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  1. 10 (874)
  2. 9 (173)
  3. 8 (22)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (1)
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  • User Rating 10

    If you missed any of the MGS games the first time around like I did, go out and get this package right now!

    Rated on March 31, 2008 by trestx

    Tactical Espionage Action. Those three words are all what MGS is about. I played the original Metal Gear on the NES way back when, and it instantly became a favorite at the time, the same held true fo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    One of the best series in gaming history, now in one package!

    Rated on May 06, 2008 by Lo_Rising

    Over the years the MGS series has been the epitome of what the stealth/action genre is supposed to be. This is another package for gaming enthusiasts that should not be overlooked. It comes out with ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    guns,explotions, LIGHTING PEOPLE ON FIRE?!?! im in!its a really fun game and series espectially #3

    Rated on April 05, 2008 by jman_55

    this is a good game.it has good game play and pretty good difficulties. MGS 1 is pretty tough if you skip through every thing.but aside from that its a really good game.the graphics may be bad for it...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Three excellent games for thirty dollars makes this collection one of the best in gaming history.

    Rated on April 06, 2008 by KamuiFei

    Metal Gear Solid will remain one of the best series in gaming. This collection offers MGS (the classic PS1 version, not the GC version Twin Snakes), MGS2 and MGS3. At the very low price of $30, this c...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    It may be lacking a bit of stuff but that doesn't hold it back from being an awesome collection.

    Rated on April 10, 2008 by ghangiskhan1

    Metal Gear Solid is one series that you will not find a bad game in it. Looking back on many awesome franchises like Zelda, Final Fantasy, etc. you will see the couple of bad games from such good fran...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    If you have never played these games, then this is for you. Veterans of the series should watch out.

    Rated on April 11, 2008 by spitfireman13

    The Good: * You get three games for the price of one * Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 are the Substance and Subsistence versions respectively, so you get the nice extra goodies included in their...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    While it is a perfect assortment of games and a neat collector's object, I feel there are too many missed opportunities.

    Rated on March 22, 2012 by Impostorzim

    I recently got my hands on The Essential Collection. It's quite impressive! The box art is fabulous. Every game comes in a separate box with original box art from the series' artist. The three games i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A brillent MGS games series collection . To enjoy MGS all parts <br />

    Rated on April 14, 2008 by solidmaq

    METAL GEAR SOLID This game is the first in a series of amazing games. The story is incredibly in-depth, the game play is incredibly fun, and the voice acting is terrific. Though the game tak...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Must play, AWESOME games, but I have an old PS2, so I had alot of trouble getting it to work.

    Rated on April 14, 2008 by white_jaguar

    MGS1 for Ps1 is in two discs, but it opuldnt work on my PS2 so I had to borrow friends old PSone. MGS 2 had trouble working as well, it was on and off. It was a matter of luck. I blame my lense. MGS3...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    MASTER in PIECES!

    Rated on September 07, 2009 by MamaiB

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (original review) was released on the PS2 in 2001, and was the first title in the series on the console. Instead of including the original game, The Essential Col...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.