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Metal Gear Solid 2 Special Press Event

by Thomas on Feb. 18, 2002 @ 3:32 p.m. PST

Konami of Europe has announced a special press event to herald the imminent release of its Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty title for PlayStation 2.

An audience with Hideo Kojima and Harry Gregson-Williams

Metal Gear Solid 2 creator and BAFTA nominated composer to attend ICA event

On Wednesday February 27th, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) on The Mall, London, will play host to a special morning dedicated to what has already been described as 'the game of the year.' Following an exclusive showing of Fun TV's 'The Making of Metal Gear Solid 2' documentary, Hideo Kojima - series' creator and director of the PlayStation 2 epic - will be on hand to answer questions relating to the creation of the game. He will be accompanied by Harry Gregson-Williams, composer of the game's breathtaking music score - and the man behind the soundtracks of movies such as The Rock, Enemy of the State and the BAFTA-nominated Shrek.

The itinerary is as follows:

10:00 - Arrive at ICA. Breakfast served.
10:40 - Welcome and seating
11:00 - Exclusive showing of Fun TV's 'Making of Metal Gear Solid 2'
12:15 - Panel-based Q&A with game creator Hideo Creator and composer Harry Gregson-Williams
1:00 - Ends

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty has so far sold over 4,000,000 units in the US and Japan, and the ICA event is a rare opportunity to meet with Kojima-san and Harry Gregson-Williams. As such, spaces are extremely limited so please contact Steve Merrett ( at Rocket Media to confirm attendance.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is released for PlayStation 2 by Konami of Europe on March 8th, 2002, priced £39.99.

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