While this would be one serious April Fools joke, it would indirectly effect shareholders making the theory implausible.
Further evidence to this separation is the official Kojima Productions twitter is now urging every one to follow a separate Metal Gear Twitter, ensuring there is no connection to Kojima and the Metal Gear series.
Whatever move Kojima makes , let's hope he still continues developing great games for us all.
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