New to the Metal Gear series : Is the MGS HD Collection good for a start?

#1MyLovelyTotoriPosted 2/19/2013 6:33:45 AM
Well what about the MGS 1? Can I enjoy the story without playing the first game at all?
#2sanas_thirituPosted 2/19/2013 6:34:49 AM
I can recommend it. I havent played it though.
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#4analyticalkeysPosted 2/19/2013 6:36:27 AM
You can do that, but I think the story flows better and is more understandable if you start with the first. The original one has pretty bad controls though.
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#5brett3011Posted 2/19/2013 6:36:35 AM
Play the first one. You can download it to a ps3 then transfer it.
#6RotuhiiriPosted 2/19/2013 6:41:48 AM
Play MGS1 first. You can do the HD Collection first but playing the first before that will make some things better and more understandable.

If you can't get MGS1 for whatever reason then go ahead and get the HD collection.
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#7IChangedMyNamePosted 2/19/2013 6:45:46 AM
Its a good collection, I bought it when it was on sale but I haven't played it.

Well, actually I lied, I have booted it up but each time I do I turn it off. It just doesn't feel right on a handheld to me.
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#8MobileWarfarePosted 2/19/2013 7:08:53 AM
Metal Gear solid 3 is a prequel to the series and that's where I started so I say it's a good start.
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#9mk_spiritPosted 2/19/2013 7:13:22 AM
I would actually avoid starting with the third one.

I feel that the story is more impacting if you play in numerical order
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#10BahamutBBobPosted 2/19/2013 7:20:53 AM
If you want to play the entire series in order of release, the HD collection has MG1 and 2 as bonuses with MGS3.
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