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News: Hideo Kojima's PS4 Exclusive Will Be a 'Big Scale' Game

Hideo Kojima's PS4 Exclusive Will Be a 'Big Scale' Game

And won't be virtual reality

Hideo Kojima is not a man who does things by half. This is a guy who, famously, is such a control freak that he has a hand in practically everything pertaining to his titles; he's the Prince of the video game industry, and it should come as no surprise that Virgo is his star sign. It shouldn't surprise you that he's...

News: Hideo Kojima's Getting Poetic Over His PlayStation Tour

Hideo Kojima's Getting Poetic Over His PlayStation Tour

"I will continue creating cutting-edge games"

We're going to get mutilated by Metal Gear fans, but we've always found the writing in the series to be convoluted and heavy-handed. That said, creator Hideo Kojima's typing some nice stuff on Twitter as he travels back home from his PlayStation world tour. In one tweet, he talked about how developers...

News: Hideo Kojima's Having an Existential Crisis Over His Facial Hair

Hideo Kojima's Having an Existential Crisis Over His Facial Hair

Should it stay or Hideo?

Now that Hideo Kojima's escaped from the clutches of Konami, the Metal Gear maker is allowed to worry about the little things again. And one question that's causing the auteur real anxiety at the moment is whether he should keep his facial hair. "Should I shave?" he asked on Twitter yesterday, adding a poll so that his...

News: Kojima's Been Checking Out the Motion Capture Studio Used for The Last of Us

Kojima's Been Checking Out the Motion Capture Studio Used for The Last of Us

The world tour begins

Mark Cerny and Hideo Kojima's world tour is going to generate more degrees on N4G than a nude Rise of the Tomb Raider mod, isn't it? After opening his Twitter account in epic fashion earlier today, the PlayStation 4 architect has been posting shots of the Metal Gear maker like he's in danger of going out of fashion.

News: PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Opens His Twitter Account with Compulsory Kojima Pic

PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Opens His Twitter Account with Compulsory Kojima Pic

Ready the tubs

Since creating one of the hottest consumer electronics products on the planet, Mark Cerny has faded back into the background – but his presence behind-the-scenes is likely as influential as ever. Fortunately, we may be about to get a little more insight into what the PlayStation 4 architect is up to, as he's just opened an official...

News: Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Metal Gear maker explains decision behind PS4 exclusive

Hideo Kojima has admitted that he had interest from other companies, but he chose to partner with Sony for his first independent project because he feels "comfortable" with the platform holder. The veteran developer has long been a part of the PlayStation furniture, and even though his more...

News: Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Wow

The reports were true: Hideo Kojima has formed a new studio and has partnered with PlayStation to deliver an "innovative gaming experience" as part of a new PlayStation 4 console exclusive. The Metal Gear Solid maker's new team is independent, but it looks like it will be working very closely with Sony during the creation of its first title...

News: Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Keighley: Konami Blocked Kojima from Collecting His Award

Gulp

The drunk Jade Raymond gaffe aside, Geoff Keighley's seemingly reckless swipe at Konami was the best moment of The Game Awards 2015. Shortly after Kiefer Sutherland took to the stage to collect an award on the behalf of Hideo Kojima, the Canadian host announced that lawyers had prevented the video game veteran from attending the show. We...

News: Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

Apparently, Hideo Kojima Has Already Left Konami

End of an era

Hideo Kojima is no longer a Konami employee. That's according to award-winning journalist Simon Parkin, writing for the New Yorker. While the report hones in on the mechanisms behind the auteur's departure from Konami – mobile games, exploding console budgets, and so on – it states that the Metal Gear Solid maker left his wor