Hideo Kojima Rewrote Death Stranding 2 After the COVID-19 Pandemic.
To say the COVID-19 pandemic affected Hideo Kojima’s writing of Death Stranding 2 would be an understatement.
The Kojima Productions founder officially unveiled the sequel at tonight’s Game Awards, and after showing the first look, stayed on stage for a while to answer some questions from host Geoff Keighley.
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“I had the story written before the pandemic, but after experiencing the pandemic, I rewrote the whole thing from scratch,” he told Keighley after being asked how the pandemic affected the game.
“I also didn’t want to predict any more future, so I rewrote it.”
It’s true that Kojima has earned a somewhat infamous reputation for predicting the future with his games; Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty was far ahead of its time in portraying how quickly misinformation can spread online.
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