After months of teasing, legendary video game designer and creator, Hideo Kojima, finally revealed the full body behind the logo for his new studio, Kojima Productions, which he formed after his storied fall out with his former company, Konami, where he developed the Metal Gear franchise. Here it is:
He calls icon for his studio as “LUDENS,” and according to his tweets, he is the “the icon of Kojima Productions,” and as for his costume, Kojima stated that “The gear he’s wearing is the extra vehicular activity (EVA) creative suit.”
LUDENS, the icon of Kojima Productions. pic.twitter.com/brM16iFgNi
— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) May 17, 2016
Kojima also said that “We’ll deliver THE NEW PLAY in THE NEW FUTURE with the cutting-edge equipment, technology, & the frontier spirit” in his tweets.
The bizarre events between Hideo Kojima and Konami have escalated over a course of a few months, culminating to the game creator being barred from receiving an award during the Game Awards. Konami has also verified that Kojima has left the company.
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Hideo Kojima releases the full body of the character behind the Kojima Productions logo