PEACE WALKER‘DEMO-OPS’ to arrive today

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced that it will release a playable demo of Hideo Kojima’s eagerly-awaited METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER today.

With METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER recently confirmed as a May 28th launch, Konami is giving people the chance to get an early taste of the new game with an extensive English language European demo. Available via the PlayStation®Store, the free demo titled“METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER: DEMO-OPS” showcases four mission types featuring new content previously playable only on the show floor of the Tokyo Game Show, and more.

METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER marks the return of the world-renowned stealth-action series. Hand-crafted by series creator Hideo Kojima, the all-new sequel delivers an original game design, story, and scenario as it picks up where Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater for the PlayStation®2 leaves off.

The game is set in Central America in 1974, as players take control of the famed Naked Snake (Big Boss): the legendary hero who had once saved the world from the brink of nuclear war. Snake has now turned his back on his mother country and established‘An Army without a Government’ in South America, and is approached by visitors from‘A Nation without a Military’ to investigate suspicious activity in the peaceful paradise of Costa Rica. Amidst the turmoil of the cold war, Costa Rica alone had managed to be a beacon of peace in a region torn by conflict, but all of that may change.

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 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) on May 28th 2010. For more information, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com.


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