Hideo Kojima’s study expands beyond Japan’s borders. This has been announced by the company both on social networks and in a piece published on GamesIndustry.biz. The new division of Kojima Productions (Death Stranding) will open in California, United States, and will focus on cinematographic, television, musical products, etc.
“Kojima Productions is proud to announce that it will open a new business division in California (USA). This will explore opportunities beyond video game development ”and will focus on “Movies, television and other forms of entertainment”Reads the official Twitter statement.
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A PlayStation veteran will direct it
The division will be located in Los Angeles and will handle products based on its games, which will be targeted at different areas of popular culture. After 28 years at PlayStation, Riley Russell has been named head of the new studio. “The new division you will work with creative and talented professionals in television, music and films, as well as in the most familiar games industry ”, he declared.
The aim is to expand the intellectual properties of Kojima Productions so that they are more ingrained in popular culture. “We are excited and looking forward to working with the best talents of entertainment across all leisure industries ”.
Yoshiko Fukuda of Kojima Productions added: “Finding new forms of entertainment, capturing attention and delivering value to our fans is essential in a world whose narratives are fast-moving and changing. Our new division will take the study to more areas that present our creative narratives beyond video games, so that they open paths for our followers to communicate and immerse themselves in these spaces ”.
Kojima Productions has developed Death Stranding para PS4, PS5 y PC. This is the first project directed by Hideo Kojima after his famous departure from Konami. His next project has not yet been announced.
Fuente | Kojima Productions, GamesIndustry.biz