You know how Konami tried to pull Hideo Kojima’s name off the box art on their website? With Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Kojima more than gets his due.
Every mission in the newest Metal Gear game—which will almost certainly be Kojima’s last—both begins and ends with a brief credit sequence that runs through the game’s creative leads, including the controversial director, who might have more title appearances in MGS V than Kiefer Sutherland has lines. The words “Hideo Kojima” are plastered everywhere. In a vacuum, it might not be noticeable, but in the context of what’s been happening at Konami, it’s goddamn hilarious.