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

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User Info: MyLovelyTotori

MyLovelyTotori
4 years ago#1
Well what about the MGS 1? Can I enjoy the story without playing the first game at all?

User Info: sanas_thiritu

sanas_thiritu
4 years ago#2
I can recommend it. I havent played it though.
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User Info: TheExiled280

TheExiled280
4 years ago#3
Yes
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User Info: analyticalkeys

analyticalkeys
4 years ago#4
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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User Info: brett3011

brett3011
4 years ago#5
Play the first one. You can download it to a ps3 then transfer it.

User Info: Rotuhiiri

Rotuhiiri
4 years ago#6
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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User Info: IChangedMyName

IChangedMyName
4 years ago#7
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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User Info: MobileWarfare

MobileWarfare
4 years ago#8
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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User Info: mk_spirit

mk_spirit
4 years ago#9
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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User Info: BahamutBBob

BahamutBBob
4 years ago#10
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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