Hideo Kojima has a theory why the ratings for death stranding in Europe and the United States are different. Accordingly, US players should be more used to shooter titles. However, Death Stranding's focus was more on exploration. However, Kojima can imagine that many players will only discover their enthusiasm for the game in a few years.
Hideo Kojima spoke in an interview with New York Times Magazine about Death Stranding's ratings. According to him, there are clear differences between the outlets in Europe and the USA. Accordingly, the game was received much better in Europe than in the United States. However, Kojima has a theory as to why reviews in the US have been worse.
The game director is of the opinion that US players are more used to shooter titles. Even though Death Stranding includes some of these elements, the focus is on exploring and traveling through the game world. However, Kojima is excited to see how Death Stranding will arrive in a few years. Even at the time of Metal Gear Solid, many fans are said to have only added later. Even before the launch of his current project, Kojima spoke about the shooter affinity of the US players.
In the interview, the maker also said that he had the idea for Death Stranding (buy now for € 58.99) already had ten years ago. At that time, Kojima had learned about the phenomenon of dolphins and whales stranding on their own. Game Director fans should take a look at the full Interview with the New York Times Magazine throw. By the way, from June 2nd 2020, Death Stranding will also be released for the PC. A few days ago there were also rumors that Kojima Productions could work on Silent Hills again.
Source: NY Times Magazine
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