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    Monday January 16, 2017
  • Former Konami Staffers Follow Hideo Kojima to His New Company

    "Death Stranding" will have a lot more familiar names on board than just Reedus and Mikkelsen.

    Why are so many Konami employees jumping ship and heading over to Kojima Productions? Some believe it's a secret agreement between the two; others think Kojima is giving an alternative to what they consider underutilized talent. Either way, Death Stranding is getting a massive booster shot of talent. See a list of all the new people attached after the jump!

  • Saturday December 31, 2016
  • Kojima Productions' Mascot Statue Can Be Yours for a Modest $2,000

    Half-scale statue is currently scheduled to ship in 2018

    Kojima Productions has a pretty cool mascot in Ludens, the enigmatic, space-suit-clad character that proudly hoists the developer's flag. If you're particularly fond of the mascot you can now throw down on a half-scale statue from Sideshow Collectibles and Prime 1 Studio. It's set to ship in early 2018, limited to 150 units, and will run you a whopping $1,999.99. Read on for more.

  • Thursday December 1, 2016
  • Hideo Kojima's "Death Stranding" Premieres New Trailer During The Game Awards

    Mads Mikkelsen joins the cast, panel to be held at this weekend's PlayStation Experience

    Sony has PlayStation Experience 2016 on tap for this weekend, which means we have some announcements and big showings to look forward to over the next few days. One of the major creators making an appearance is Hideo Kojima, who will be on hand to participate in a panel for his next game, the Nude Norman Reedus-starring Death Stranding. Hit the jump for that and a new trailer from The Game Awards.

  • Monday September 19, 2016
  • Hideo Kojima Teases "Death Stranding" Release Before 2020 Olympics

    That's still so far away though, Kojima-san!

    Hideo Kojima is giving a little information out at a time as far as Death Stranding goes, but it seems like we're going to be waiting quite some time before we actually get our hands on it to try it out. Hit the jump for more!

  • Tuesday September 13, 2016
  • Hideo Kojima's "Death Stranding" is an Open-World Action Game

    "Metal Gear" mastermind wants to create links between players

    It will no doubt be a while before we actually get our hands on the next game from Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima, but it sounds like he's already cooking up some interesting concepts for Death Stranding. When the game was initially unveiled at this year's E3, all we got was cryptic CG-animated footage of a naked Norman Reedus holding a baby and crying amidst whale carcasses. With Kojima's appearance at the pre-Tokyo Game Show Sony press conference, we now have an ever-so-slightly better idea of what to expect. 

  • Sunday July 24, 2016
  • Kojima Productions Logo Comes to Life in Animated Short

    Kojima Productions showed off the short during San Diego Comic-Con livestream

    Back in May we got a formal introduction to the character behind the Kojima Productions logo, officially known as Ludens. Thanks to Hideo Kojima's San Diego Comic-Con Talk livestream, we can now see the logo in motion in a new animated short after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 14, 2016
  • Norman Reedus Follows "Death Stranding" Reveal with Instagram Death Blow to Konami

    Hideo Kojima revealed his first post-Konami game at E3 last night

    If you missed Sony's press conference last night, it featured the glorious return of Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima. He's bounced back nicely after leaving Konami, and he was on hand to reveal his first game under the independent banner of Kojima Productions. Death Stranding stars Norman Reedus of The Walking Dead fame, and the lead took to his Instagram to deal a crushing blow to Kojima's former bosses at Konami. More after the jump.

  • Monday June 13, 2016
  • Hideo Kojima Reveals "Death Stranding" for PlayStation 4

    Kojima returns with the first game from his independent studio

    Hideo Kojima took the stage during Sony's E3 press conference, saying "I'm back" before revealing the first trailer for Death Stranding, his first game with the independent Kojima Productions. The trailer shows a CG Norman Reedus, who was previously going to star in Kojima and del Toro's Silent Hills. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 18, 2016
  • Hideo Kojima Shows Off the Full Character Behind New Studio's Logo

    Ludens aims to help deliver "The New Play in The New Future"

    After falling out with Konami, Hideo Kojima officially announced his own independent Kojima Productions studio back in December, revealing a new logo (pictured right) in the process. An air of mystery surrounded the helmeted skull in the logo from the very beginning, and now Kojima has revealed the full figure known as Ludens. More after the jump.