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Konami games for NGage: Metal Gear Solid Mobile Coming first

Under: Apple iPhone, NEC, Nokia, Sony, Video
Date: May 22nd, 2008

Konami, games, NGage and Metal Gear Solid, mix that all up and you have something really good. Oh yes for all you mobile phone gamers you will be happy to know that Konami’s games are coming to the NGage and it is said via a Nokia Press Release (Shown Below) that the awesome game Metal Gear Solid will be the first title to be released.

The first title that will hit selected NGage compatible NSeries mobile phones is the amazing award winning much loved Metal Gear Solid Mobile Game, you will see 3D graphics that will pull you into the atmosphere of the METAL GEAR SOLID. The game itself was developed together with Ideaworks3D and utilizing its Airplay 3.5 SDK, no information at all yet on the release dates but we do know that Nokia’s Gregg Sauter said “”METAL GEAR SOLID on N-Gage will raise the bar with respect to graphical detail and made-for-mobile features. We look forward to the launch of this great franchise on N-Gage.”

Please read the full press release below.

Nokia Press Release –

METAL GEAR SOLID® MOBILE first in KONAMI N-Gage games line-up

Espoo, Finland – Nokia and KONAMI, a leading global developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, today announced that KONAMI mobile titles will be added to the N-Gage mobile games platform. The mobile version of the award-winning METAL GEAR SOLID® will be the first title in the games line-up. METAL GEAR SOLID® MOBILE has received top honours at the 2007 International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), taking both the Grand Prix and Operator’s Choice Awards.

The new version of the classic game features original content that can only be found on the mobile platform. METAL GEAR SOLID® MOBILE includes never-before-seen dramatic 3D art displays and camera work. The detailed in-game graphics capture the atmosphere of the METAL GEAR SOLID® series and create a depth that completely draws the player into the game, and pushes the capabilities of the mobile platform. Players face the extreme tension of solitary infiltration in this version of the tactical espionage action game developed in conjunction with Ideaworks3D and utilizing its Airplay 3.5 SDK. An in-game camouflage system utilizes colour samples from the scenery of the real world captured by the handset’s camera. Moreover, additional controls are introduced that are made especially for mobile devices.

“We’re excited to see KONAMI tap into the performance and community features we’ve built into the N-Gage platform,” said Gregg Sauter, Director, Third Party Games Publishing, Nokia. “METAL GEAR SOLID® on N-Gage will raise the bar with respect to graphical detail and made-for-mobile features. We look forward to the launch of this great franchise on N-Gage.”

“It is my sincere hope that global Nokia N-Gage users will experience the appeal of “METAL GEAR®” that has been brought to the mobile platform in the form of “METAL GEAR SOLID® MOBILE,” said Hideo Kojima, Executive Producer of Kojima Productions, Corporate Officer of Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. “I believe that this cooperation between Nokia and KONAMI will form the perfect match to share the vast potential of mobile entertainment content with users all around the world.”

KONAMI provides premium content to mobile devices with its large portfolio of mobile entertainment including games, wallpapers and ringtones of many popular franchises.

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  • http://www.theinvocablemuse.com Edralin Canape

    mobile phones today are really transforming…and how cool it is to have metal gear solid on your mobile phone! it will be a hit…

  • kalleanka

    I LOVE YOU IF YOU GIV ME MGS MOBILE

  • JacobE

    I’m just going to ask this straight: is there any chance MGS Mobile will ever reach the masses with an actual release for smartphones (Android/iOS)?

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