(Picture: Konami/YouTube
(Picture: Konami/YouTube

Sigh.

A Japanese gaming company has created a female figurine with pliable breasts. Hideo Kojima, the creator of the Metal Gear series, tweeted pictures of the heavily sexualised character - called Quiet - on Monday with a "lol" at the end.**

Quiet, who is a mute female assassin in Konami's upcoming Metal Gear Solid V game, wears a skimpy bikini top and ripped tights, which hardly seems like suitable attire for someone who kills people for a living.

Kojima has come in for criticism before. Back in 2013 he tweeted that he had deliberately asked one of the game's designers to make the character more erotic, explaining this was to "make you want to do cosplay or its figurine to sell well".

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