Sure, the old Final Fantasy games would look incredible in high definition, but don't forget about the other awesome franchise: Metal Gear Solid .

HD overhauls are a big deal this generation and it seems Konami is preparing to bring MGS classics from past generations into the high-res limelight. According to "insider whispers" heard by the UK's Official PlayStation Magazine , Snake is "in the facelift queue," and the "first three" MGS titles will be remade in HD. We have no other details at this time – is it physical or digital product? – but the rumor is still quite encouraging. So far, we've only had one MGS in HD, and that was the 2008 Kojima masterpiece, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots . Wouldn't it be great to have the original title, Sons of Liberty and Snake Eater as HD versions in our libraries? It also might give newcomers to the series another reason to explore the classics, although we wonder if high-definition could make the first MGS appealing to younger gamers. Anything on the original PlayStation might have to be entirely overhauled from the ground up…you know, like that FFVII remake they're working on at Square-Enix.

Anyway, we'll let you know if and when this gets confirmed. We'll also be interested to learn all about Kojima's new mysterious project…

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frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

oh that would be soooo sweeeeet. i have already played all of them but i would play them again in hd on my ps3. i really hope this does happen.

Kevin555
Kevin555
9 years ago

Hell yeah!!! I just hope they remake the original PSone MGS instead of Twin Snakes.

Day one buy for me if it is true. Now all i would need is remakes to Silent Hill & Devil May Cry.

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
9 years ago

Yeah the original instead of Twin Snakes would be better. The question is… could they actually do it?

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

You'll have to pin your hopes on the DMC reboot instead. Good luck with that 😉

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
9 years ago

Those two would make for awesome Classics HD compilations, and I would buy them both.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
9 years ago

Will these be in widescreen, i hate playing MGS in 4:3, if they put these specticals in widescreen, instant purchase for me.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

They most likely will be. The HD remakes of God of War I and II were resized for wide screen.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
9 years ago

SOLD!

Mamills
Mamills
9 years ago

would b sweet to have metal gear collection in HD, don't hold your breath on that FF7 remake.
Square Enix are a bunch of C*nt's living in a bubble and not listening to fans
i already dun care about ff13-2 since i hated 13 (a lot of my friends agree with me and only care about versus which has been pushed back, again…)

but yes, bring that MGS collection, i just sold my collection and im sure this will happen, MGS is too huge a franchise and they know ppl will buy it.

PorkChopGamer
PorkChopGamer
9 years ago

Yeah. Darn Square Enix for trying to stay fresh and original. You're on to something…

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Fresh and original? XIII was a travesty.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Jawknee, you know very well that "Fresh and Original" means taking out 80% of the gaming elements that people enjoy.

SmokeyPSD
SmokeyPSD
9 years ago

Square, the Square that made VII doesn't even exist anymore. They are dead to me.

telly
telly
9 years ago

If by "fresh and original" you mean "derivative and regressive," then yes, you're on to something. No offense man, but not only was FF XIII impossibly boring, it was practically a mimic in its fidelity to previously existing JRPG cliches. All the BAD cliches, mind you — why they didn't choose to seize on the GOOD elements of JRPGs is an ongoing source of conversation around these parts and elsewhere.

sirbob6
sirbob6
9 years ago

I only have one word to say, YEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TheShadow
TheShadow
9 years ago

that's the longest word i've ever seen

CHAOS THEORY X
CHAOS THEORY X
9 years ago

I just finished 3 not too long ago….That one was great! I wish they came out with the HD ones sooner.

CrusaderForever
CrusaderForever
9 years ago

OMFG!!!!! EXPLOSION!!! This would be the pinnacle of HD gaming as we know it!! Well, maybe FFVII would be but who knows. Instant, Instantaneous Spontaneous Purchase for me!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Woah, don't instantaneously spontaneously combust!

YashaZz
YashaZz
9 years ago

Great news! Considering, I only finished MGS1, i still want this badly! I just can't start playing MGS4 if i haven't finished the 1st games!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'm trying that very thing, and it is not a good idea.

shadowscorpio
shadowscorpio
9 years ago

I second that. For some reason I can't bring myself to start MGS4 until i've beaten the past games. Believe it or not I can't seem to beat the final boss of the first Metal Gear solid. I know, I know I'm sooo far behind. Keep running out of a certain type of explosive I need to throw at that juggernaut.

Douchebaguette
Douchebaguette
9 years ago

If this is true then I am solid.

