Ken Imaizumi is, or rather, he was the historical collaborator of Hideo Kojima, which helped produce titles like Metal Gear Solid 4, Metal Gear Solid 5 (both Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain), and the most recent Death Stranding. Not only that, but he was also co-founder of the independent studio of the well-known game designer, Kojima Productions.

According to what reported by South China Morning PostImaizumi has joined the Chinese giant as production director for the gaming section Tencent.

Indeed, the Japanese manufacturer has removed from his Twitter profile the link Kojima Productions.

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The same Tencent has confirmed the taking of Imaizumi in the South China Morning Post.

Just a few days ago, we brought you back there news that Tencent, in addition to having acquired the web domain of System Shock 3, has instructed the game director Scott warner to form a development team in the United States.

Tencent seems really intent on producing a triple title A, making use of two large ones professionals like Scott Warner and Ken Imaizumi.