As the mastermind behind the acclaimed Metal Gear series, Kojima needs no introduction. To honor what he has contributed to the gaming industry, the veteran developer will be given the Industry Icon Award at this year’s The Game Awards happening December 1st.
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) November 17, 2016
“He finally gets his trophy!” refers to the fact that last year Kojima was supposed to be present to represent Metal Gear Solid V. However, he was forbidden to do so by Konami during the tumultuous departure of arguably their best developer.
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