Konami to Ship MGS: Twin Snakes Worldwide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Redwood City, CA -
March 2, 2004 -
Konami Digital Entertainment - America, a division of Konami Digital
Entertainment Inc., today announced that Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin
Snakes(tm) will be shipping worldwide in March 2004. Exclusively
designed for Nintendo GameCube(tm), Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin
Snakes(tm) will hit retail outlets in North America on March 9,
followed by Japan and Europe on March 11 and 26, respectively. Developed
by Silicon Knights under the guidance of world-renowned developers,
Hideo Kojima at Konami Computer Entertainment Japan and Shigeru Miyamoto
at Nintendo Company, Ltd., Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin Snakes(tm)
combines the exhilarating story of the original Metal Gear Solid(r) with
the extraordinary graphics and gameplay from Metal Gear Solid(r) 2: Sons
"I have now been in the video game business for eighteen years and I
would never have gotten into this industry if not for Nintendo's Mr.
Shigeru Miyamoto," said Hideo Kojima, Vice President of Konami
Computer Entertainment Japan, Inc. "I am very happy to see the
original METAL GEAR SOLID(r) game on a Nintendo console. Through the
collaboration with film director Mr. Ryuhei Kitamura and the skilled
staff at Silicon Knights, I hope everyone enjoys this new version,
reborn with new talent on a new platform."
GameCube owners will have the unique opportunity of experiencing the
critically-acclaimed story of the original Metal Gear Solid(r) in the
beautifully rendered world of Metal Gear Solid(r) 2: Sons of Liberty(tm).
Elements from Metal Gear Solid(r) 2: Sons of Liberty(tm) such as first
person view, the ability to hang from ledges and use lockers, also
greatly enhance the gameplay experience of the original title. Metal
Gear Solid(r) The Twin Snakes(tm) maintains the rich storyline, as well
as the heart-pounding espionage and stealth action defined by the
series, to deliver a new experience to GameCube(tm) owners.
Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin Snakes(tm) also reinvents the Metal Gear
Solid(r) experience with all-new polygon demo cinematic sequences led by
Japanese film director and writer Ryuhei Kitamura as well as new
character voiceovers, including the voice of the renowned screenwriter
(X-Men) and actor, David Hayter as Solid Snake.
Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin Snakes(tm), players must step into the
role of the legendary videogame hero, Solid Snake, as they strive to
save the world from a terrorist organization called FOXHOUND. Players
must infiltrate the enemy base, seize the terrorist cell and destroy a
new weapon of mass destruction, better known as Metal Gear(r).
learn more about Metal Gear Solid(r): The Twin Snakes(tm), please visit
the official website at