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Konami Unveils  Metal Gear ,  Silent Hill  iPhone Games

Konami Unveils Metal Gear, Silent Hill iPhone Games

December 17, 2008 | By David Jenkins

December 17, 2008 | By David Jenkins
More: Console/PC

Konami has revealed that the previously-teased announcement of the next game in the Metal Gear Solid series relates to a new iPhone game. Three other iPhone titles based on the Silent Hill, Dance Dance Revolution, and Frogger franchises were also announced.

The website of developer Kojima Productions had previously hinted at the unveiling of a new Metal Gear game with a cryptic image whose green hue led many fans to speculate an Xbox 360 title was forthcoming.

It turns out that the new game is Metal Gear Solid Touch for the iPhone, using what appear to be pre-rendered graphics in a shooting gallery-style game.

The game uses locations and characters from Metal Gear Solid 4 on the PlayStation 3 and includes an initial eight stages, with more to be added "at a later date". The games controls make extensive use of the iPhone/iPod Touchs touchscreen.

At the same time, Konami also announced iPhone incarnations of first-person action title Silent Hill: The Escape, rhythm game Dance Dance Revolution S Lite, and an enhanced port of 80s coin-op Frogger. All four games are due to be released sometime in "early 2009".

"These are Konamis first wave of titles for the exciting new devices, and allow us to bring new elements to portable gaming," says Florian Stronk, head of the mobile business department at Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. "We welcome the iPhone and iPod Touch to our product line-up and look forward to these initial games."

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