The latest teaser trailer of Death Stranding, Kojima Productions first series since its quarrel with Konami, revealed only few information on what the video game is really about. Nevertheless, you can see 2 familiar faces in it. Firstly, there’s a digitized version of Guillermo del Toro, who seems to be chased by a soldier, who appears to be a digitized copy of Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen. 

Del Toro, who is also known for directing and writing movie scripts for Crimson Peak, Pacific Rim, and Pans Labyrinth, had already been working with Kojima last year on P.T., the playable Teaser-Demo of the surprisingly canceled Silent Hill. Even though P.T. was a true success, it has been removed from the Playstation Store.

In the course of this year’s Game Awards, new allegations against Konami regarding their quarrel with Kojima started to bubble up. According to Geoff Keighley, who was interviewed by a representative of the website Glixel, Konami supposedly sent their chief of development into exile during the entire final phase of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Kojima had been completely separated from the rest of the development team during the last six months prior to the completion of the video game. He even had to work in a separate room on another floor of the building. Communication with his staff was only made possible due to a third person involved.

Del Toro also had some gentle words for his past employer Kojima – exactly two words:


— Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) 2. Dezember 2016

Meanwhile the community is searching for easter eggs in the second trailer of Death Stranding. They might even found something. If you play both released trailer simultaneously, a baby disappears in one trailer, but appears again in the other trailer again at almost the same time. One could assume that this is a small hint towardparallel worlds inside the latest title of the Metal Gear Solid developers.