In 1963 Naked Snake, soon to be Big Boss and father a Solid Snake, infiltrates the Russian jungle to extract a Russian weapons specialist. The mission turns into a catastrophic failure when Snake's former mentor, The Boss, defects to Russia and sets a nuke. Now alone and defenseless Snake must stop The Boss and her squad of crack special ops from unleashing nuclear war!
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Did You Know?
The date of the "Virtuous Mission", 24 August 1964, was Hideo Kojima
's first birthday. It was originally 24 August 1963 (his exact birth date), but was moved up a year because he wanted the 22 November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy
to factor into the story. See more
Ocelot is supposed to be a major. However, his shoulder insignias reveals that he's only a captain. See more
After the end of World War II, the world was split into two - East and West. This marked the beginning of the era called the Cold War.
The title sequence doesn't appear at the beginning of the game - it appears when the Virtuous Mission ends (which is well into the game). If you save anytime after this point, the sequence will appear at the beginning the next time you play. See more
Don't Be Afraid
Music & Words by Rika Muranaka
Vocal by Elisa Fiorillo
Arrangement by Rika Muranaka
Recorded and mixed by Alan Meyerson
Produced by Rika Muranaka
(Un Jazz Music, Inc.) See more