So, with a big budget behind its name, a plethora of with Hollywood actors to draw from, and a ton of marketing to drive home the ambiguous, downright confusing tone of the game, how has Death Stranding faired amongst critics? The answer: pretty damn good!
Critical Hit – (8/10)
[Death Stranding] blossoms into a captivating tale with intriguing themes, solidified by compelling performances and an eventually satisfying pace to its gameplay.
SA Gamer – (9/10)
Death Stranding is the rebirth of one of our industry greats and Hideo Kojima’s about to set you on the adventure of a lifetime.
Fortress of Solitude – (9.2/10)
Hideo Kojima has mastered the art of combining both film and video gaming, and the amalgamation is something revolutionary for both fields
NAG – (8.5/ 10)
This is a resounding return to form for Kojima.
Glitched Africa – (10/10)
A Generation-Defining Experience.
Nexus Hub – (9.2/10)
Death Stranding is everything you hoped and feared it would be.
GES – (9.5/10)
Amazing story and unbelievable setting.
Hypertext – (8/10)
Death Stranding is a bit of a fever dream.
Vamers – (9.5/10)
Masterfully Interconnected Isolation.
Link to PS4 product: Death Stranding