Solid Snake is an expert commando of elite over-trained in infiltration. The pseudonym Iroquois Pliskin refers to Snake Plissken , main character interpreted by Kurt Russell in two films of John Carpenter, New York 1997 and Los Angeles 2013 .
It measures 178 cm and weighs 75 kg according to the handbook of Metal GEAR 2: Solid Snake . But starting from Metal GEAR Solid , it is described like measuring 182 cm. The statue cuts real of Solid Snake realized for the promotion of Metal GEAR Solid 2: Sounds off Liberty measurement however 186 cm.
Solid Snake is also one of the playable characters of the video game Super Bros Smash. Brawl on Nintendo Wii
It is the project: “The Enfant terribles”, who is at the origin of the birth of Solid Snake. The purpose of this project was to create the perfect soldier by clonant genes of the legendary soldier, Big Boss. The project gave birth to three children (out of the eight embryos create): Solid Snake, Liquid Snake and Solidus Snake.
According to Liquid Snake, the dominant genes of Big Boss all would have been given to Solid Snake and Liquid would have inherited only recessive genes, and this is why he considers that he is only one waste. However, at the time of a conversation between Revolver Ocelot and Solidus Snake, Ocelot affirms that it is Snake which would have inherited “bad” genes. And thus, that Liquid would have dominant genes. However, none of both learns the truth.
The details on its past are not numerous. It is known only that it was born in 1972 and that it was raised per many people. In 1991, Snake infiltrated the Iraq during the Guerre of the Gulf with a group of Green Bérets. He was at that time only one child according to his clean dires.
The revolt of Outer Heaven
In 1995, Solid Snake is recruited among the commandos of the special group of operation named Fox Hound. Whereas it is always only one blue, it is chosen by the commander of the unit Fox Hound, Big Boss to infiltrate the fortress of Outer heaven in order to save Gray Fox (a comrade member of Fox Hound him also) as well as other prisoner held in the fortress. Moreover, it has order to destroy the Metal GEAR. However, Solid Snake will realize that it is Big Boss himself, which is with the head of the rebellion of Outer Heaven and which this one chose it only with an aim of saving time by thinking that it would not be with the height.
However, Snake manages all the same to destroy Metal GEAR and to overcome Big Boss. After this incident, Snake will decide to leave Fox Hound. It spent then six months as an agent infiltrated on behalf of the CIA. Dissatisfied, it leaves the agency. Snake becomes a mercenary then. And after having gained enough money, it takes its retirement in the countered wild one of the Alaska.
Country of Zanzibar
In 1999, a former commander de Solid Snake, Roy Campbell the recall for a new operation in Asia Exchange, in Zanzibar. The mission of Snake is to assassinate the dictator of the country of Zanzibar which proves to be Big Boss in person. This one having placed order for a new Metal GEAR, became a serious threat for the Occident. Gray Fox, the old agent of Fox Hound, joined Big Boss and fights its dimensioned since this last saved the life to him.
Snake destroys Metal GEAR and faces Gray Fox in a violent one fights with hands naked right in the middle of a minefield. After its victory, and always disarmed; Snake finds Big Boss which awaits it close to the exit of the camp of detention. Snake succeeds in overcoming this one with a lance-flame artisanal.
From return to the base, Snake learns the truth then: Big Boss was his father! After these events, Snake turns over in its retirement to Twin Lakes to Alaska to try to forget its past torn by the war. It then decides to raise 50 dogs and takes part even in the race of sledges Iditarod.
The incident of Shadow Moses
In February 2005, whereas the members of the unit Fox Hound which had been recently reformed revolts and take the control of nuclear installation on the island of Shadow Moses, constrained Roy Campbell Snake to be taken part in the operation. Snake must then face the soldiers genomes (soldiers genetically modified with the embarrassments of Big Boss) and the novel members of Fox Hound: Revolver Ocelot, Sniper Wolf, Vulcan Raven, Decoy Octopus, Psycho Mantis and the leader, Liquid Snake. It meets another enemy, a mysterious ninja which proves to be Gray Fox, former comrade and enemy of Snake, which had to rather leave it for dead a few years. During the mission, Snake will meet Meryl Silverburgh, the niece of Roy Campbell, and Hal Emmerich, a scientist working on Metal GEAR REX built in these installations. The team of support is consisted of colonel Roy Campbell, of the analyst Mei Ling, Nastasha Romanenko, the doctor Naomi Hunter and the former instructor of Snake: Master Miller. During the incident, Snake does not suspect that it is handled in order to start Metal GEAR: Indeed, after having to insert the chart to stop Metal GEAR, it activates it. Snake discovers the horrible truth then: Decoy octopus, the Master of disguise of FOX HOUND it was made pass for the chief of the DARPA, in order to switch Snake towards the bad direction. Moreover Snake also learns that Liquid Snake it was made pass for Master Miller during all the mission in order to force it has to activate Metal GEAR.
