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Kojima Productions Considers Legal Action After Creator Misidentified as Shinzo Abe Assassin

Following the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a Greek news outlet and a French politician misidentified Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima as the suspected assassin. A day after misinformation spread online, Kojima Productions acknowledged it’s considering legal action in “some cases” of “fake news and rumors.” On…

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Hideo Kojima Partnering with Xbox Games Studios for “Brand New Game”

Today at the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase for 2022, Game Director Hideo Kojima (famous for the Metal Gear Solid series, Death Stranding, and P.T. — yes, I’m putting P.T. in there) announced a partnership with Microsoft Game Studios. The director is going to work with the company on an…

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Even Hideo Kojima Agrees that Death Stranding: Director’s Cut is a Dumb Name

A few months ago at the Summer Games Fest, director Hideo Kojima revealed a PlayStation 5 version of Death Stranding, titled Death Stranding: Director’s Cut. It was not until this past week’s State of Play that we got a chance to see what this actually entailed — namely, new content like track-building,…

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Stop Treating Hideo Kojima Like He’s the Riddler

In 2001, Hideo Kojima fooled a video game industry and an audience that were not accustomed to being fooled. The creator of the Metal Gear series created misleading trailers with asset replacement to convince the world that Metal Gear Solid 2 was a fairly straightforward sequel to the previous game — and…

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Google Stadia Reportedly Canceled a Kojima Productions Episodic Horror Game

At the beginning of the month, Google confirmed it’s shutting down internal game development. The studios it built to develop games for Stadia, its video game streaming service, would have their projects canceled. One of those canceled projects, according to a report by VGC, was as an episodic horror game…

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Junji Ito Contacted by Hideo Kojima about Working Together on a Horror Game

Prolific horror mangaka Junji Ito has confirmed that Hideo Kojima has reached out to him about working on a horror game together. He revealed this at the “VIZ: A Haunting Conversation with Junji Ito” panel at the Comic-Con@Home digital event on July 24. In response to a question about whether…

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Don’t Expect Hideo Kojima’s Next Game Anytime Soon, Whatever It Is

Despite feeling like it came out several lifetimes ago, Kojima Productions’ bizarre meditation on Conan O’Brien known as Death Stranding isn’t even close to being a year old. But that doesn’t mean noted auteur and squishy-boobed action figure enthusiast Hideo Kojima has been sitting on his laurels in the meantime.…

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Rumor: Silent Hill Fans Might Not Be Mourning the Series Forever

Long-running and reliable horror games site Rely on Horror has been consistently reporting on rumors that the Silent Hills series is being rebooted for some time now. This week, the site reported the rumor that PlayStation might have already backed the revival of not just the series, but also Silent…

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Here’s What We Want in a Hideo Kojima Horror Game

Well, the news has broken. Now that Death Stranding is out, cinematic game director Hideo Kojima has tweeted that he wants to turn his talents back towards horror. It’s a hint, really, and an admission that he was watching The Eye while making P.T., but it hasn’t stopped me from…

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Sony is Giving Out Hideo Kojima Masks to Promote Death Stranding

At Madrid Games Week, a week long convention in Madrid, Sony is doing what it normally does by promoting its upcoming games, including Death Stranding, which has a playable demo at the show. The less normal thing Sony is up to is handing out masks of Director Hideo Kojima’s likeness to…

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The Death Stranding Baby Speaks Through PS4 Controller Speaker Because Of Course it Does

In an effort to make Death Stranding’s consistently horrifying baby-related imagery more horrifying, Hideo Kojima has confirmed the baby you’ll be carrying around in the game will speak to you through the DualShock 4 controller’s speaker when the game launches in November. Kojima announced this via his personal Twitter, along with photos of…

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P.T. Hacker Discovers That Your Worst Fears Were True

Horror games love to make the player paranoid that something is right behind them. It’s a classic trick of the genre, and through the subtle application of sound effects and other tools, a talented designer can create the illusion of danger, even when none is present. But what if it…

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