Death Stranding’s Hideo Kojima Praises Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

BY BRANDON

Brandon

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PUBLISHED 3 MONTHS AGO

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners had premiered in Netflix last week, and a lot of praise has been sung about this return to Night City from Studio Trigger.

Death Stranding's Hideo Kojima Praises Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

The latest fan of the anime? Celebrity game director Hideo Kojima. Here’s what he had to say about Edgerunners on Twitter:

Kojima also added that the world kind of reminds him of Cyber City Oedo 808, an anime that came out back in the 90s. If anythingthe world of Cyberpunk kind of draws from multiple inspirations of science fiction, so it’s entirely possible that Cyber City could have been an influence at one point.

Going back to Edgerunners though, the anime has been praised for its synergy with the game, from its use of locations as well as the songs from the soundtrack. While the anime does share the lore with the game, you also have to appreciate Trigger’s signature style and unique character design.

I don’t think the anime needs a second season, but I would always be welcome to another romp around Night City.

Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure RPG set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour, and body modification. You play as a cyberpunk mercenary taking on the most powerful forces of the city in a fight for glory and survival. Fully customize your character and playstyle as you take on jobs, build your reputation, and unlock upgrades. The relationships you forge and the choices you make will shape the story and the world around you. Legends are made here. What will yours be?

Catch Cyberpunk: Edgerunners now available on Netflix. Cyberpunk 2077 is now playable for PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 4|5.

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