Hideo Kojima

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Hideo Kojima
Known forCreator 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

He joined the MSX division of Konami in 1986 as a designer and planner.

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.

Kojima Productions

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")
2004 Producer Not yet
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)
2005 Producer Not yet
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!)
2006 Producer Not yet
Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel 2006 Producer Not yet
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops 2006 Producer Not yet
Lunar Knights
(ボクらの太陽 Django & Sabata, Bokura no Taiyō: Django & Sabata, "Our Sun: Django & Sabata")
2007 Producer Not yet
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)
2009 Producer Not yet
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