Death Stranding Players Discover Boss Can Bite Sam’s Ear Off

Death Stranding Players Discover Boss Can Bite Sam’s Ear Off

A Demise Stranding participant simply found that if you happen to don’t put up sufficient of a battle in its climactic boss battle, antagonist Higgs will pull a Mike Tyson and chunk your character’s ear off. It’s not simply an assault animation, both. As soon as bitten, chunk of Sam’s ear is gone for good.

On Sunday, Twitter person naven0m uploaded a Demise Stranding clip of themself uncovering the hidden gameplay element in its ultimate climatic boss battle. Within the clip, protagonist Sam Porter Bridges (Norman Reedus) is going through villain Higgs Monaghan (Troy Baker) in a knock-down, drag-out battle of fisticuffs. The sequence even has Tekken-like well being bars that seem above the characters, making the strolling simulator’s climactic face-off really feel like one thing out of a real combating sport. It’s kinda wild, however then, it’s a Kojima sport, in any case.

Nonetheless, if you happen to refuse to jab Higgs in his very punchable face whereas blocking his assaults, he’ll finally guard-break Bridges and chomp the tip of his proper ear clear off. The presentation and horrifying power of all of it is weirdly harking back to what clickers usually do to Joel, additionally performed by Troy Baker, whenever you get killed in The Final Of Us.

In a follow-up publish, naven0m posted screenshots of Bridges’ ear post-boss battle, revealing {that a} sizable chunk of it stays lacking. You possibly can take a look at the gnarly clip under.

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In accordance with GamesRadar, the occasion will solely be triggered by gamers blocking each certainly one of Higgs’ blows and by no means countering him when prompted. Most gamers would by no means come across this, because the sport clearly expects you to battle again, and since Higgs is such a dastardly scamp who can’t hold getting away with extra demonic acts of terrorism.

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Final December, director Hideo Kojima revealed his subsequent mission was a direct sequel to Demise Stranding titled Demise Stranding 2, and he showcased a sometimes weird trailer that includes a noticeably older Bridges, with Léa Seydoux additionally reprising her position as Fragile. Whereas the sport doesn’t have a launch date, it’ll be neat to find if there’s a singular Bridges character mannequin reflecting the attainable final result that gamers acquired Sam’s ear noshed off by Higgs.


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