In May, Sony Worldwide Studios' Shawn Layden, revealed that Death Stranding would be part of four games—along with Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man and The Last of Us Part II—on which the company would deeply focus during E3 2018. In the aftermath, Die-Hardman takes Amelie's place as the President of the UCA, with the rest of the Bridges staff dedicated to keeping the UCA safe. , The game's announcement at E3 2016 was met with positive reception and discussion: from the entrance of Hideo Kojima, introduced by Andrew House on the Sony stage, welcomed with great enthusiasm after his "Hello, hello everyone. He is met with many obstacles along the way. " Rating the game 7 out of 10, Game Informer's Matthew Kato wrote that the gameplay "really is as simple as it appears to be, and the elements around it – the story, combat, and lackluster mission objectives – aren't satisfying enough to anchor the title and get players invested. Along with Reedus, other actors involved are Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux, Margaret Qualley, Troy Baker, Tommie Earl Jenkins, and Lindsay Wagner.  It featured Norman Reedus, who served as the basis for the protagonist.  At the same time, Kojima admitted that he was aware of the common belief that would see him proceeding too slowly in the development, but reiterated that this was not the case.  On September 18, it was announced at Tokyo Game Show 2018 that Tommie Earl Jenkins would portray a key character in the game, and that Akio Ōtsuka, Kikuko Inoue, Nana Mizuki and Satoshi Mikami, veterans of the Metal Gear series, along with Kenjiro Tsuda, had joined the game's Japanese voice cast.  Kojima also revealed that the team was unable to do any performance capture or voice-over for the third trailer in time for E3 2017 due to the 2016–17 video game voice actor strike, so it was delayed until the Game Awards.  It is the fourth Kojima-directed game but only the 26th to be awarded a perfect 40/40 score by Japanese video game magazine Famitsu. Use the HTML below. Clifford died trying to smuggle the infant Sam out of a Bridges lab. Death Stranding[b] is an action game developed by Kojima Productions. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. , In an interview with Livedoor News in May 2020, Kojima stated that Death Stranding sold enough to recoup the development costs and turn a profit, securing funding for Kojima Production's next project. " Journalist Jim Sterling called Death Stranding "Hideo Kojima at peak indulgence" and found the game "annoying, and when it's not annoying, it's boring". Guillermo del Toro is developing the game with “Metal Gear Solid” creator Hideo Kojima. The game announcement and Reedus’ reveal can be seen below. It is the first game from director Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions after their split from Konami in 2015. He reprised the role in the 2009 sequel The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. After wiping out the gods of Mount Olympus, Kratos moves on to the frigid lands of Scandinavia, where he and his son must embark on an odyssey across a dangerous world of gods and monsters. That's why it's so entertaining to just get with your cargo through an area and you piss yourself when the BTs or Mules are coming. This discovery isn’t a huge surprise as Norman Reedus has long been known to be the actor lined up to star in Kojima’s vaporware horror game Silent Hills. NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: Norman Reedus attends Fractured Worlds: The Art of DEATH STRANDING on November 05, 2019 in New York City. 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Sam Porter Bridges, the legendary porter with the ability to return from the world of the dead, has been entrusted with a critical mission by the President of the United Cities of America. See our Video Games Guide for more. The video shows the reflection of the playable character in a mirror inside the game environment. The same month, Hideo Kojima announced his partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment, at the time led by Andrew House, to make a new PlayStation game. Furthermore, a 6-minute gameplay trailer was shown, which introduces in detail various game mechanics, such as the possibility of urinating and delivering packages to isolated delivery stations. NY 10036. GamesRadar+ is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Was this review helpful to you? Of course the graphics are pretty awesome, but what really flashed me was the gameplay. , A second teaser revealed that Mads Mikkelsen had been cast as the antagonist. Reedus played Murphy MacManus in the 1999 film The Boondock Saints. View production, box office, & company info. 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However, upon reaching the last city on the West Coast, Edge Knot City, Amelie was captured and is being held hostage by an anti-UCA terrorist group called the Homo Demens to guarantee Edge Knot City's independence. Thank you so much for your hard work! That's how Reedus met Kojima and became involved with Silent Hills, which was first revealed to the world at the end of P.T. Maybe it isn't quite as good as becoming best friends with Hideo Kojima, but you'll still be blown away by the savings in our guide to upcoming Black Friday game deals.  In the period after the shown trailers and basic game information, fans speculated their theories about the game, its gameplay and its plot, organizing themselves in communities on discussion forums. 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Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site?  A few days before E3 2017, Kojima announced that the game would not appear during the usual Sony conference.