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Halo 4 designer calls out Kojima's recent 'sexy character' quotes, brands them "disgusting"

Halo 4 designer David Ellis has branded Hideo Kojima's recent explanation as to why he wanted to make Metal Gear Solid 5's characters more 'sexy' as "disgusting".

Kojima's original tweet can be found here..

The tweets read, "I've been ordering to Yoji Shinkawa, character and environment artist for MGS V] to make the character more erotic, and he did it well. Recently I've been making characters this way. I create the setting thoroughly, how he/she spent early life, name, style, favorite phrase, fashion, action to stand the character out. The initial target is to make u want to do cosplay or its figurine to sell well."

Kojima's message pertained to the character Quiet, who can be seen in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain wearing this:

The image and Kojima's tweets have caused outrage in some corners of the internet. Attempts to cool the issue at a Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes event in LA last night did little to help the matter either.

According to Kojima and the game's designer, Quiet’s design is not gratuitous, will make sense in time.

Now, 343 Industries designer has tweeted his disgust at the matter:

What do you make of Quiet's outfit and Kojima's tweets? Let us know below.

You can check out Phil's impressions of the brand-new Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes demonstration here.

Via OXM.

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