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David Hayter is the gruffy, smoke-addled voice of Solid Snake. At least he has been for the last 15 years. How would you feel if someone else voiced Metal Gear's iconic protagonist?
Hayter, who also helped write screenplays for movies like X-Men and Watchmen, recently tweeted, "Informal Poll: How would you react if I didn't play Snake in the next Metal Gear?"
It's entirely speculative, but could this mean that Hayter hasn't secured the role for Snake in Kojima's next Metal Gear game? Could Kojima be looking for someone other than Hayter to play the lead role in Ground Zeroes? We don't know, and this is entirely speculative, but something seems fishy about Hayter recent poll. According to the actor, 64 percent of people told him that they would be sad or angry if he didn't play Snake. The strangest part of these tweets, to us, is the fact that Hayter included series creator Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami in the tweet, which makes it seem like he wanted them to see how much people love him as Snake.
We reached out to Konami for a statement, but they said, "We can’t
comment on anything related to Metal Gear Ground Zeroes at this time."
Splinter Cell hero Sam Fisher recently found a new voice, so this kind of thing isn't totally unheard of. How would you feel if Konami found a new actor to portray Solid Snake?
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David Hayter for life!
I'd still play the game, but I honestly think it'd be missing part of what makes the series so good. David Hayter's voicework brings so much to Snake's character, but if he wants to go do something else, I won't be the guy to try to stop him.
Count me in with being sad. I wouldn't be angry if he chooses not to but if reasons against him voicing Snake were stupid, sure. He's probably my favorite voice in gaming.
It would suck ¬¬
NOOOOOOOOOOO! Don't leave us David!!!!! :(
I have an oddball theory I want to throw at you. The movie that's coming, I think the actor that is going to p;ay snake will now voice Snake. And I bet that actor is Liam Neeson, based on Snake's newest model.
Just a wild guess. I'll miss Hader though, but I'm all for giving Big Boss more of his own identity.
I wouldn't like it.
I'd have to know more about the game to decide whether or not I would buy it, but I would definitely be disappointed if Hayter was no longer the voice of Snake/Big Boss.
Say it ain't true!