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Death Stranding Conquers Steam

Adrian Werner, 20 July 2020, 15:14

Death Stranding was the biggest bestseller last week on Steam. The port of last year's console hit also achieved very good activity results.

CPU With More Than 8 Cores Helps in New Games - Here's Proof

Bart Swiatek, 16 July 2020, 17:20

One Twitter user checked how additional cores and threads affect performance in the PC version of Death Stranding. It turns out that performance gains are noticeable even when changing from 16-thread model.

Death Stranding and Halo 3 Take PCs by Storm

Adrian Werner, 15 July 2020, 12:51

PC ports of Death Stranding and Halo 3 have recorded very successful debuts on Steam. Both games have received excellent ratings from players and have produced impressive activity results.

Death Stranding Launches on PC Today

Adrian Werner, 14 July 2020, 15:12

Today, the PC version of Death Stranding, the latest game by Hideo Kojima, which debuted on PS4 last year, will be released.

Death Stranding PC - Reviews, Trailer and Half-Life

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 July 2020, 21:31

Launch trailer of Death Stranding PC has been released. The video presents, among others, new content inspired by the Half-Life series. In addition, the first reviews of this version of the game appeared on the web.

Benchmark of Death Stranding PC With DLSS 2.0

Paul Wozniak, 02 July 2020, 19:51

TweakTown has conducted a benchmark of Death Stranding on PC with DLSS 2.0 technology. The Nvidia's new feature allows for much better performance, increasing the game's framerate.

Death Stranding on PC With DLSS 2.0 Support

Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2020, 14:39

Nvidia announced that the PC version of Kojima Productions' Death Stranding will receive support for DLSS 2.0. The feature is designed to deliver great performance on every card in the Nvidia GeForce RTX Series.

Death Stranding 2 - Kojima May Already be Working on Next Game

Paul Wozniak, 28 June 2020, 18:30

The latest Tweets from Hideo Kojima suggest that the Japanese designer is working on a new title. Many think it's Death Stranding 2.

Silent Hills Borrowed Phantom Pain's Budget? Kojima Responds

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 June 2020, 15:29

Kojima Productions referred to recent rumors about Silent Hills - an article of Gameblog.fr, according to which the creators took money for the project from the budget allocated to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and the demo was created without Konami's knowledge.

Death Stranding PC Hardware Requirements

Darius Matusiak, 11 June 2020, 21:50

We have learned the hardware requirements of the PC version of Death Stranding. Hideo Kojima's PS4 hit will appear on PCs in July.

Hideo Kojima: Death Stranding's Success Funded Next Game

Czarus, 30 May 2020, 19:54

In a recently published interview for Livedoor, Hideo Kojima confirmed the success of Death Stranding. He also mentioned ongoing work on the next production and presented his vision of the future of the industry. In his opinion, traditional AAA titles will be replaced by cheaper live-service games.

Death Stranding PC Launch Delayed

Paul Wozniak, 21 April 2020, 17:04

We just learned that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the release of the PC version of Death Stranding was postponed.

Rumor: Death Stranding Flopped, it was Supposed to be Darker

Agnes Adamus, 13 March 2020, 19:17

According to rumors, Death Stranding turned out to be a commercial failure. The title sold worse than expected, and the game itself does not look as originally planned. It is said that Hideo Kojima's latest work was to be darker.

Rumors: New Silent Hill in the Works, Kojima's Silent Hills May Return

Adrian Werner, 13 March 2020, 15:54

There have been rumors on the web that work is already underway to re-boot the Silent Hill series, and that the key creators of the first few installments are to be involved in the project. Moreover, there may be plans to resurrect the canceled Silent Hills from Hideo Kojima.

Death Stranding PC - Hideo Kojima Shows Photo Mode

Adrian Werner, 05 March 2020, 11:18

Hideo Kojima released two videos from the PC version of Death Stranding. One of them shows the photo mode, and the second one, support for ultrawide monitors.

Death Stranding on PC Will Use Denuvo Security

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 March 2020, 23:39

The PC version of Death Stranding is available in pre-order on Steam. As Valve's store reveals, the new game from Hideo Kojima will be coming to PC with the Denuvo anti-piracy security.

Release Date of Death Stranding on PC

Agnes Adamus, 02 March 2020, 23:31

The publisher of Death Stranding on PC - 505 Games - announced the game's release date. The latest work of Hideo Kojima will go to Steam and Epic Games Store on June 2, this year.

Hideo Kojima is Preparing Something New For Next Week

Paul Wozniak, 28 February 2020, 21:22

According to Internet users, the tweet of Kojima Productions informing about an upcoming announcement teases that the next game from the Japanese team will be a new Silent Hill. We'll hear more about it next week.

