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!
Did You Know?
The first release of MGS3: Snake Eater was the final MGS installment to feature the infamous "overhead camera angle" from the original MGS. A re-make of this installment "Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence" featured the very first "free rotating camera angle" in the MGS series and each installment since then has included this feature. The player can alternate between the two angle, by pushing R3. See more
Phosphorus grenades will continue to burn under water. However, if you throw a phosphorus grenade into a body of water, there will only be an explosion, no flames. 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
Music & Words by Norihiko Hibino
Vocal by Cynthia Harrell
Strings and horn arrangement by Mark Holden
Programming by Nate Phillips
(as Nate Phillipe) and Rika Muranaka
Recorded and mixed by Alan Meyerson
Produced by Rika Muranaka
(Un Jazz Music, Inc.) See more