Some followers might have seen that veteran Kojima Productions producer Kenichiro Imaizumi was absent from Demise Stranding‘s latest press tour. Whereas official particulars aren’t publicly out there, a brand new report suggests Imaizumi has left the studio. Neither Imaizumi nor anybody else from Kojima Productions have corroborated the claims. Due to this fact, the producer’s alleged departure ought to be thought of hypothesis in the meanwhile.
Information of Imaizumi supposed exit from the Japan-based crew comes by the use of Video Recreation Chronicle. In keeping with the publication, sources declare the producer’s exit got here on the heels of Demise Stranding’s launch. One supply alleges Imaizumi left due to a “disagreement” with different administrators at Kojima Productions. VGC reached out to each Kojima Productions and Imaizumi, however neither responded with a touch upon the story.
Imaizumi is a founding member of Kojima Productions’ post-Konami crew. Nonetheless, his relationship with the studio spans practically twenty years. Imaizumi’s Steel Gear Stable-related producer credit embody Weapons of Patriots, Peace Walker, Floor Zeroes, and The Phantom Ache. His most up-to-date position with the crew as Company Director put him in command of manufacturing on Demise Stranding as an entire.
Close to Kojima Productions itself, mot a lot is thought in regards to the studio’s future plans. Hideo Kojima has beforehand confirmed that movies are one thing the crew will finally produce. Nonetheless, his latest tease of eager to develop the “scariest horror recreation” raises myriad questions on what’s subsequent for Kojima Productions.
Demise Stranding is in shops now for the PlayStation four. It’ll launch on PC someday in the summertime of 2020.
[Source: Video Game Chronicle]