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Post by Dan @ 07:17am 07/06/13 | 8 Comments
Konami's pre-e3 presentation took place over livestream this morning, bringing new details on PES 2014, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and most prominently, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

According to Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima, Phantom Pain will be set in 1984, and Snake will be 49 years old. Kojima impied that for this reason, they wanted an actor that would fit the aged character --introducing Kiefer Sutherland as the new voice of Snake.

Despite long-time Snake voice actor David Hayter's take on the character at a wide range of different ages having been completely respectable in past games, the veteran performer only has nice things to say about being usurped by a Hollywood celebrity, tweeting "Can’t fault @RealKiefer. Great actor, good man. The game will probably still be excellent. Like New Coke!".

You can watch the full recorded presentation below, which includes a discussion with Sutherland about his approach to the coveted role.

Metal Gear Sold V: The Phantom Pain still has no planned release date, or confirmed launch platforms.




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fryzeegunner
Posted 10:36am 07/6/13
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
ravn0s
Posted 11:44am 07/6/13
kind of a d*** move when they're using the same japanese voice actor.
Deemsee
Posted 03:24pm 07/6/13
That's it. I'm out - Konami can shove this up their ass....
Khel
Posted 05:35pm 07/6/13
Maybe its like a bait and switch and they go "Keifer Sutherland is voicing snake..... but David Hayter is voicing Big Boss!"
ravn0s
Posted 05:41pm 07/6/13
or the other way around.
Mantorok
Posted 05:43pm 07/6/13
When they say Snake they mean Big Boss. Solid Snake doesn't really do anything before the Gulf War because he's still a kid.
gab4moi
Posted 01:41pm 10/6/13
"The game will probably still be excellent. Like New Coke!"

...and New Coke was one of the biggest commercial disasters in corporate history, think David is telling us something?
eski
Posted 02:49pm 10/6/13
I like to think that David Hayter has more class than to whinge that he didnt get a part, so it must be some sort of marketing BS.
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