Hideo Kojima’s Path to Video Game Rockstar

Posted by | March 22, 2012

Hideo Kojima, designer of the Metal Gear franchise, is an interesting figure in the gaming industry. His games, relying on stealth, planning, and character over general violence, have made him a pillar of modern gaming. Recently, Kojima appeared at the Smithsonian’s showcase for the Art of Video Games, and discussed his love for gaming. Here are the highlights. The Atlantic has the story.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    March 22, 2012 6:25 am

    The important part of the article is that games can be art, but a new type of art. Interactive. The designer only creates part of the work, and how the player moves through that work builds the rest. Dancing with the audience.

    Also, Sylvester Stallone wrote Rocky himself? I didn’t know that.

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