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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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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!

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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:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Ocelot's tricks with his dual revolvers, were performed by a stuntman and recorded through motion capture. See more »

Goofs

Para-Medic could not have seen A 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 »

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 »

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

References True Romance (1993) 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

 
best single player experience ever
9 July 2005 | by agentteddySee all my reviews

There is no debating that this is one of the greatest games ever made. In my opinion, it is the best of the best. I've lost count of how many times I've beaten it. Every time I play it, I discover something new about the game play or story. It is one of those games that you can never really get tired of.

Everything about this game is incredible. The graphics, game play and enemy AI have been improved since Metal Gear Solid 2. The plot, however, is still similar to the rest of the series. From the beginning, you really feel emotionally connected with the main characters. As you play along, you fight several bosses, all of them very memorable (especially The End and The Boss). The plot goes at a perfect pace and is very compelling. I won't spoil the ending, but it has one of the most unexpected twists I've ever seen in any form of entertainment. There are twists and turns all the way through, even AFTER the credits.

The game's musical score really makes the cut scenes more emotional and the game play more enjoyable. The soundtrack is definitely something you won't want to miss.

All in all, THIS GAME ROCKS!! 10/10 If you haven't played it, or any other games in the series, you are truly missing out.


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