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Death Stranding Gets a New Briefing Trailer Ahead of Upcoming Tokyo Game Show Footage

September 11, 2019

After such a long wait, the fact that Death Stranding is only a few months away still doesn’t feel like it’s real. However, with Tokyo Game Show 2019 in full swing this week, Hideo Kojima is preparing for a big gameplay breakdown of his highly-anticipated new project, while a new trailer has released giving a smaller taste of what to expect from the game at TGS.

Kojima Productions has released a “briefing trailer” for Death Stranding during Tokyo Game Show 2019 (which was originally shown during Gamescom), with the trailer showing about 7 and a half minutes of new footage from the upcoming game. Specifically, the footage focuses on Sam Bridges, the main protagonist played by Norman Reedus, and also features Amelie (played by Lindsay Wagner, voiced by Emily O’Brien) and Die-Hardman (Tommie Earl Jenkins).


With its release, Kojima explained that viewers should watch the briefing trailer ahead of the upcoming new gameplay footage at Tokyo Game Show 2019 to give players a bit more context to what they will see and be doing in-game. Specifically, Kojima explained that the briefing trailer will let viewers “understand Sam’s purpose in the game,” while during the on-stage gameplay presentation, Kojima will “introduce how the gameplay works and how Sam (the player) connects the world” around him.

Given the small glimpses that we’ve seen of Death Stranding gameplay-wise, the briefing trailer and upcoming TGS gameplay demo should shed a whole lot of lot on how Death Stranding plays, and hopefully will unwrap more of the game’s intriguing premise before it arrives in just a few more weeks.

Death Stranding will release for PS4 on November 8, 2019, and you can pre-order the game now over on Amazon. In the meantime until its release, you can check out the briefing trailer below:

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Ryan Meitzler

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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