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Hideo Kojima (written by) &
Tomokazu Fukushima (written by)
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Tactical Espionage Action See more »
Plot:
A crack government anti-terrorist squad takes over an obscure Alaskan nuclear disposal facility with... See more » | Full synopsis »
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The Best Game EVER Made See more (79 total) »

Cast

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Akio Ôtsuka ... Solid Snake (voice: Japanese version)
Banjô Ginga ... Liquid Snake (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)
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 (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
Akihito Nagata .... executive producer
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
John Diamonon .... q.a. tester
Motosada Mori .... military advisor
Keiko Ono .... executive producer: voice-over recording
Jon Sloan .... miscellaneous crew
Kris Zimmerman .... voice director: English version
 

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Trivia:
Yoji Shinkawa originally envisioned Meryl as a preteen girl similar to Natalie Portman's character, Matilda, in Léon: The Professional (1994). However, when Shinkawa read script and realized that Meryl wielded a Desert Eagle pistol, he couldn't imagine a young girl holding such a large gun and redesigned her as an adult.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Naomi says her grandfather was in the FBI, but later, Master Miller mentions "her grandfather" and "her father" when talking about him.See more »
Quotes:
Revolver Ocelot:We're gonna launch that nuke and ride it all the way into history.See more »
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Soundtrack:
The Best Is Yet to ComeSee more »

FAQ

I'm confused as to the order of the Metal Gear games. Which game comes first and which comes last?
Who is Ocelot talking to at the end of the game?
Baker said Meryl's frequency can be found on the back of the CD case. What's he talking about?
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23 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
The Best Game EVER Made, 30 April 2001
Author: marinos theodore from Greece

It has been in production for more than four years and video gaming tradition has it that any game that stays that long in production is most likely to turn out bad.Well Metal Gear didn't follow this tradition.All those years were spent on making it perfect and the truth is that almost everything in this game is excellent!!!!First of all the story is simply brilliant with many unexpected twists.The voice acting is flawless all the actors are believable nad they have great accents which of course is something very rare for a video game. In other words if metal gear was a film it could win an Oscar!!!!Technically the game is awesome.Enemy A.I. works nice and the enemies are very smart and their behaviour is totally believable. For example if they spot you they will hunt you down and if you try to hide they won't hesitate to use grenades or call reinforcements in their attempt to kill you!! The graphics are nice and the strange camera angle may confuse you at the beginning but it never ever causes problems like the camera in Tomb Raider.Unfortunately the game isn't perfect (no game can ever be perfect) first of all the game is quite small it will only take you one week to finish it and secondly there are a lot of cutscenes between the action which may make it feel very movie like but they sometimes are very long and they seem to break up the action. So in conclusion metal gear is the closest you'll ever get to actually playing a big budget action and espionage movie it may not be the longest or hardest game out there but believe me when i say that it is worth each penny of the money you'll pay for it.

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