Come on. This news was primed for such a headline.

So as it turns out, the date has been changed for the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection . As you may have seen at other sources, both Amazon and GameStop have a new date for the highly anticipated package: November 8.

Now, as the entire planet knows, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 comes out on that same day. The guaranteed biggest game of the year. It'll probably sell over 20 million copies, and maybe even more than 25 million. The biggest game ever, in all likelihood. The summer blockbuster of movies coming in the fall. But real gamers, those who have a history of enjoying the hobby, those who enjoy something with a tad more substance than a big ol' mindless shooter, will absolutely spring for the Collection on that day.

And this goes well beyond the hardcore MGS followers (and there are lots of those people); I honestly believe some of these gamers hate CoD so much, they'll buy the MGS Collection almost entirely out of spite . I can just picture one of the MW3 haters going, "yeah, I'm going to spend money on not one, but three games that actually feature depth, substance, story, etc, etc, etc." Hey, I'm not the one saying it. Just ask around. See if I'm wrong.

Related Game(s): Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

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Kevin555
Kevin555
9 years ago

Day one buy for me. This series is the holy grail of gaming as far as i'm concerned. Hideo Kojima is quite frankly "The man" & i will be lapping this up as soon as I eye it on shelves.

D1g1tal5torm
D1g1tal5torm
9 years ago

kevin – you're a marketer's wet dream.

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
9 years ago

Darn tootin' they will. This is just THE killer reason not to buy Modern Warfare 3. Uncharted, Skyrim… they both bow before the might of Snake.

Better yet, they'll be releasing cheaper than CoD as well. I mean… come on. You really can't beat THAT.

LittleBigMidget
LittleBigMidget
9 years ago

So if someone buys MW3 over the MGS collection, they aren't a real gamer? Wow

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Obviously.

Claire C
Claire C
9 years ago

Lol

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
9 years ago

Advice: lighten up.

hellish_devil
hellish_devil
9 years ago

They are like FarmVille players. They play what is technically a game, but they are not considered gamers.

LegendaryWolfeh
LegendaryWolfeh
9 years ago

I won't be buying the HD collection purely from the fact that I bought the collection that came on the ps2 awhile back before mgs4 came out and all.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'm thinking the headline is sarcastic

Qubex
Qubex
9 years ago

I have been gaming since the 8bit days, and I believe I am a true gamer even though I don't wan to spend all my money on gaming – one still needs a pension one day right?

Unfortunately, with the upcoming titles I really want, the MGS HD collection cannot be bought on my current budget. I am sure there will be a time when I can get it cheaply enough, probably July or December 2012 when there are typically huge sales on PSN…

But right now, my money is going elsewhere…

Q!

"play.experience.enjoy"

OPHIDIAN
OPHIDIAN
9 years ago

Or you could just get both?

bebestorm
bebestorm
9 years ago

All I need for November is MGS Collection,Assassin's Creed Revelations and Skyrim.

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

All I need is MGS collection and Uncharted 3.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'm afraid I can't go in for either one but I'm sure I'll be pretty busy then anyway. I'm sure there will be something else for me to play around then anyway. I can't keep all these release dates straight if you hadn't noticed with all my asking around (too lazy to google)

JakMan1997
JakMan1997
9 years ago

That's the release date for Modern Warfare 3?
I had no idea.
I'm still not going to buy it though. I'm Not a fan.

As far as the MGS Collection, this is good for me. I was too young at the time to appreciate how great MGS was. So, even though I'm not buying this on day one, I will be getting it this year.

SoulController
SoulController
9 years ago

I'm a MGS fanatic & this will be the 3rd time I'll own MGS3 so yes, its out of spite for me. The greatest video game series of all time vs. the most overrated.

schillah
schillah
9 years ago

"I honestly believe some of these gamers hate CoD so much, they'll buy the MGS Collection almost entirely out of spite."

reaching a bit lol

I think the ones that hate COD so much are getting Battlefield.

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

ya, I hate COD so much I'm getting the MGS HD collection and battlefield 3. (:

Claire C
Claire C
9 years ago

MGS Collection is definitely on the hit list. I hope to be playing it soon after it releases. About MW3, I didn't even know it's releasing on the 8th until I read this. Now I know which day to make absolutely sure I not anywhere near a Gamestop. 😛

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Claire I think you are planning to buy nearly every game coming out.

Claire C
Claire C
9 years ago

nah. I only pre-ordered 4!!

Many will have to be bargain purchases during like Black Friday and whatever.

=)

amonte
amonte
9 years ago

I already own and beat MGS2 and 3 multiple times but I havn't beat Peace Walker yet. I'm not sure if I'll get this but there's definetly a chance. Is there any confirmation on the price? because I read somewhere it was $50, if it is than I'm not buying it, I could just get PW for my PSP for less.

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

I would easily pay $50 But I think it could be 40. even though it's worth much more.
I'm buying it no matter what the price is. $60,$70? go for it!
I'm getting it!


