Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is a stealth action game directed by Hideo Kojima. It was released for Playstation 2 on November 17, 2004 in North America. December 16, 2004 in Japan. Marcy 4, 2005 in Europe. March 17, 2005 in Australia.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Story
The story begins with Naked Snake’s mission in 1964. Naked Snake is sent to Tselinoyarsk, USSR. In this mission, Naked Snake is aided by his superior Major Zero, medical advisor Para-Medic and his former mentor The Boss. Naked Snake is tasked with rescuing Soviet scientist Sokolov.
CIA received intel that Sokolov is in charge of a secret military project to create nuclear equipped tank called Shagohod. Naked Snake manages to locate scientist but mission fails due to The Boss appears before him and inform Snake that her intention to defect to the USSR.
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The Boss and her special forces unit, which is the Cobras, recaptures Sokolov for Russian officer Colonel Volgin. The Boss defeats Snake in close combat and nearly killed him. Colonel Volgin captures the Shagohod which was already in test in the region.
The theft was covered up by facility’s destroy thanks to The Boss’s supplies with Davy Crockett nuclear shell. Just before the nuclear blast, Snake’s injuries recovered by fulton extraction. Later on, the Soviet Union accuses the United States for the attack.
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev suspects Volgin’s involvement in this situation. Because of that, agrees to let U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson to prove U.S.’ innocence.
Once again, Snake finds himself assigned by Zero to accomplish this mission. This mission has three objectives: Stop Volgin, destroy the Shagohod and eliminate The Boss. After deploying once again in Tselinoyarsk, Snake is sent to meet with NSA agent ADAM who defected to the Soviet Union to infiltrate Volgin’s operation with fellow agent EVA.
Snake is met and assited by EVA, she also directs him to lab where Sokolov was taken. Snake survives encounters with Ocelot and The Pain, who is one of the Cobras. He reaches to the lab and meets with Soviet scientist Granin. Granin informs that Sokolov and Shagohod are located in Volgin’s military fortress Groznyj Grad.
Snake successfully eliminated the remaining Cobra Members, who are The Fear, The End and The Fury. After arriving to Groznyj Grad, Snake finds Sokolov but he got captured as well. Having killed Granin, Volgin beats Sokolov and tortures Snake.
Snake loses his eye while protecting EVA from Ocelot who suspects that being a spy. Snake becomes prisoner for a while in there but eventually escapes.
After escaping the prison, Snake returns to Groznyj Grad to destroy the Shagohod. Meanwhile EVA’s disguise was uncovered. Volgin informs Snake of the Philosophers, a secret organization of the most powerful figures in the United States, the Soviet Union and China. They were formed a pact to win World War II and create a new world order.
The group jointly amassed $100 billion, the Philosopher’s Legacy, to finance their research and operations. After the war, the organization began to infight and disintegrated. Legacy divided and hidden in banks across the world. Volgin had illegally inherited this money. Snake also learns that U.S. is attempting to retrieve it as well.
Snake successfully defeats Volgin and destroys the hangar but Volgin keeps following in the Shagohod. Snake disables the Shagohod and Volgin got killed by bolt of lightning for good. Snake and EVA successfully flee to a lake where a WIG (aircraft which takes off from water and flies high attitude) is hidden.
Before they escape, Snake confronts the Boss and defeats her in battle. The Boss gives Snake a microfilm of the Legacy before Snake kills her. Snake and EVA escape to Alaska and stay together. In the morning, EVA disappears with microfilm given by The Boss and leaves a tape behind which reveals herself to be a Chinese spy sent to steal the Legacy for China.
She also reveals that The Boss did not defect. The Boss was ordered to infiltrate Volgin’s ranks and find the Legacy to bring it back to America. Because of Volgin’s nuclear attack, The Boss had to make herself like a traitor and allow Snake to kill her just to prove that U.S.’ innocence.
Snake got awarded the title of Big Boss and given the Distinguished Service Cross by President Johnson. In Arlington National Cemetery, Snake adorns The Boss’ unmarked gravestone and tearfully salutes her.
Ocelot telephones the KGB Chief Director to suggest that the KGB use the knowledge of the Virtuous and Operation Snake Eater missions to blackmail the United States during future negotiations.
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Ocelot informs the director of the CIA that the microfilm stolen by EVA was a fake and that half of the Philosopher’s Legacy is now in America’s hands, with the other half held by the KGB, revealing himself as ADAM.
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