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The first photos are surfacing of a booth for an apparent sequel to Konami's first-person shooter Coded Arms. As the photos show, the current name of the project is Coded Arms: Contagion.

The original Coded Arms put you in the role of a hacker in an abandoned VR combat simulator, where you had to blast your way through level after level of intense combat. It featured fully 3D environments, randomly-generated levels, over 30 upgradable weapons, hordes of enemies, massive boss characters, and 4-player multiplayer action via Ad-Hoc. The game came out last year, and was received with mixed reviews ranging from 3/10 to 9/10. Critics of the game lamented its lack of originality, noting how many of the levels feel like the same thing over and over again. Fans praised the premise, the artistic style, and the intense firefights.

No details about the new game have emerged yet, but we'll be sure to keep you posted.