Death Stranding’s Buzzwords Explained

Despite being on all of our collective radars for more than three years now, with a bunch of trailers and demos flooding our newsfeeds over the past few months, there’s still a lot to take in when it comes to getting a handle on just what the hell is going on in director Hideo Kojima’s latest project.

In order to do our best to help folks make sense of Norman Reedus’s wacky ghost adventure, we put together a handy dictionary for the main wild buzzwords you may need to refer to when playing through one of this year’s most anticipated releases.


The United Cities of America are what remains of the United States after the Death Stranding catastrophe. A disparate collection of underground metropoles, the reconnection of the UCA is Sam’s main goal in Death Stranding.

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