Hideo Kojima is a video game designer from Japan. He is famous within the industry as his artwork often blends mediums of cinema and games, achieving revolutionary results in the field.
Kojima is mainly known for Metal Gear series bearing many subsidiaries — Metal Gear Solid, Rising and Online. It is all separate series taking place in one universe. The designer also works on less famous series such as Tokimeki Memorial, Zone of the Enders and Boktai. He often features own cameos in games — frequently the developers present himself.
Kojima's career can be divided into 4 periods: joining the Konami in the eighties and developing first Metal Gears under their leadership; making his way to Konami's top-management, developing Metal Gear Solid and own titles; continuation of MG work and anime franchises launch; leaving Konami and founding Kojima Productions. In own studio, he started working on Death Stranding — official over-genre title.
In Pop Culture
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