Hideo Kojima has today presented the Summer Game Fest Hideo Kojima, who has confirmed that it will not be a sequel to Death Stranding. In response to a question from host Geoff Keighley about the upcoming era of "entertainment Hideo Kojima", the head of Kojima Productions expanded on how the current state of the world has changed his creative process and will make the that comes is very different.
“I really can’t say specifically,” Kojima said. "It won't be like the past, it won't be step by step. (The pandemic) is a drastic change, just like after 9/11: we have to adapt and think of new ways to create as entertainment can't be left behind.
"I have to think about what will happen in the future. If it were something like an alien that would come into my game, I wouldn't care much about the current state of the world. We could just invent any concept or idea."
Viously, obviously, Kojima keeps his cards close to his chest, but it's hard not to think about how the Death Stranding bonkers first appeared: long before we had any idea what the game was, it was promoted through its elements of terror and other countries. enemies. These were large parts of the final product, but almost entirely, and the most fantastic elements of Death Stranding are without a doubt the weakest element of the game. Don't make me @.
Kojima went on to talk about this more grounded approach to thought, having repeatedly mentioned the pandemic and the current state of the world during the interview.
“But I always want to put some social elements into the game as a basis for introducing players to what’s going on and maybe they’ll think about it.
Of course, entertain yourself. With this speed of change, I have to take into account what predictions I make and what ways to introduce ideas to the player. "
From the man who warned of the information overload in the Internet age and then came to a game about social disconnection just before the success of the pandemic. Sure, Kojima & # 39; s had his share of luck, but the success rate of Nostradamus cannot be achieved.
Kojima also announced Death Stranding: Director's Cut, a new edition of the 2020 PC Gamer PC game that, at least initially, is exclusive to Playstation 5: though it's almost inevitable, as with the Original, you will find your way to PC.
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