The Cologne Film Festival, confers to Hideo Kojima the prestigious award Cologne Creative Award, a recognition designed for "Honoring a personality that contributes to defining the future of audiovisual narration in a creative and visionary way through some form of media". The description of the prize states the following: " Hideo Kojima has always been able to transcend the boundaries of the media easily and in this way has changed the video game industry. In the distant years' 80, while Mario was jumping on turtles, the Japanese game designer experimented with narrative elements in his cyberpunk Snatcher investigative adventure and later in his epic masterpiece Metal Gear Solid ".

"It's a game? Or is it a movie? for Kojima there is no difference. The incessant growth of technological possibilities has done nothing but fuel his desire to exploit these possibilities to the extreme. For this reason it is not surprising that the sci-fi adventure Death Stranding, which can count on the presence of digitized models of stars such as Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen and Léa Seydoux ”, is ready for its next and perhaps greatest leap. Finally, let us remember that Death Stranding the exclusive 8 November 2019 is coming out PlayStation 4. For the occasion, one was created PlayStation 4 Pro theme.