Metal Gear Solid 4 Game of the Year"

January 30, 2009

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the
Patriots Receives Numerous "Game of the Year" Awards

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
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", even the highly coveted, "Game of
the Year", from a variety of online gaming websites.

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 in North America and
Japan with Metal Gear for the Nintendo Entertainment system. Through Mr.
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, here is a list of some of the awards Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns
of Patriots has received thus far: