Metal Gear Solid creator, Hideo Kojima has mentioned to Japanese press that Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D is a “full remake”.
Kojima took to the stage and announced that the game is not just any old port. It’s going to be a full remake “created from scratch and optimized for the 3DS hardware”.
It’s good to know this game isn’t just a lazy port and that Hideo and the team set out to make it shine for the Nintendo 3DS hardware. The original Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater was released for he PS2 back in 2004 and 2005.
The Nintendo 3DS version of Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D is due out in Japan March 8th, 2012.
Source: SiliconeraKojima Says Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D Is A "Full Remake",