More on Metal gear Rising
Normally, I’d say a Metal Gear trailer sneaked out of TGS 2012; but, this is Metal Gear Rising, so it leaped out of an explosion and cut a guy into like eight pieces. The trailer shows more in-game footage than previous trailers have, including some fairly detailed shots of the directional slicing mechanic the game […]
Hideo Kojima has always had a flare for exciting cinematics in video games, but it’s always been his writing that has turned his naysayers off. Not that it’s bad or anything, but there’s just simply too much to chew over the course of a single video game. On the other hand, it makes it easy […]
Konami held a press conference for their upcoming hack ‘n slash addition to the popular Metal Gear series. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is just out of reach and ready to burn holes in a few peoples’ pockets. I’ve warmed up considerably towards it since its first reveal, and the latest videos are a clear indication […]
Raiden. Yes, a decade is still a long time to be bitter about this loathsome jerk ruining Metal Gear Solid 2, but when you’re the sole reason for derailing one of the most anticipated games of all time, you tend to carry that forever. It seems no matter how hard Kojima tries to make his love child cool and popular, he always falls short. He can slip him into tough-as-nails cyborg ninja gear and make his eyes flash red, but I still can’t find it in me to accept him when Raiden and his overbearing girlfriend break into full sissy relationship mode at the end of Metal Gear Solid 4.
Has anybody found a way to completely redeem this guy yet? Seriously?
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance can snag Game of the Year awards, sell millions of copies, and even become the most widely popular game of all time, and I’d still have trouble giving the credit to him. The latest trailer doesn’t prove he’s moving too much in the right direction, either.
No offensive to the fine voice actor who brings his kindergarten dialogue to life, but he could smoke six black Cuban cigars a day on the most polluted corner in Beijing and still not have enough gruff in his voice to hide the fact that he was the guy I spent countless hours listening to whining over codec about his unborn kid and the injustice of American society. Seeing him in these trailers constantly reminds me of the gut feeling I couldn’t shake in Metal Gear Solid 2 when all I used to think was “OK, when do I get to play as Snake now?”
At any rate, the action looks great, and I have a good feeling that, despite the unforgivable nature of its protagonist, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeace will be a huge hit and loved by just about everyone. Expect it to be released on February 19th. The same demo found in the Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be released on Xbox Live and PSN next Tuesday the 22nd of January.