Hideo Kojima is Giving up GDC 2020 Because of Coronavirus

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 February 2020, 23:25

Kojima Productions will not appear at GDC 2020. Hideo Kojima's team decided not to participate in the event due to the threat of coronavirus, thus taking the example from Sony.

Kojima on Wanting to Make a Movie, Manga or Anime and New Projects

Milosz Szubert, 27 January 2020, 15:17

In an interview for Famitsu, Hideo Kojima once again stressed that he would like to deal with some other projects besides games - manga, anime or maybe movies. Moreover, he confirmed that his studio is planning to work on several titles, including a big one.

Death Stranding Players Get Caustic by Blocking Paths With Vehicles

Christian Pieniazek, 03 December 2019, 20:49

That was to be expected - let the players leave their equipment to others, and they will find a way to use this mechanics against the original idea and make life miserable for the others. Blocked passages to important locations are permanent part of landscape in Death Stranding, but the creators are already working on a patch to deal with the problem.

Weather in Death Stranding Presented by Polish Weatherman

Agnes Adamus, 02 December 2019, 23:54

PlayStation Poland has just published new material promoting Death Stranding. In it, we see Tomasz Zubilewicz, a recognizable Polish weather presenter, announcing what weather conditions can be expected in the world created by Hideo Kojima.

Important Co-worker of Hideo Kojima has Left Kojima Productions

Adrian Werner, 28 November 2019, 13:30

Kenichiro Imaizumi, a producer who was involved in the production of both Death Stranding and almost all of the Metal Gear Solid series games, left Kojima Productions.

Death Stranding's Nominations for The Game Awards Spark Controversy

Milosz Szubert, 21 November 2019, 13:51

Geoff Keighley has been accused of being biased in awarding nominations for The Game Awards 2019. This is because Death Stranding, in which the creator and host of the event appears as a guest, has the chance to win nine statuettes.

CoD: Modern Warfare Invincible; Even Kojima Couldn't Cut it

Konrad Serafinski, 17 November 2019, 19:55

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare still reigns on sales lists. According to the latest EMEAA ranking, even the recently launched Death Stranding failed to dethrone the leader.

Kojima Suggests Americans Did Not Understand Death Stranding

Bart Swiatek, 12 November 2019, 20:55

Hideo Kojima, the creator of the Metal Gear Solid series and the recently released Death Stranding, said that the latter title may be difficult to understand for some types of audience. In his opinion, Americans belong to this category.

Kojima Beats Two Guinness World Records

Konrad Serafinski, 11 November 2019, 22:26

Hideo Kojima has the highest number of followers on Twitter and Instagram among game directors. Thus, he beats two Guinness World Records at the same time, of which he boasted, of course, through social media.

Death Stranding Will Launch Simultaneously on Steam and EGS

Konrad Serafinski, 09 November 2019, 22:21

Death Stranding will be released simultaneously on Steam and Epic Games Store. Such information can be read in the official announcement of the publisher. The game will be coming to PC next summer.

Death Stranding Was Made by Former Konami and Guerrilla Games Employees

Milosz Szubert, 08 November 2019, 21:12

VGC has analyzed the Death Stranding credits. It turns out that more than half of the 120-person team working on in Kojima Productions was previously employed in Konami. A lot of Guerrilla Games members were also on the payroll.

Death Stranding Launches

Adrian Werner, 08 November 2019, 11:16

Death Stranding by Hideo Kojima launches today on PlayStation 4. Additionally, some interesting calculations of the size of the virtual world available in this title have appeared around the web.

Comparison of Death Stranding's Trailers With In-game Cut-scenes

Paul Wozniak, 07 November 2019, 23:19

GameSpot has prepared a video comparing the trailers of Death Stranding with fragments of the final version of the game. Some minor changes have been made to the visuals, but the whole thing looks quite similar to what the creators have been showing in previous years.

Kojima - Death Stranding's Plot is a Reaction to Brexit and Trump

Adrian Werner, 04 November 2019, 16:04

In an interview for BBC Radio 1 Hideo Kojima explained that Death Stranding's plot was inspired by contemporary human egoism and the desire to isolate oneself from the rest of the world, as evidenced by the actions of Donald Trump and Brexit.

First Reviews: Death Stranding - Critics are Divided

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2019, 10:47

The first reviews of Death Stranding appeared, and it seems like the latest work by Hideo Kojima has divided the critics. Most reviews are positive, but there are also many bad ratings.

Death Stranding's Launch Trailer Lasts 8 Minutes

Bebop, 30 October 2019, 22:03

The release of Hideo Kojima's latest work, Death Stranding, is approaching. The game will debut on PlayStation 4 in November, and on this occasion a new, almost 8-minute long trailer has been released.

