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Kojima Productions' first game, Death Stranding, gets a name and debut look

Hey, it's Norman Reedus!

Hideo Kojima took to the stage during Sony's E3 event tonight to reveal footage from his first game since leaving Konami. The PlayStation 4 title, Death Stranding, is still in development, and the clip gives just a taste of what to expect from Kojima Productions' debut.

"Hello, everyone! I'm back!" Kojima said before introducing the clip. The footage runs in real time; opening with a quote from poet William Blake, it features a naked man — played by The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus — with a baby attached to him by a mechanical umbilical cord. It seems to be set in a post-apocalyptic, sandy setting, although details remain vague for now.

Although Death Stranding now has a name, it remains without a release date. Earlier today, Kojima told Geoff Keighley during the YouTube E3 Gaming live show that the studio was "going at a good pace" with the game, and mentioned that he was collaborating with designer Mark Cerny on his upcoming project. Cerny is credited in the Death Stranding trailer at the top of the page.

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