What kind of relationship exists between Snake and Raiden? | IGN Boards
Supposed Raiden dies in MGS4, how would you see Snake reacting? Would it be appropriate if he cries? What kind of reaction would you. Raiden (Japanese: 雷電), real name Jack (ジャック, Jakku), is a fictional character and Kojima affirmed that Snake was the game's protagonist instead of Raiden. The romantic relationship between Raiden and Rosemary was inspired by Kojima's His outfit (the Skull Suit) was difficult to design until the staff decided on a. Soon, however, their codename is changed from Snake to Raiden, and as they reach the surface of a location called Big Shell, they finally.
He first appeared as the lead protagonist in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Libertywhich came as a surprise for most fans who expected to play the entire game as Solid Snake. The player assumes the role of Raiden at Big Shell. At the very beginning of the mission, Raiden's codename was "Snake" but this was changed quickly, as the leader of the opposing terrorist group at the Big Shell was believed to be Solid Snake himself.
Raiden's character was very inquisitive and emotional during his mission especially when in communication with Rosewhom he was in a relationship with at the time. During save sequences they would reminisce about the day they met which is frequently referred to as being April 30th, Raiden was in fact a pawn in the S3 plan which was an attempt at recreating the events of Shadow Moses, devised by the Patriots.
As the story progresses, it is revealed that Raiden was trained primarily through virtual reality and has little, if any, actual combat experience prior to the Big Shell mission. Further into the game, it comes to light that after the death of his parents, Raiden fought in the Liberian Civil War as a child soldier in Solidus Snake's "Army of the Devil", where his outstanding kill record earned him the nicknames "Jack the Ripper" and "White Devil".
During that time, it is suggested that his memory was erased using neural implants. Sons of Liberty for the PlayStation 2. During this game, a tanker is sunk in the New York harbor.
The incident is blamed on a terrorist attack led by Solid Snake, who was presumably killed in the attack. The public is told that the sinking tanker also introduced toxic chemicals into the water system. A massive, floating, off-shore clean-up facility, known as the Big Shell, was quickly constructed to mitigate this pollution.
Soon after construction was complete, the President of the United States himself toured the facility and was taken hostage in a surprise attack by members of a rogue special force unit called Dead Cell. Being lead by a man calling himself Snake, Dead Cell threatened to blow up the Big Shell unless an astronomical ransom was paid.
He is given several mission objectives which include the rescue of the United States President. Despite his lack of real-world combat experience, Raiden is able to successfully dispatch key members of Dead Cell and save Big Shell from being demolished.
He then spends time in Alaska learning various scouting and hunting techniques, but was captured shortly after looking for Big Boss' remains for the Paradise Lost Army. He was kidnapped by the Patriots and underwent a similar ultimate soldier program to Gray Fox Frank Jaeger. The program was an intense torture program followed by the replacement of almost all limbs, organs as his head to his lower jaw was removed from the rest of his body, then implanted onto a synthetic, artificial body.
He was rescued by the Paradise Lost Army, but not in time for him to want to live a normal life. Feeling like a monster, Raiden successfully helped the Paradise Lost Army retrieve the remains of Big Boss, and then disappeared out of everyone's lives - including his ex-fiance Rosemary.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Character designers and artists re-designed Raiden as the third person to bear the mantle of the Cyborg Ninja. Before the release of the game, one popular video showcased Raiden's cinematic athleticism and sword-fighting skills as a he squares off against one of the series returning antagonists, Vamp.
Raiden had become estranged from Rose, who had married Colonel Campbell and borne him a son. Raiden was instrumental in saving the life of Old Snake more than once during the game.
Fans took a new interest in Raiden's redesign and the reaction was generally positive.
What kind of relationship exists between Snake and Raiden?
Raiden is not playable, but two OctoCamo replicas of his head can be unlocked and worn during the game. After the rescue of Sunny, all of Raiden's loved ones were considered in danger, so Rose married Campbell to make it appear that she no longer cared for Raiden, and claimed that her pregnancy from Raiden had miscarried and that the baby was Campbell's.
Raiden vows to be a family man. Despite being considered a spinoff title and having been developed mostly by Platinum GamesKojima did co-produce the game and offered consultation on the story, making it a part of Metal Gear canon unless otherwise noted. The story begins with Raiden having taken on a job working as private security consultant and bodyguard for Maverick Security Consulting, Inc.
