Hideo personally wanted the cutscenes to look the way they did, which seems pretty clear to me that Hideo Kojima believes Snake is capable of performing everything he did in TTS. "Kojima has told a story in several interviews about riding the train home and running into one of the staffers working on Snake's Revenge, and being asked to rejoin them and help make an authentic sequel to Metal Gear. (andriasang.com, 01.27.2011)", "TGS 2008: LittleBigPlanet gets Sackboy Solid Snake and Sackboy Sephiroth", "Oscar Isaac To Star As Solid Snake In Sony's 'Metal Gear Solid' Movie", "Why is Metal Gear Solid's Snake called Solid Snake? , Outside video games, Solid Snake appeared in the Metal Gear Solid audio drama that focuses on his missions following the battle from Shadow Moses. Controlled by the player, he must act alone, supported via radio by commanding officers and specialists. Similarly, in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the third installment from the popular fighting game series Super Smash Bros., Solid Snake appeared as a playable fighter alongside Sega character Sonic the Hedgehog and a variety of characters from Nintendo franchises such as Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. --Ryu-chan (Talk | Contributions) 17:33, 27 May 2009 (UTC), Could be, but i don`t think so, at the end of MGS3 she says in the message to Big BOss, "I`m unrecognizable with an american born" just after sdaying she is from the people`s republic of china. , The sequel Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (initially released only in Japan in 1990) sees Solid Snake called up to infiltrate a heavily fortified enemy base in Zanzibar Land. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 01:49, 2 March 2010 (UTC), Snake is not Japanese in the traditional sense, though some of his genes do have some Japanese DNA. It includes several popular skateboarders such as Rick McCrank, Arto Saari, Kerry Getz, and Danny Way. I'm not requesting that it be mentioned in the article or anything (yet), but it would be nice if someone could scrounge up some info on this allegation. Makes it rather hard to read the article. Shinkawa described his rendition of Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid as a "middle ground" between the younger Snake who was in the cover artwork of the first Metal Gear and the middle-aged Snake from the MSX2 version of Metal Gear 2.  One of Snake's final scenes in this game bothered Hayter as during the ending the character hesitates to kill himself despite having killed multiple enemies in fights. There's a difference. Locking the page may be a wise decision.  In 2007, ScrewAttack ranked him as the sixth "coolest" character in video games. Read up on somatic cell nuclear tranfer for more info, its the same way they created Dolly the sheep. Lord Sesshomaru (talk • edits) 03:04, 24 June 2008 (UTC), Someone also put "mass murderer" on here too. I think most fans either assume we aren't allowed to know his family name (state secret, perhaps?) , In addition to expanding Solid Snake's backstory, as the first Metal Gear game to feature voice acting, Metal Gear Solid established his characteristic voice and appearance. 184.108.40.206 14:07, 18 February 2007 (UTC). Solid Snake has appeared in a number of other games, including other Konami games, and more unusually, under license in games developed and published by other companies, such as Sony and Nintendo.  Snake was one of the characters easiest to draw by Shinkawa as he notes that his appearance is consistent despite suffering minor changes across the games. Harada states this was a prank as many fans believed it was a hint for a possible usage of the character as downloadble content. I'll tell you then.  A comparison between Solid Snake's and Big Boss's characters was made by IGN in article "Stars Thunderdome: Snake vs. Big Boss. Ultimate also marks the second time a Metal Gear character can fight Rathalos from the Monster Hunter series, the first being the extra missions in … And I can only assume that in MGS4m Raiden had only surpassed Snake (mostly cause of age) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 09:34, 29 November 2007 (UTC). In the Policenauts Pilot Disk for the 3DO (later ported to the PlayStation as Policenauts: Private Collection) features early conceptual illustration of Snake and Meryl Silverburgh, as well as a group shot of FOXHOUND commandos, from the then-unreleased Metal Gear Solid as an easter egg. He is depicted as a former Green Beret and a highly skilled special operations soldier engaged in solo stealth and espionage missions, who is often tasked with destroying models of the bipedal nuclear weapon-armed mecha known as Metal Gear. DeathGodDragon EDGE 23:28, 7 December 2006 (UTC), As far as we know, Old Snake is Solid Snake, Ok, but I'm just sayin' I saw a trailer with Snake using his camouflage suit to blend in. Konami's take on extreme sports includes boss fights and a cameo by Solid Snake. In turn, Snake (voiced by Peter Lurie instead of David Hayter, his usual voice actor) appears in the corresponding "Mesal Gear Solid" [sic] minigame featured in Ape Escape 3, where he is rescued by Pipo Snake. As an urban sport, skateboarders developed a unique and specific list of words and slang that can be heard in the streets or out in the skatepark.. Solid Snake also serves as the protagonist in Snake's Revenge, a sequel to the original Metal Gear for the NES released for the western market in 1990 and developed without Kojima's involvement. