Helldivers 2 aims to channel the ‘immersive’ quality of Dungeons & Dragons, says game director

Arrowhead Games Studios CEO and game director on Helldivers 2, Johan Pilestedt opened up about his approach to the sci-fi shooter’s playful design. In an interview with our sister site PC Gamer, Pilestedt spoke about how he was inspired by tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs) like Dungeons & Dragons. ‘We all together imagine it, and then we talk about it as if it was real life,’ said Pilestedt, talking about his experiences with TTRPGs. ‘We can joke about it decades later: ‘Do

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