Death Stranding Makes More Sense Now Than Ever
Picture: Kojima Productions
When Dying Stranding launched final 12 months, I assumed, boy, this can be a well timed sport. That, it was all an allegory for working at Amazon in some dystopian future. Possibly, however now, the sport appears extra related now than ever.
It’s not simply because the sport options the political implications of a fractured nation. In Dying Stranding, persons are holed up of their bunkers. They’re remoted. They’re social distancing and keep away from social contact with others.
After I initially performed the sport, this factor appeared so overseas. Why would folks isolate themselves? Why don’t they exit and meet Sam?
However now as a consequence of coronavirus covid-19, some folks don’t wish to go exterior and work together with anybody, whether or not that’s co-workers, mates, or supply folks.
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That’s why in Japan, Domino’s now has “zero contact” delivery, permitting folks to go away their cash and get their pizza with out being near the supply particular person.
The sport immediately feels extra actual and really related:
As evident by this father and his DIY baby-pod Kotaku beforehand lined:
No marvel meme photos of Sam Porter Bridges delivering bathroom paper and different items have gone viral.
Kotaku contributor and creator of Cyber Shogun Revolution creator Peter Tieryas did an insightful thread on simply how prescient Dying Stranding is:
Hideo Kojima made a sport that displays the time wherein we dwell.
However if you do get the urge to replay Dying Stranding, do bear in mind this: