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Konami's bitter, yearlong breakup with Hideo Kojima, explained

Hideo Kojima is one of the world's foremost game designers, the renowned creator of the Metal Gear franchise under Japanese publisher Konami. He began his career at the company in 1986, and worked...

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Report: Hideo Kojima has left Konami

Hideo Kojima, the creator of the Metal Gear Solid series, has left Konami, according to a report from The New Yorker. The New Yorker reports that Oct. 9 was Kojima's last day at Konami, citing...

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Guillermo del Toro: Silent Hills cancellation 'makes no sense'

In an interview with Bloody Disgusting, Guillermo del Toro opened up about his feelings on Silent Hills, the now-defunct video game collaboration with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima. "Makes...

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Allison Road ditches Kickstarter, finds a publisher

Allison Road, the first-person horror game that's been considered "the indie answer to P.T.," is leaving its recently-launched Kickstarter behind. Developer Lilith Ltd. updated the campaign page...

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Silent Hills had another awesome creative talent: horror manga master Junji Ito

Hideo Kojima, Guillermo del Toro and Norman Reedus weren't the only big names working on Silent Hills for Konami. Japanese horror manga artist Junji Ito was also involved in the now-canceled...

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Report: Pacific Rim sequel on hold ‘indefinitely’

Production on Pacific Rim 2 has been halted, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The news comes from an article in the publication's upcoming issue focusing on the film's production studio,...

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain has a little P.T. in it

Kojima Productions managed to work a little bit of P.T. — the developer's playable teaser for its scrapped Silent Hill game — into Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. We've known that since last...

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P.T. celebrates its one-year anniversary as people continue to unearth scary surprises

It was one year ago today that PlayStation 4 owners were first treated to something meant to be a teaser for an upcoming game, but instead became an award-winning bit of frightening distraction. I...

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Japanese report says Konami is a deeply unhappy workplace

A scathing profile by Nikkei portrays Konami as a workplace riven by suspicion and terrible morale, and where the sizable development cost of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is the final straw...

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P.T. was the jumping off point for Allison Road, not the blueprint

Allison Road hopes to set itself apart with stellar scares