„I have to say, even though I received this award, let me state that I will not retire. I will continue to create games as long as I live.“
— Hideo Kojima
Source:Nelson, Randy (November 24, 2008). [https://web.archive.org/web/20090303222750/http://www.joystiq.com/2008/11/24/hideo-kojima-receives-lifetime-achievement-award-from-mtv/ "Hideo Kojima receives lifetime achievement award from MTV". ]Joystiq. Archived from the original on March 3, 2009. Retrieved August 7, 2009.