Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)

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In 1964, a U.S. government operative codenamed "Snake" must infiltrate mountainous Soviet territory to rescue a scientist building a weapon of terrible power.

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Naked Snake / Jack (voice)
Suzetta Miñet ...
EVA (voice)
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Major Zero (voice)
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Para-Medic (voice)
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Sigint (voice) (as James Mathis)
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The Boss (voice)
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Colonel Volgin (voice)
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Ocelot (voice)
Gregg Berger ...
The Pain (voice)
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The Fear (voice)
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The End (voice) (as Grant Albrecht)
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The Fury (voice)
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Sokolov (voice)
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Rival nations are secretly developing weapons that could threaten the future of mankind. Deep in the jungle, an elite tactical soldier must combine stealth with survival to infiltrate the enemy and stop a weapon of mass destruction from triggering the largest full-scale war the world has ever seen. The game is set in a sweltering jungle where players must fight for survival by battling relentless natural elements, as well as an onslaught of ruthless enemy soldiers. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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weapon | snake | boss | scientist | jungle | See All (290) »

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He's the Ultimate Soldier - The Ultimate Predator - And Now He Must Stop the Ultimate Weapon See more »


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17 November 2004 (USA)  »

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One of Hideo Kojima's colleagues told him about and advised him to listen to stellastarr*, but Kojima heard "Starsailor". He liked the song "Way To Fall" and chose it as an ending theme. See more »

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The gunship in the opening cut scene is incorrectly identified as a "Combat Talon". While it does have the Fulton Recovery System featured on the MC-130E Combat Talon I, in the game it is featured as a gunship, in this case the AC-130A Spectre, and said to be armed with two 20mm rotary cannons and two 40mm Bofors cannons. It also features the AC-130's Black Crow radome on the left hand side of the fuselage below the cockpit, just ahead of the crew door. The MC-130E Combat Talon I has no weapons and is not fitted as a gunship, nor would an AC-130A be capable of being pressurized (the new AC-130U is the first to have that feature). The AC-130 was not tested until 1967, and has never had the Fulton Recovery System. See more »

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Naked Snake: 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.
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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Snake Eater
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.)
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3 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hideo Kojima never ceases to amaze me, besides the fact that Snake (A.K.A Big Boss) looks amazingly like Kurt Russell from "Escape From New York" in this game, the characters look and feel more realistic than anything ever attempted with video games. Since video games where invented they have been shrugged off by the other media's as inferior and childish, I have a feeling that that time is quickly coming to an end.

This game's story line had me more intrigued than I've been with any movie in a long time. The Music is spot on, the voice overs are flawless, the cinematics and action rival that of most modern films, and Yoji Shinkawa's art work is fresh and inventive. Kojima really has mastered the technique of "playing a movie" with this one.

The only real caution i can give is that the violence can get intense in area's, and the game play may be a little to in depth for newer gamers.

But if your ready to put some time and effort into it, this game is nothing short of the perfect experience.


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