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Fan-Favorites from Hideo Kojima‘s Legendary Franchise Hit the PlayStation®Vita System in June
Just in time for Father’s Day and Graduation, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled the launch month for METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection, coming to the Playstation®Vita system this June. From the critically acclaimed director, Hideo Kojima, METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection includes two beloved classics, METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty and METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater. Featuring stunning, upgraded graphics from the original releases on the PlayStation®2, both titles include Transfarring, where players can transfer save data from their PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection to their PlayStation®Vita system and start the action from where they left off.
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for the PlayStation®Vita allows fans to experience the series like never before with optimized controls that take full advantage of the Vita’s unique touch-screen and rear touchpad. Using just their fingers, gamers can zoom in on captivating cut-scenes, peek around corners, interrogate enemies, cycle through weapons/items, as well as perform quick attacks with their knife.
A remastered version of the ‘classic’ original is coming this ‘fall’ in North America.
PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65)
+ Posted by Eric Lempel // VP, Sony Network Entertainment
Hi, everyone. The next PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65) will be released soon and will include the following minor enhancements:
- A “Notification Alert” option will be added to Settings, so you can toggle alerts on or off
- “After 10 minutes” will be added to the time options under Power Save Settings
- An Arrow icon will now appear when PS Vita finds new activities in the LiveArea
- Caps Lock will be supported in the On Screen Keyboard
Don’t forget: there are several ways to update the firmware on your PS Vita:
- Select “System Update” under the “Settings” menu and download the firmware directly to your PS Vita over Wi-Fi.
- Connect your PS Vita to a PS3 or a PC/Mac and update via Content Manager.
Snake heads to PlayStation®Vita
KONAMI announces METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection for new handheld
Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced it will release METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection for the new PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system this Summer.
From the series’ critically acclaimed director, Hideo Kojima, METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection updates two of the most popular METAL GEAR SOLID titles in true high definition. The PlayStation®Vita collection boasts enhanced versions of the acclaimed METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty and METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater titles, and both games enjoy graphical make-overs, trophies and bespoke controls systems designed to make the most of the PlayStation®Vita’s touch-screen capabilities. Similarly, the games enjoy a rebalanced user interface and make use of Kojima Productions’ unique TRANSFARRING system for data sharing with PlayStation®3 units.
“The PlayStation®Vita system will provide fans with an exciting new way to enjoy the METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection,” said Martin Schneider, General Manager for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “We’re confident that users will be pleased with the new innovations Kojima Productions have implemented with the new PlayStation®Vita iterations, offering a truly unique experience for this exciting new format.”
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