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Is Mads Mikkelsen in Death Stranding? What’s his connection to the game?

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Mads Mikkelsen’s character in Death Stranding has a great storyline and we are going to delve into that and the popular game from Kojima Productions.

Set in an open world, this action-adventure game was long-awaited by excited fans who were given a glimpse of the game long ago.

Having been released on 8th November 2019, the game has received rave reviews by fans and critics across the globe. It boasts a Metacritic score of 82 per cent.

Set in the United States, alongside Mikkelsen stars Léa Seydoux, Margaret Qualley, Troy Baker, Tommie Earl Jenkins, and Lindsay Wagner, so a star-studded voice-over cast indeed!

We take a deeper look at Mads Mikkelsen’s Death Stranding character and give you our spoiler-free first thoughts of the game below.

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More about Death Stranding

Creatures from a realm between life and death have found their way onto earth and caused the aptly named ‘Death Stranding’.

Players control a courier who is tasked with delivering supplies to fractured and surviving colonies of humans while battling with these demons from another realm.

The aim is to reconnect all survivors in the world and fight back as one against these beats, sending them back from where they came.

In a huge open world, you can get lost for hours with side missions and the main story taking a large amount of time to complete.

Who is Mads Mikkelsen’s character and what is his story?

Mads Mikkelsen is a Danish actor who provides the English voice for the character of Captain Clifford Unger.

According to Fandom, the character of Clifford Unger was an ex-United States special forces officer and is the father of the main character Sam Bridges.

Just before Sam was born there was an accident that left his mother, Lisa, ‘brain-dead’ but Cliff brought them to an experimental clinic to ensure their unborn baby would survive.

This was when the first creatures started appearing from the realm and things got a little crazy, he ends up being shot trying to save his son.

However, he then comes back as a powerful creature, obsessed with being reunited with his son.

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Our first thoughts after playing Death Stranding

With stunning graphics, you can never get bored of just exploring the world which the developers have spent countless hours perfecting.

Although you are isolated, the game does a great job of giving you a feeling that you’re not alone and there is some good camaraderie between the characters.

The game will give you lots of hints for where you need to go and do next but it won’t push you in a certain direction or towards a certain choice, it’s all up to you.

Overall this is a game you can spend a while on and we highly recommend playing it if you like large expansive games with side missions and a storyline. You can pick up Death Stranding online here for just £49.99!