Metal Gear Series Director Hideo Kojima To Produce
Latest Castlevania Title

June 4, 2009

KONAMI announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009 (E3) *1 that Metal Gear series director Hideo Kojima*2 will produce the latest title in the Castlevania series, Castlevania~ Lords of Shadow~.

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Kojima was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards held in the United States in March 2009. The award is given to video game developers who have had a major impact on game development and the game industry as a whole. The award-winning KONAMI developer continues to take on new challenges in the field of video game production, including the latest Metal Gear titles.

Castlevania is one of the series that has helped make KONAMI a household name around the globe. Castlevania ~ Lords of Shadow~ is being produced by Kojima's production company in collaboration with a European production company. The new title will be available on the PLAYSTATION® 3 and Xbox 360® platforms.

Fans everywhere can look forward to Kojima bringing new thrills and excitement to the Castlevania series.

*1 2nd to 4th of June: Los Angeles, U.S.A.
*2 Executive Corporate Officer, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

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