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Opinion: Konami Undervalues Personality-Driven Game Direction

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2015 2:00pm PDT

With the cancellation of Silent Hills, Hideo Kojima's departure from Konami is all but confirmed. The publisher's willingness to let go of its most creative figures shows an old-fashioned view of game development, which could hurt the company.

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"Somebody should make a movie about these departed game designer celebrities. They should call ..."

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Guillermo del Toro and Norman Reedus confirm Silent Hills is no more [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Apr 27, 2015 7:45am PDT

Both Guillermo del Toro and Norman Reedus have confirmed not only are they no long a part of Silent Hills, but the project is no longer happening.

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"I think a better reason is they are just getting out of games which is the only reason the West ..."

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Report: Konami Makes New Statement About Kojima's Status

By Steven Wong, Mar 26, 2015 9:05am PDT

Konami takes to Twitter to address ongoing rumors that Hideo Kojima will leave the company after completing development of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Although the company says it lot, it reveals very little.

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"From a PR standpoint, the way Konami has handled this situation has been a disaster. WTF."

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Konami promises more Metal Gear Solid games will be released

By Daniel Perez, Mar 20, 2015 8:00am PDT

With reports of Hideo Kojima's possible departure from Konami, the publisher wants its fans to know the Metal Gear Series will continue to live on.

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"Echoing the sentiment that MGS's wackiness and wonkiness was only tolerable because Kojima was ..."

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Report: Kojima to leave Konami After Metal Gear Solid 5 Releases

By Steven Wong, Mar 19, 2015 11:20am PDT

An anoymous source claims that Hideo Kojima is likely to leave Konami after the completion of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

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"Internal leak reveals Konami's near future plans: ..."

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Metal Gear Online will return in MGS 5: The Phantom Pain

By Daniel Perez, Dec 05, 2014 6:35pm PST

Metal Gear Online will be making a comeback in Konami's upcoming stealth-action title, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

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Five things Silent Hills needs to do right

By Nathaniel Hohl, Sep 19, 2014 3:00pm PDT

After the summer's P.T. demo and the recent Tokyo Game Show teaser, we're ready to step foot into Silent Hills. But there are a few things the game needs to get right to bring the series back as a top survival horror game.

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"I would agree but stress that decent movement controls and mechanics are required. The movement ..."

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Hideo Kojima talks PT teaser, and its hidden secret

By Robert Workman, Aug 22, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Just what is the meaning behind 7780s?

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"Please timestamp statements like "Although you'll have to seek it out later in the video" since ..."

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Silent Hill returns with new effort from Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro

By Robert Workman, Aug 13, 2014 5:00am PDT

Remember that nifty little P.T. interactive trailer on PlayStation Network? Well…

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"If it's so boring then P.T. will be just dandy. GET BACK IN THERE"

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Metal Gear Solid 5 will allow 'user-generated missions,' Kojima says

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Series creator Hideo Kojima apparently has some ulterior motives for bringing Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain into an open-world environment. He wants to incorporate mobile devices into the MGS5 experience, along with user-created content.

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"I like this "let mobile users play too" trend that seems to be happening lately. All i do is sit ..."

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Kojima ponders 'pilot episodes' for next-gen games

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Game development costs will increase even further for the next generation of consoles, or will amongst developers who want to use all the extra horsepower to push polygons aplenty and tremendous textures. Given that so-called "AAA development" is already pretty dang expensiv...

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"Seems like this could be really terrible, or at least really weird. Imagine your favourite ..."

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Kojima wanted Grey Fox to star in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2013 11:30am PST

Stabby spin-off Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could have starred a very different cyborg ninja, Hideo Kojima has said: series veteran Gray Fox. The Metal Gear creator has said he fancied seeing the former FOXHOUND member with those fabulous new shiny metal buttocks, but as ...

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Kojima says Wii U a 'special case,' requires 'unique' software

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Hideo Kojima explains why Wii U games should be tailored to make use of the device's functionality, but says the Fox Engine is compatible with the system.

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"This one at least has a comparatively classic controller as the included interface, just a ..."

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Kojima to make games 'until the day I die'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Hideo Kojima talks about what the next 25 years might bring for him, and how he wants his name associated with creations besides Metal Gear.

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"I would really like to see him do some sci-fi space opera type games that expand on ideas from ..."

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Kojima's current project confronts 'delicate issues'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2012 9:30am PDT

Hideo Kojima says his next game is incorporating "quite a few issues" taboo issues, but he can't say for certain if those will end up in the final product.

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"I think it's that when an idea doesn't work, despite many months of development, their realitity ..."

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