Kiefer Sutherland voices Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5

Kiefer Sutherland will be the new voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5
Kiefer Sutherland will be the new voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5

Kiefer Sutherland will voice Snake, the hero of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 from Konami. The company released a pre-recorded video presentation prior to the upcoming E3 gaming expo.

“It’s an honor to be able to play this character,” Sutherland said. “[Snake] has an unbelievable legacy. I’m not a gamer and I even knew about this game. I was certainly keenly aware of the legacy of [Metal Gear] and the success of these games.”

“I felt that he was the perfect fit, in terms of age and performance,” said producer Hideo Kojima.

Kiefer replaces David Hayter who has voiced Snake since the very first Metal Gear Solid game in 1998.

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Hmm. Sutherland voiced Ishmael in the first video reveal. Why have him record those lines? If he’s been in the booth for months, why didn’t they actually play one of Snake’s lines as voiced by him?

Why have David Hayter’s tweets this week hinted *heavily* at him returning? Why would his big tell-all blog post about the situation noticeably dated April 1, 2013?

This feels like a Hideo Kojima joke to me.

To be honest I think Kiefer is talking crap when he’s saying he had heard of the game. Probably just to keep the producers of the game happy.

Wow…..???? Why would he lie if he says his familiar with the game then he’s familiar with the game. That would be a stupid thing for him to lie about…

Whenever you’re in a ‘trailer’ or a promotion for something, you’d probably say you’ve been a huge fan of the thing you’re promoting for ages even if you hadn’t even heard about it before.

No one agreeing with me here?

Why on earth Kiefer doesn’t make good movies !!!!!!

Well even if not being a gamer if he wasn’t familiar with Metal Gear he wouldn’t of said so.

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