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 00:37, 23 June 2008 (UTC). battle. As a pacifist message, Snake's stress increases when killing enemies. Snake's voice actor is named David Hayter y'know, and knowing the MGS series' uncanny habit of breaking the fourth wall, I was sure that wasn't canon, but instead Snakes' voice actor talking through him somehow for an endgame joke. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 18:30, 21 November 2008 (UTC), We could say that at the end of Guns of The Patriots he quits after at least 19 years of doing it, that would be something. Additionally, there's no source to support the claim that Snake was intended to look more ragged in MGS2; this is easy to infer, but not sourced. The Phantom Pain also shows that his low-polygon model from Metal Gear Solid can be an alternate outfit for Venom Snake after transferring the save data from Ground Zeroes.  Kojima later described Snake's role in the original Metal Gear as the "player's presence", contrasting the defined personality acquired in Metal Gear Solid. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 01:14, 6 May 2008 (UTC), I don't remember any evidence that Big Boss is part Japanese or part Mongolian. Snake is sent by FOXHOUND leader Big Boss into the rogue nation Outer Heaven to rescue missing teammate Gray Fox and discover who or what the "Metal Gear" is, mentioned in Gray Fox's last transmission. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 20:52, 10 December 2006 (UTC). You have to remember that these names were made up alongside the obviously mis-translated villians such as 'Running Man', 'Machine Gun Kid', 'The Shotmaker' and even the dreaded 'Black Colour'. 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While I'm not suggesting to turn this article into a fictional Solid Snake biography, I think it would interesting to show the reader how the character progressed from a typical silent protagonist with no backstory to a fully realized character in Metal Gear Solid. Any additional extras, and the answer to whether Snake really does get to do a Tony Hawk, remain secret until the final version is complete (if you're really desperate to see Solid Snake on a skateboard you might want to check out his cameo appearance in Evolution Skateboarding in the meantime) but it's impossible to imagine that if you're a Metal Gear fan you won't enjoy this. We already have one image illustrating how Snake is based on 70s/80s action heroes, so the first image isn't needed. Hideo Kojima makes a habit of referencing his previous work. As he was the only one who suffered from a drastic change in appearance, IGN commented that the most famous rumor was the one of his body deteriorating across the game. Set three years after the events of the Outer Heaven incident, Snake's Revenge has Snake leading a team of FOX HOUND operatives as they infiltrate an undisclosed enemy base where the Metal Gear weapon is being mass-produced. Zidane tribal (talk) 00:40, 25 March 2009 (UTC), I wasn`t going to, just commenting on it, without source, no adding, ok. Zidane tribal (talk) 02:59, 25 March 2009 (UTC), EVA wasn't Chinese. The best place to get cheats, codes, cheat codes, walkthrough, guide, FAQ, unlockables, tricks, and secrets for PlayStation 2 (PS2).  He is also immediately shown as a loner, often with no intentions of taking orders from anyone anymore and he shows no sign of longing for the army or the country he was part of. The ethnicity label might fit though. In MDS:TTS Snake is clearly seen lifting Dr. Emmerich 4 feet above the ground. -BFM —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 23:28, 28 October 2007 (UTC), 8( NO.--220.127.116.11 (talk) 17:08, 22 March 2008 (UTC), D8 NNO.--18.104.22.168 (talk) 19:54, 8 May 2009 (UTC), some die hard fans insist that it is darck blond and uthers say light brown any info —Preceding unsigned comment added by Doctorbrassstone (talk • contribs) 07:43, 18 December 2007 (UTC), I've seen on blogs AND in the game that he goes by Jack. Compared to you, I'm not so bad.  In the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition from 2011, Solid Snake was voted as the fourth most popular video game character. The skater's lexicon is vast and sometimes difficult to decode, especially if you're not a member of the tribe. Besides as mentioned above EVA refers to him as David in the disgracefully bad MGS4. However, later previews speculated how was it impossible for Solid Snake to be in the game's settings, leading to the conclusion it was a young incarnation of his father. Can someone find a pic of this? --Der Wohltemperierte Fuchs (talk) 17:32, 27 May 2009 (UTC). This is obvious in the fist fight against Liquid, where he is loads stronger and tougher than Snake, who has to be more tactical to win the fight. Someone is posting a picture of a vulva on the site. Therefore, Snake only expresses a Japanese phenotype for mitochondria, and would exibit no exterior physical characteristics that would make him appear to be of Japanes heritage. 