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E3 2016: PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Is Working on Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding

PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Is Working on Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding

In the tub

Mark Cerny, the PlayStation 4's architect, appeared in the credits for Hideo Kojima's mysterious Death Stranding trailer this week, suggesting that the industry legend will have some role in the development of the exclusive game. The outrageously talented veteran was listed as Technical Producer, which makes a lot of sense considering...

E3 2016: Hideo Kojima's New PS4 Exclusive Is Called Death Stranding

Hideo Kojima's New PS4 Exclusive Is Called Death Stranding

And it is very very weird

Hideo Kojima unveiled his new project at Sony's E3 press conference today, and it was delightfully bizarre. There is very little we actually know about the game - which is called Death Stranding - but here's our basic rundown of the trailer: Naked Norman Reedus is attached to a naked baby. The baby dissapears, but leaves a...

E3 2016: Hideo Kojima Elaborates on His Relationship with Sony and Studio Mascot's Identity

Hideo Kojima Elaborates on His Relationship with Sony and Studio Mascot's Identity

For the players

Buddies Geoff Keighley and Hideo Kojima got together and had a friendly chat today to discuss his feelings over the major shifts in his life over the past year, where he's been in his worldwide travels visiting game studios, and what he has planned for his new studio. However, Keighley asked two questions in particular that caught...

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: 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: Kojima Productions Has Disbanded, Says Solid Snake Voice Actor

Kojima Productions Has Disbanded, Says Solid Snake Voice Actor

The End

It's been a while since we heard anything from Kojima Productions, but according to a not-so cryptic tweet made by Akio Otsuka – the Japanese voice actor for Solid Snake – the developer has officially been disbanded. Writing on Twitter, the veteran larynx lender posted a heartfelt goodbye to the studio that turned him into a star among...

TGS 2013: Kojima Productions Sneaks Out Fresh Metal Gear Solid 5 Footage

Kojima Productions Sneaks Out Fresh Metal Gear Solid 5 Footage

Powered by PlayStation 4

We already got to sample a huge chunk of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain earlier in the week, but developer Kojima Productions has followed up with a farm fresh snippet running on the PlayStation 4. This shows our eye-patched protagonist Big Boss scouting out an enemy facility during the day – and getting embroiled in...

News: Why Isn't David Hayter in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain?

Why Isn't David Hayter in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain?

Hideo Kojima opens up

Legendary voice actor David Hayter will not be reprising his role as Solid Snake (or Big Boss) in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain because creator Hideo Kojima wants the upcoming adventure to be a “new type” of Metal Gear experience. “It will be a new person, I can’t say who yet,” the luminary said in an...

News: No, David Hayter Is Not Returning in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

No, David Hayter Is Not Returning in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Apparently, he wasn't even asked

David Hayter, better known as the voice of Solid Snake and Big Boss, will not be returning to lend his larynx to whoever that is in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. The popular performer confirmed the news on Twitter, telling disappointed fans that he had a “good run” as the character. Yeah, we’re welling...

News: Is That The Phantom Pain on Hideo Kojima's Desktop Computer?

Is That The Phantom Pain on Hideo Kojima's Desktop Computer?

Legendary developer spills the beans

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has taken a break from photographing his lunch, opting to snap a quick shot of his desktop computer instead. While that would be a pretty uneventful occurrence under ordinary circumstances, the Kojima Productions man doesn’t do things by half. As such, it’s no surprise that...