Tag Archive: Stranding


We need more weird games like Death Stranding

Could Death Stranding usher in a trove of bizarre games?

I don’t think I can remember a game as divisive as Death Stranding. Not only did it have a ton of baggage going into it — Kojima’s departure from Konami, its PS4 exclusivity — it was just plain weird. Leading up to its release, you could ask ten different people what it was supposed to be about, and they could give you ten different answers. A resounding  [Read More…]

Control and Death Stranding headline The Game Awards 2019 nominees

A lot of good nominations this year, and some snubs as always.

What you need to know The Game Awards take place on December 12th, 2019. Fur out of six Game of the Year nominees are new IP. You can now vote to see which games you’d like to win.

The Game Awards 2019 kick off next month on December 12th, and show creator and host Geoff Keighley has revealed this year’s full list of nominees. It  [Read More…]

Death Stranding is the biggest debut of any new IP in Japan this generation

Great opening numbers in Japan.

What you need to know Death Stranding recently released on PlayStation 4. According to Game Data Library, which compiles video game sales information in Japan, Death Stranding had the best opening sales of any IP this generation. Per Game Data Library, Death Stranding sold 185,909 copies in Japan so far, more than any other new IP in an equivalent timeframe. You can grab Death Stranding for $ 60 from Amazon.

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Death Stranding is beautiful, confusing, and strange in all the right ways

Kojimas Productions made the weirdest game I’ve played this year and, for all of my complaints with Death Stranding, I can’t help but like it.

Death Stranding was never going to live up to the mythologized version we created. You can count me as someone who finds review scores arbitrary and would rather focus on the text, and I find it especially difficult to assign a score to Kojima’s latest project. It’s already going down as one  [Read More…]

Days Gone crosses over with Death Stranding in a new update

Decorate your bike with a baby pod. You know you want to.

What you need to know Days Gone received a new update today. Part of the update was a Death Stranding crossover, which adds a unique BB baby tank for your bike. This update comes the day before Death Stranding releases worldwide. You can grab Days Gone for $ 34 at Amazon.

Days Gone has a new update out today, one that adds an amusing crossover.  [Read More…]

Death Stranding reviews are in, and they’re divisive

Its tagline is “tomorrow is in your hands,” but for us, it’s more like next week ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Death Stranding reviews landed early this morning and you might be looking for ours. We, unfortunately, won’t have a proper review out until after the game’s release. Sony did not send us an early code, nor were we given a good explanation for this decision. These were the cards we were dealt, so we have to make do.

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Conan O’Brien has a cameo in Death Stranding as an otter hat gift giver

Conan O’Brien joins Hideo Kojima to give out otter hats.

What you need to know Death Stranding features a cameo from Conan O’Brien. O’Brien plays the Wondering MC, who gifts the player a sea otter hat. Death Stranding is currently set to release on November 8. You can preorder Death Stranding for $ 60 from Amazon.

Death Stranding is almost here and several celebrity cameos have been included in the game alongside the main cast. The latest  [Read More…]

New trailer and gameplay for Death Stranding shown at Tokyo Game Show 2019

There’s a new Briefing trailer which sets up the story in Death Stranding, as well as 50 minutes of gameplay showing off some of the different mechanics.

What you need to know Some new footage and trailers were released for Death Stranding at Tokyo Game Show 2019. There’s a new Briefing story trailer, as well as around 50 minutes of gameplay showing different mechanics. Death Stranding is currently scheduled to be available on November 8, 2019. You  [Read More…]

Peeing mechanics, Geoff Keighley and more are in Death Stranding

Peeing, Geoff Keighley, Mama and shaking a baby, it’s all normal in the world of Death Stranding

What you need to know Death Stranding had several more gameplay clips and cinematics revealed to close out Gamescom Opening Night Live. The footage shows, among other things: Sam (Norman Reedus) peeing to make a mushroom grow, shaking a baby, Death Stranding is currently set to be available on PlayStation 4 on November 8, 2019. You can preorder Death Stranding  [Read More…]

Meet Heartman, a man in Death Stranding who lives in 21 minute cycles

Live, die, repeat. That’s the life of Heartman in Death Stranding.

What you need to know There’s a new trailer out for Death Stranding, focusing on a man named Heartman. Heartman is suffering from being tethered to another world of sorts and lives in 21 minute cycles. You can preorder Death Stranding for $ 60 on Amazon. Death Stranding is currently slated to be released on November 8, 2019.

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