Last edited by StangMan80 on 7/23/2011 4:51:34 PM

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

yep it's $49.99. perfect price. Ima preoder it right now.
You should too!


Last edited by StangMan80 on 7/24/2011 1:01:48 PM

sunspider13
sunspider13
9 years ago

Crap I think I may have to take out a loan to get all the stuff that's coming down the pipe. MGS Collection, check.

hellish_devil
hellish_devil
9 years ago

The only time I played Metal Gear was at a friend's house. I thought it was cool, but I never bought it. Now this I wil get day one because it has four games, and I wanna know what the praise is about. Last time I did that was when I played FFVII and it was really worth it.

I also tried the MGS4 demo, but I just kept getting spotted I gave up.


Last edited by hellish_devil on 7/22/2011 11:06:39 PM

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

3 games, there's no MGS1

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
9 years ago

bummer, I wish it went 4 instead: MGS3, portable ops, peace walker and MGS 1.

hellish_devil
hellish_devil
9 years ago

MGS1 PSN code download inside, so it's technically 4 games.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

lol, they should include that with the 360 version too.

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
9 years ago

I wish they had portable ops in the bundle cause I don't tend to buy a psp and maybe not the vita either, that's just me.


Last edited by AcHiLLiA on 7/23/2011 6:29:17 PM

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

It comes woth MGS2:Sons of liberty, MGS3: Snake eater and MGS: solid peace walker(from the PSP).
But I hear that they are working on the MGS(1) remake seperatly, it was to old to get it as ecual to this ones so they plan on releasing it seperatly. Already a day one purchase for me.

And I havn't heard if they are having the first MGS as a code you can download from the PSN tht comes with dah collection, that would make sence, and be totally awesome. I would love that!

And just as i thought 50 bucks was worth it.. this collection in my eyes is worth at least 70, 80 looking at the games out there priced at $60.

main_event05
main_event05
9 years ago

World I think Sony owns most of the rights to MGS I'm not sure so don't quote me..

TheCanadianGuy
TheCanadianGuy
9 years ago

uncharted3. assassins. mgs collection. i think i'll have to book november off work! xD

Highbird
Highbird
9 years ago

and Skyrim!

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
9 years ago

wow, I see the silent hill collection, God of War origins collection and the MGS collection. Damn I want all three.


Last edited by AcHiLLiA on 7/22/2011 11:20:50 PM

Highbird
Highbird
9 years ago

don't you dare forget about ICO/SoTC collection!

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
9 years ago

What about Splinter Cell?

Mr Bubbles IGR
Mr Bubbles IGR
9 years ago

since i never was able to get into the MGS greatness on the ps2, i'll definitely be purchasing this

Highbird
Highbird
9 years ago

I've got the PS2 Collection but this is easily a day 1 purchase for me! I wonder why amazon and gamestop(the devil) have it at $49.99 though. I thought all collections were going to be $39.99!

LowKey
LowKey
9 years ago

Oh so what? If I dont buy this Im not a true gamer? Is that what you're saying ben???? HUH? EH? EH? haha, just playin Ben. You rock dude.

dlte
dlte
9 years ago

ugh, uncharted on the 1st, mgs on the 8th, and assassins creed on the 15th. my wallet is not going to like this at all…..

ShiorixZetsu
ShiorixZetsu
9 years ago

Ok. Anyone else but me think there are a little too many games coming out all in november. Definitely going to have to decide what to buy in november now. Decisions, decisions….

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

Well I got two games i know i'm buying, Uncharted 3 and the MGS HD collection. 😀

*Also got Madden 12 here in August(it is sounding like they have relised what the fans want and it sounds like there are many, many changes and updates for it. finger crossed)

*And there is Battefeild 3 in October

And games other then that… well they are going to have to make the list to Santa.(:


Last edited by StangMan80 on 7/23/2011 1:09:10 AM

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

obviously i'm getting it on that day.

MGS-The greatest franchise ever played

I'll be proud standing in line surrounded in kids holding there "Mw3" at the cash teel. i'll even have a smile on my face and maybe even poke at a 12 year old, "psst, hey, try this, a real game that is a billion times better then that crappy arcade shooter your holding, And if you wanted a real shooter, you should of picked up battlefield 3 last week."
😀

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

True gamers will also buy Resident Evil 4 HD and Resident Evil Code Veronica HD, September 20th and 27th respectively. Though I wish it was a collection. Capcom is greedy.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

If Resident Evil 4 HD has DRM attached to it, Crapcom can kiss my arse.

ulsterscot
ulsterscot
9 years ago

Have to say – i find the MGS series slow paced and a bit boring – not really into stealth stuff – so no – won't bother.

Im all over the 3's though (GOW3, R3, BF3, MW3, UC3) booyah

FM23
FM23
9 years ago

Wow…I'm a big MGS fan and I don't even want to buy this collection november 8. Anyone who does something in spite of someone else is losing the battle in the end. Let CoD be people. Why don't they reelase it now…nothings available rightn now. bad business Sony.