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Konami's Evolution Skateboarding features Snake and Raiden as hidden characters, as well as two stages set in the Big Shell (the skateboarding minigame in Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is a demo of Evolution Skateboarding composed exclusively of these elements). Or the mention of the MSX computer system in Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake? He is Caucasian as well. This may explain why they chose to conceal a number of incongruous cameos within its ribcage.  In the end, it is revealed that Liquid got Big Boss's superior "soldier genes" while Solid was actually the inferior one. So why are you here then? when Snake interacts with Mei Ling, believing it showed a more fun side of him. --22.214.171.124 (talk) 14:36, 20 March 2010 (UTC), it's best to use the current Snake pic as part of the Metal Gear Solid part of the article and use the Old snake to show how he is today.--Hitamaru 22:48, 12 October 2007 (UTC), I keep changing this, just to have someone change it back. Konami's Evolution Skateboarding features Snake and Raiden as hidden characters, as well as two stages set in the Big Shell (the skateboarding minigame in Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is a demo of Evolution Skateboarding composed exclusively of these elements).  However, comments from Kojima's staff who were disappointed with his death resulted in the character's survival.  In 2013, Game Informer ranked Hayter's role as Solid Snake as the seventh most memorable character voice in video games for "a portrayal that's considered to be a real classic in the history of video game voice acting". He overcomes both and contacts the real Teliko, then destroys the latest model of Metal Gear, Metal Gear KODOQUE. After a grueling series of battles, Liquid dies from the FOXDIE virus that was previously implanted into Snake by Naomi Hunter in order to wipe out FOXHOUND and the Genome soldiers without risking any damage to REX and the Genome soldiers for retrieval. Nationality/Ethnicity Solid Snake is part Japanese! - A Link to the Past (talk) 00:00, 10 October 2008 (UTC), --Mr Alex (talk) 20:50, 3 November 2008 (UTC). I've tried, but my Google skills have failed me. When they leave, part of the statue moves, revealing a guy using a camouflage suit (in the exact same color scheme as Snake's suit).  Moreover, since it had been announced it would be his last appearance, IGN and GamesRadar wondered whether the character would die during the game and if Raiden would replace him following his death. Zidane tribal (talk) 01:24, 22 November 2008 (UTC), A while ago, I added something to the section of this article which said what Snake's opinions of some of the characters in Super Smash Bros. Brawl were, which he clearly says when he gets information on them in the Shadow Moses battle stage. Meryl : Seeing other people die makes you feel alive, huh? Similarly, in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, a popular fighting game from Nintendo, Solid Snake appeared alongside Nintendo-owned characters such as Mario, Donkey Kong, and Pikachu, and Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog. PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar. Zidane tribal (talk) 17:50, 13 June 2009 (UTC), I'm not normally big on those things but this article is slightly confusing without a character bio - bits of the article suggests he's a person and other bits suggest he was created? So if you change it it would show even better the resemblance. He was given his own consistent design in Metal Gear Solid. " IGN also remarked their rivalry, saying "Few rivalries in games have spanned as massive and confusing a timeline as Solid Snake and Liquid Snake".  Hayter's performance was called one of the best ones in gaming as well as one of the character's most recognizable traits. There was a point where both character's life bars appear at once. Konami's Evolution Skateboarding features Snake and Raiden as hidden characters, as well as two stages set in the Big Shell (the skateboarding minigame in Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is a demo of Evolution Skateboarding composed exclusively of these elements). Can anyone add this to the article? It's obviously a milspec 1911 (and will be identified as such in the game, I'm willing to bet). The second image isn't even of Snake, and was only included in the article to visually illustrate a supposed (and unsourced!) It was filled with the joy of Considered to be one of the most popular protagonists in the video game industry, Snake has been acclaimed by critics, with his personality and both Ōtsuka's and Hayter's voice acting being noted as primary factors of the character's appeal. 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