Biography Of Hideo Kojima 's Influence On The World

1110 WordsDec 29, 20165 Pages
Hideo Kojima was born on 24 August, 1963. He was born in Tokyo, Japan, but his family moved to western Japan shortly after his birth. Growing up as a latchkey kid, he had to deal with loneliness and loss as a child, when his father passed away while he was just 13 years old. From an early age, he knew that he wanted to be a writer and illustrator, but faced a lot of pressure to seek out a safer and financially stable line of work. Despite discouragement from his family and peers, as a teen, he wrote and illustrated original short stories and sent them to magazines, although none ever got published. He first went to college to study economics, He spent most of his spare time playing video games. He shocked his peers by saying he wanted to go into video game design his fourth year of college. Kojima became famous beginning with the release of the first iteration of the Metal Gear series in 1986, Metal Gear biggest and most recognizable contributions to the gaming world. The main character of the title, Solid Snake, has even made appearances in other video games like Nintendo 's Super Smash Bros Brawl. In the start of his career, he gain a lot of rejection most of his game ideas failed. Nonetheless, he was hired by Konami Digital Entertainment. The Metal Gear series is a prime example of a war game that includes violence and gun. The player takes control of a special forces operative, Snake, who is assigned to find the super weapon Metal Gear, a bipedal walking tank with
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