Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Basic Information
Video Game
Konami Computer Entertainment Japan
Metal Gear
Metal Gear Solid
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
Successor title
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Stealth, Action, Adventure
PlayStation 2
This title has been rated M by the ESRBThis title has been classified 15 by the BBFCThis title has been rated 16 by PEGICERO-18+This title has been rated 16 by the USKThis title was classified MA15+ by the OFLCAOFLC-R16+
Main Credits
Hideo Kojima
Hideo Kojima
Hideo Kojima
European Union European Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
March 42005
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
November 172004
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
PlayStation 2
December 162004
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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is the third iteration of the popular Metal Gear Solid series created by Hideo Kojima, entitled 'Snake Eater'. Rather than a direct sequel to Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Kojima decided to shift the action back to the Cold War era of the 1960's, providing background to some of the key characters from the Metal Gear universe as a whole such as Big Boss and Ocelot. Responding to some of the criticism of the series' previous outing, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater provided a more focused and straightforward narrative than Sons of Liberty, while remaining compelling and involving. Core gameplay remained basically the same though the introduction of large outdoor environments, a close quarters combat system and the need to eat and heal injuries individually provided a more advanced playing experience.

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