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[Ars] It’s OK everyone, Kojima hasn’t left Konami—he’s just “on vacation”

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"Currently, Kojima and the development team are finished developing Metal Gear Solid V and are taking a long time off from work," the representative said. "Because the development time for console games is so long and fatigues builds up, it's common for employees to take extended periods of time of when development is finished."

Source: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/10/its-ok-everyone-kojima-hasnt-left-konami-hes-just-on-vacation/

This is like watching a bad break up with each side having a different view and outlook biggrin.gif
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Source: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/10/its-ok-everyone-kojima-hasnt-left-konami-hes-just-on-vacation/

This is like watching a bad break up with each side having a different view and outlook biggrin.gif

Well, konami is still doing damage control right now and playing stupid. Kojima legally cant say anything regarding his departure until 2016. The first week of January next year will be very interesting to say the least. I don't know if Kojima will air out the dirty laundry, but I hope he announces a new project. Half of me somewhat regrets purchasing mgsv, but I did get over 40 hours of gameplay of it.
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Between Konami and the whole debacle about foreign workers getting treated worse than dirt, going as far as to have their lives threatened, I feel like Japan's reputation is kinda being tarnished.
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nah man, she didn't break up with me, she just needs a break and to date other people.
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