Top 5 Controversies of 2015

It’s been a year of plenty of controversies in video gaming, as it seems every year is. For this Top 5, I had plenty to work with, but I decided on a few criteria to cut things out. First off, I’m not going to be going over any thing that was more in the line of disappointing, particularly any game launches that were less than stellar. I will be going over the disappointments of 2015 in a later article, but for now I’m just going to cover controversies.  Continue reading “Top 5 Controversies of 2015”

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Hideo Kojima Has Officially Left Konami, Forming Own Studio

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The creator of Metal Gear, Zone of the Enders, and P.T, Hideo Kojima has officially left Konami. After the past year of public battling between Kojima and Konami, including Kojima not being allowed to attend the Game Awards, the mastermind of numerous brilliant games is finally done with Konami. According to Nikkei, translated by Neo GAF, Kojima is forming his own studio with other former Kojima Productions staff. Continue reading “Hideo Kojima Has Officially Left Konami, Forming Own Studio”

Kojima Officially Leaves Konami, Konami says ‘Nuh-uh!’

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It’s come to the point where I don’t think anyone, including Konami, knows what Konami is doing. Earlier this week, the New Yorker reported that Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear series, had officially left Konami, with a goodbye party and all. Simon Parkin reported Kojima had a non-compete clause until December.

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Kojima Expected to Leave Konami

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Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear franchise and executive at Konami will be leaving the company after many years .Konami removed Kojima from the list of directors in an official announcement, on March 4th; effective April 1st, when the Japanese business year ends. Konami told the world that Kojima Productions will no longer be Kojima Productions, as well as Kojima LA, which is now Konami LA. Continue reading “Kojima Expected to Leave Konami”