Hideo Kojima receives a Fine Arts Award from the Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

The Agency

The Agency

Cancelled in March 2011, The Agency was a spy-themed action MMORPG being developed by SOE.

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Hideo Kojima receives a Fine Arts Award from the Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

Hideo Kojima received an award from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. He is awarded by the Fine Arts in the media arts category.

Hideo Kojima received the seventy-second prize from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. The Fine Arts Prize has been awarded since 1950.


Within the ministry, it is the Agency for Cultural Affairs that awards this Fine Arts prize in eleven different categories : theatre, cinema, music, dance, literature, visual arts, television, the development of the arts, the arts of criticism and media arts (including video games). Presented since 1950 , these awards have gained some prestige over time, with the media arts category being the last to be added in 2008 . becomes the second video game actor to receive this award after Shigeru Miyamoto in 2010.


The committee choosing the winners explained Kojima's choice primarily because Death Stranding touched them. In particular, they highlight the dynamic interactions between the game's protagonist and different parts of society , disjointed without him. The committee also highlighted Kojima's work throughout his career , and his ability to innovate, his avant-garde, and this since Metal Gear in 1987 . Recall that Hideo Kojima has already won a Fellowship Award from the BAFTAs , an Industry Icon from the Game Awards , and entered the Hall of Fame of the Academy of Interactive Arts Institute in 2016 for all of his contribution to the world of video games.

Hideo Kojima received the Fine Arts Award from the Agency for Cultural Affairs under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan a few days ago. The award was officially handed over today.


Is The Agency a good video game?

The Agency is not a very well known video game at the moment, so we'd rather not get involved. There are hundreds of new games every day and our editors haven't heard enough about The Agency to offer a full review yet. If the game continues to make itself known in the coming months, we will of course offer a detailed review and a note on whether or not you should play it. But for now, all we can say is that The Agency is a niche game, try it for yourself and make your own opinion, we hope you will have fun with it!

Can I play The Agency with my friends?

Yes, you can play The Agency multiplayer with your friends! So think about it the next time you have a party at home, it can be a great opportunity to have a great time with your friends and family, while determining who is the best at The Agency!

Is The Agency available on multiple platforms?

Yes, the game The Agency is developed to be compatible with PC (Microsoft Windows) and PlayStation 3. It's quite handy to be able to play it on several different consoles

Is there an official website for The Agency?

No The Agency doesn't have an official website yet, but there are probably fan sites on Google, we invite you to search by yourself. Otherwise you can also find our dedicated portal by clicking here.

Is there a forum on the internet to discuss the game The Agency?

No, according to our information, The Agency does not yet have a forum or subreddit clearly identified to the community. However, it is possible that you can find one by searching on your favorite search engine, which we invite you to do! You can also look at social networks, indeed many groups exist for example on Facebook to allow communities to exchange between enthusiasts.

Is The Agency compatible with VR?

No, The Agency is not currently compatible with virtual reality, but we hope that one day it will be possible to play it with this new technology!

Does the game The Agency have other names around the world?

No, according to our information, there is no other way to name The Agency, or it is very marginal.

What are similar games to The Agency?

The Agency is a game similar to Rogue Warrior, Breach & Clear, I.G.I.-2: Covert Strike, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3, Forsaken World, Escape from Tarkov, Borderlands 3, Black Squad, Citadel: Forged With Fire and Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain, if you liked The Agency, you will surely love this list of games we just mentioned! You can find our dedicated portals by clicking on the name of the games, and make your own opinion very quickly!