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Death Stranding's E3 2018 Gameplay Trailer Finally Starts To Make Some Sense

After the numerous inexplicably weird trailers since Death Stranding’s announcement, this year’s E3 gameplay(-ish) trailer was an awful lot more intelligible. Norman Reedus’ character Sam is a delivery man, of some sort, trekking across achingly pretty environments with varying levels of unwieldy boxes on his back and drones following him.

The psychological horror elements are still very much there though, with invisible monsters leaving footprints in the ground, demanding that the humans stay out of their way somehow and stay silent. That’s where the baby in a jar comes in. Sam can sense these supernatural creatures, but the baby can work some crazy light thing and highlight them in the sky. That doesn’t mean they’ll be any easier to avoid.

The trailer also adds Lea Seydoux and Lindsey Wagner to the cast, but sadly had nothing to say on any kind of release window.

  1. aerobes
    Since: Aug 2009

    Utterly bonkers and I can barely wait.

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 03:38.
  2. ron_mcphatty
    Since: Sep 2008

    I’ve never been so drawn in by anything so bonkers before and I don’t know what’s more frightening, the monsters or the baby!

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 04:26.
  3. Foxhound_Solid
    Is a smart cookie.
    Since: Dec 2009

    The man’s a genius!

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 06:35.
  4. Tony Cawley
    Pint! Pint!
    Since: Feb 2009

    Death Stranding, sponsored by Deliveroo.

    Certainly looks intriguing.

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 07:36.
  5. Andrewww
    Since: Jan 2010

    Doesn’t really make sense… oh wait… it is a backpack simulator…! :o)

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 10:12.
  6. TSBonyman
    Since: Dec 2009

    Lindsay Wagner – that was an unexpected rekindling of a schoolboy crush! :) WTH is going on? There’s going to be an hour-long panel on the Playstation channel about the game – not sure when exactly as i stayed up too late- so hopefully we’ll get some more clarity on the mechanics then.

    Comment posted on 12/06/2018 at 10:37.