Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker breaks cover

2nd June, 2009

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced an all-new Metal Gear Solid title for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), entitled Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. Designed as a full sequel to Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the PSP title offers an unique, new game system and an original story from series creator Hideo Kojima.

Developed by the legendary Hideo Kojima– the mastermind behind the most successful video game tactical-espionage series of all time– this latest PSP® installment picks up where Metal Gear Solid®3 left off. Players take control of the famed Snake, in a thrilling story set in 1974.

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker features original game design, story and scenario by Hideo Kojima. Scheduled to launch in 2010, the game takes the series in an exciting new direction with its incredible visuals and its unique new game system designed specifically with the PSP in mind.

“With Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Kojima Productions has once again pushed the limits of the PSP system, creating a beautiful sequel to Metal Gear Solid®3,” said Martin Schneider, European Marketing Director for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH.“Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker lets players take the action and excitement of a console game to the PSP, and is a stunning addition to MGS Lore.”

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

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker will be released exclusively for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) in 2010. For more information, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com.


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