Hideo Kojima is a Japanese writer, director, video gamer, producer and designer. He was born on 24th August 1963. He was regarded as the auteur of video games during his childhood, and soon he started to develop a strong passion for action/adventure cinema and literature. He was hired by Konami in the year 1986 and for it, he designed and wrote Metal Gear in 1987.
The game was believed to lay foundations on stealth games and Metal Gear turned out to be one of his well-known and very famous game series. He is the producer of Zone of the Enders game and his work in that series was also loved by many people. The graphic adventure games designed by him were regarded for their great Cinematic experience.
Why is Hideo Kojima famous?
Kojima stated that he was studying economics at a university and during his free time he used to play video games. He was fond of playing games. Though he had ambitions to become a film director in his career, he surprised his peers by announcing that he is going to join the video game industry.
Hideo Kojima family especially his mother supported him in his decision though his friends demotivated him at times. He joined a video game publisher Konami as a designer and planner.
After failing initially he didn’t give up and finally towards the end he started developing gameplays with role-playing elements, variety of levels, upgrading equipment, etc. Slowly he gained great popularity in the industry and the character stood as an inspiration for many.
Hideo Kojima Personal Life, Wife
His relationship status is single therefore Hideo Kojima wife is not known. Hideo Kojima Death Stranding game released and was considered to be the best video game series. He is regarded as one of the most talented artists for making video games that are highly cinematic.
He spent almost 30 years at Konami, which he joined as it was the only video game company at that time listed in the stock market. Hideo Kojima age is currently 56 years.
When did Kojima leave Konami?
Hideo Kojima founded Kojima Production, which was a software house controlled by Konami in 2005. In 2011, Kojima held the position of Vice President of Konami Digital Entertainment. But soon in 2015, Kojima split from Konami and operated as a separate software company. Soon Kojima announced that for a new action video game the company has tied up with Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Hideo Kojima games earned great popularity and were very famous as they were full of creativity and amazing updates.
What happened between Konami and Kojima?
After the death of Kojima’s father, the entire family had to look for means so that they can get sufficient money. They were left poorer and their living standards fell. Moreover, he wanted to be an illustrator, artist or filmmaker but through his salaried job, he was demotivated and felt pressured. He made great success through his software company and achieved his goals.
What is Hideo Kojima Net Worth?
Hideo Kojima net worth is estimated to be $30 million. He is also considered as the game designer who is most influential of all times.