Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced the launch of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, on the PSP (PlayStationPortable) system. Developed by legendary Hideo Kojima – the mastermind behind the most successful video game tactical-espionage series of all time – this latest PSP installment picks up where Metal Gear Solid 3 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system leaves off as players take control of the famed Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker features original game design, story and scenario by Hideo Kojima. Scheduled to launch in 2010, the game takes the series in an exciting new direction with its incredible visuals and its unique new game system designed specifically with the PSP in mind. Additionally, download and hardware bundle will be available.
"With Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Kojima Productions has once again pushed the limits of the PSP system, by creating a groundbreaking sequel to Metal Gear Solid 3," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker lets players take the action and excitement of a console game to the PSP system."