“The next project will challenge a certain type of taboo. If I mess up, I’ll probably have to leave the industry."Guess even if you’re a famous as Mr. Kojima you can’t just spend other peoples’ money on labours of love. Yu Suzuki had two chances and as good as the Shenmue titles were they turned out as commercial failures. Let’s hope Kojima doesn’t move away from the games industry any time soon.
“However, I don’t want to pass by avoiding that. I turn 47 this year. It’s been 24 years since I started making games. Today, I got an ally who would happily support me in that risk. Although it’s just one person. For a start, it’s good.”
Monday, 19 April 2010
Hideo Kojima has stated that he may leave the games industry if his next title proves to be a commercial failure. The comments were made recently on his Twitter account and relate to an as of yet unconfirmed project. Some of the best bits were as follows: