Author writes: “Death Stranding is the ambitious first game from Kojima Productions, so how does it stack up against the last Kojima Metal Gear Solid?”
So far I'm more entertained with death stranding. As a massive mgs fan, phantom pain was a let down. I love cutscenes and phantom pain stripped those down and codec calls compared to the previous games.
Death Stranding by FAR....the game is artistically and atmospherically perfect ..and starts growing in me even more (i start likening it more than Horizon Zero Dawn) ....MGS V was just a rushed Peace Walker on new engines
About Death stranding... Kojima lied and say it's something new it's complicated to describe it... He could say a deliver game, it's not that hard to describe it. All what he wanted a hype
I think he was referring to the multi-player aspect. And it really is hard to describe without spoilering the experience. The more I play, the more convinced I become that "strand game" really is a new genre (much like "Soulsborne" or "Walking simulator", which could both be ascribed to the wider genre of adventure games). Saying it is a deliver game is like calling any Soulsborne game a monster killer game... While you deliver packages or kill monsters respectively, it is wrong to reduce these games to it. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
MGS for me but death Stranding is unique and I'm enjoying it
DS so far. MGS5 started strong but got dull.
You won't really understand this if you haven't played both but MGSV is more fun but Death Stranding is more engaging. Basically MGSV feels like a normal game, Death Stranding feels like you're in that world. I guess it's hard to say which is better, it's pretty much down to preference or what kind of game you prefer.
Death Stranding easily.
MGSV was incomplete but it was fun as hell to play. Death Stranding is a complete game with ridiculous amount of polish and details but not very fun to play. I guess it depends on what one wants from a game.
Overall metal gear as theres more depth and things to do in the moment to moment gameplay, however im really enjoying Death Stranding too.
I've never been a big MGS fan, but I did enjoy 1 and 4. I'm all in with DS though, so original, refreshing, and fun. It really is a work of genius, I get the Kojima thing now.
There are good reason to love both. But for me Death Stranding is outstanding. Without a doubt in my top 5 games this gen. And in my opinion the best graphics of any game, until Tlou2 I guess.
More like comparing doing chores to playing games, mgs has gameplay deathstrand is choreplay
The one with actual cutscenes and story
The author is asking wich is the better game, not movie.
Story/cutscenes are more important to the overall game experience than gameplay, so yeah, that also makes it the better game.
Oh my... the one thing that makes a game, a game is gameplay. Without it you don't have a game, you have a movie. How in the world is story more important than gameplay in the experience that a game offers?
MGS5 is easily is the better game.
Not in story
MGSV was fun to begin with.. but chapter 2 was a HUGE let down for me. DS has been great so far. I'm on episode 3.. so story just got interesting
MGSV in terms of Gameplay. Death Stranding in terms of story.
Phantom Pain has the better gameplay, some of the best stealth gameplay ever. Death Stranding has the better fleshed out world and story/themes.
Have to agree there. For all of MGSV faults, and being incomplete, the game play was phenominal and gave plenty of options on how to play different scenarios. Death Stranding is more intriguing, and while I haven't completed it yet, the story is more interesting and I think will end up better. I'm Ok with DS game play though. It's different than MGSV, so they're not really directly comparable.
They’re 2 different genres. That’s like saying Mario or Zelda, which is the better Miyamoto game?
I have MGS5 through PS+ but I haven't played it yet but from watching gameplay & trailers of MGS5 both games are quite different from each other. I'm playing DS as of now & it seems like it's a totally different beast & I'm enjoying it!! As for MGS5 I'm guessing because I didn't really enjoy MGS:GZ I haven't had the interest to play MGS5.
Death Stranding is far more interesting than MGSV. Despite it's criticisms.
They're very different games, but for me personally I much, much prefer Death Stranding. 30 hours in so far and I'm still completely engrossed.
This is timely for me as I'm currently playing MGS5 for the first time to see if I'm still into Kojima games and would like DS. I played the first few MGS, loved the first couple but didn't get on with the fourth. I've not got far but so far my favourite bits have been the cutscenes and cinematic gameplay linking them which leads me to believe I'd be on board with DS. I don't mind slow gameplay but I'm not big on stealth.
I haven't played Death Stranding, but I feel like they are opposite ends of the coin. MGSV: very much gameplay focused. Cut out traditional MGS storytelling. Provides freedom as to direction as to how you play. Death Stranding: very much story oriented. Specific unique gameplay that isn't so much open ended as it is grounded.
You'd be wrong about DS. It's just as if not more open ended when compared to MGSV.
Death Stranding is a complete experience. MGSV was a shell of a game. Blatantly unfinished. By default Death Stranding is a better game.
Sython Filter 3
To those who have played much of Death Stranding: does DS have a ton of Easter eggs, secrets, and other hidden stuff like the Metal Gear games?
Tons. I randomly encountered Aloy from Horizon.
Death Stranding is superior.
Definitely Death Stranding
Death Stranding by far. MGSV was a disappointment for me
MGSV for certain
Those games can't be compared... Metal Gear Sooid 1 to 4 are a cult classic games... They can't be compared to nothing else... Like I mean nothing... Death Stranding is his own thing... Bought it but I'm traveling and will play on my way back and I hope it's good...
I'm failing to see the gameplay element other than delivering parcels. I'm 8hrs in and all I've done is "connect people" (deliver parcels). MGS was better.
Death Stranding for me. I found MGSV too silly that it broke immersion for me(Hiding in boxes, distracting with centerfolds, wearing chicken hats etc.)
Ah, comparing the worst of his works, I see.
Games are so different you wouldn’t necessarily know they were made by the same guy, save for the Codec and some lingering Fox Engine vibe when running around. I’m not even half way through DS, but by the same point in MGSV, I’d say MGSV was doing better.
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