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Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004)

A retired mercenary is called upon by the U.S. government to handle a hostile takeover of an Alaskan military base by his former special forces group. A remake of Metal Gear Solid (1998).

Director:

Hideo Kojima (uncredited)

Writers:

Hideo Kojima (story), Hideo Kojima | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hayter ... Solid Snake (voice)
Cam Clarke ... Liquid Snake / Master Miller (voice)
Debi Mae West Debi Mae West ... Meryl Silverburgh (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Naomi Hunter (voice)
Christopher Randolph ... Hal Emmerich (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Roy Campbell (voice)
Kim Mai Guest ... Mei Ling (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Gray Fox / Ninja (voice)
Renee Raudman Renee Raudman ... Nastasha Romanenko (voice) (as Renée Raudman)
Patric Zimmerman ... Revolver Ocelot (voice)
Peter Lurie ... Vulcan Raven (voice)
Doug Stone ... Psycho Mantis (voice)
Tasia Valenza ... Sniper Wolf / Computer (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Donald Anderson (voice)
Allan Lurie Allan Lurie ... Kenneth Baker (voice)
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A retired mercenary is called upon by the U.S. government to handle a hostile takeover of an Alaskan military base by his former special forces group. A remake of Metal Gear Solid (1998).

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Country:

Japan | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

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Trivia

When Dr. Emmerich talks about his interest in anime, there are brief clips from Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (2003), a Konami video game with anime-style cut scenes and character designs. There is also a poster for the game on the wall in Emmerich's lab, though the name of the game is missing (the Zone of the Enders games are only available on Sony's PS2 hardware, while Twin Snakes is a Nintendo Gamecube title). See more »

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When Gray Fox is defending Snake from Metal Gear REX, he impales the radome with his sword. While firing frantically at the radome, Fox's sword comes loose and lands at Snake's feet. As Fox is being crushed by REX, Snake runs over to his aid, leaving the sword where it is, and stays in his new position closer to REX. However, after Fox is killed, Snake looks down and the sword is still at his feet. See more »

Quotes

Solid Snake: A disguise?
Dr. Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich: She had such a cute way of walking. She kind of wiggles her behind.
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A great addition to a great series on a great system.
21 February 2004 | by neoginyuSee all my reviews

I do not understand why anyone would complain that this project will not be successful. It is obvious that Silicon Knights is doing everything they can to maintain the storyline, dialogue, and stylistic visuals. MGS is one of the greatest videogames of the past 10 years, but, truth be told, the original is no longer graphically impressive. Don't believe me? Try popping the game into your PSX or PS2, you may be surprised at how awful the game looks when compared to today's standards.

I'm in no way bashing the game, it was groundbreaking in terms of storytelling, gameplay, and graphics. However, like many 3D PSX games (including other revolutionary games like Final Fantasy VII and Tekken) MGS has not survived the test of time.

The Twin Snakes is a fantastic way of bringing new life to a dying classic. I have much faith in Silicon Knights, they know how to make videogames and make them right. Their great, yet overlooked, title Eternal Darkness is one of the best Gamecube titles to date. Working with material as strong as the original MGS, there is little chance that The Twin Snakes will disappoint. For all you PS2 and XBOX owners who are bashing this game, give it a rest. XBOX was lucky enough to get MGS: Substance, and PS2 is getting the sure-to-please title MGS: Snake Eater later this year.

Nobody should overlook this remake of the original genre-defining game.


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