DEATH STRANDING

Are You Ready To Be a Part of the Spawnies???

In this week’s podcast transcript for Spawn On Me, host Kahlief Adams talks about the hurt feeling from fanboys about Death Stranding going to Xbox/PC Game Pass. as well as his excitement for NBA 2K23‘s Jordan mode. He also digs into his feelings around Cult of the Lamb being a…

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PODCASTS

Norman Reedus Casually Confirms Death Stranding 2

American actor Norman Reedus has nonchalantly revealed that Death Stranding 2 is real and currently in production. The news comes from an interview with Reedus in Leo Edit, where he’s asked about his work on Death Stranding. In response to a question about what he’s currently working on, he states…

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Norman Reedus: “Negotiations Are Already Happening” for a Second Death Stranding

At a roundtable for the upcoming 11th season (my god) of The Walking Dead, Norman Reedus — known as the actor of Daryl Dixon in the show — seemingly couldn’t help dropping a small tease for the future of Death Stranding. He’s the actor of the main protagonist in the…

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‘Mars First Logistics’ is All About a Little Guy Hauling Around

Ian MacLarty is one of my favorite independent game designers working today. His games range from twitchy action titles like Boson X to works which are more like playful, fascinating experiences than games, such as The Catacombs of Solaris. And so, when I heard he was making an open-world simulation…

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Even Hideo Kojima Agrees that Death Stranding: Director’s Cut is a Dumb Name

A few months ago at the Summer Games Fest, director Hideo Kojima revealed a PlayStation 5 version of Death Stranding, titled Death Stranding: Director’s Cut. It was not until this past week’s State of Play that we got a chance to see what this actually entailed — namely, new content like track-building,…

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Everything You Missed from Today’s Deathloop-Focused State of Play

Sony had their first big show of the summer with a State of Play stream this week. Announced a few days ago, the first-party platform holder cautioned that the stream would largely be about Bethesda Games’ (now a Microsoft subsidiary) Deathloop, but there would also be news about some indie and…

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Death Stranding, One Year Later

It’s been a year since Hideo Kojima’s monumental comeback Death Stranding was released. Considering the current state of our pandemic stricken and politically anxious world, Death Stranding’s allegorical tale of human connection in the face of nationwide anxiety resonates especially loud on its one year anniversary. If 2002’s Metal Gear…

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Death Stranding Comes to PC Following Nine Months of Real World Timefall

Death Stranding is out soon! That may seem strange given that Death Stranding also came out about nine months ago. PC ports happen all the time, but this one feels significant for a lot of messy reasons — only some of which actually have to do with this incredibly weird…

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Fanbyte Morning News April 21, 2020

You can download this episode directly right here. Otherwise, check out the player above, or head to iTunes and Spotify. While you’re there, consider rating us or leaving a review. It helps. Seriously!

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Death Stranding’s PC Port Is Coming a Month Later Than Expected

Kojima Productions has announced that the PC port for Death Stranding has been delayed one month as the studio acclimates to its work-from-home setup due to coronavirus concerns. The company made the announcement on its social channels, where it announced the previously-PS4-exclusive action game would now be coming to PC on…

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The Top 12 Games I Played on Vacation Instead of Sleeping

Sometimes I play a lot of goddamn video games in a very short span. Most times, I don’t sleep very well. These two pillars of my personality tend to intersect over the holidays: when there aren’t many new releases and I look to my backlog for interesting things to write…

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Games of 2019 as Pokemon

Kingdom Hearts III Resident Evil 2 Death Stranding Luigi’s Mansion 3 Fire Emblem: Three Houses Catherine: Full Body Devil May Cry 5 Ring Fit Adventure Life is Strange 2 Days Gone

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My New Year’s Resolution is to Let Fewer Games Waste My Time

I know a lot of people who have gaming-related New Year’s resolutions, and usually that means they want to beat a certain number of games in a year, or they want to reach certain milestones in specific ones. But in the final weeks of 2019, I’ve realized I want to…

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merritt’s Top 10 Games of the Year – 2019 Edition

2019 was a weird year for me. After getting hired here at Fanbyte, I tried to keep up with current releases to a degree that I hadn’t since I was a kid. I spent hundreds of hours playing Destiny 2, a game I only got into to broaden my utility to…

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Danielle’s Top Ten Games of 2019

What a year, what a year! 2019 is a year that I started in a job where I did full time games/movies/entertainment coverage, had a mid-year shift, then finished up by moving here to Fanbyte and going back to doing full time games/movies/entertainment coverage! So, there are a couple of…

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Bicycling After the End of the World

Post-apocalyptic scenarios are everywhere in media. I’m sure you know the whole song and dance by now: zombies and the walking dead roam the earth, there’s no more room in hell, humanity fights for its survival and splits into small communities, lone heroes bring people together and travel across all…

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Fanbyte Makes: Death Stranding Pie

Welcome to Fanbyte Makes, a column where we take chances, make mistakes, and get messy. If you follow along and make one of our projects at home, be sure to tweet it at us at @FanbyteMedia so we can see!  Kojima Productions’ Death Stranding is the culmination of years of development,…

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GUIDES

10 Video Game Music Tracks to Boost Your Run (Or Any Exercise)

Music is an important, under-looked element of any video game. A good soundtrack can elevate moments to heights not possible in any other medium. Music is designed to complement everything from blockbuster action setpieces, to smaller, tenderer sequences often driven by impactful dialogue. There are plenty of pieces that lend…

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Here’s What We Want in a Hideo Kojima Horror Game

Well, the news has broken. Now that Death Stranding is out, cinematic game director Hideo Kojima has tweeted that he wants to turn his talents back towards horror. It’s a hint, really, and an admission that he was watching The Eye while making P.T., but it hasn’t stopped me from…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 40: Captain Rigor’s Slam Squad

You never know where the conversation will take you on Fanwidth! Well, actually, you can probably guess we’ll talk about bad 90s movies and Pokemon. Danielle, merritt, Niki, and Steven go over all that and more in a very video game focused episode of Fanwidth. Besides Pokemon Sword & Shield,…

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