Konami Announces METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN

  Konami Announces METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN

  Next Chapter of METAL GEAR SOLID Franchise is Revealed in All-New Trailer

Game Developers Conference 2013

Business Wire

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- March 27, 2013

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the next chapter in the
METAL GEAR SOLID franchise, METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, will be
released on the Sony PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox
360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. To reinforce the
announcement and address all the questions fans have been asking all year,
Kojima Productions unveiled a brand new trailer for the new title at this
year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.

KONAMI ANNOUNCES METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN (Photo: Business Wire)

KONAMI ANNOUNCES METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN (Photo: Business Wire)

"Following the success of METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS, we have
extremely high expectations for METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN," said
Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "We hope to
expand and revolutionize the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise utilizing the FOX
Engine, while providing fans the high-quality and immersive experience they
have come to expect from Kojima Productions."

First unveiled in METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER, the new METAL GEAR SOLID V:
THE PHANTOM PAIN trailer shows the fall of Mother Base and provides visual
hints that unveil the connection between METAL GEAR SOLID: GROUND ZEROES and
METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. The trailer also showcases the FOX
Engine’s exceptional level of visual quality with seamless integration of
gameplay and cut scenes. For the newly released METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE
PHANTOM PAIN trailer, please make sure to visit: www.metalgearsolid.com.

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be released on the Sony
PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft.

For more information on METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, please visit:
www.konami.com.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
the Microsoft group of companies.

About Konami Group

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. 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 http://www.konami.com.

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Contact:

Konami Digital Entertainment
Jay Boor, 310-220-8100
jb27786@konami.com
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Brittany Kang, 310-309-6684
brittany.kang@bm.com