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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)

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

Director:

Hideo Kojima

Writers:

Hideo Kojima (story), Hideo Kojima | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hayter ... Naked Snake / Jack (voice)
Suzetta Miñet Suzetta Miñet ... EVA (voice)
Jim Piddock ... Major Zero (voice)
Heather Halley ... Para-Medic (voice)
James Mathis III ... Sigint (voice) (as James Mathis)
Lori Alan ... The Boss (voice)
Neil Ross ... Colonel Volgin (voice)
Josh Keaton ... Ocelot (voice)
Gregg Berger ... The Pain (voice)
Michael Bell ... The Fear (voice)
J. Grant Albrecht ... The End (voice) (as Grant Albrecht)
Richard Doyle ... The Fury (voice)
David Thomas David Thomas ... The Sorrow / Chairman Khrushchev (voice)
Brian Cummings ... Sokolov (voice)
Jim Ward ... 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!

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Konami [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid 3 See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Volgin's chant when he first meets Snake ("Kuwabara, kuwabara") is an old chant believed to help ward off thunderstorms. See more »

Goofs

During the Virtuous Mission, The Boss' hair is seen as shoulder length, however a only week later at the very start of Operation Snake Eater, her hair is long enough to be put into a pony tail and it extends well past her shoulders. 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

Before the credits roll a time-line is shown detailing events that follow the game, including the US branch of the Philosophers renaming itself "the Patriots," the founding of FOX-HOUND, and the Les Enfants Terribles Project. See more »

Alternate Versions

The European version includes several exclusive features:
  • Additional face paints.
  • Additional levels in the "Snake vs. Monkey" mode.
  • A "Duel Mode" in which all Boss Fights can be played in succession.
  • A "Demo Theatre" that lets the player watch all of the game's cutscenes.
  • A new playing difficulty, "European Extreme," which is the hardest of all the difficulties.
  • The ability to download many camouflage patterns.
  • A slightly extended version of The Boss's death scene.
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Connections

Referenced in Grandma's Boy (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Way To Fall
Written by James Walsh, James Stelfox, Barry Westhead and Benjamin Byrne
Published by EMI Music Publishing, Ltd.
Performed by Starsailor
Licensed courtesy of TOSHIBA-EMI LIMITED
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User Reviews

An Absolute Spectacle Among Games for Years to Come.
7 March 2005 | by Pandoras_ShardSee all my reviews

Tactical Espionage. Action. Emotion. Trust. Betrayal.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater takes you to a new level of gaming when you go back to where the start of an attention grasping, thrilling story-line begins.

An seemingly 'normal' mission for a Search and Rescue turns into a roller-coaster of mixed feelings for Naked Snake when he encounters his old mentor, and discovers sides are crossing, and the betrayal of trust is inevitable. Snake, by orders of the Government must go and hunt his old friend down, with the agenda of ending her life, but can he really go through with it? Are things really as they seem? Who is betraying who? With absolutely stunning graphics, and an incredibly mind and emotion grasping storyline of events, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is really a game of it's own kind. The game play is excellent and add a new sense of adventure to it, new weapons and new means of tactical espionage flow from the new system that surpasses any yet. Plus, it has excellent potential for replay value! Any fan of the Metal Gear Series, or even new ones can really appreciate this game, it's really one of a kind. Konami and Hideo Kojima outdid themselves yet again!


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