Hideo Kojima’s Project Ogre will feature ogres

Friday, 24 February 2012 03:05 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Hideo Kojima fans: Take this straw, clutch at it.

Hideo Kojima has finally broken the total silence which has followed his newsest project since it was revealed to be in production under the codename Project Ogre.

“Oh BTW,” the famed creative tweeted in what I imagine was a casual and cheeky tone.

“My Ogre Project doesn’t mean a game like a ogre nor a game create[d with the] soul of ogre but a game [with] the use of ogre.”

The original Japanese tweet makes it clear Kojima is referring to the mythological monster, not a technology of the same English name, which suggests the game will be something of a departure from Kojima’s usual near-future military or science fiction settings.

That seems to be it, as Kojima has returned to his regularly scheduled discussion of music and lunch.

Project ogre has not been detailed, but it’s expected to be open-world, and somehow subdued and different from previous Kojima titles. One screenshot is believed to have been released.