MGS: Peace Walker delayed

Pushed from May to mid-June

Konami has confirmed to CVG that the UK release of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP) has been pushed back by almost a month to June 18.

It was originally announced way back in December that the game would be out over here on May 28. Ironic considering series creator Hideo Kojima has said himself: "I always preach to the staff, 'You must not have a delay after a release date has been announced. There is no greater crime as a game developer'." Pft...

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The first 'proper' handheld instalment takes place in Costa Rica during the 1970s - 10 years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 3 and in the run up to the rise of Outer Heaven. Only Metal Gear nuts will have a clue what we're on about there.

If you're not one of those; it looks mint. 'Nuff said.