What Metal Gear is: “The joy, the smiling faces of people who accomplished the impossible”

By Patrick Garratt
15 June 2008 09:13 GMT


We love you Hideo. Speaking to Der Spiegel – translated here by GamingInGermany, Kojima has summed up the past 21 years of Metal Gear as only he could: by making very little sense.

“Things you consider as impossible – around the world and in the game itself – are still possible,” he said. “In regards to the game’s creator as much as to the player. If a player completes a Metal Gear, he is supposed to question his ideas of what is impossible. The joy, the smiling faces of people who accomplished the impossible – that is what Metal Gear is about.”

One day it’ll all become clear. Or maybe not. Full thing through the link. Via Kotaku.

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