News items tagged with kojima productions

Kojima Productions Mascot Statue Available for $2,000

Kojima Productions Mascot Statue Available for $2,000

Kojima Productions reveals a half-scale statue based on company mascot Ludens, which is available for purchase – albeit at a hefty price tag of $2,000. Ever since Hideo Kojima had his shock...

By Rob Gordon on 30 December 2016
Trailer Musician Knows Death Stranding's Release Date

Trailer Musician Knows Death Stranding's Release Date

Singer of the Icelandic band Low Roar, whose song was featured in the Death Stranding E3 trailer, recently revealed that Death Stranding already has a release date. Rumors have been swirl...

By Fred Harvey on 17 August 2016
Hideo Kojima To Continue Making Big Games

Hideo Kojima To Continue Making Big Games

After leaving Konami and starting his own independent studio, Hideo Kojima reveals in an interview that it is his mission in life to continue making big games. After nine months of feuding with Konam...

By Derek Nichols on 30 November -1
Kojima Forbidden From Discussing Konami Split

Kojima Forbidden From Discussing Konami Split

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima reveals that he is ‘contractually forbidden’ from discussing his much-publicized split from publisher Konami. Ever since word leaked of the split between Metal...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Metal Gear Online Getting New Maps and Survival Mode

Metal Gear Online Getting New Maps and Survival Mode

Konami reveal their plans to bring brand new maps to Metal Gear Online in a future update. The game’s popular Survival mode will also be making a return. Developers Konami have announced that Metal G...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Game Developer Choice Awards Game of the Year Nominees

Game Developer Choice Awards Game of the Year Nominees

The Game Developers Conference releases the final list of their nominees for the 16th annual Game Developer Choice Awards, including Game of the Year. The nominees for the 16th annual Game Developers...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Kojima and del Toro to Reunite for Special Address

Kojima and del Toro to Reunite for Special Address

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reunite later this month at the 2016 D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas to provide the keynote address. Although Silent Hills was can...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Visits PlayStation VR Team in London

Hideo Kojima Visits PlayStation VR Team in London

Hideo Kojima tweets a picture of a PlayStation VR headset as well as a pair of PS Move controllers while visiting Sony’s dedicated PlayStation VR studio in London. Hideo Kojima spent much of 2015 in...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Metal Gear Solid Remade Using Unreal Engine 4

Metal Gear Solid Remade Using Unreal Engine 4

Metal Gear Solid fan Airam Hernandez releases the first trailer for his unsanctioned Unreal Engine 4-powered remake of the first Metal Gear Solid on PlayStation. 2015 was a bittersweet year for Meta...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Kojima To Be Inducted Into Video Game Hall of Fame

Kojima To Be Inducted Into Video Game Hall of Fame

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences announces that Hideo Kojima will be inducted into the Hall of Fame by his friend and collaborator Guillermo del Toro. 2015 was a rough year for legendary...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Kojima and Cerny Tour World for 'High-End Technology'

Kojima and Cerny Tour World for 'High-End Technology'

Hideo Kojima and PlayStation 4’s lead architect, Mark Cerny, travel the world together, embarking on what’s being called a “high-end technology tour”. The PlayStation 4’s lead architect and Knack dev...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Met With J.J. Abrams to Talk New Studio

Hideo Kojima Met With J.J. Abrams to Talk New Studio

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima meets up with Star Wars: Episode 7 – The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams to discuss plans for his new studio. One of the stops in the journeys in Hideo Kojim...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Interested in VR Horror Game

Hideo Kojima Interested in VR Horror Game

While speaking at DICE 2016, Metal Gear Solid developer Hideo Kojima discusses his ideas for a VR horror game that would deploy different tactics to ‘scare’ the player. Although Hideo Kojima’s most r...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Wants to Work with Norman Reedus Again

Hideo Kojima Wants to Work with Norman Reedus Again

Hideo Kojima expresses an interest to one day work with The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus again. Previously, the pair were collaborating on Silent Hills. Ever since it was announced that Guillermo...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Cliffy B Turned Down Working on Silent Hills

