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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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Kojima Productions is Expanding to Movies, TV, and Music

Kojima Productions is making a shift from being just a video game company into a multimedia one, as the company is launching a new branch to develop movies, television, and music. While founder Hideo Kojima’s name is at the top, the team outside of video games will be led by…

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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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Microsoft, Epic, and Unity Latest to Bounce on Ever-Shrinking GDC 2020

Microsoft, Epic Games (and its Unreal Engine division), and fellow engine maker Unity Technologies all separately announced today that they are pulling out of this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, amid growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. This brings the total number of high-profile absences up…

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Kojima Productions Drops Out of GDC Because of the Coronavirus

Kojima Productions is the latest company to opt out of a major industry event due to concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus, as studio representatives will no longer be attending this year’s Game Developers Conference. The company announced this through a statement on its website, which will see the cancellation of…

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Norman Reedus Spent Death Stranding Weekend Liking Weird Tweets

Death Stranding is a weird ass video game, but star Norman Reedus seems to be into it. Reedus, who plays the main protagonist Sam Bridges, is not only the voice, but the face of Death Stranding, a game that requires its player character to salvage his own urine and other bodily…

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How I Bought Death Stranding on Launch Day Without a Pre-Order in 17 Easy Steps

I’m of the opinion that no one should have to pay months in advance to get a game that may or may not be any good when it finally comes out. Publishers will try to sweeten the pot with weapon skins or early access to certain modes, but the truth…

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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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I Watched 55 Minutes of New Death Stranding Footage so You Can Skim It

Psst, hey kid. You want some new Death Stranding footage? Some of that really high-resolution, fully motion captured real people voiced by different real people stuff? Want some cool holograms and premises that don’t make a ton of logical sense but still work somehow? You want some proper nouns, kid?…

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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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Let’s Talk About That New Death Stranding Footage

Death Stranding, the first new game from Hideo Kojima since his very public divorce from Konami, is due out on PlayStation 4 this November. For how close that is, very little is known about the game, beyond the perplexing, haunting details revealed by the rare trailer here and there. But today,…

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