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DescriptionMetal Gear Solid 2: Substance is a re-vamped and revised edition of the original Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, in which Solid Snake must recover the stolen Metal Gear Ray from a group of terrorists bent on using its power for unthinkable reasons.
Along with the original espionage shooter comes a collection of 200 virtual reality (VR) missions. Missions range from killing certain targets and using particular weapons, as well as seeing the world of Solid Snake from different perspectives and styles, with first-person target modes and a variety mode including crazy characters of different shapes and sizes.
Also included are various alternative missions, ranging from the protagonist sneaking around and snapping photos of targets to bomb disposal, all out destruction, and more.
- "MGS2S" -- Common abbreviation
- "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - HD Edition" -- PlayStation 3 / US PS Vita title
- "Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition" -- Japanese PlayStation Vita PSN title
Part of the Following Groups
|The game that has IT ALL.||Windows||Dr. M. "Schadenfreude" Von Katze (588)|
|An Amazing (Cinematic?) Experience||PlayStation 2||Nick Slavin (11)|
The Press Says
|Mania||Xbox||Dec 11, 2002||A-||91|
|The Digital Fix||PlayStation 3||Feb 04, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|GameZone||Windows||Apr 14, 2003||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameSpy||Xbox||Nov 24, 2002||85 out of 100||85|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Mar 24, 2003||16 out of 20||80|
|GamePro (US)||Xbox||Dec 30, 2002||4 out of 5||80|
|Game Chronicles||Windows||Apr 30, 2003||7.9 out of 10||79|
|GameSpot||PlayStation 2||Mar 05, 2003||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Joystick (French)||Windows||May, 2003||6 out of 10||60|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||May, 2003||59 out of 100||59|
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TriviaHideo Kojima was partially inspired to call this version of Metal Gear Solid 2: "Substance" by 70's British band Joy Division's greatest hits compilation cd entitled Substance 1977-1980.
Related Web Sites
- JUNKER HQ -- This fansite is dedicated to the games produced and/or designed by Hideo Kojima and contains all kinds of trivia, artwork, plot summaries, discussion forums and more.
- Konami: Substance -- The official website.
- Metal Gear Solid: The Unofficial Site -- A fansite that contains information about the whole Metal Gear franchise, including galleries, interviews, downloadable content and discussion boards.
PlayStation 2 Credits