Solid Snake is the main protagonist in the most of the Metal Gear (Solid) games. He made his debut back in 1987 in Metal Gear for the MSX and a bit later the NES and got a giant comeback with Metal Gear Solid on the Playstation in 1998.

Solid Snake returned in MGS2 and 4 as the main protagonist of the main-series and was also featured in most of the spinoff and side games. He made it also in Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Nintendwith Konami o Wii and DreamMix TV Champions, a Japan only crossover fighting game for the Playstation 2 and Nintendo Gamecube,  Hudson and Takara video game characters and also Konami’s Evolution Skateboarding as an unlockable skateboarder.

There are a handful more games where Solid Snake makes appearances in mini games like in Ape Escape 3 or Scribblenauts in Japan.

Solid Snake on Game Art HQ 

Solid Snake from the Metal Gear Solid Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Solid Snake   Developed /Created by Konami
Gameseries: Metal Gear Solid   First seen on: MSX
First Game:  Metal Gear   Year first seen in: 1987 
Last Game: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots   Birthplace: USA 
Role(s) and Characteristics:  Main Protagonist   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Lots of Guns
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters: Naked Snake
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Solid Snake

Solid Snake MGS 4 Art

Metal Gear Solid 4 (2008)



Solid Snake in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Solid Snake is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration

Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Solid Snake

Solid Snake Generations

Solid Snake Generations

by 2DForever

Solid Snake Interrogator

Fair Interrogation

by 2DForever


Solid Snake

by Hanzo Steinbach


Old Snake

by Kukuboruki


 All three by Artgerm (Stanley Lau)


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