After helping a man named N'Mani secure the future of his country, Raiden's assignment goes horribly wrong when multiple cyborg assassins appear with a copy of Metal Gear RAY and attack N'Mani's convoy. Despite Raiden's best efforts, N'Mani is killed and Raiden himself is left for dead while the main attackers manage to escape, forcing Doktor Voigt to create a new cyborg body and sword for Raiden.
After recovering from his injuries, Raiden decides to get revenge on "Jetstream" Sam and all of his comrades in the "Winds of Destruction," cutting a path through cities around the world like Abkhazia, Guadalajara, and Denver.
Revengeance was known as Metal Gear Solid: Rising, former producer Shigenobu Matsuyama hinted that Raiden's past as a child soldier would be elaborated and his weaknesses as a human would be explored.
Matsuyama wanted Raiden to have as strong a role in the game as in Metal Gear Solid 2, leading him to become the game's main character. Raiden losing an eye also serves to represent his transformation across the story. When asked why Raiden's cybernetic body includes hills, the team responded "Because heels are very uncomfortable to run in or fight in Revengeance that also covers his left eye.
Although proficient at all types of weaponry, Raiden specializes in wielding swords which resonate at high frequencies for the last fights in Sons of Liberty  and during Guns of the Patriots and Revengeance.
Personality and portrayal[ edit ] Quinton Flynn has enjoyed doing the English voice for Raiden. In his first appearances Raiden is a rookie agent who, as a result of training only in virtual realityis inexperienced. Raiden is encouraged by Solid Snake not to be concerned with what people tell him but to rely on himself to face his problems.
Flynn remembers having a long time to develop the character, being instructed by Zimmerman to use an older voice from a character he previously voiced. Flynn stated that Raiden was one of his favorite video-game voice characters, and explained a notable difference between his roles in Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 4;  For Metal Gear Solid 4 Flynn made a deeper sound to match the cyborg Raiden in contrast to the original youthful Raiden from Metal Gear Solid 2.
Flynn added more it was "grizzled, yeah — but different enough from the style of Snake". However, the internal problems between Kojima Productions and Konami left him worried as there might not be another game. During the game's climax, Raiden stays handcuffed until his final fight against Solidus Snake; Snake escapes from his handcuffs to follow Revolver Ocelot, emphasizing Raiden's lack of freedom.
Hideo Kojima compared Raiden and Snake with movie monsters King Kong and Godzillarespectively; the former was taken from his home and his nature changed upon meeting Rosemary, whereas the latter will continue fighting against mankind's menaces. Defeating Solidus, Raiden is encouraged by Snake to trust himself and believe in his own choices.
This is further addressed by the staff's motivation to make a new sequel to Metal Gear without Kojima. Sons of Liberty introduces the player to Raiden in the Plant chapter; he is introduced as a newly recruited, virtual reality-trained member of FOXHOUND with no live combat experience before his current mission. Upon hearing this news, Raiden reconciles with Rosemary.
Revengeance set four years after Metal Gear Solid 4 shows Raiden's return as the main character. However, they are attacked by a group of terrorists called Desperado Enforcement LLC that kill his protectee and leave Raiden near dead.
Saved by Doktor, Raiden starts working with them to fight Desperado. This results in Raiden abruptly resigning from Maverick to pursue and retrieving the children's brain casings from World Marshal, embracing his sadistic persona in the process, "Jack the Ripper".
Raiden manages to stop Armstrong's actions and decides not to return to Maverick, having his "own war to fight", as he travels to the Middle East to battle World Marshal mercenaries. Snake Eaterhis character is the subject of parody throughout the game by debuting character Raikov. Guns of the Patriotsfighting for control of the franchise with Solid Snake in a series of comic scenes.
A sequel to the trailer was produced entitled "Metal Gear Raiden: Snake Eraser" in which Raiden travels to the past to assassinate Big Boss but fails comically. Portable Ops Plus expansion pack, where he is an unlockable character. Ground ZeroesRaiden stars in a non-canon mission titled "Jamais Vu". His mission objective is to incapacitate a group of soldiers known as the "body snatchers" a reference to the android replicators in Kojima's other work Snatcher.
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His appearance in this game is modeled after his Metal Gear Rising design. The Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty comic book adaptation by Alex Garner retells Raiden's role in the series, with few changes made to the story. His relationship with Solidus is explored when he remembers his past; when about to be killed by Solidus, Raiden is saved by Snake.
When Raiden kills Solidus he cuts the rope on Federal Hall National Memorial 's flagpole, causing an American flag to fall over his enemy's body.