Snake will manage to eliminate all the members from Fox Hound (except for Revolver Ocelot.Quand has Liquid snake and Decoy octopus, they are embanked by fox-die. It also succeeded in destroying Metal GEAR REX using Gray Fox which pays it its life. However, Snake will learn that it was carrying the virus Fox-die that Naomi Hunter had injected to him before the beginning of its mission, in order to avenge Gray Fox, which proved to be his/her adoptive brother. Fox-die made party of the objectives of the mission of Snake. Indeed, this virus was to eliminate the president d' ArmsTech Kenneth Baker, the chief of the DARPA Donald Anderson as all the members of Fox Hound if it came into contact with Snake (It should be noted that Psycho Mantis was one of those has not to be touched by Foxdie because it carried a gas mask and that Sniper Wolf had éradiqué the virus of its body by taking a substance against the tremors, which will not prevent Snake to kill her). Moreover, this virus was to also eliminate its carrier at the end envisaged from the ultimatum of the terrorists. However, Snake helped by Naomi Hunter will escape its funeral destiny. Lastly, colonel Campbell helped to camouflage the death of Snake in order to make it disappear, after this incident which will make of him a hero.
The shipwreck of the Tanker
After the incident of Shadow Moses, information on the technologies employed by Metal GEAR was sold on the black-market by Revolver Ocelot. What leads to the creation of many Metal GEAR all around the world making nuclear weapon thus more than one banal weapon. Snake and Otacon created Philanthropy then (in French, Philanthropie), a group anti-Metal GEAR. Philanthropy gained the recognition of the United Nations and allowed the destruction of much Metal GEAR everywhere in the world.
In summer 2007, Philanthropy receives information anonymities (one will learn later that it is Revolver Ocelot, being made pass for Emma Emmerich, who sent this information by email) revealing that a Metal GEAR prototype developed by the Navy American is being conveyed secretly on the Hudson river in New York.
Snake thus infiltrated the false Tanker on which Metal GEAR RAY was. But hardly arrived, an armed group, the mercenaries of Sergei Gurlukovich profits that the majority of the Navy of the boat are in the holds with Metal GEAR RAY to take the control of the boat discreetly. Snake meets and faces on the bridge of the boat the girl of Gurlukovich, Olga. It is then taken in photograph by a Cypher of the Marines. Whereas Snake had found and just photographed Metal GEAR, Ocelot and Gurlukovich arrive in the holds to steal Metal GEAR. Ocelot reveals its true plan then. It kills his friend Gurlukovich and the commander of the Navy (Scott Dolph) then runs the boat and steals Metal GEAR. The photography of Snake was then given to the media which published it. Snake was then shown to have run the ship, and to have regarded as the most required terrorist. Otacon and Snake then stole the body of Liquid Snake, in order to make accept dead of Snake at the time of gloomily of the tanker.
In 2009, Solid Snake infiltrates the Big Shell under the disguise of Iroquois Pliskin, a member of the Seal, and helps Raiden, a whole novel member of Fox Hound, to save the hostages and to find president George Sears who is not other than Solidus Snake, the brother of Solid and Liquid. Solidus is the leader of the Fils of Freedom, a group fighting against a mysterious force which directs the US government being made call the Patriotes.
The reason for which Snake is on Big Shell is that he wants to find the new Metal GEAR prototype named Arsenal GEAR builds under the treatment plant. It is learned whereas the accident in its totality (except the presence of Solid Snake) is orchestrated by the Patriots as part of the Plan S3 which aims according to Ocelot at creating a soldier of the level of Solid Snake. However, the true objective is to make it possible to control the will and the human conscience.
Snake been used as Raiden with the assistance of Olga in order to infiltrate the Arsenal GEAR and to conceal a diskette containing the identities of the Patriots before disappearing to find and stop liquid Snake, which entirely has took control of the body of Ocelot.
Guns off the Patriots
Five years after events unrolled on Big Shell, Snake, which suffers from premature ageing because of the process of imperfect cloning which gave birth to it, must stop Liquid Snake which entirely took the control of Ocelot Revolver and which tries to recreate Outer Heaven, the dream of Big Boss.
- It is David Hayter which lends his voice to the character of Snake in the version English E and Emmanuel Bonami in the French-speaking version.
- During the incident of shadow moses, in the office of Otacon or takes place a serious discussion between Snake and Emmerich, one can see on a monitor of the figurines of mario and yoshi, thus revealing its weak for the Japanese japanimation and jeuxvidéos.
- In an interview, Hideo Kojima admitted having used Snake Plissken, hero of the films New York 1997 and Los Angeles 2013 , like source of inspiration for the characters of Solid Snake and Big Boss. At the beginning of Metal GEAR Solid 2: Sounds off Liberty , Snake uses the pseudonym of “Iroquois Pliskin”. In Metal GEAR Solid 3: Snake Eater, Naked Snake (the future Big Boss) carries a stringcourse on the right eye, symmetrically in Plissken which in has one on the left eye.
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