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Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence is an enhanced version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Packing almost three times as many features as in the original MGS3, Subsistence adds more depth and persona by adding more tweaks and content to the gameplay.

Included with the release is the entire game of MGS3: Snake Eater with a number of additions. The European Extreme has been added as an available difficulty level, being the hardest difficulty level in the entire series. New face paints and more camera angles have been added to the mix, as well as a myriad of other features including a Duel Mode, allowing players to face off against their favorite bosses anytime they want. Back by popular demand, Snake vs. Monkey has also returned with more maps than before!

Beside this, included on the bonus disk is a new online mode. This new mode allows players to play MGS3 online with other players around the world. Sony's servers allow the player to keep track of stats and friends. Players can play with others around the world in different match types such as Capture mission and Sneaking missions. To wrap up the original trilogy, Subsistence comes with the original version of the MSX games Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake. Never before released in America, the inclusion of these two games wraps up the entire series of games in the original trilogy of the origins of Solid and Naked Snake.

Screenshots

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence PlayStation 2 The codec intro to Snake vs. Monkey
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence PlayStation 2 Alerted monkeys are excellent fighters and can't be taken down hand-to-hand.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence PlayStation 2 Second disc title screen
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence PlayStation 2 We've been spotted!

Alternate Titles

  • "MGS3S" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - HD Edition" -- PlayStation 3 / US PS Vita title
  • "Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition" -- Japanese PlayStation Vita PSN title

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User Reviews

The original trilogy is finally complete... Matt Neuteboom (941) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars

The Press Says

Game Shark Apr 04, 2006 A 100
HonestGamers Apr 16, 2006 9 out of 10 90
GameCell UK Oct 09, 2006 9 out of 10 90
The Next Level May 25, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Video Games Daily Jul 04, 2006 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Revolution Mar 24, 2006 B+ 83
GamesFirst! Apr 14, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Silicon-Fusion.com Oct 22, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gamestyle Oct 27, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Game Critics Aug 09, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75

Forums

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Trivia

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #8 Console Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #4 PS2 Game of the Year
    • 2006 – PS2 Action Game of the Year

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.)
  • 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.)
Matt Neuteboom (941) added Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (PlayStation 2) on Mar 13, 2006
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