NoOneSpecial
NoOneSpecial
9 years ago

I see what you did thar.

PorkChopGamer
PorkChopGamer
9 years ago

I hope they add the original MGS instead of Twin Snakes.

PorkChopGamer
PorkChopGamer
9 years ago

I loved what Kitamura(U.S. Versus PLEASE!) did with the cutscenes, but some of the music and Codec dialogue got changed from the original. It seemed that the Miller reveal was downplayed. Stupid reason, I know, but I'm buying it either way.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

I agree with Porkchop. The original was much better than Twin Snakes.

Drake_RB3
Drake_RB3
9 years ago

Not to mention they took out Mei Ling's accent.

sawao_yamanaka
sawao_yamanaka
9 years ago

Mei ling was never supposed to have an accent hence the reason why her accent was removed in mgs4.

mike rlz
mike rlz
9 years ago

and after i played through on my PS2… sigh.

Jian2069
Jian2069
9 years ago

… and I jizzed, in, my pants.

this would be amazing!

DrRockso87
DrRockso87
9 years ago

It's about friggin' time already!!! I hope they port 'Twin Snakes' though instead of the original. Nothing against the original. It's better than 'Twin Snakes' but it just wouldn't translate well to HD. Gamecube and PS2 games work much better. I would definitely pick up the original on the Playstation Store if they did port 'Twin Snakes'.

Mmmmm, all three MGS games in 1080p, 60fps with anti-aliasing and trophy support (about time one MGS game has trophies). Now Konami needs to get started on a 'Zone of the Enders' collection.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

But before Zone of Enders they need to patch MGS4 to add trophy support.

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

that always did kind of make me mad that they didnt give mgs4 trophy support. they already had it in place in the game. whatever

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Goodness I hope this is true. These are must haves in HD. Next all we need is Final Fantasy X, X-2 and XII remade in HD on one Blue Ray disc.

Snaaaake
Snaaaake
9 years ago

Long long time ago, Square Enix said, "HD towns are IMPOSSIBAAH!!!!"

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

so then we should not be expecting any towns in XIII-2. i mean that would just make then look like liars.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I think FFXI, yes eleven, would do well in HD. Probably better than the very bad FFXIV. They could even let us play for free on PSN and just sell the game and it's added junk to pay for the upgrade to HD.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

They already are liars Frylock. Ha

shadowscorpio
shadowscorpio
9 years ago

@ snaaake

I'm sorry but if towns were actually impossible in HD then everthing else that SE put on screen would be impossible. polygons are polygons. Graphics are graphics. Synching the player's action to a treasure chest reacting and opening is no different then synching a player's character's action to and opening door to a shop…owned by a merchant you can speak to……yes IN A TOWN.

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
9 years ago

MGS1 in HD? If that happens there's no way this won't sell like crazy.

Bring it!!!

This will have me even more psyched for MGSunny.

Temjin001
Temjin001
9 years ago

This is awesome news. I love awesome news.
I'm a little curious. Could these be full on remakes similar to MGS: Twin Snakes?
Perhaps even designed to boot the series properly for those forlorn XBox fans out there. The complete MGS experience still doesn't exist for them.

Anyway, I hope this happens. As do I Final Fantasy.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Then they should buy a PS3. 🙂

Snaaaake
Snaaaake
9 years ago

The more PS2 games getting the HD treatment, the more hope I get for Ratchet Collection and Devil May Cry Collection.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
9 years ago

Whoa, the *original* MGS? As in the PS1 game? Oh, that would be freaking awesome, sweet and amazing all at once. That would be a stellar pack to have. These HD remakes are not only incredible value, but they are also true exclusives.

In your eye 360!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'm having serious trouble getting into MGS4. You may fling tomatoes if you like.

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

damn really? maybe you should have played it back when there was "nothing to play". i thought it was fantastic and was hooked. i had a lot of days at work that i was super tired from not sleeping and playing it to much

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I only ever played the first one back in the day, and I didn't get far, so I have no attachment to that world and it's moving really slow. I can see the inherent quality everywhere, but I have yet to reach that point, (you know the one) where all of the sudden getting back to playing it is all you can think about.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
9 years ago

I kind of got stuck playing the first one on my first attempt. I went back to it, realized that I was fighting against the game, and once I started working with it, everything went far, far better.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Tomato flung!

Though I suppose of you had trouble getting into it back in the day, maybe the series isn't or you.

Can I have my tomato back now?


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