Death Stranding Coming to PC; Approximate Release Date Revealed

Adrian Werner, 28 October 2019, 13:18

Hideo Kojima confirmed that his latest game, Death Stranding, will be released on PC. The PC edition will be released next summer.

Director of Mad Max: Road Fury Acknowledges Death Stranding

Agnes Adamus, 25 October 2019, 21:51

The director of Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller, is delighted with Death Stranding. The filmmaker appreciated the abilities of Hideo Kojima, comparing him to the great masters of the silver screen.

Conan O'Brien in Otter Costume in New Death Stranding Trailer

Paul Wozniak, 24 October 2019, 23:22

A video presenting another character in Death Stranding has apeared on the web. The Wandering MC is played by the famous American comedian Conan O'Brien. If we manage to make friends with him in the game, he will give us an otter costume that will allow us to safely swim in rivers.

New Japanese Trailer of Death Stranding is Set During World War I

Milosz Szubert, 18 October 2019, 13:31

The new Death Stranding trailer has appeared on YouTube on the official Japanese channel of PlayStation. The title will debut on November 8 only on PlayStation 4.

Death Stranding's HDD Space Requirements Revealed

Christian Pieniazek, 14 October 2019, 11:50

We found out how much disk space Death Stranding will require. Compared to other big open-world games Hideo Kojima's latest work takes up quite a standard (which doesn't mean it's small) amount of space.

Death Stranding According to ESRB: Violence, Nudity and Shooting Babies

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2019, 22:28

The ESRB has given an age rating to Death Stranding. The description reveals that we can expect a lot of violence, naked buttocks of the protagonist and (accidentally) shot babies.

Death Stranding - Kojima on Our Impact on NPCs and Theme of Connecting

Milosz Szubert, 07 October 2019, 13:24

During his visit to Moscow, Hideo Kojima told a bit more about his latest work, Death Stranding. He said a few words about the players' objective in the game, the multiplayer mode and how our actions will affect NPCs.

The Drop - Death Stranding on a New Trailer

Paul Wozniak, 03 October 2019, 23:26

Another short video was released, heralding the upcoming launch of Death Stranding. One more thing you can find floating around the web is the official song that you will hear during the final credits.

Death Stranding - BB's Crying Will Come From Your Gamepad

Adrian Werner, 30 September 2019, 13:57

Hideo Kojima announced that in Death Stranding players will hear the voice of BT, the child worn by the protagonist of the game, from a loudspeaker in their gamepads.

Kojima Finishes His Work - Death Stranding Goes Gold

Bebop, 26 September 2019, 13:07

Kojima Productions studio has officially announced the completion of Death Stranding. The game will debut on PlayStation 4 on schedule.

The Real Fun in Death Stranding Begins in Mid-game

Barth Faryna, 18 September 2019, 11:55

Hideo Kojima has announced that his latest game may not appeal to some people, at least until they have completed 50% of the content. Only then will the real fun begin.

Hideo Kojima: Death Stranding Needs Sequels to Consolidate a New Genre

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 September 2019, 22:12

GameSpot conducted an interview with Hideo Kojima about Death Stranding and the future of the so-called strand games. The creator of the Metal Gear series stated that the continuation of the upcoming title may be necessary to consolidate the new genre of video games he represents.

Death Stranding - New Gameplay Shows Main Character's Safehouse

Agnes Adamus, 15 September 2019, 19:31

Tokyo Game Show 2019 brought us another gameplay from Death Stranding. Over half an hour of material shows the safehouse of the main character and the personalization of the character. There were also some physiological needs.

Death Stranding - Hideo Kojima Shows 49 Minutes of Gameplay

Bart Swiatek, 12 September 2019, 14:15

During the Tokyo Game Show 2019, the creator of Death Stranding, well-known Japanese developer Hideo Kojima, presented a very extensive, almost 49-minute long, gameplay from the aforementioned production. The material shows many different aspects of the game - from preparation for the journey, through exploration, to combat.

Death Stranding - TGS Trailer Explains the Game's Plot

Adrian Werner, 12 September 2019, 12:11

Kojima Productions released a new trailer of Death Stranding, which introduces the story of the production. The video was released on the occasion of the TGS trade fair in Japan.

Hideo Kojima and Keanu Reeves Together - Simply Breathtaking

Konrad Serafinski, 09 September 2019, 15:04

Two icons of gaming pop culture in one place. Keanu Reeves visited Hideo Kojima in his studio. The Japanese creator boasted of the meeting on Twitter and the web has exploded with guesses about the possible cooperation between the two gentlemen.