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Metal Gear Solid 4 – Universal Acclaim for 2008 GOTY

February 13, 2009 Written by Richard Allen

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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots celebrates multiple ‘Game of the Year’ Awards

Hideo Kojimas masterpiece was voted as the gaming highlight of 2008

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of Patriots, the fourth installment of one of the most popular videogame franchises of all-time, has received multiple gaming awards including accolades such as “Best Action Game”, “Best PLAYSTATION®3 Game”, “Best Graphics”, and the highly coveted, “Game of the Year”, from a variety of gaming media.

Created by legendary video game developer and head of Kojima Productions, Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots marks the final installment in the legendary saga of Solid Snake. The originator of the stealth-action genre, the Metal Gear franchise has been around for more than 20 years since its debut in 1987 with Metal Gear for the Nintendo Entertainment system.

Through Kojima’s vision, the award-winning Metal Gear series has been critically beloved and consistently recognized for its new and original game design combined with a story full of plot twists and intricate human drama. Unlike most action games of the time, Metal Gear introduced the element of stealth into the gaming consciousness and seamlessly blended this groundbreaking new mechanic into its intricate plot. Many websites have recognized these ground breaking features all of over the world including Japan, Germany and the United States, here is a list of some of the awards Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of Patriots has received:

4PLAYERS.DE (Germany)
Award(s): “Kategorie: Spiele des Jahres”, “Kategorie: PS3”, “Kategorie:Action”, “Kategorie:Beste Soundkulisse” and “Kategorie: Beste Story”

Gamekult (France)
Award(s): Prix du public Gamekult

GameSpot (US)
“Best of 2008” Award(s): “Game of the Year”, “Best PS3 Game”, “Best Action Adventure”, “Most Memorable Moment”, “Best Voice Acting”, “Best Boss Fights”, “Best Graphics-Technical”, and “Best Story”

Golden Joysticks (UK)
PS3 Game of the Year

“Best of 2008” Award(s): “PS3 Game of the Year”

Official PlayStation Magazine (UK)
Game of the Year

Play3 (Germany)
PS3 Game of the Year

PSM3 (Germany)
Game of the Year