Metal Gear Solid for 25 years

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Johannesburg - Konami Digital Entertainment is continuing its celebration of 25 years of its seminal Metal Gear series, with the creation of a dedicated online hub where fans can keep abreast of the various events and releases tied in to this special anniversary.

Konami has created a new portal – http://www.konami-europe.net/MG25th – which will be regularly updated with news and events surrounding the 25th anniversary.

Series creator Hideo Kojima has already announced a free update for his PlayStation 3 epic, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots, which adds 34 trophies to the classic title, and Mr Kojima is also mid-way through a busy year of touring the globe to discuss the success of the popular series, which has sold more than 31 million copies worldwide.

All news of Mr Kojima’s movements and announcements will be released via the new site, and it will reveal that the classic Metal Gear Solid title is now available for two weeks for just 4.99 euros (about R50) – a reduction of 50 percent, and allowing fans of the series to experience the ground-breaking PlayStation title that saw the series move into the 3D realm.

Konami is also launching a dedicated Twitter feed to keep fans abreast of events, and can be found at @MG25th.

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