• Death Stranding Sequels Needed to Establish 'Strand' Genre, Says Kojima

    1 month ago - By Game Rant

    As its name suggests, Kojima Productions' upcoming open-world action-adventure game Death Stranding revolves around the theme of “strands,” the ties connecting people, worlds, etc. Recent glimpses at Death Stranding 's gameplay have begun showing some of what that entails, but overall, it's been hard to pin down what it means exactly. That's why director Hideo Kojima thinks a sequel or two may be necessary to fully explore this theme. It's no surprise that a game where characters strap artificial wombs to their chests to see dead people is pretty different from the usual fare. It's...
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  • Death Stranding's ‘Like' System Is Designed to Create a Positive Experience

    Death Stranding's ‘Like' System Is Designed to Create a Positive Experience

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    During Death Stranding's nearly hour long Tokyo Game Show 2019 demo , Kojima Productions showed the game's asynchronous multiplayer. Most notably, the function of the “like” system was put on display. For example, if one player leaves behind a ladder to cross over a chasm, when another passerby stumbles upon it later, the passerby can “like” the ladder. According to Hideo Kojima, this won't tangibly add to the experience. As such, players shouldn't expect XP or any other kind of in-game reward for giving or receiving likes. It is meant to inject positivity into the overall experience.
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  • Kojima Is Already Discussing the Possibility of a Death Stranding Sequel

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Death Stranding isn't out yet. It doesn't release until November 8, 2019 , but that isn't stopping the Director Hideo Kojima from discussing the possibility of a sequel. Kojima has mentioned that Death Stranding is the start of a new genre , the “Strand” genre , and he wants to make sure people are aware of it. Kojima has stated that he wants to keep it going with a sequel. We aren't totally clear on what the genre will entail, but we do know the game will heavily emphasize making connections , with the goal of bringing people together.
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