Classic Titles From Hideo Kojima's Famous Franchise Now Playable on New Platform

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 12, 2012 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION is now available for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system. Hideo Kojima's classic METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty and METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater titles feature vast upgrades, including remastered graphics from the original releases on the PlayStation®2 system, and optimized controls designed to take full advantage of the PlayStation®Vita touchscreen capabilities.

"With METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION, gamers will be impressed with the updated graphics and the ability to zoom and perform attacks by using just their fingers on the touch screen of the PlayStation®Vita system," said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.  It's an exciting new way to experience the games METAL GEAR SOLID fans have known and loved for years."

In addition to the visual upgrades, both titles include Transfarring, where players can start the action right where they left off as they transfer saved-data back and forth from their PlayStation®3 system version of METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION to their PlayStation®Vita system.

METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is now available nationwide for a SRP of $39.99 for the PlayStation®3 and the PlayStation®Vita system. The collection is also available for download digitally. 

For more information and assets, please visit:  http://www.konami.com/download/

About Konami Group

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises METAL GEAR SOLID, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at  http://www.konami.com.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Media Contacts: 

Parnaz Taheri 

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. 

(310)220-8100

tp46552@konami.com 

Kelsey Lynch

Burson-Marsteller

(310)309-6671

Kelsey.lynch@bm.com  


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