Cliffy B Turned Down Working on Silent Hills

Gears of War lead game designer Cliff Bleszinski reveals that he turned down the chance to work on the cancelled Silent Hills reboot with Hideo Kojima. It was a sad day for gamers when the planned S...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Kojima Still Wants to Work With del Toro

Kojima Still Wants to Work With del Toro

During his talk at the 2016 D.I.C.E Summit, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima states that he still wants to work with Guillermo del Toro and that his next game will be ‘big’. Metal Gear Solid cre...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Kojima Meets With Norman Reedus

Kojima Meets With Norman Reedus

Hideo Kojima posts a photograph of himself and the planned star of Silent Hills, Norman Reedus, prompting speculation that the actor could appear in a new Kojima Productions project. Ever since the l...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Guillermo del Toro Talks Favorite Metal Gear Moment

Guillermo del Toro Talks Favorite Metal Gear Moment

Appearing in conversation at a DICE Summit 2016 keynote, Guillermo del Toro and Hideo Kojima discuss which parts of each other’s repertoire are particular personal favorites. One of the most attracti...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Silent Hills: Guillermo del Toro Teases Its Potential

Silent Hills: Guillermo del Toro Teases Its Potential

Film director Guillermo del Toro discusses Silent Hills and the massive potential the game had prior to its cancellation by the developer and publisher Konami. During Hideo Kojima’s and Guillermo del...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Death Stranding: Kojima Explains Partnering With Sony

Death Stranding: Kojima Explains Partnering With Sony

Hideo Kojima comes clean about his decision to partner with Sony, instead of the many other companies giving him offers, to make the upcoming Death Stranding. Death Stranding made its first appearanc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Death Stranding: Kojima Addresses Trailer's Details

Death Stranding: Kojima Addresses Trailer's Details

Hideo Kojima gives some insight into some of the mysterious clues in the Death Stranding trailer, while confirming that the trailer is not meant to be a dig at Konami. Hideo Kojima recently revealed...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
What Death Stranding's About, According to Hideo Kojima

What Death Stranding's About, According to Hideo Kojima

Renowned video game developer Hideo Kojima sheds new light on his forthcoming game, Death Stranding, touching on gameplay, the title’s meaning, and more. It’s safe to say that ever since Death Strand...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Kojima Studio Logo Holds Secrets

Kojima Studio Logo Holds Secrets

The new Kojima Productions skull-and-helmet logo was revealed back in December, but in a new interview, Hideo Kojima reveals that there’s more to it than what meets the eye. Following the drama-fil...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
No U.S. Sister Studio for the New Kojima Productions

No U.S. Sister Studio for the New Kojima Productions

Hideo Kojima states that he has no plans to open a sister studio to his new development house in North America, ditching the strategy employed by the old Kojima Productions. Out of all the reveals...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Reveals Name of Company Mascot

Hideo Kojima Reveals Name of Company Mascot

World renown video game creator and Metal Gear Solid 5 director Hideo Kojima reveals the name of his new studio’s mascot to fans of the company online. As many gaming fans are probably aware at thi...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Death Stranding: Kojima Says Game Has Already Begun

Death Stranding: Kojima Says Game Has Already Begun

In the mercurial fashion only Hideo Kojima can possibly manage, the director behind Death Stranding informs fans that they’re already playing his new game. There is no one else in the video game in...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Reveals Full Body of Studio Mascot

Hideo Kojima Reveals Full Body of Studio Mascot

Hideo Kojima reveals the full body of the Kojima Productions studio mascot, LUDENCE, who appears to be wearing an impressively detailed futuristic suit of armor. Hideo Kojima teased fans a few days...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Details on Hideo Kojima's New Studio and Staff

Details on Hideo Kojima's New Studio and Staff

Hideo Kojima reveals that the new iteration of Kojima Productions is going to be relatively small in scale, with the developer putting a cap on the maximum number of staff hired. After Hideo Kojima...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Hideo Kojima Explains Why He Keeps Making Games

Hideo Kojima Explains Why He Keeps Making Games

Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear Solid franchise and director of the forthcoming Death Stranding, explains why he can’t stop making video games. Even after having gone through the wringer wi...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1