Breathing life into Death Stranding: Hideo Kojima meets Singapore fans, hints at new games

Game designer Hideo Kojima is best known for his commercially and critically successful Metal Gear Solid game series, which has given rise to more than 12 games across multiple platforms since it debuted in 1987.
Game designer Hideo Kojima is best known for his commercially and critically successful Metal Gear Solid game series, which has given rise to more than 12 games across multiple platforms since it debuted in 1987.PHOTO: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE - Decked out in a T-shirt, blazer, jeans and his signature glasses, Hideo Kojima looks more like a stylish Japanese man who would hang out in Shibuya and Harajuku, rather than one of the world's most famous video game designers.

But the line of more than 500 people, who waited for hours in the hot sun outside Victoria Theatre on Sunday to meet him, gives it away. Kojima is a rock star among gamers, with thousands of fans worldwide.

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