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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

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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:

Metal Gear Solid 3 See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Hideo Kojima had planned to release Metal Gear Solid 3 for PlayStation 3 but couldn't wait another 2 years. Hence mgs3 was released in 2004. See more »

Goofs

The game allows you to put a round in the chamber on the Mosin Nagnt 91/30 sniper rifle. This is not possible because the gun is built to hold four in the reserve and 1 in the chamber making 5 total, but you can load six rounds in the gun. 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 is interactive. The player can make the credits move like a snake and change them into snake skeletons and into a number of languages. They can also overlap the sequence with different symbols, including peace signs, flying geese, fighter jets and parachuting soldiers. See more »

Alternate Versions

The European version includes several exclusive features:
  • Additional face paints.
  • Additional levels in the "Snake vs. Monkey" mode.
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  • A slightly extended version of The Boss's death scene.
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Connections

References Snake Eater (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

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.)
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User Reviews

 
more movie than video game
1 August 2006 | by rugrat3000See all my reviews

metal gear solid 3 is by far the best metal gear solid for these reasons.

1 you've got to camouflage yourself to blend in 2 you've got to eat food to help your performance 3 you actually suffer from recoil on this game and the silencers where off after a couple of rounds. i could go on but it would ruin the entire game completely metal gear 3 is also just like watching a movie there are times when for a good 20 minutes the equivalent to a simpsons episode you are just watching a cut scene. this game surpasses the second mainly cause you play snake not raiden (however doesn't mean to say he doesn't play a role) however this isn't for the devil may cry kind of person patience and stealth is the key. this game is an example of why games are better than movies it's more movie than action in my opinion if you do know your way round. I've given it 10 out of 10 because its one of a few games i wont be giving back to the shop. this game is a bit like the movie saw you don't't understand what the hell is going on until the very end during the debriefing when all is revealed and believe me its what u least suspect.


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