MGS3 Novelization to be published January 25th

Kojima Productions has announced that the Japanese novel of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater will be published early next year, on January 25.


The book is written by Hase Toshiji, and will cost 760 yen (just over 7 dollars).

Source: Official Japanese Kojima Productions site

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  • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

    Let us know when there’s a street date for the West.

    • NegaScott128

      It took 4 years for the MGS4 novel to get here. Don’t hold your breath.

      • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

        Oh my god! Why Kojima!? how much is the MGS4 novel?

        • NegaScott128

          It’s $14.39 on Amazon. I have it. It’s pretty good, aside from a few lines that seem like they work better in Japanese. That, and the constant parallels drawn between Snake and Jesus. That’s a bit weird. They cut out the B&Bs, so there’s that.

          • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

            Snake and Jesus? Interesting, now I have to get this. Ought to be a great read. Wonder why B&B Corp was cut out. Thanks.

          • NegaScott128

            I think they cut out the B&Bs because they really have no story connection to the rest of the game. FOXHOUND, Dead Cell, even the Cobras had a reason for being there. They did things besides fight the player. The B&Bs were more just kinda there.

          • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

            Yeah, that’s true.

          • Nyxus

            Makes sense since there are a lot of parallels between The Patriots and religion in MGS4, such as Big Boss being made into a symbol and Solid Snake being his ‘miraculous’ son, who was really brought into the world with a purpose, to be the new icon replacing Big Boss. So I can see the connection.

          • Nintendo Fan 4 Lif3

            Oh yeah that’s right. Forgot about that. Been like half a year since I played MGS4 and I can’t believe that information slipped my mind when I read that. Now I see how it makes sense. Thanks for the clarification.

  • PrinceHeir

    awesome :D