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Akio Ôtsuka ... Solid Snake (voice: Japanese version)
Banjô Ginga ... Liquid Snake / Master Miller (voice: Japanese version)
Kyôko Terase ... Meryl Silverburgh (voice: Japanese version)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Naomi Hunter (voice: Japanese version)
Hideyuki Tanaka ... Hal Emmerich - Otacon (voice: Japanese version)
Takeshi Aono ... Roy Campbell (voice: Japanese version)
Houko Kuwashima ... Mei Ling (voice: Japanese version)
Kaneto Shiozawa ... Gray Fox (voice: Japanese version)
Eiko Yamada ... Nastasha Romanenko (voice: Japanese version)
Kôji Totani ... Revolver Ocelot (voice: Japanese version)
Yukitoshi Hori ... Vulcan Raven (voice: Japanese version)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ... Psycho Mantis (voice: Japanese version)
Naoko Nakamura ... Sniper Wolf / Computer (voice: Japanese version)
Masaharu Satô ... Donald Anderson (voice: Japanese version)
Yuzuru Fujimoto ... Kenneth Baker (voice: Japanese version)
Tomohisa Asô ... Jim Houseman (voice: Japanese version) (as Tomohisa Aso)
Masaya Takatsuka ... Genome Soldier A (voice: Japanese version)
Naoki Imamura ... Genome Soldier B / Johnny Sasaki (voice: Japanese version)

David Hayter ... Solid Snake (voice: English version)

Cam Clarke ... Liquid Snake / Master Miller (voice: English version) (as James Flinders)
Debi Mae West ... Meryl Silverburgh (voice: English version) (as Mae Zadler)

Jennifer Hale ... Naomi Hunter (voice: English version) (as Carren Learning)

Christopher Randolph ... Hal Emmerich - Otacon (voice: English version) (as Christopher Fritz)

Paul Eiding ... Roy Campbell (voice: English version) (as Paul Otis)
Kim Mai Guest ... Mei Ling (voice: English version) (as Kim Nguyen)

Greg Eagles ... Gray Fox / Donald Anderson (voice: English version) (as George Byrd)
Renee Raudman ... Nastasha Romanenko (voice: English version) (as Renne Collette)
Patric Zimmerman ... Revolver Ocelot (voice: English version) (as Patric Laine)

Peter Lurie ... Vulcan Raven / Genome Soldier B (voice: English version) (as Chuck Farley)
Doug Stone ... Psycho Mantis / Genome Soldier A (voice: English version)

Tasia Valenza ... Sniper Wolf / Computer (voice: English version) (as Julie Monroe)
Allan Lurie ... Kenneth Baker (voice: English version) (as Bert Stewart)

William Bassett ... Jim Houseman (voice: English version) (as Frederick Bloggs)

Dean Scofield ... Johnny Sasaki / Enemy Soldier (voice: English version) (as Dino Schofield)
Scott Dolph ... Enemy Soldier (voice: English version)

Directed by
Hideo Kojima 
Writing credits
Hideo Kojima (written by) &
Tomokazu Fukushima (written by)

Produced by
Kazumi Kitaue .... executive producer
Hideo Kojima .... executive producer
Akihiko Nagata .... executive producer (as Akihito Nagata)
Motoyuki Yoshioka .... producer
Original Music by
Takanari Ishiyama 
Jeon Myung Lee 
Gigi Meroni 
Kazuki Muraoka 
Hiroyuki Togo 
Film Editing by
Hideo Kojima 
Casting by
Yumi Takada 
Art Direction by
Yoji Shinkawa 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yoshikazu Matsuhana .... assistant director
Art Department
Yoji Shinkawa .... graphics supervisor
Yoji Shinkawa .... mechanical designer
Sound Department
Peter S. Carlstedt .... sound mixer (as Peter Carlstedt)
David Eccles .... sound editor (as Dave Eccles)
Takanari Ishiyama .... sound effects
Mauro Lucero .... foley recordist
Ryoji Makimura .... sound effects
Kazuki Muraoka .... sound director
Kazuki Muraoka .... sound effects
Nicole Punicki .... dialogue recordist
Derek Vanderhorst .... dialogue engineer
Derek Vanderhorst .... dialogue supervisor
Derek Vanderhorst .... sound effects designer
Greg Vossberg .... sound recordist
Animation Department
Yoji Shinkawa .... character designer
Other crew
Jeremy Blaustein .... translator: English version
Ciro Carraro .... Italian dubbing: Psycho Mantis
Luigi Chiappini .... Italian dubbing: Kenneth Baker
Giancarlo Cicconi .... Italian dubbing: Revolver Ocelot
Angelo Cola .... Italian dubbing: Roy Campbell
Ilaria D'Elia .... Italian dubbing: Meryl Silverburgh
John Diamonon .... q.a. tester
Laura Farina .... Italian dubbing: Mei Ling
Benedetta Ferraro .... Italian dubbing: Natasha Romanenko
Luciana Izzi .... Italian dubbing: Sniper Wolf
Jessica Juffre .... Italian dubbing: Naomi Hunter
Massimo Marinoni .... Italian dubbing: Otacon
Motosada Mori .... military advisor
Keiko Ono .... executive producer: voice-over recording
Andrea Piovan .... Italian dubbing: Liquid Snake
Alessandro Ricci .... Italian dubbing: Solid Snake
Jon Sloan .... miscellaneous crew
Kris Zimmerman .... voice director: English version

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If you reach the last stall of the women's bathroom in less than five seconds after Meryl runs into the bathroom, she won't be wearing any pants in the next scene.See more »
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Naomi calls Snake and says "Campbell and the others are busy right now, I'm using a different codec". The player's codec reports that she's calling from the same frequency. However this still makes sense: it's possible to have several radio handsets using the same frequency.See more »
Solid Snake:Who are you?
Gray Fox:I am like you. I have no name.
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Remarkable beyond comprehension for its time., 4 March 2008
Author: xt_niels from Netherlands

"Unbelievable", that's what I first thought when I got it in 1999. It stood fast as one of the best games with up to date graphics, voice actors and excellent gameplay. In my estimation, this was the first game to spawn the stealth-action genre, with an abundance of weapons(most of which weren't needed), a lot of secrets to be found(alternate endings, "ghosts", the two ending items for the new game) and gameplay with lots of features. You'll be going from barren lands covered in snow to a fast underground base, from a tank hangar to a nuclear warhead dismantling facility and from two communication towers to an underground furnace and storage facility. With all sorts of things to do, which normally wouldn't be seen in games, like crawling through air ducts, knocking on walls for distraction, using various items to your advantage and more. It has a very deep story which I won't go in-depth into because I'll leave that for the people who want to play theirselves.

Performance: The graphics are a bit choppy for nowadays' standards but were great with the new PSX/PS1 which came out around that time. For the first time we saw detailed emotions, since the 3D genre began developing itself quickly. We've heard great voice actors(Cam Clarke did a great job on Liquid) and above all, you totally focus on the characters itself; thus giving the game more depth. You trail along with the storyline and try to comprehend all the things which are happening in the game, which could just as well happen any day now in our world.

Overall, an excellent game worthy of a 10/10. With superb graphics, sound, gameplay, story, depth and above all a completely new genre re-introduced in 3D, what more do you want?

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