Is it me or was the 49 minutes Death Stranding gameplay preview from TGS 2019 kind of... lame? Blasphemy! I know, but I just can’t help but feel underwhelmed.
That's fine, it's certainly not for everyone. I for one am still super excited for it though I am skipping the "Briefing" and 49 minute gameplay trailers. I'm already sold and don't need to see anymore of this game to know I want it. Cheers guys, see you at release!
I'm primarily a PC games all my life post-13yo, had some consoles but never got into it. I've bought a PS3 at its time only for Quantic Games + RDR, now I'm seeing the same happening and one of the reasons is this game. I'm just waiting to see what they'll bring as PS5 to see if it's worth the wait..
Wow why all those disagrees? I'm legit curious, I've just stated that I want to wait to see if PS5 will have more value for someone that just want to enjoy X specific games... for primarily-console people of course PS4 is totally worth it.
I'm still very much on the fence. I love Kojima and the MGS series is without doubt in my all time top 5, but seeing the demonstration left me underwhelmed too. The game looks beautiful, the story very interesting and has all the crazy Kojima quirkiness that I love, but gameplay wise the open world looks like a whole lot of nothing going on. I'd usually be day one with anything Kojima, but I'm definitely waiting for previews/reviews on DS before buying.
Stop focusing on gameplay!! If you want gameplay play something else, when we get a Kojima game we want STORY.
Not for me dragonslayer. It was primarily the gameplay in MGS that made me the fan I am today.
Saving that crotch peek for your day 1 purchase 😏
TheDragonSlayer no. Especially when Metal Gear Solid had both great gameplay and story that have been refined as each title went on. If you want a story go play a Telltale game.
Ya man, u don't like it don't buy it, I loved what I saw so I'll buy it. Fairly simple.
What really makes me laugh is that people actually "disagreed" to your comment LOL what a joke n4g is.
It's a bit of a paranoia filled shithole. Not 4chan level, but still pretty bad.
Apparently at least six people operate an if you don't like it buy it, if you like it don't buy it policy.
It seems to me more like one of those games you look at rather than play. I mean sure there's some gameplay. But its not really focused on that. The graphics are beautiful and I think they want to put that, and the acting in cut scenes center stage.
Almost like Firewatch but on a much bigger scale.
I feel like fallout 3, it's kind of a WTF game, but once u actually play it, it's a great game.
There's a lot of games that didn't impress me :) a lot of them don't even have great story modes but most have good multiplayer modes
Less than concerned about what impresses game journos.
Although it was 49 minutes - he really didn't show a lot did he? How do you interact with Higgs? What is Mads character about? How did the world end up like this? What about those bound to Hades? Shooting enemies in WW1 bunkers - what's that about? The gameplay and animations are classic Kojima, if that isn't your cup of tea - so be it. There's nothing wrong with that.
Yeah, the trench scene with the tank rolling over really has me curious too. Not only did it look awesome, but I've been imagining what I could mean. The paranormal stuff is really thought provoking. I'm clueless, but there's so much potential and depth here.
"The poor PlayStation fans of this site. So oppressed. We should be sympathetic to their plight. What can we do? How can we fix it? " Where did I say anyone was oppressed or needed sympathy? I was simply pointing out the fact it goes both ways when it comes to fanboy attitudes its called a counter argument to his obvious trolling but here you are defending an xbox fanboy trolling and looking to start shit yet again, you just can't help yourself. Since you asked a good start to fixing it would be getting rid of trolls like you.
You implied that things weren't fair or unjust for the Sony crowd and I called BS. It's that simple. You only represented the PlayStation fans and you ignored how the kind of crap you cited goes both ways. I didn't defend the comment - called it out. Mystic also got it right. I'd call it at around 80/20 Sony's way. That's all there is to be said.
What I also forgot was that yes, while he was only addressing the difficulties of one group, you could've been the better guy and represented both sides. I think I probably should just stop addressing you, though it's difficult to do when I see such egregious things posted. I do it too much, and it's unnecessary and I realize that. In any case though, I'm wrong for doing it. I see that now. I'm just going to pretend you don't exist.
"You implied that things weren't fair or unjust for the Sony crowd" I never implied anything you clearly don't know how implying works, my comment was in direct response to his as a counter point, anyone who doesn't hold a grudge and constantly looking to start an argument could see that. "you ignored how the kind of crap you cited goes both ways" Again my comment was a reply to someone contrasting his statement hence the "why should this be any different" part of the comment, why do I need to repeat what he already was basically stating? "I'd call it at around 80/20 Sony's way." I'm sure you would but you're not biased at all. s/ "I'm just going to pretend you don't exist." I hope you do, that would be fantastic!!!! Also you don't know what egregious means.
