Outside the halls of its development studio and the mind of Hideo Kojima, few people actually know what Death Stranding is all about. We expect to see some more details at Sony’s E3 2018 press conference, but it’s unknown whether those updates will come in the form of yet another trailer or actual gameplay. But since Death Stranding has been teased for years at this point, we do know a few things about the game, its world, the famous faces involved and a few gameplay tidbits thanks to its strange trailers and interviews with Kojima himself. Get comfortable with confusion Death Stranding is the first game from Kojima Productions, a studio founded by legendary game developer Hideo Kojima. After a rocky departure from Konami, where he built up the Metal Gear franchise, among other projects, Kojima started his independent studio and revealed the first title would be exclusive to Sony’s Playstation 4. The reveal trailer premiered during Sony’s 2016 E3 conference, and sets the stage for the weirdness we’re delving into. Still confused? Don’t worry. Ever since its initial announcement, Death Stranding has been shrouded in mystery. Kojima is famous for his unconventional promotional methods (at one point pretending to be part of a non-Metal Gear studio making a non-Metal Gear game) and for building strangeness into his games (see any Metal Gear ever), and Death Stranding is no exception. Familiar (digital) faces Norman Reedus is the most obvious face of Death Stranding. He’s prominently featured in two of the trailers… [Read full story]
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