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KONAMI’s third annual Pre-E3 show premieres June 6th

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH unveil its key E3 titles via its third annual Pre-E3 presentation, on June 6 th. The publisher will use its online showcase to debut exclusive trailers, footage, interviews and news on a wealth of new titles.

The Pre-E3 Show 2013 will begin at 19:00 CEST (18:00, UK time), and can be watched via www.events.konami.com. Alternatively, the presentation will also be streamed live via www.gamespot.com (part of CBS Interactive) and the GameSpot app on Xbox LIVE.

The extensive showcase will update fans and gaming enthusiastic, with a number of key announcements, all-new trailers, and interviews ahead of the E3 event in Los Angeles. The Pre-E3 show will provide insight into upcoming titles from KONAMI’s social games studios, including behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Producer Kei Masuda regarding the next edition of the Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) series. The presentation will also unveil exclusive information on Hideo Kojima’s latest METAL GEAR SOLID epic: METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. Similarly, MercurySteam, the Madrid-based team behind the stunning Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, will share a new trailer and insights to the new game. The Pre-E3 show will also make a number of additional key announcements.

E3 – The Electronic Entertainment Expo – is one of the largest cultural events held in Los Angeles. Computer and video game companies, business partners, media and industry analysts from over 90 countries will attend the June 11 th-13 th event. “Our third major Pre-E3 showcase will again premiere the very best KONAMI has to offer,” explained Shinji Hirano, President for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “We will give gaming fans major updates on key KONAMI titles, and offer unprecedented access to stunning releases ahead of the world’s most prestigious video game event.”

KONAMI’s third annualPre-E3 show will be shown via www.events.konami.com and

http://www.gamespot.com/shows/gamespot-live/?event=konami-pre-e3-show-2013 . It will also be available via the GameSpot app via Xbox LIVE. On June 6 th, it will start at 18:00 UK time and 19:00 across Europe. For more information, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7502 4462, or email steve@voltagepr.com.

About Konami Group

KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company of the Konami Group on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health & Fitness Business", “Gaming & Systems Business" and "Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, 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. Konami Group is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com.

 


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