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!
Tactical Espionage Action
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Did You Know?
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
Para-Medic could not have seen Fistful of Dollars
by the time of the game's events (late August/early September 1964), as the film premiered in Florence on 12 September. It was not released in the UK (where she states she saw it) until 1967. 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