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The developers of Death Stranding say they’re releasing an update in mid-December that adds, among o

The developers of Death Stranding say they’re releasing an update in mid-December that adds, among other things, an option to increase your text size. This is welcome news, given that it’s currently tough to play Death Stranding without squinting so hard that your eyes start tearing up like you’re in Death Stranding.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Death Stranding’s Nominations At The Game Awards Can’t Help But Raise Questions

The Games Awards is the largest video games awards ceremony of the year in large part because it’s full of new game announcements, but the industry takes the awards seriously as well. This year, with Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding nominated for a number of awards including Game of the Year, viewers are openly…Read more… Continue […]

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Death Stranding Has An Oddly Adorable Birthday Easter Egg

At the start of Death Stranding, players are asked to input their birthday. It supposedly affects a condition called DOOMS, which grants characters special powers. In practice, the date hardly matters in-game and doesn’t affect how your character plays. It does, however, unlock a fourth wall breaking birthday message…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Didn’t Realize How Much I Love Suspending Games Until The Outer Worlds Took That Away

The Outer Worlds begins with your character coming out of cryo-sleep. They’ve been out of commission for years as their colony ship traveled across the galaxy, but once awakened they’re able to pick up right where they left off. I’ve come to take it for granted this console generation that my games can do this […]

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Death Stranding Chapter Four Is So Freaking Cool

Death Stranding is, in its early hours, a slow but beautiful game about exploring an open world and delivering packages. You’d be forgiven for thinking that’s all the game had to offer, but pushing forward reveals more dangerous situations. The first and perhaps most shocking is Chapter Four, where things finally take…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Spamming Like In Death Stranding Makes You Feel Real Good

Death Stranding’s America is dotted with thousands, possibly even millions, of player-made structures that can make the post-apocalyptic expanse less dangerous and also less lonely⁠—perhaps even welcoming. These structures have a social media-inspired system that lets you click a “like” button on them. And I am…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Spamming Like In Death Stranding Makes You Feel Real Good

Death Stranding’s America is dotted with thousands, possibly even millions, of player-made structures that can make the post-apocalyptic expanse less dangerous and also less lonely⁠—perhaps even welcoming. These structures have a social media-inspired system that lets you click a “like” button on them. And I am…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Beginner’s Guide To The World Of Death Stranding

Death Stranding isn’t that weird of a game, but it does love to toss out lore and terminology without explaining much. Some answers are hidden away in codex entries, but others are left for players to sort out. If that seems daunting, don’t worry. Here’s a breakdown of Death Stranding’s world and the most important…Read […]

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Dueling Translations Of Hideo Kojima’s Thoughts On Critics Cause Confusion

Whatever you think about Hideo Kojima’s latest fever dream—which imagines a world exactly like our own, except that Norman Reedus can’t walk good—you likely figured it was going to be divisive. Initial reviews lent credence to that idea; some critics adored Death Stranding despite its sharp corners and long,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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