Metal Gear Solid Goes Mobile with Nokia
Japanese game developer Konami and Nokia have announced today that Konami mobile titles will be added to the N-Gage mobile games platform, which will particularly cater to Nokia family of mobile devices. And the mobile version of Metal Gear Solid (or MGS) will be the first title in the games line-up. Konami will begin provisioning of MGS Mobile for N-Gage, scheduled to start in late June.
The partners say the new version of the game features original content that can only be found on the mobile platform. The MGS Mobile includes 3D art displays and camera work. The in-game graphics capture the atmosphere of the MGS and players face extreme tension of solitary infiltration in this version of the tactical espionage action game developed in conjunction with Ideaworks3D and utilizing its Airplay 3.5 SDK.
An in-game camouflage system utilizes color samples from the scenery of the real world captured by the handset’s camera. Moreover, additional controls are introduced that are made especially for mobile devices.
According to the companies, MGS Mobile has received top honors at the 2007 International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), taking both the Grand Prix and Operator’s Choice Awards.
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