|Known for||Creator of the Metal Gear series, Policenauts, Snatcher, P.T., and Death Stranding|
Vice President (VP) of KCE Japan (1996-2005)
Founder of Kojima Productions (2005)
VP of Konami Digital Entertainment (2011-2015)
Hideo Kojima is a video game writer, designer, director, voice actor, and producer.
Konami Computer Entertainment Japan
His games were successful, and in 1996 he became Vice President of a new division of Konami, Konami Computer Entertainment Japan (KCE Japan).
In 2005, all of the development groups, including KCE Japan, were merged back into Konami.
As a result of the folding of KCE Japan into Konami, Hideo Kojima formed a new subsidiary within Konami, Kojima Productions, on April 1, 2005. This was done to relieve himself of the administrative burdens he had to bear while being vice president of Konami Computer Entertainment Japan.
Konami Digital Entertainment
Hideo Kojima was promoted to vice president of Konami Digital Entertainment in 2011, while still maintaining his position as a writer, designer, director, and producer on the various titles developed by Kojima Productions.
Konami closes Kojima Productions
In 2015, he a falling out with the management of Konami. This led to the removal of the Kojima Productions name and logo from the official Metal Gear website in March 2015. Then, on April 26, 2015, Konami cancelled Kojima Production's planned continuation of the Silent Hill series. The latter had previously been released as a playable teaser simply titled P.T.
This conflict ultimately culminated with the July 10, 2015 announcement that Kojima Productions had closed.
Reformation of Kojima Productions as an independent company
On December 16, 2015, in a joint announcement with Sony Computer Entertainment, Hideo Kojima announced that Kojima Productions was reformed as an independent studio with staff members from the original Kojima Productions when it was a subsidiary of Konami.
Video Games by Hideo Kojima
|Title||Release||Position||Added to Museum|
|Metal Gear||1987||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Snatcher||1988||Designer, director, writer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake||1990||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|SD Snatcher||1990||Writer||Not yet|
|Policenauts||1994||Designer, director, voice actor (AP officer no.2), writer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid||1998||Designer, director, writer||PS Classic: December 5, 2018|
PS1: April 10, 2019
|Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions||1999||Voice actor (Genola)||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty||1998||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Zone of the Enders||2001||Producer||Not yet|
|Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand
(ボクらの太陽, Bokura no Taiyō, "Our Sun")
|2003||Designer, producer||Not yet|
|Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner||2003||Producer||Not yet|
|Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django
(続・ボクらの太陽 太陽少年ジャンゴ, Zoku Bokura no Taiyō Taiyō Shōnen Jango, "Our Sun 2: Solar Boy Django")
|Metal Gear Acid||2004||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes||2004||Designer, producer, writer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater||1998||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Our New Sun: Sabata's Counterattack
(ボクらの太陽 逆襲のサバタ, Shin Bokura no Taiyō: Gyakushuu no Sabata)
|Metal Gear Acid 2||2005||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence||2005||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Stock Trading Trainer Kabutore!
(株式売買トレーナー カブトレ!, Kabushiki Baibai Trainer Kabutore!)
|Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel||2006||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops||2006||Producer||Not yet|
(ボクらの太陽 Django & Sabata, Bokura no Taiyō: Django & Sabata, "Our Sun: Django & Sabata")
|Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus||2007||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots||2008||Designer, director, voice actor (God [himself]), writer||PS3: June 12, 2008|
|Metal Gear Online||2008||Producer, voice actor (soldiers)||Not yet|
|Foriegn Exchange Trading Trainer: Kabutore FX
(外為売買トレーナー カブトレFX, Gaitame Baibai Trainer: Kabutore FX)
|Metal Gear Solid Touch||2009||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker||2010||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Castlevania: Lords of Shadow||2010||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid HD Collection||2011||Designer, director, writer||PS3: June 24, 2018|
|Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D||2012||Designer, director, writer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops||2012||Producer||Not yet|
|Zone of the Enders HD Collection||2012||Producer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection||2013||Designer, director, writer||Not yet|
|Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes||2014||Designer, director, voice actor (himself), writer||360: December 16, 2014|
|P.T.||2014||Designer, director||PS3: April 26, 2015|
|Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain||2015||Designer, director, voice actor (himself), writer||Not yet|
|Control||2019||Voice actor (Dr. Yoshimi Tokui)||Not yet|
|Death Stranding||2019||Designer, director, writer||Not yet|