KONAMI ANNOUNCES DETAILS AND PRICING FOR MGS4 STANDARD AND LIMITED EDITIONS
El Segundo, Calif. April 10, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
> today that the limited edition of the highly-anticipated release of Metal
> Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment
> will be available in North America on June 12 exclusively at GameStop, the
> largest video game and entertainment software retailer. Additionally, Konami
> revealed pricing and the first images of the final packaging for both the
> Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard Edition and Metal Gear Solid 4:
> of the Patriots Limited Edition.
> ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS STANDARD EDITION
> Marking the return of Hideo Kojima's legendary tactical espionage action
> Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots features a cinematic experience and
> masterpiece that will redefine this landmark franchise as a revolutionary
> game for
> the PLAYSTATION®3 system. The game is the final chapter in the saga of Solid
> which sends him around the world in pursuit of his arch nemesis, Liquid
> Armed with new gadgets and abilities, Solid Snake must shift the tides of war
> his favor, using the chaos of the battlefield to infiltrate deep into enemy
> In his globetrotting final mission, Snake must sneak deep into enemy
> locations in
> the Middle East, South America, and other corners of the earth to foil Liquid
> Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots includes Metal Gear Online "Starter
> which is the full and complete multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 4:
> of the Patriots.
> Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard Edition will be priced at
> ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS LIMITED EDITION
> Featuring collectible packaging with exclusive artwork by famed Kojima
> illustrator Yoji Shinkawa, the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
> Edition will contain everything that is included with the Standard Edition as
> as an additional Blu-ray disc featuring two "making of" documentaries. The
> will include extensive interviews with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima
> the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Soundtrack CD. The Limited
> will be available exclusively at GameStop.
> Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Limited Edition will be priced at
> ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS PRE-SELL PROGRAM
> A special pre-sale program of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will
> be offered
> at participating retailers. This pre-sell entitles customers that pre-order
> edition, a copy of the Metal Gear Saga Vol. 2 DVD (while supplies last).
> extensive original video content the DVD primarily focuses on the
> history between all of the "Snakes": Big Boss (Naked Snake), Liquid Snake,
> Snake, and of course, Solid Snake. The DVD also contains a compendium of the
> Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots trailers. Additionally, each DVD
> allocated during
> this pre-order period will contain a unique voucher code that will enable the
> to download the Metal Gear Online Beta. The download of the Beta will be
> from April 17th to May 5th and the gameplay will be available from April 21st
> May 5th.
> "As the most anticipated game to be released for the PLAYSTATION®3 system
> this year,
> we wanted to make sure that no fan of Metal Gear Solid would be disappointed
> the amount of content and gameplay at their disposal," said Anthony Crouts,
> President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
> Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB.
> About Konami
> Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic
> properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®,
> Hill®, DanceDanceRevolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The
> information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI
> is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices,
> Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital
> Entertainment, Inc.
> in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt,
> KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock
> under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can
> found at www.konami.com.
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> SOLID" and "GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS" are trademarks or registered trademarks of
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> Co., Ltd.
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> of KONAMI CORPORATION.
> About GameStop Corp.
> Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp. is the world's largest video
> and entertainment software retailer. The company operates 5,264 retail
> stores in
> 16 countries worldwide. The company also operates two e-commerce sites,
> and EBgames.com, and publishes Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading
> video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used video game
> software, hardware
> and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In
> the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other
> General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
> website: http://www.GameStopcorp.com.
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