Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots celebrates multiple‘Game of the Year’ Awards

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of Patriots, the fourth installment of one of the most popular videogame franchises of all-time, has received multiple gaming awards including accolades such as“Best Action Game”,“Best PLAYSTATION®3 Game”,“Best Graphics”, and the highly coveted,“Game of the Year”, from a variety of gaming media.

Created by legendary video game developer and head of Kojima Productions, Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots marks the final installment in the legendary saga of Solid Snake. The originator of the stealth-action genre, the Metal Gear franchise has been around for more than 20 years since its debut in 1987 with Metal Gear for the Nintendo Entertainment system.

Through Kojima’s vision, the award-winning Metal Gear series has been critically beloved and consistently recognized for its new and original game design combined with a story full of plot twists and intricate human drama. Unlike most action games of the time, Metal Gear introduced the element of stealth into the gaming consciousness and seamlessly blended this groundbreaking new mechanic into its intricate plot. Many websites have recognized these ground breaking features all of over the world including Japan, Germany and the United States, here is a list of some of the awards Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of Patriots has received:

4PLAYERS.DE (Germany)

Award(s):“Kategorie: Spiele des Jahres”,“Kategorie: PS3”,“Kategorie:Action”,“Kategorie:Beste Soundkulisse” and“Kategorie: Beste Story”

www.4players.de/4players.php/showthema/Allgemein/228/index.html

Gamekult (France)

Award(s): Prix du public Gamekult

http://www.gamekult.com/finances/articles/A0000070267

GameSpot (US)

“Best of 2008” Award(s):“Game of the Year”,“Best PS3 Game”,“Best Action Adventure”,“Most Memorable Moment”,“Best Voice Acting”,“Best Boss Fights”,“Best Graphics-Technical”, and“Best Story”

www.gamespot.com/best-of/game-of-the-year/index.html

Golden Joysticks (UK)

PS3 Game of the Year

IGN (US)

“Best of 2008” Award(s):“PS3 Game of the Year”

bestof.ign.com/2008/index.htm

Official PlayStation Magazine (UK)

Game of the Year

Play3 (Germany)

PS3 Game of the Year

PSM3 (Germany)

Game of the Year

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.


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