Hideo Kojima has posted an early behind-the-scenes clip for Death Stranding dating from April 2017. As you can see, in this early blocking footage, the BB pod was then represented by a cardboard box!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Despite the fact that BB is supposed to stand for “Bridge Baby,” I referred to my little buddy as “Bottle Baby” up until a certain event in the game.

...it’s definitely going to be “Box Baby” from now on.

Honestly, Death Stranding—now that I’ve finished it—is simultaneously the most compelling and most batshit-insane-choked-with-pretentious-horseshit-and-middle-school-level-creative-writing thing I’ve played in at least the past five years. Possibly the past decade.

The game play is bizarrely compelling and satisfying, and definitely works out a hell of a lot better in practice than it sounds on paper.

...the story is full-on Kojima. To include the interminable ending.