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We can now tell you a whole lot more about the story

Super Jump Magazine was in attendance at Gamescom 2019 to check out a selection of games, including a preview of Death Stranding via a briefing trailer which was shown behind-closed-doors at the PlayStation Booth. This trailer — unlike others shown so far — revealed the core plot of the game and felt like the opening cutscene, laying out the rules of the universe of Death Stranding and explaining the gameplay loop. Here’s where we are with it after pages of notes and weeks of rumination.

If you’ve ever browsed /R/DeathStranding or /R/NeverBeGameOver you’ve most likely ventured into the obsessive side of Hideo Kojima fandom. The so-called ‘Wild Ride’ of longing to understand his work and unravel the untold mysteries behind many of the complex concepts he layers into his fascinating games. …


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We went hands-on with the RTX version at Gamescom 2019

Super Jump Magazine was in attendance at Gamescom 2019 to check out a selection of games, including an exclusive preview of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s new multiplayer mode, Gunfight. As part of an Nvidia event, we got to play two rounds of Gunfight on the claustrophobic map King (Night), purposefully chosen to show off the ray-traced lighting technology available to PC players with RTX cards.

It’s been a long time since I’ve truly gotten into a Call of Duty game. I’m talking about the virulent prestige-based levels of obsession from the days of Modern Warfare 2. The ever-elusive 25-kill-streak and subsequent nuke. We’re now ten years on from that zeitgeist and the brand has since grown stale. Experiments with celebrities, the far future, and even battle royale have led to varying degrees of success, but nothing has quite captured the spirit of Modern Warfare’s multiplayer modes, dragging me back into the fold. This is most likely why Activision and Infinity Ward have decided to reimagine the iconic Modern Warfare series, complete with a more traditional campaign and multiplayer approach, as well as a few iterative surprises along the way. …

Jordan Oloman

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