 1990. Columbia's parent company, Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be in charge of distribution. The player … This collection includes Metal Gear Solid (PlayStation), Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence.