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by  Sep 27th 2013 5:56AM 8 

While he recently built a solid relationship with Microsoft, Hideo Kojima’s true raise to fame started on PlayStation, so it’s not surprising that he’s fond of quite a few people at Sony.

Apparently today he visited Sony’s headquarter Tokyo to be reunited with some of those friends, also sharing a rather stunning shot of the building (Kojima-san is really a good photographer).

What did he discuss with his old “hero friends?” (I actually checked his equivalent tweets in Japanese, as they often show some slight differences, and he uses the more poetic definition “natsukashii eiyuu,” that can be translated as “nostalgic heroes,” but both tweets come from Kojima-san, so you can pick your favorite version) We don’t know about that, but the visit must have been thought-provoking, as Kojima-San tweeted further:

Looks like the creator of Metal Gear Solid is always thinking ahead, but what is the future he imagined 5-6 years ago that is now becoming real?

Here are a couple relevant quotes from his interviews from that period that might shed some light on what he’s talking about.

(from Kikizo)

(from Reuters)

That was also the time in which he was talking about passing the baton of the Metal Gear series to younger members of his staff, but quite obviously that’s not what he’s talking about here. What is brewing in Kojima-san’s genius brain for the future 5-6 years from now? He did not say, but I can’t wait to see it.

(Featured picture courtesy of PSU.com)

http://www.dualshockers.com/2013/09/27/hideo-kojima-visits-his-hero-friends-at-sony-feels-that-the-future-he-imagined-is-becoming-real/



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I wonder if this will mean anything for Metal Gear and Playstation.

He's so epic. Just replayed MGS1 recently and developed new found respect for the man. A legend.

MGS movie by Sony? ;o

MGS6 PS4 exclusive?

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Once upon a time a PlayStation legend. A symbol. Now. A mere multiplatform shadow of his former self. Sepuku is the only way to save your face Kojima-san!

So it is happening...PS4 preorder.

Greatness Awaits!

eFKac said:
Once upon a time a PlayStation legend. A symbol. Now. A mere multiplatform shadow of his former self. Sepuku is the only way to save your face Kojima-san!

I think the multi platform part is more konami's fault than kojima's.



What is he doing in the Sony HQ in the first place?

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