I wouldn't expect him to reveal a lot of story details. He never has really done that, and tends to have big reveals in the game itself. Its supposed to be intriguing. I'll find out when I play the game. I'm on the fence about day one, but i havent seen anything that makes me think i wouldn't like the game
I'm of the thinking that all of those elements is what makes it day 1. 5 h The world looks fantastic, Shinkawas designs are on point. The eclectic cast of characters just tops it off.
Nowadays you get torched to death for questioning devs that the majority of people like. Death stranding demo bored me and it didn’t impress me with its bomb throwing gameplay against that oil dog and for having this opinion I will get downvoted because I just don’t accept whatever crap devs push out. I loved the mgs series I felt it offered many ways to approach enemies. I can go in guns blazing or be a stealth non lethal guy but this, this just seems like it’s trying to be unique and it falls flat on its face. Just because it’s unique doesn’t mean it’s fun and it’s clear devs like kojima don’t understand this concept.
Relax dude, no one cares what you think about the game. If you weren't impressed then so be it. That doesn't mean that people aren't allowed to like it. It's the most unique game in recent memory. Besides, having made MGS adds to your resumé.
I agree wholeheartedly. The funny thing is, I don't even really like Kojima and believe he's hello overrated, but I was initially interested in the game. In fact when we were watching the trailers and everything in one of our groups watches, I was maybe the only one out of the group that was fairly enthusiastic about the game. Where everyone else was pretty much like WTF I don't know as it was just too out-there and weird for 'em maybe. However, even with that, I'm apparently not allowed to change my mind when it comes to this game when it comes to some of these people. When simply put, the more I saw or heard just didn't excite me much anymore. Especially with the passage of time between showings and then the showings being pretty lackluster. It's crazy though how we batter & criticize games all the time, but when it comes to certain platforms, developers or games it's not allowed and/or you are labeled a fanboy something or the other or crucified.
It's definitely different than most games today, which are pretty boring to me.
Author is CLEARLY new to the concept of a "Kojima game."
I have a feeling the reviews are going to be mixed. From 6 to 9.
There will be some 10s from the usual clickbaiters. Don't forget that.
To each their own, I personally loved it but then again I can understand this line of thinking, their are plenty well loved games that I find boring and uninteresting like Witcher 3, BOTW, Gears etc. My dislike of those games didn't stop them from being successes and other peoples dislike of Death Stranding won't stop me from loving it and it being a success either.
I agree, it doesn't impress me either.
I couldn’t care less
Yeah I gotta admit, as I've grown older, my taste for these more "artsy" kind of titles has worn thin. That demo just didn't excite me at all. Instead, I preordered a limited run physical copy of River City Girls, which looks fun as hell. Also looking forward to Pirate Warriors 4, Atelier Ryza, Sakuna of Rice and Ruin, Onechanbara Origin.
Ok we get it. you prefer anime games over "artsy games". Doesn't make much sense considering those games you named off all would be considered "artsy" to me based off the graphical design. If anything as you get older shouldn't your taste for anime bouncy breasted girls grow thin?
Maybe check out my psnid and see the diverse games I play before running your mouth and owning yourself, fanboy. https://psnprofiles.com/Tom... Shouldn’t your taste for violent games also grow thin? I can play that route also. Maybe some of these anime games that happen to have big titties are just way more fun to play than a post apocalyptic mailman.
Cant take a joke or someones opinion I see. Take it easy.... It just seemed a bit ironic that you said taste for "artsy" games. Then label off multiple games with a more artistic style IMO than death stranding. Good job on the diverse list of games Mines pretty damn diverse too. https://psnprofiles.com/Sto... And when did I say you didn't have a diverse list of games?? You didn't have to defend anything. Play what you enjoy the most man! Thats all that matters in the end. Also Im not here defending death stranding so you can take it easy with the fanboy crap. I don't need your approval to enjoy the game that Im interested to play. Like I said before, I was just making a joke to your comment.
"Relax man. It's just a joke." -The golden response statement of somebody just owned.
Whatever makes you feel better lmao.
Stealth downplay ftw
Absolutely not sold yet, still looks boring and a little bit to weird and not grounded.. But if the map size is bigger the just cause and there is alot of secret locations with puzzles to explore then i maybe could be interested..
