• Publisher: Konami
  • Release Date: Mar 3, 2003
  • Also On: PC
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Universal acclaim- based on 99 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 93 out of 99
  2. Negative: 2 out of 99

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  1. Sep 6, 2011
    Playing the same game with more features adds more replay value to an already classic masterpiece. So for anyone having a little of trouble in what version to buy, I mostly recommend you Substance by no other means. VR missions keeps a nice way of presenting something thats new for this episode, the other funny, fun, awesome new mode is the goofy MGS skate mode, where obviously you will play as Snake or the infamous Raiden as skating on the Big Shell map. Maybe playing the same game with new stuff isn't as fun as playing for the first time the first original version of the game, but though is still a good "new" game/experience that can't be missed . Expand

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

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  1. Positive: 16 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. 90
    Although the PS2 game comes some three months after the Xbox release, this version is the better of the two—mostly because of its superior controls.
  2. If you totally enjoyed MGS2, this definitive version is certainly worth a look, delivering all of the extras and the original game in one package.
  3. Given that Snake is the ultimate videogame stud, it's great to work through some new objectives with his gritty new perspective. [Apr 2003, p.87]