So, if you’re heading out to PAX Prime 2012, you might want to stop by the Paramount Theatre if you’re a big fan of Hideo Kojima and his work.
At 1 PM Pacific Time on September 1, Hideo Kojima will be participating in a discussion at the Paramount Theatre. In celebrating his game child Metal Gear’s 25th Anniversary, the discussion will revolve around the history of the series–from past, present, and possibly what is in store for the future.
Geoff Keighley (who you may know from Spike TV during E3 and the Video Game Awards) will be moderating the event. Anyone who is present at PAX Prime 2012 will be able to attend this event. People will be able to vote on what type of questions are asked of Hideo Kojima by visiting the MGS Facebook Poll which is located here. The poll is stated to be happening later this week.
When I say that Metal Gear is Kojima’s game child, I pretty much mean it. Metal Gear started all the way back in 1987 when it was released on the MSX2 in Japan and the NES out west. The series is often credited for pioneering the stealth genre (a genre that has been pretty much lost as of now). Quite possibly the most well-known game of the series is Metal Gear Solid released on the PS1 in 1998.
As of today, the series has spawned close to 20 games. The next release in the series is Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance which is slated for a February 2013 release. This game will focus more on hack n’ slash action.
PAX Prime 2012 will be taking place from August 31 to September 2 in Seattle, Washington.