Uh oh!! While I receive down votes for voicing my opinion of this walking simulator, most of you are willing to waste a good 60-100 dollars on a game that feels like a walking No Mans Sky. Be responsible and wait for a plethora of reviews before spending your hard earned money!!!
Fanboys are going to fanboy.
It seems like a lot of people weren't impressed if we're being honest. I think people were just expecting more from the game, especially considering it's from Kojima. I don't need the game to be action-packed by any means, but it just seems kind of boring and dull. I'm keeping my pre-order and I'll play the game anyway. I want to give the game a fair shot. But personally I'm rather disappointed by what I've seen so far.
Game Awards 2019 GAME OF THE YEAR - Deal with it (-:
And what happens if, IF, it doesn't receive game of the year?
Not a chance, just look at the across the board disagreements. Look the game may sell (personally I don't know how it can't with the name attached to it.) However, GOTY it won't be that title belongs to The Outer Worlds maybe Gears 5... Minecraft maybe GOTY with the resurgence and new players playing. Sorry any game with a constant 112 million userbase deserves GOTY!!
That's fine, this game isn't for everyone. It's easy for you to dismiss this as a delivery simulator, punctuated by bits of action. But once again, even with 49 minutes of video showing minute details of delivery, interconnectivity between players and combat, we still don't know everything. So I'm pretty willing to let Kojima give us the game. Xbox fans called this a movie, then a walking simulator and now it's a delivery sim. Like how they called God of War a dad sim.... It just seems like they want to hurl anything to put down excitement for the game.
Everything needs a label - we now have "gamepass mega hit", it gets tiresome. It's all derived from a shitty marketing department and a need to be sold something. Better to make up your own mind and push marketing BS aside.
you feel underwhelmed mabey because itss not on your platform of choice.....for everyone else this looked incredible theres no other game like it and is surely worth a look. lemme guess its not as open as witcher 3, its not gears, its not got forza customisation, smash has 40+ charachters.................
".for everyone else this looked incredible" Neutral opinions aside it's almost split in the middle between good and bad
That makes 2 of us
What an absolute mad lad!
Not every AAA game is for everyone... I for instance can't find my place in RDR2 or in any Ubisoft game... i'm more interested in games like Sekiro, Souls/Borne God Of War etc... not every game appeals to everyone and that is fine...
whats the point of writing an article about a game not impressing you that isnt released?
The same point of writing an article that someone loves that isn't released, to get your opinion across.
It doesn't impress me either. But there's this huge hype around this game. So not sure what others are seeing.
Maybe Kojima has a loyal following? Maybe he has a stellar track record? Maybe if you put everything we've seem so far, you'll see it isn't what people are labelling it as.
I didn't say "not sure what others are seeing" as a negative thing. More as a question. Like what are you guys seeing that I'm not? Kojima has made some good games in the past. But because his past games were good, doesn't mean they all are. This could be over hyped and be terrible, does it deserve the hype if that happens?
Yes it deserves the hype, how many games do their load in trailers to garner some excitement from gamers? Pretty much all of them. How many of said games end up being soulless reskins (COD, FIFA, BF) of their previous game? Pretty much all of them. Now - we have a new ip from a legend in the industry, who is known for his cryptic, trolling trailers. We have the elements of a story that at the very will be interesting and engaging. The visuals are outstandingly good, I'm sure the sound design will be fantastic too. And above all it's a new experience, will it reinvent the wheel? Probably not, but it's still 100x more interesting than what we've gotten lately. Thats why there's hype. What else do you need? Whatever it is you'll find it in a soulless rehash I'm sure.
I bet fortnite impressed you a lot though
This article didn't impress me
Im Soo Used to Kojima Spending Soo many years on his Games that i think thats why theyre soo full of little things , But since this one is getting Done Alot Faster (Cause the game engine was already built) it feels like its gonnna be less packed than his previous games for some reason. for some reason im feeling like that and the excitement isnt super strong, feel like what we see is what were gonna get, not like the other games where they just would surprise you
It looks boring sorry. Impressive visuals though
That's great thanks for sharing, simple solution is just don't but it, then you won't dislike playing it. I try to use this rule with food I dislike as it avoids me having terrible meals, Save's me lots of disappointment
This seems like the type of game i'll have to play to see for myself . . like it may be more fun to play than to watch because yeah watching it is . . . ehh
Thats exactly what Kojima said when he was demonstrating it. He said you just have to play it to understand whats so great here. Like the good old days when we didn't have tons of previews and trailers showing off the game before it's released.