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Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)

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Two years after the death of Solid Snake, a rookie FOX-HOUND agent, on his first mission, infiltrates an offshore decontamination facility to rescue the President.

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Hideo Kojima

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hayter ... Solid Snake (voice)
Quinton Flynn ... Raiden (voice)
Christopher Randolph ... Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich (voice)
Lara Cody Lara Cody ... Rosemary (voice)
Vanessa Marshall ... Olga Gurlukovich (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Colonel Campbell (voice)
John Cygan ... Solidus Snake (voice)
Maura Gale ... Fortune (voice) (as Maula Gale)
Phil LaMarr ... Vamp (voice) (as Phil La Marr)
Barry Dennen ... Fatman (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Peter Stillman (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Emma Emmerich (voice)
Patric Zimmerman ... Revolver Ocelot (voice) (as Pat Zimmerman)
Cam Clarke ... Liquid Snake (voice)
Earl Boen ... Sergei Gurlukovich (voice)
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Storyline

Two years after the events at Shadow Moses, Solid Snake infiltrates the United States' Marine Corps and sees that the government is trying to unleash Metal Gear upon the world. With the help of Otacon, Snake will expose Metal Gear to the world and try to save the world from the disaster that was the Shadow Moses Incident. Written by Johnny

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Tactical Espionage Action See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (cutscenes)| Dolby (gameplay scenes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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Quotes

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Alternate Versions

The much-delayed European version of the game shipped with an additional DVD ('Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty' - Making of the Hollywood Game) containing unreleased early trailers, production notes, and an hour-long documentary on the game's production. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Can't Say Goodbye to Yesterday
Music & Words / Produced by Rika Muranaka
Recorded by James Nichols (as James Nicholas) at Manhattan Center Studio
Mixed by Alan Meyerson at Media Ventures Studio
Vocal - Carla White
Piano - Onaje Allan Gumbs (as Onaje Allangumbs)
Bass - Kenny Davis
Drums - Eugene Jackson Jr. (as Eugene Jackson)
Sax - Don Braden
Trombone - Robin Eubanks
Conducted and played by Felix Farrar Orchestra
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Most likely the best thing to hit the videogame world since Pong.
27 April 2001 | by just_some_guy60See all my reviews

Hideo Kojima has done it again.

The fifth addition to the official Metal Gear lineup is quite definately the best. Perfect AI, powerfull voice acting by the returning David Hayter, Patrick Laine, and Christopher Fritz, a professionaly composed score, and graphics that will make you swallow your tounge.

If you cant handle good games, stay as far away from this title as possible. Metal Gear fans and newbies alike, I urge, emplore, and DEMAND that you get this game.

So basicaly, it's lookin pretty good.


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