Hideo Kojima


Why I Wish David Bowie Had Been More Involved with Video Games

Would David Bowie have put his own distinctive stamp on the gaming world the way he did with music and film if he had just gotten into the medium?
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami to Launch an Independent Studio

Hideo Kojima's next project will be a PlayStation exclusive, dealing another blow to Xbox's chances of catching Sony's console.
Mike Diver
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Plans for the Next Metal Gear Solid Game Are Underway Without Auteur Hideo Kojima

Where is the franchise going to go after the success of "The Phantom Pain"?
Mike Diver
Leigh Alexander’s Understanding Games

The Final Word on ‘The Phantom Pain,’ a Video Game About Video Games

It's one of 2015's greatest commercial and critical hits. Leigh Alexander unpicks what makes 'Metal Gear Solid V' work, and where it goes wrong.
Leigh Alexander
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Where In the World Is Hideo Kojima?

Is he on vacation? Has he left? Is he ever coming back? Someone, please, let us know, because this nonsense is so freaking tiring.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

A Song of Metal Gear Solid: Photographing ‘The Phantom Pain’

Framing the scenes that make Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear goodbye so memorable.
Steve Haske
VICE vs Video games

I Asked a Biological Weapons Expert How Far-Fetched Metal Gear Solid’s Genome Soldiers Really Are

Stanford's Dr. Steven Block reveals that Hideo Kojima's PlayStation original was remarkably prescient in its presentation of future troops.
Joe Donnelly
VICE vs Video games

‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ Is the Perfect Stealth Game

Series creator Hideo Kojima has delivered his masterpiece.
Kirk Mckeand
VICE vs Video games

If ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ Is Incorporating a Transgender Narrative, It Needs to Get It Right

Rumors of a central character being a trans woman have captivated some fans—and worried some trans people.
Jake Kivanc
VICE vs Video games

VICE Gaming’s E3 2015 Wish List

Most of this won't happen. But some of it just might.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

‘The Phantom Pain’ Is the ‘Metal Gear Solid’ That Says Goodbye to Yesterday

We went to LA to play Hideo Kojima's upcoming epic for 15 hours, and we only scratched its surface.
Steve Haske
VICE vs Video games

The Greatest Moments of ‘Metal Gear Solid’

With The Phantom Pain right around the corner, VICE Gaming takes a look back at Hideo Kojima's always fascinating stealth-and-more series.
Steve Haske