Death Stranding's Mads Mikkelsen Talks Gameplay, Why Kojima Is the "Godfather" of Creativity - Prima Games

Death Stranding’s Mads Mikkelsen Talks Gameplay, Why Kojima Is the “Godfather” of Creativity

by Liana Ruppert

It’s no secret that Hideo Kojima and actor Mads Mikkelsen have a very close friendship both professionally and personally. While it seems like the Death Stranding creator can’t help but to go adorably ‘mad’ when raving about his friend’s role in his upcoming breakout IP for Kojima Productions in previous interviews, it looks like the love is very much reciprocated – at least in terms of gameplay. 

Mads Mikkelsen recently sat down with the team over at TASS to talk about the game, how long it is, and what the experience will be like. Mikkelsen did his own fair share of gushing over Kojima-san by calling him the “Godfather of creating new things.” 

In terms of how long the game is, the actor mentioned “It’s going to be many hours. I’ve spent two hours with it, and it blew me away. It was insane to watch where this is taking us. Not only was it mindblowing visually, but also the way it was played. It’s kind of out of the box, something we’ve never ever seen before. And I guess that’s what people expect from Hideo Kojima. He is the Godfather of creating new things.”

As for the game itself, Death Stranding is releasing just around the corner! The PlayStation 4 exclusive officially arrives on November 8th! You can learn even more about the game, including the awesome new collector’s edition, with our previous coverage here! You can also check out the official synopsis below: 

“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.” 

Do you agree with Mads Mikkelsen that Kojima-san is the godfather of creating new things? What are you most excited for when it comes to Death Stranding’s impending launch? Hit us up with your thoughts over on Twitter @PrimaGames

Liana Ruppert

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!