Hideo Kojima

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Birthday
24, 1963
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1963 (age 53)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Video game designer known for being the founder of Kojima Productions. His most popular games include the Metal Gear series, Zone of the Enders, and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.

Before Fame

He grew up writing short stories and making home-made films. He studied economics in college, during which time he discovered his love for video games.

Trivia

He's received lifetime achievement awards from both the MTV Game Awards and the Game Developers Conference and was inducted into the AIAS Hall of Fame in 2016.

Family Life

He's described himself as a latchkey kid growing up, in part because he lost his father when he was 13.

Associated With

He and Gabe Newell are both members of the AIAS Hall of Fame.