Is Shinjuku the place with that giant multi-cultural garden?
I think we have to remember the fact that this is business. The people who run such large corporations (with the possible exception of Matsuda-san) have got there by spending their lives in the corporate world, which is why they see video games through a different perspective than us.
Hideo Kojima is a gamer and so understands the creative side of that system but a company can’t run on creativity and good intentions: it needs the bureaucrats and their money to keep it running. It’s like an orphanage: they mean well but at the end of the day, they still need money to survive.