Unlockables

  • Different ending/music

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Different ending/musicBeat game while wearing the Tuxedo

    Contributed By: Warhawk.

  • Misc. Unlockables

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    CameraComplete the game and submit to Ocelot's torture, then start a new game.
    Demo Theater ModeComplete the game with either ending; complete both endings to completely unlock this option.
    Extreme ModeComplete the game on any mode and start a new one.
    Fight Red NinjaBeat the game with 100 percent two times, then go fight the ninja.
    Gun Shooting ModeEnter the VR training mode and successfully complete training mode time attack mode(look for cheat on list). When your done re-enter VR training mode, you'll find the new option.
    Hear the MGS theme tune play during the end creditsBeat the game 3 times on the same save file. The official Metal Gear Solid themetune will play during the second half of the end credits
    Infinite AmmoDo not submit to Ocelot's toture and at the end you will get Meryl's ending. She will give you a bandanna. Load the game and you will have the bandanna. Equip it and you will have infinite ammo.
    StealthBeat the game and submit to Ocelot's torture. Otocan will give you his stealth camoflauge. Load the game and you will have stealth. Equip it and you will be invisible, although wolves can see you and when an FMV shows the guards will see you.
    Survival ModeComplete Gun Shooting Mode in VR Training
    Technical Demonstration ModeComplete all other VR Training modes
    Time AttackEnter the VR training mode and succesfully complete training mode. When you re-enter VR Training Mode, you'll find the new option.
    TuxedoBeat the game twice, one with Meryl's ending, once with Otacon's ending. Save them on the same slot. Load the new game and when Snake goes up the elevator in the Dock, Snake will change into a tux.

Easter Eggs

  • Alternate Save Message from Psycho Mantis

    If you save less than three times before you fight Psycho Mantis, you will get a special message on how reckless you are.

    Contributed By: MrFoxhound.

  • Castlevania Message

    If you have a save game of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on your memory card, Psycho Mantis will give you surprising message before you fight him.

    Contributed By: Lock and Chain.

  • Get Mei Ling Mad

    Keep calling Mei Ling on the codec. Say do not save about 5 to 8 times. She will get mad eventually and stop talking to you.

    Contributed By: danyates.

  • Ghost Picture of Hideo Kojima

    After you beat the Ninja, take your camera and take a picture of the picture of the big orange-like robots in Otacon's lab. When you've done it, reset and load the picture. You'll see a ghost picture of Hideo Kojima!

    Contributed By: Pin_Cheater.

  • How to make the Ninja free you

    After you are tortured, thrown in the cell, and called Otacon, the guard goes to the bathroom. Otacon comes, gives you a few things and then when he leaves and the guard comes back, let the guard go to the bathroom 2 more times. When the guard goes to the bathroom the second time, you'll hear something like a FAMAS. The Ninja comes and frees you!

    Contributed By: Pin_Cheater.

  • Save message from Psycho Mantis

    If you save enough times before fighting Psycho Mantis he will tell you how wise you are for saving often.

    Contributed By: djmikso.

  • Special Message

    If you have a savegame of POLICENAUTS on your memory card when you fight Mantis, you will get a special message from Hideo Kojima.

    Contributed By: rob29.

  • Suikoden Message

    If you have a Suikoden Save Game on your Memory Card ,
    Psycho Mantis will give you special message regarding Suikoden when he reads your mind.

    Contributed By: ShinWesker.

Secrets

  • A more useful cardboard box

    When you're in the cave area with Meryl, hit her and quickly equip a cardboard box. She'll order a wolf to attack you, but if you're in a box, a wolf will pee on it instead. Now whenever that box is equipped the wolves will no longer attack you.

    Contributed By: dinobotmaximized.

  • Defeat Psycho Mantis with ease

    Make the boss fight with Psycho Mantis much easier by switching your controller to port 2 when the message HIDEO appears on your screen. If you do it correctly, Psycho Mantis will be unable to read your thoughts making the fight much easier.

    Contributed By: xerc.

  • Easily cross minefields.

    If you don't have the mine detector, but want to cross a minefield without having to worry about blowing up, just go up to the area where you believe mines are and crawl across the ground. Not only will you be unharmed, but you will also receive any claymore mines that you crawl over!

    Contributed By: Felix Arabia.

  • Meryl's Ending

    Resist Ocelet's torture to see a happy ending where everyone lives.

    Contributed By: MrFoxhound.

  • Otacon's Ending

    To view Otacon's Ending instead of Meryl's ending after completing the game, submit to Ocelot's torture after being captured.

    Contributed By: UltimaterializerX.

  • Title Screen Tricks

    When you reach the title screen, push any of the directions on the D-Pad to be able to get different colors for the background graphics.

    Contributed By: KasketDarkfyre.

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