June 1, 2009
KONAMI ANNOUNCES THE FIRST METAL GEAR SOLID®
TITLE FOR THE XBOX 360® METAL GEAR SOLID®: RISING
Raiden Stars in the First Metal Gear Solid
Game to Hit the Xbox 360®
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that Metal Gear Solid:
Rising is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft – the first Metal Gear Solid game to
launch on the Xbox 360®. Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the
Metal Gear Solid universe, will star in the all-new title from Hideo Kojima.
Raiden first debuted in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty PlayStation®2
computer entertainment system as a playable character and appeared as a
non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the
PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
"The Metal Gear Solid series is one of the
most highly acclaimed video game franchises of all time," said Anthony
Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
"With Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the Xbox 360 community will finally get a
chance to enjoy the action and excitement that this popular franchise is
known to offer."
Metal Gear Solid: Rising is scheduled to be
released on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system.