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)
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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)
David Thomas ...
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Sokolov (voice)
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Director Granin (voice)
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Storyline

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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Trivia

The character of Raikov is a parody of Raiden from MGS2. There are numerous jokes made to the poor audience reaction as well as the androgynous look and feel of the character. At one point of the game, Snake's balls are grabbed by Volgin while disguised as Raikov; a reference to a similar scene involving Raiden and the US President in the previous game. See more »

Goofs

In the radio's Personal Data section for EVA, her birthplace listing of Meridian, Idaho is misspelled as "Meridien". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Soundtracks

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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The game itself is like watching a James Bond movie...
22 November 2004 | by (San Jose, California) – See all my reviews

The game itself is like watching a James Bond movie...

This game has it all. Hideo Kojima has once again impressed me and as well as the other millions of people who have played his Metal Gear games. It has turned into a complete franchise. This is probably the best Metal Gear Solid game I've ever played, although I was a little disappointed about the camera overhead view, but I can understand why it was used as a specific perspective for this particular game.

Hideo is a pure genius when it comes to "Tactical Espionage Action". "Snake Eater" has the most Cinematic cut-scenes, challenging gameplay, unique storytelling, unbelievable plot twists, and as always little Easter eggs scattered around this game that you can't even describe. Simply, this game just boggles the mind. There is so much you can do. You can basically do anything in MGS 3 SE has to offer such as eating, taking good care of yourself, its just endless, From this day, I am still playing it, and from what I've played so far I can't get my hands off of it.

Btw, there is a bunch of classic moments, so much 1960's related reference, and also some James Bond movie creation reminiscent to this game it's just INSANE!!! I'm wondering why Hideo hasn't directed a Metal Gear Solid movie himself. =) Wait what am I saying? This is a movie itself! More like an interactive movie with flawless execution! =D My final words to this game is just simply a "masterpiece of a work of art."


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