Kojima: 'Making Metal Gear is like competing in the Olympics'
30th Jul 2012 | 20:01
Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has compared the challenges of producing the much-loved series to competing in the Olympics.
Speaking via Twitter, the games industry icon said, "When asked what the MGS series is to you, I once responded, 'It's like the Olympics.' A big event held every three or four years. You devote your life to the major goal of a fight on the world stage. You think of nothing beyond that. The latter half becomes difficult, and you think that you'll retire after this. But after release, you think about the next tournament."
Kojima recently revealed that his new Fox Engine is "nearly finished" and promised a showcase on August 30, while hinting that we might also see a new game created in parallel with the new tech.
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