This Is All We Know About Moby Dick Studio, Makers Of The Phantom Pain

The Phantom Pain was a world premiere trailer out of left field — not only is that a new series, it's a new studio. Well, to most folks, anyway. Ever heard of Moby Dick Studio? Me either.

[Update] It's Kojima.

[Update] Yeah, we hear you. "Joakim" is a rearranged spelling of "Kojima". All sorts of things point to this being some kind of a surprise reveal for a Metal Gear Solid game. Fine. Here's how this outfit describes itself on its own page.

Moby Dick Studio is a game developing company operating out of Stockholm, Sweden. Moby Dick Studio was founded by CEO Joakim Mogren who after years of working for a major American developer brought together people out of various game studios from around the Scandinavian area to start something new.

Our goal is to deliver an uncompromising, exciting and touching game experience to people all around the globe.

We will shortly be disclosing information regarding our first major release.

That's the only page with anything on it. Tabs for an image gallery and studio are coming soon.

And, all the chatter backstage at the VGAs seems to hint strongly that this is a teaser for the next Metal Gear game.

Moby Dick Studio [Official Site]

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    This could either be an elaborate ARG, or just a prelude game project to lead into MGS 5 being developed by a Scandinavian company who just happens to have a CEO called Joakim (It's a common name). There is also this Facebook page which may or may not be anything to do with it:

    I think the fact that he likes the Hotpants group may be a clue though and needs more investigation.

    Check out the dude's twitter profile pic. Hilarious!

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