Various Metal Gear Solid 4 events

by: John -
More On: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Next week's a big week for the PlayStation 3 as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will finally be out. To celebrate, Konami is having various events around the country where you can meet and get an autograph from a variety of people involved with the game along with series creator, Hideo Kojima. You'll of course have the opportunity to pick up the game at these events and the bundled edition going for $500. I'll be in line to pick this one up when it comes out and I'm anxious to see how the legacy of Solid Snake come to and end in this game.
KONAMI TO HOST STAR-STUDDED LAUNCH EVENTS IN NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, AND SAN FRANCISCO FOR THE LONG-AWAITED FINALE TO ONE OF THE
MOST ANTICIPATED PLAYSTATION®3 GAMES TO DATE

METAL GEAR SOLID®4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS

More Than A Decade After It All Started, Solid Snake Makes His Final Return In One Of The Most Successful Video Game Franchises Of All Time

Fans Will Get The Opportunity To Meet And Have Their Copy Of The Game Autographed By Series Creator Mr. Hideo Kojima
Or The Voice Of Solid Snake David Hayter
Along With Other Creative Talent Behind The Groundbreaking Game
*Please note, talent varies by market and autographs will be limited during the event period

WHAT: Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots is one of the most anticipated PLAYSTATION®3 games to date. Hosted by Konami, Best Buy in West Hollywood along with Virgin Megastore In Times Square, NY are opening their doors just prior to midnight on June 11 to allow fans the first opportunity to get their hands on Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots. Additionally, a special event at the PlayStation Store in the Metreon in San Francisco two days later on June 14 will take place from 4-6 pm. At all three events, fans will have the opportunity to meet the extraordinary talent behind this instant classic, including Series creator Mr. Hideo Kojima or the voice of main character Solid Snake, David Hayter, along with Producer Kenichiro Imaizumi and Associate Producer Ryan Payton, as well as Ms. Yumi Kikuchi, one of the real-life models used as the template for the game's fearsome enemies known as the "Beauties."

The fourth installment of one of the most popular video game franchises of all time, Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots features a cinematic experience and visual masterpiece that will break new ground for the stealth-action genre. The Metal Gear Solid series has been around for more than a decade, sold millions of units, and has garnered critical acclaim worldwide. Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots, a PLAYSTATION®3 exclusive, pushes the graphics and gameplay of the franchise to new heights.

Fans will be able to purchase a standard edition version of Metal Gear Solid®4: Guns of the Patriots ($59.99 SRP) at the events, as well as a PLAYSTATION®3 Metal Gear Solid ®4 bundle, which includes a 80GB PLAYSTATION®3, DUALSHOCK®3 Controller and a copy of MGS4 ($499.99 SRP).

Details on the autograph events in your market include:

LOS ANGELES
WHERE:
Best Buy
1015 N La Brea Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90038
(323) 883-0219
WHEN:
Wednesday, June 11
11:45 pm - 1:00am
TALENT APPEARING:
David Hayter (Voice of Solid Snake)
Producer Kenichiro Imaizumi
Associate Producer Ryan Payton

NEW YORK
WHERE:
Virgin Megastore
1540 Broadway
Bet. 45th & 46th Street
(212) 921-1020
WHEN:
Wednesday, June 11
11:45 pm - 1:30am
TALENT APPEARING:
Mr. Hideo Kojima (Autographs)
Model Yumi Kikuchi

SAN FRANCISCO
WHERE:
PlayStation Store at Metreon
101 Fourth Street
(415) 369-6000
WHEN:
Saturday, June 14
4 pm-6 pm
TALENT APPEARING:
Mr. Hideo Kojima (Autograph)
Producer Kenichiro Imaizumi
Associate Producer Ryan Payton
Model Yumi Kikuchi