When Hideo Kojima announced Death Stranding at E3 2016 as his first post-Konami project, the images of a naked Norman Reedus cradling a tiny baby left us with more questions than answers.

A new trailer for the game at The Game Awards Thursday night showed us a lot more of the world Kojima is planning, but probably increased the number of questions we have about what’s going on.
The extremely dark (in both tone and color palette)¬†eight-minute trailer begins and ends with a bit of poetic cosmology: “Once there was an explosion, a bang that gave birth to time and space. Once there was an explosion, a bang that sent a planet spinning in that space. Once there was an explosion, a bang that gave rise to life as we know it…

And then came the next explosion.

An explosion that will be our last.”
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