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Metal Gear Solid 3DS to be released in 2011

Konami reveal release plans at Tokyo Games Show

Konami has confirmed that Metal Gear Solid: The Snake Eater 3D will be released for 3DS in 2011.

Hideo Kojima confirmed the news at Konami's Tokyo Games Show press conference but didn't reveal any further information about the game.

Metal Gear Solid 3DS was unveiled at E3 earlier this year as Konami showed off a demo of the jungle level. However, Kojima admitted that he was still experimenting with the game on a handheld device. You can find out what we thought of his experiment in our Nintendo 3DS review

But will Metal Gear Solid 3DS be a launch game? Nintendo look set to announce the 3DS launch date on 29 September, yet it was recently rumoured that the handheld could be released in Japan on 20 November. Watch this space.