DECIMA Engine Powers Death Stranding, Modified Sucker Punch’s Infamous Second Son Engine (Update)

After sharing the second teaser of Death Stranding at The Game Awards 2016, Hideo Kojima took to Twitter to share few additional details about the game. Firstly, Hideo Kojima confirmed that the man in a suit in the trailer is indeed Del Toro and the man in the army suit is Mads Mikkelsen, and the lead protagonist (Main Character, Player) is Norman Reedus.

Death Stranding Engine Is Called DECIMA

In addition to this, Hideo Kojima revealed that the second Death Stranding teaser trailer was running in 4K resolution, in real-time on the PlayStation 4 Pro. Furthermore, Hideo Kojima went on to share two new posters of Death Stranding featuring Del Toro and Mads Mikkelsen. You can check them out below. Both posters features a term “DECIMA”.

Want to know what exactly DECIMA is? According to a report from Michael Fortsch (Journalist): DECIMA is the name of the engine that powers Death Strading. It is a modified Sucker Punch Infamous Second Son Engine.

Hideo Kojima has promised to unveil more details on the engine behind Death Stranding at a special panel at PlayStation Experience on December 3. So stay tuned.

DECIMA - Death Stranding Engine


According to reliable Industry Insider Shinobi602, DECIMA is indeed the name of the tech behind Death Stranding, but it is coming from by Killzone studio Guerrilla Games.

“Guerrilla’s engine putting in work” Shinobi602 said in a post on Neogaf.