Snake's Revenge

The NES Game by Konami Co., Ltd.


Emulated in MAME ! [Console] NES Game

Snake's Revenge © 1992 Konami Co., Ltd

The nefarious Higharolla Kockamamie (a.k.a. Big Boss) has threatened to wage war once again with the use of a new form of Metal Gear. As a result, Solid Snake is back in action once more to stop the new Metal Gear and Kockamamie once and for all.


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Snake's Revenge was released in April of 1990 in the US, and on March of 1992 in Europe

Although the title implies itself as a sequel to Metal Gear, it really isn't. In fact, after learning from one of the game's developers that Snake's Revenge was being produced, Hideo Kojima was driven to create the true sequel Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake which was released for the MSX2 computer system on July of 1990.

As with many Konami games released internationally, the instruction manual radically altered the storyline which is inconsistent with the actual plot of the game, this included altering Big Boss's name to Higharolla Kockamamie (which was a parodical take on Ayatollah Khomeini).

March 1992 - Consoles + N.8 (Page 126-128) france: 33/100
May 1992 - Joypad N.8 (Page 70-73) france: 93/100


Programmers: H. Akamatsu, Kouki Yamashita, Yasuo Okuda, S. Fukuoka
Graphics: A. Nozaki, Takeshi Fujimoto
Sound: Tsutomu Ogura

Special Thanks to Konami PC Team

Game's ROM.

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