Sony confirmed earlier today what we heard reports of; scorned ex-employee of Konami, Hideo Kojima has signed on and formed a new studio that will start by working with Sony on an exclusive title for the PlayStation 4.
The title will be as an exclusive that may become a franchise for the PlayStation brand.
For now, check out the new Kojima Productions website and their new logo!
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“PlayStation’s history is one of game innovation and great new franchises,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “Hideo Kojima has been a huge part of that history, and we are therefore delighted that he has chosen to bring his brand new project to life in partnership with PlayStation. We look forward to working with him on an exciting new game and warmly welcome him to the PlayStation family.”
“I will be taking on a new challenge by establishing my own independent studio, and I am thrilled to be able to embark on this journey with PlayStation, who I have continued to work with all these past years,” said Hideo Kojima, Game Designer, Kojima Productions. “I cannot wait to deliver, with PlayStation, a game that will become a compelling franchise.”