Hideo Kojima hosting podcasts

The creator of Metal Gear Solid is now producing his own online talk show, dropping MGS4 details.

TOKYO--Months after he started keeping a blog, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has begun his own podcast. Titled "Hidechan! Radio," it features various guests, most of which are Metal Gear Solid series developers. The podcast appears to now be the primary source of information about the ongoing development of Metal Gear Solid 4, as Kojima has neglected to update his blog in recent weeks. Gamers with an understanding of Japanese can download Kojima's broadcasts (in MP3 format) from his Japanese blog.

In his latest show, Kojima started a new segment called "Hidechan's Café." Its first guest is Akio Otsuka, the seasoned actor who voices Snake in the Japanese MGS games. Otsuka's conversation with Kojima will be available in installments over next few weeks, and has already revealed details about the development of MGS4. In his first talk with Otsuka, Kojima let slip that dialogue for MGS4 will be recorded throughout 2006, and the recording process will take as long as it did with previous entries in the series.

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42 comments
williamsonpe
williamsonpe

the guy does hint at a english version in his last blog entry way back in december. i suspect a translation of the events will be along soon enough. I cant wait for MG4, see what they have in store for us next. I am certain that we will be in for a surprise, but if you read his blog i think he gives clues away.

Chrono324
Chrono324

Can there be a way for someone to translate it for us if they are going to talk japanese

RIanousuke
RIanousuke

"is his blogcasts spoken in japanese?" . . . . Did you seriously just ask that?

Harding19
Harding19

Oh good, now we get to not only read about his "lonliness", we get to hear about it as well. Hideo Kojima? More like Hideo Koj-emo....(Sorry, I'm feeling silly today)

mrimkeit
mrimkeit

I think that the new over the camera in Subsistence will be a new standard. From what i have read here it rules. It makes me want to buy Snake eater all over again. I hope I am right and the over the shoulder camera is in MGS4.

dru26
dru26

How do you say change the 1991 fixed camera angles , in Japanese?

ewjim
ewjim

Gamers with an understanding of Japanese?! And who not understand??? Is there ANYWHERE some information on English, i don't even ask - on Russian (my languege)...

dru26
dru26

Konitiwa, now if I only could speak Japanese, maybe he can give me a date on the ps3.

mrimkeit
mrimkeit

We don'tt know the release date.

a0me
a0me

Nope, 2007 at the earliest.

davahsa
davahsa

Recording voice throughout 2006 and it will take as long to do as snake eater? Is this game due out in 2006?

mrimkeit
mrimkeit

Raiden>Snake? LOL, that is laughable. Raiden=Crap. I hope he dies in a very messy fashion right in front of our faces in MGS4. That would RULE. Kojima will never do it though. :(

metal_axe_2003
metal_axe_2003

I care about the revolution.. Perhaps MGS4 will be good, but I'd rather see something new. I'm a big fan of Kojimas work, and I'll rather see something new too. And for anybody think that 'something is fishy'? I say, let Kojima do whatever he wants. Lets have a new character, lets all be suprised and have more fanboys and critics reject whatever crazy idea Kojima has. Raiden>>Snake Besides. I'd rather have Kojima make a new character, in order to shove it into the faces of fanboys and general gamers. "OMG! Raiden is liek, gh3y!!!11'

landau492
landau492

WHO CARES ABOUT THE REVOLUTION ... MGS4 RULES

Bladex2k
Bladex2k

darn it i wish i understood japanese so i can listen in.

brotherscampos
brotherscampos

Why not on english on spanish? we have a lot of thing to sya you about MG4 i wait may be later open the his limits

mrimkeit
mrimkeit

MGS4, proof that PS3 will kick some major next gen azz!! I can't wait to play around with MGS4 because of Kojima's new gameplay ideas. He is a genuis. Every stealth game out there from Splinter Cell and Syphon Filter owes their gameplay ideas all to Kojima. Heck, even the new Splinter Cell has "Close Quarters Combat". Snake Eater anyone? :) To bad I don't know Japanese, I would love to hear Kojima talk with his designers about gameplay and game design.

gdogg4210
gdogg4210

We love you Hideo, keep up the good work

dragonist1
dragonist1

Its a good thing i know some Japanese -__-

solidte
solidte

there somthing fishy going on here i have a odd feeling about MGS4 why would he make all these blogs and radio show thingys now it just seems late mabye when we do play MGS4 it will reveal a surprise mabye simialr to MGS2 which instead we use raiden

abdu4
abdu4

A lot of good stuff are starting to happen for the PS3

solsub
solsub

Screw the Revolution. Gimme MGS4!!

NoLikeFatGirls
NoLikeFatGirls

"ultraburu If the podcast is only available in japanese, what is the point of writing this article here anyway? " Because there should be people here who are willing to translate it. Just like the blog. Seriously, use common sense before you post.

lstr
lstr

I hope someone makes an english transcript. ... and "Good to thing" indeed.

lageasy311
lageasy311

I don't care what he's got for rev. bring on MGS4 or Zone of enders the third runner :)

brothaval
brothaval

i wanna see what he's got in store for the rev.

gamingfreak47
gamingfreak47

^^ yeah I really hope he gives out info about his revolution exclusive soon.

XlpranksterlX
XlpranksterlX

its about time, hes had that wierd blog for a long time now.

latinchemist
latinchemist

Some people here might be able to understand Japanese. /sigh

snake670670670
snake670670670

jesus i think he wants lettermans job or something

ultraburu
ultraburu

If the podcast is only available in japanese, what is the point of writing this article here anyway?

da-CELL
da-CELL

i get a feeling he's doing all this bloging and now podcasting so he can sorta miss lead us so by the time MGS 4 is out there shall be a HUGE surprise!!!

Optimusv2
Optimusv2

Good to thing I speak english!

jerronkack
jerronkack

Great news. He needs to make an English dub to the TGS trailer.

Konfusion
Konfusion

I would rather get some news on his Revolution title.