- Hideo Kojima opens a new division of his Kojima Productions studio in Los Angeles.
- Its main task will be to expand the company’s activity from the production of games to other branches of pop culture.
Hideo Kojima is a well-known game producer, from which the wings were made, among others, Metal Gear or Death Stranding series. From now on, he will also be involved in other branches of culture, such as music, films and television. An information appeared on the official Twitter account of Kojima Productions, according to which the company opened a new branch in Los Angeles, which was to specialize in the aforementioned media.
Information on the opening of a new department of the studio, Source: https://twitter.com/KojiPro2015_EN/status/1462769182328729612
Riley Russel is in command of the new Kojima Productions unit. He is a man who worked at Sony Interactive Entertainment for nearly 28 years, holding many positions in the company, including vice president of business. Below his statement ?? about the new studio, which was granted to GamesIndustry.Biz:
The task of the new branch will be to cooperate with creative and talented professionals from the television, music and film industries, as well as with the well-known gaming industry. [ ]
The goal of this team is to increase the reach and awareness of the games that Kojima Productions is currently working on, and to make them an even bigger part of pop culture.. Although we are a global organization, the new business development department will be based in Los Angeles, California. We are really excited and looking forward to collaborating with the best talent in the entertainment industry.
Apart from Russell, the business development manager at Kojima Productions, Yoshiko Fukuda, also spoke about the new unit.
Finding new ways to entertain, engage and offer value to our fans is essential in a dynamic, rapidly changing world of storytelling.. The new section will introduce the studio into even more areas that will showcase our creative narratives beyond video games and open up ways for fans to communicate and immerse themselves in these areas.
So what can we expect from studying after such a step? Will it be a series, band, film adaptation of which ?? from games ?? this we will probably find out in the near future, when the department announces work on the first project.
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