SAN FRANCISCO--()--ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment for professional gamers, and Konami Digital Entertainment have announced a special, silver-colored Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker edition of the company’s recently released ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset. The ASTRO A30 is a professional-grade audio solution for gamers on-the-go featuring a lightweight, street-smart design and delivering tournament-level audio and crystal-clear voice communication across all types of digital entertainment devices including gaming consoles, PCs and mobile devices.
“And, what better way to demonstrate the A30s capabilities than with Konami’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for the PlayStation Portable, which is going to completely transform what gamers expect from a handheld game.”
While supplies last, be one of the first to purchase the ASTRO A30 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker edition and receive a full version of the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker software for the Sony PSP for an additional $20.
“Our new ASTRO A30s have entirely reinvented what gamers expect from a modern, mobile-fluent headset. Whether at home tearing up some multiplayer, traveling with a MP3 player or on the go with a favorite handheld gaming device, the A30s deliver superior audio and voice communication and still manage to look good doing it,” said Brett Lovelady, Founder of ASTRO Gaming. “And, what better way to demonstrate the A30s capabilities than with Konami’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for the PlayStation Portable, which is going to completely transform what gamers expect from a handheld game.”
Developed by Konami Digital Entertainment studio Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is the sequel to Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and is being created exclusively for the Sony PlayStation Portable. Scheduled for release on June 8, MGS: Peace Walker will feature an engrossing single-player campaign as well as a robust multiplayer component featuring extensive co-op game play for up to four players.
In addition to sporting a unique and stylish silver color, the limited edition Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker version of the ASTRO A30 will also feature exclusive Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker speaker tags, which were developed with direct input from Kojima Productions to ensure an authentic and iconic representation of the game. Gamers everywhere will be able to order the special ASTRO A30 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Edition beginning June 7th at www.astrogaming.com.
About The ASTRO A30:
The ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset is the first audio equipment designed specifically to move freely between mobile, console and PC gaming platforms, as well as across all forms of digital entertainment. True to its cross-gaming claim, the highly portable, on-ear A30 headset comes with three audio cables for easy connection to a variety of mobile devices, gaming consoles and PCs. The A30 is also fully compatible with ASTRO’s award-winning Dolby®-powered ASTRO MixAmp™, the audio engine that seamlessly blends voice and game sounds.
About ASTRO Gaming
ASTRO Gaming creates premium video gaming equipment for pro gamers, leagues, gaming enthusiasts and their lifestyles. Spun-off from design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, known in the gaming world for designing the Microsoft Xbox 360™, Alienware PCs, and HP’s Gaming PCs, ASTRO Gaming produces a line of gamer-centric "tech-life" products, supporting this rapidly growing community. ASTRO Gaming’s product line includes:
All ASTRO Gaming products are available for direct acquisition from the company website at: http://www.astrogaming.com
About Konami and Metal Gear Solid
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE: KNM), is a leading, global developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game marketing (source: konami.com).
Metal Gear Solid is a critically acclaimed series of stealth games created by Hideo Kojima and developed and published by Konami. The series is famous for pioneering the stealth game genre, for it’s lengthy cinematic cut scenes, intricate story lines and its exploration of the nature of politics, warfare, censorship, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, loyalty, reality, subjective vs. universal truths and other philosophical themes. The series has accumulated great success, selling over 26.5 million copies to date.