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Following the release of its eagerly-awaited Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots title for PLAYSTATION®3, Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced a free download element entitled the Metal Gear Solid 4 Database which will be released via the PlayStation store on June 26th.

Designed as a complement to the long-running Metal Gear Solid series, the Metal Gear Solid 4 Database is a comprehensive archive detailing characters, weapons and plot elements from 1987’s original Metal Gear title right through to the most recent Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

The easy to use system allows users to search via three central hubs: GENE (a glossary), MEME (which maps the relationships between characters in the series), and SCENE (a timeline for the series). Users can jump from page to page using specific keywords, with the relevant information appearing instantly. All information relating to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, however, can only be accessed when the software detects a save data file created when the game has been completed, as to avoid spoiling the final adventure.

Metal Gear Solid 4 Database is a stunning– and completely free– companion to the series, and will answer any question pertaining to Hideo Kojima’s games and characters.

About KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health&Fitness Business" and "Gaming&System Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1997, the London Stock Exchange in 1999, and the New York Stock Exchange in 2002. Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill® and Pro Evolution Soccer™ amongst other top sellers. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com/games.

© 1987 2008 Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

“METAL GEAR SOLID” and“GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. "KONAMI" is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION.

Metal Gear Solid 4 Database will be released via the PlayStation Store for PLAYSTATION®3 on June 26th. For more information on Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots and the Metal Gear Solid series, please contact Steve Merrett at Volate PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com.

Further information can be found at www.metalgearsolid.com.


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