Death Stranding: Hideo Kojima Talks About Using Killzone Dev's Engine

"We decided to make the rocket by reforming their engine."

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At PlayStation Experience this month, Hideo Kojima confirmed that his new studio partnered with Killzone developer Guerrilla Games to use its Decime engine for Death Stranding.

Now, Kojima has spoken more about that partnership. Across a series of tweets (via DualShockers), Kojima likened this to the Cold War space race...well, he explains it best. Here you go:

During the PSX panel announcing the partnership, Guerrilla boss Hermen Hulst said the Decima engine has taken a "quantum leap" forward in the past few years to get it ready for this project. Kojima added that he "had a very good feeling" about Guerrilla after meeting with the team.

There was a reference to the engine's ability to handle an open-world game, though that doesn't necessarily indicate Death Stranding will be open-world. Kojima also confirmed the second trailer was running in real-time on a PS4 Pro.

Death Stranding is in development for PlayStation 4 and PC. For more, check out all of GameSpot's previous coverage of the game here.

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He talks like Tama from World of Final Fantasy

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We talking about Engines? Not a game release date. Game Engines? We talking about game Engines?

Allen Iversion voice.

Call me when this game is GOLD and has a release date. Until then, to hell with all news on this game. It only makes headlines news because of the fanboys bullcrap. If it was Far Cry or Madden nobody would give a 2 shits about a dev talking about a game engine.

Grow up gaming community. This is not news. Its fanboy clickbait. Did you not learn your lesson from NO MANS LIE?

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Does he ever make any sense or is he on LSD saying random things?

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@imajinn: Many will be dedicated to not understanding him, just so they can say something to discredit.

He is not the incoherrent fool many posters here on GS will have you believe.

Read a few comments below from a receptive poster (Lokostill), if you are still having trouble understanding.

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killzone was an ugly looking game.

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WTF is he even talking about? LOL. I swear he's on the autism spectrum and lives in a world of allegory.

Good games, but man is he incoherent.

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@esqueejy: He's trying to translate from japanese......It sometimes comes off backwards. He's just trying to say that the upgraded game engine he is using will not only be able to reach mars like he originally planned but much farther....jupiter!

Its like the saying "reach for the skies".

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@lokostilll: Yep. But this is GS. The readers, and posters here have all but proven they need hand holding for even the most rudimentary concepts.

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So exited for this game, looks truly unique. Great to see Kojima let loose to do what he wants, he is certainly one talented individual.

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No wonder the stories in his games are incoherent dribble.

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Best not to use Twitter while dropping acid

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@Moonco: Because he used the definite article before the nouns? I don't think that's correct, but I can understand how one could make the mistake.

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@Moonco: Lol. He is a weird guy, genius but weird.

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@7tizz: the majority of the gaming community disagrees with you so fail.

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@7tizz: really? Not a genius in terms of game development? It's one thing if you can't comprehend his stories; but it's another when you deny what he's been able to do in video games.

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@7tizz: I'm not sure how many definitions there are for that particular word, but I'd be surprised if he of all people couldn't at least fit into one of them, regardless of the fact that his work is the undeniable product of a creative collaboration.

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@7tizz: maybe his stories are a bit long-winded, but considering the worlds he creates, the characters that dwell in them, and the abilities (gameplay mechanics) he gives them speak of someone that's at least in the running for being called a genius

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@7tizz: everyone calls miamoto (spelt wrong I know) a genius and I'm sure he didn't make any of the mario games, all of them, by himself.

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@7tizz: He's right you know. Have you played Phantom Pain? You see Kojimas finger prints at the beginning and end of every mission. "Created by his holiness, Hideo Kojima"
Seriously though, people give him too much credit, and that's coming from a huge MG fan.

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@7tizz: Lol. No one was saying he was a one man army. But you can clearly see his distinct finger print on all his projects.

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Oooh nice. Good choice of engine, the last Killzone on PS4 looks beauuuutiful. And this obviously is an advanced engine!!!

Can't wait!!!!!!!

(and I hope Death Stranding is open-world, but heck, I'll still die happy even if it's not!!)

(actually, I might die a little less unhappy, cos, you know, Half Life 3 ISNT FRIGGIN ANNOUNCED YET, AND IT HAS BEEN 20 OVER YEARS FCSAKE!)

(Ok I'll take my meds now)

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Like Wang said in Shadow Warrior 2:"Hello Hideo!"

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Wow...so all of that was real time...I'm impressed as always Kojima. You're the man

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@7tizz: That sounds like the Xbox One's launch slogan xD

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@7tizz: I got Let It Die AND long awaited and highly acclaimed The Last Guardian for Christmas. What EXCLUSIVES did Microsoft give you this December? Allow me to help you out. The answer begins with a Z and ends with a O.

So is it Seas of Next Winter or Thieves of Next Fall lol

Either way...let the delays commence xD

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@7tizz: Ditto!

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shitty engine, my interest went from 100% to 0%

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@masscrack: I'm sorry but Horizon:ZD looks amazing and I'm pretty sure Death Stranding is going to blow that out of the water. The engine used to make Recore...now that was shitty xD

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@louixiii: The team behind Recore is a small and they couldnt afford to use top engines

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@sladakrobot: I know

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"We decided to make the rocket by reforming their engine. And by doing so it enables us to go to the mars but even to the Jupiter."

wuuuuuuut....DASS CRAZY BRO

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