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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Platform(s): PlayStation 3
Genre: Action
Publisher: Konami
Developer: Kojima Productions
Release Date: June 12, 2008

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'Metal Gear Solid 4' (PS3) Sells 3 Million, Konami Revenue Skyrockets

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2008 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT

MGS4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. This battle-scarred arena is seen through the eyes of an older Solid Snake who has been charged with infiltrating a number of key locations across the globe, including the Middle East and South America.
Konami released its Q1 2009 financial results for the April-June quarter, revealing revenue went up 17% compared to the same period last year, while income jumped 65% dominated by the June 12 release of Metal Gear Solid 4, which has 3 million copies in two weeks. Kojima Productions' stealth action shooter boosted Konami's PS3 numbers from 1.3% last year to 57% this quarter, NDS, PS2 and PSP revenue dropped while Wii and X360 increased.
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