The hype behind Death Stranding is one that has been hot and heavy since the beginning of the year. The reason that there is so much hype is that with the veteran brains behind the story and with it trying to stay in line with other popular role playing games and the newer and more improved graphics, gamers are anxious and are ready to see what this game is all about.
Chatboards have been saying that Koijima Studios did not try to do any changing and stayed right on the regular course with Death Stranding. There are new charchters here but as far as overall gameplay goes, Death Stranding is no different than any other. There are gamers out there who say that the play of Death Stranding is somewhat similar to that of Metal Gear Solid which is argubaly the best gaming series that Koijima has put out.
The company has a solid marketing plan and they know that veering off course of what consumers want could prove to be the wrong thing to do. The hype is there for Death Stranding and the reason for that is that there are very killer graphics and the game play is no different than any other popular gaming system.