Hideo Kojima has revealed he's depressed by the quality of Grand Theft Auto V, as he doesn't think Metal Gear Solid V will be able to measure up to it.
Nah Kojima is just a cool dude like that. He said the same thing about Red Dead Redemption
This. It wasn't enough to simply say that he loved Pacific Rim, he thanked the creators for making it. Just a very generous person (in terms of praise) for things he likes, it seems