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A crack government anti-terrorist squad takes over an obscure Alaskan nuclear disposal facility. Solid Snake is up for the task to infiltrate the facility, rescue the two hostages and thwart the terrorists' plans.

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Hideo Kojima
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akio Ôtsuka ... Solid Snake (voice)
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ... Liquid Snake / Master Miller (voice)
Kyôko Terase Kyôko Terase ... Meryl Silverburgh (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Naomi Hunter (voice)
Hideyuki Tanaka ... Hal Emmerich - Otacon (voice)
Takeshi Aono ... Roy Campbell (voice)
Houko Kuwashima ... Mei Ling (voice)
Kaneto Shiozawa ... Gray Fox (voice)
Eiko Yamada ... Nastasha Romanenko (voice)
Kôji Totani ... Revolver Ocelot (voice)
Yukitoshi Hori Yukitoshi Hori ... Vulcan Raven (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe Kazuyuki Sogabe ... Psycho Mantis (voice)
Naoko Nakamura Naoko Nakamura ... Sniper Wolf / Computer (voice)
Masaharu Satô Masaharu Satô ... Donald Anderson (voice)
Yuzuru Fujimoto Yuzuru Fujimoto ... Kenneth Baker (voice)
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Storyline

Coming out of retirement, super-soldier Solid Snake is called back into the line of duty to take on rogue members of FOXHOUND, threatening to launch nuclear-weapons on the White House unless they receive their $1 billion ransom. With only 24-houts to sabotage FOXHOUND's threat, Snake must infiltrate enemy lines, hide from them when necessary and he'll face many challenges along the way: the demons of his past will challenge him and his will as a soldier shall be tested, as Snake fights to save the world from nuclear devastation. Written by Johnny

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

21 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Hal Emmerich was named after Roland Emmerich, one of Hideo Kojima's favorite directors. See more »

Goofs

Naomi says her grandfather was in the FBI, but later, Master Miller mentions "her grandfather" and "her father" when talking about him. See more »

Quotes

Roy Campbell: [Talking about Snake face his twin Liquid ] That's why we really need you for this mission.
Naomi: You're the only one who can beat him. Now that I've met you, I know. You've got something that he doesn't. I can see it in your eyes.
Snake: Why don't I find that thought more conforting?
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Crazy Credits

During your third time playing the game, different music plays over the end credits. This music is the "Metal Gear Solid Main Theme" that was primarily featured in trailers, most notably the one at the 1997 Electronic Entertainment Expo. See more »

Alternate Versions

Japan's Metal Gear Solid Integral not only contains more VR Missions but it also contains a first person view feature in the game. This feature allows to walk and look around(but can't shoot your weapon) through Solid Snake's eyes in regular game mode. North America's Metal Gear Solid VR Missions has this feature but it's hidden within the game's coding. The only way to enable this feature on MGS VR Missions is using a cheating device (Gameshark). See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Main Theme
Composed & performed by Tappi Iwase (as TAPPY)
Based on a composition by Georgi Sviridov (uncredited)
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An experience unlike anything in this world
3 October 2001 | by karadjordjevicSee all my reviews

I began playing this game not know any of the previous story line or what to expect, but 13+ hours later I was in amazement with one man's vison and how well it was placed in a 2 Disc game. This game is unlike anything you will ever experience and there is always something to discover. I've played this game more than a dozen times and everytime I discover something new. If you own a PlayStation or a PlayStation 2 you MUST try this game, if you don't you'll be missing out on something that revolutionized gaming around the world. This game isn't considered the best PS game for nothing.


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