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  • Summary: Besieged by death's tide at every turn. Sam Bridges must brave a world utterly transformed by the Death Stranding. Carrying the stranded remnants of the future in his hands, Sam embarks on a journey to reunite the shattered world one step at a time. What is the mystery of the DeathBesieged by death's tide at every turn. Sam Bridges must brave a world utterly transformed by the Death Stranding. Carrying the stranded remnants of the future in his hands, Sam embarks on a journey to reunite the shattered world one step at a time. What is the mystery of the Death Stranding? What will Sam discover on the road ahead? A genre defining gameplay experience holds these answers and more. Expand

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  1. Positive: 46 out of 54
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  1. Aug 20, 2020
    100
    Death Stranding is an absolute masterpiece. It’s a triumph of one man’s unrelenting, uncompromised vision of hope. So powerful was this vision that it gave a deeply cynical individual like me a reason to hope. It’s a technological achievement on so many levels. But perhaps most of all, its revolutionary story, outstanding characters, and singular theme of human connection is the lingering triumph of Death Stranding. It is simply one of the greatest games I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing. It is, in every single glorious way, a Hideo Kojima Game.
  2. Jul 13, 2020
    100
    Death Stranding is a masterpiece of game design which surpasses your every expectation.
  3. Jul 13, 2020
    94
    Death Stranding is a must have on PC as it was on PS4, now unlocking bold new features such as 60+ fps even on less performing machines.
  4. Jul 13, 2020
    90
    Hideo Kojima's PlayStation 4 title Death Stranding has landed on PC, bringing with it a new standard of console ports.
  5. Jul 15, 2020
    85
    The PC version of Death Stranding is clearly the superior version as it's better looking, but also offers more content, a new difficulty setting, and a few Easter eggs to Valve Software's franchises. On the other hand the game's initial drawbacks are still present, like that awful advertisement for an energy drink, or a messy UI.
  6. Jul 13, 2020
    80
    As thrilling as it is boring, as fantastic as it is mundane, but one thing’s for sure - there’s truly nothing else like it.
  7. Sep 20, 2020
    67
    Death Stranding is asking you to find variety in a daily rut, cooperation possibilities for a character who has fear of contact, scientific explanations in clear-cut mysticism. Today, you’re annoyed that the story doesn’t move forward, and you have to trek into the same ghost-infested area as before, but tomorrow you’ll gladly spend a few hours hauling resources for a new highway and feeling good about it. This source of joy is very weird and defies explanation.

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  1. Jul 17, 2020
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Exceptional experience, Great cinematic direction, complicated story, addictive gameplay, one of the greatest game in the gaming history. Expand
  2. Jul 16, 2020
    10
    Nice game, nice optimization, Kojima genius
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Jul 15, 2020
    10
    Exceptional experience, Great cinematic direction, complicated story, addictive gameplay, one of the greatest game in the gaming history.
  4. Jul 20, 2020
    9
    Played in RTX2070. Has a few bugs, that happened because i didnt update driver and then i received stable 144FPS. Game is very good optimisedPlayed in RTX2070. Has a few bugs, that happened because i didnt update driver and then i received stable 144FPS. Game is very good optimised at least for my GPU.
    Very good unpredictable story, graphics, gameplay(i love slow gameplay, played Euro Track Simulator about 200h), music and etc. For me its masterpiece. I can understand people who dont love it.
    -1 point for boring and unepic boss fights where u can just stay in 1 place and shoot to boss
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  5. Jul 25, 2020
    8
    Потрясающая игра сюжет крышечносный, да игра не для всех, но по моим эмоциям 10/10, после концовки козимаза гений. Сюжет и лор лучший что яПотрясающая игра сюжет крышечносный, да игра не для всех, но по моим эмоциям 10/10, после концовки козимаза гений. Сюжет и лор лучший что я видел Expand
  6. Dec 6, 2021
    6
    Played 22 hours. The game is boring. It's like doing another work in the game.
    If you feel comfortable to be a delivery guy, this game might
    Played 22 hours. The game is boring. It's like doing another work in the game.
    If you feel comfortable to be a delivery guy, this game might work but otherwise I think this game can easily make you tired.
    I liked the graphics though.
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  7. Feb 23, 2021
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Seriously dont buy this game, its absolutely crap. There is so many cinematics that sometimes it feels just like you are watching a movie were you are given a choice in which direction you want the movie to go towards. Expand

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