Is Kojima's Current Project A Third Zone Of The Enders?
Okay, so Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is out the door and Hideo Kojima only has a somewhat removed managerial position in regards to the development for Metal Gear Solid: Rising.
So what might his Productions team be working on right now? It seems there's a good possibility that it's Zone of the Enders 3, which would make many action/mech fans very, very happy if it proved true. Kojima himself leaked a few details of his current project at his Twitter page and several of those comments are getting lots of special attention. He talks about "pondering over the voice cast," and that although the project "still hasn't reached a detailed level, everything is advancing simultaneously in my head." But the most telling quote, which features only one word of interest (but it's an important word) is as follows:
"Title, game design, story, characters, setting research, the mecha that appear, casting, graphic direction, sound, beginning and ending, the major story sequences. It comes together naturally in my head."
Yeah, there are always a few robots in the MGS series but this sounds a lot more like ZoE. It just doesn't seem likely that he would bother to mention such a trivial aspect of a game; talking about "mecha" makes it feel a lot like a game based on big ol' robots. And let's not forget that Kojima has hinted at his desire to do a third Zone of the Enders and when that hint got out, the fans were very vocal in their overwhelmingly positive responses. Guess we'll have to wait and see...
4/12/2010 10:54:46 AM Ben Dutka