E3 2009: Konami Release Raiden Render for MGS: Rising Multi-Plat Announcement

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To celebrate it’s now multiplatform status, Konami’s sent out a Metal Gear Solid: Rising render of Raiden for the game, along with the PR. Yeah pointless, but we thought you should know.

It’s after the jump, along with the PR.

It’s out *maybe* next year for PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360.

Konami unveils multi-format Metal Gear Solid!

Hideo Kojima’s classic series returns in the form of Metal Gear Solid: Rising for Xbox®360, PLAYSTATION®3 and PC-DVD

4th June 2009 - Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced Kojima Productions is working on a new Metal Gear Solid title, which will mark the series’ first simultaneous multi-format release. Entitled Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the game will be available for Xbox®360, PLAYSTATION®3 and PC-DVD.

The first Metal Gear Solid game in the series’ history to be released simultaneously on three platforms, Metal Gear Solid: Rising stars Raiden – one of the most popular characters within the MGS universe. Raiden made his debut as a playable character in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty for PlayStation®2, and appeared as a non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for PLAYSTATION®3.

“The Metal Gear Solid series has always pushed the bar with its cinematic visuals and entertaining story line,” commented Martin Schneider, European Marketing Director for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “Now even more gamers can immerse themselves in the franchise and experience the groundbreaking series as Metal Gear Solid: Rising heads to the platform of their choice.”