Hardcore gamers rejoice and meet one of the living legends of video games: Hideo Kojima!

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced that the legendary Hideo Kojima – the creator of the METAL GEAR SOLID®, will be making two stops in North America as part of his world tour on behalf of the franchise’s latest release, METAL GEAR SOLID®: PEACE WALKER for the PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) system. The tour kicks off in Japan and moves throughout Asia, North America before ending in Europe.  Mr. Kojima will be stopping in New York City and Los Angeles to sign copies of this highly anticipated title. He will be signing at Best Buy and Uniqlo, in New York and GameStop in Los Angeles.

METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER picks up where METAL GEAR SOLID®3: SNAKE EATER for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system leaves off as players take control of the famed Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, it features original game design, story and scenario by Mr. Kojima. Scheduled to launch June 8th. 2010 in North America, the game takes the series in an exciting new direction with its incredible visuals and its unique new game system designed specifically with the PSP system in mind.