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Konami announces E for All lineup

Posted by: Randy at 10/17/2007 10:58 PM
Konami released their official lineup of games for this October 18 - 21 E for All Expo at the L.A. Convention Center to include  Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, DanceDanceRevolution Universe 2, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny, Silent Hill Origins, and -- a little headliner here -- a playable demo of Metal Gear Solid 4.  This demo will be the English version of the one that appeared last month at the Tokyo Game Show 2007.


PLAYABLE METAL GEAR SOLID® 4 LEADS BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP OF TITLES AND ACTIVITIES FROM KONAMI AT
E FOR ALL EXPO

Snake's Latest Adventure Added to Dancing, Action, Strategy, Horror Lineup
VIP's Also Scheduled to Appear


 

What:

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. introduces its lineup of games for the upcoming E for All Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, October 18-21. 

Attendees of E for All will get a special treat when they come to the Konami booth - they'll be the first in North America with the opportunity to play a trial version of the next installment in Kojima Productions' legendary Metal Gear Solid franchise, Metal Gear Solid® 4: Guns of the Patriots.  A total of 12 kiosks will be set up in the Konami booth where attendees can get a taste of Snake's latest adventure prior to the game's anticipated launch in early 2008 for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

The playable demo version offers a taste of Metal Gear Solid 4's new dynamic gameplay - sneaking and battlefield action. E for All attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to play the English version of the playable demonstration version which premiered last month at Tokyo Game Show 2007, where it won numerous Game of the Show awards.

Attendees can also boogie down and test their rhythm skills at E for All with the two newest additions to DanceDanceRevolution, DanceDanceRevolution Universe™2 for the Xbox 360™ and DanceDanceRevolution™ Hottest Party for the Wii™.

In addition to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, E for All attendees can also test drive these other great Konami titles:

·        Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (PLAYSTATION 3 system & Xbox 360)

·        Dewy's Adventure™ (Wii)

·        DanceDanceRevolution Universe2 ( Xbox 360)

·        DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party (Wii)

·        Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) system

·        Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 (Nintendo DS)

·        Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny (PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system)

·        Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles (PSP)

·        Silent Hill Origins (PSP® system)

·        Contra 4 (Nintendo DS™)

Attendees will also have a chance to meet some of the personalities associated with some of Konami's most popular franchises (availability subject to change):  Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka, Castlevania series producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi and Shingo Mukaitoge, producer of Elebits and the recently-announced Dewy's Adventure.

Where:

E For All Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center

When:

October 18-21, 2007

Who:

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

 
About Konami
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, DanceDanceRevolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.