Game details

Game:
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
AKA
Metal Gear Solid: Rising
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Tactical Stealth Espionage
Release Date (US):
February 2013
Release Date (UK):
February 2013
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Platinum Games
Publisher:
Konami
Rating:
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC.

About Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

The latest installment of the Metal Gear Solid franchise features Xbox 360 availability and Raiden as a playable character.

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Summary

Once again Platinum Games conjures up an action-packed masterpiece. Swordplay has never been this much fun.

We like

  • Captivating cut-scenes and cinematic sequences
  • Blade Mode adds an innovative new mechanic to the hack 'n slash combat
  • The frenetic pace and challenging enemy encounters can be exhilarating at times

We dislike

  • Generic level design
  • Shifting camera angles can leave you disorientated during combat

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A Metal Gear game launches and the PlayStation masses jump on it like the last human alive during a zombie apocalypse. Quality story-telling, high production values and absorbing gameplay have helped elevate the franchise to cult status, so the fact that it’s headed in a brand new direction with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is definitely a concern for fans. Trading in lengthy cut-scenes and plodding stealth segments fo...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance News

  • Metal Gear Rising sequel mentioned in new survey

    Konami has sent out a survey to gather potential interest in a sequel to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The survey quizzes participants on various aspects on the game, including marketing, features and you reasons for buying or not buying the hack-‘n-slash action title. Most interesting...

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  • Blade Wolf DLC hitting Metal Gear Rising this month

    Metal Gear Rising’s Blade Wolf DLC will be slicing its way onto the European PlayStation Store in mid-May, Konami has announced. The pack will hit Xbox LIVE on May 14 and arrive on PlayStation Network the following day. It’ll set you back 560 Microsoft Points via XBL and €6.99 on...

  • Metal Gear Rising content now available, new DLC coming soon

    Konami today announced that the DLC Virtual Reality Missions for Metal Gear Rising is available now for PlayStation 3, free for a limited time. The DLC adds 30 all-new missions, featuring the classic VR look inspired by the original Metal Gear Solid VR Missions. The gameplay pack introduces a ho...

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    Speaking to EDGE magazine, famed game director Hideo Kojima has described his feelings on PlayStation 4 and Sony's PS4 reveal at last month's PlayStation Meeting. While Kojima was apparently too busy to watch the livestream, he was impressed by Sony's offerings. "First of all, I think that&rsq...

  • Metal Gear Rising delayed in Australia

    Aussie gamers looking to get their mitts on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be dismayed to learn the hack-‘n-slash title has been delayed. The Platinum Games actioner was originally pencilled in for release in Australia on February 21, but will now arrive next week – Tuesday, Febr...

  • Metal Gear Rising scored in latest Famitsu

    The latest issue of Famitsu magazine has delivered its verdict on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, awarding the Platinum actioner a mighty 39/40. Writing on its official Twitter, Konami stated, “Seems like the Famitsu review for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is out. 39/40 if you please!&rdq...

  • MGS4's Sunny confirmed as a returning character in Metal Gear Rising

    There's been speculation as to which characters from the Metal Gear Solid franchise would appear in PlatinumGames' upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, but the latest issue of Japanese games magazine Famitsu has revealed that Metal Gear Solid 4's Sunny will be among them. In series lore, Sunny ...

  • Metal Gear Rising screens showcase VR missions

    Konami has unsheathed a flurry of new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance screenshots for you to feast your eyes on. This latest batch focuses on the recently-confirmed VR missions for the hack-‘n-slash title, which are exclusive to the PlayStation 3 version of the game in North America. Chec...

  • Metal Gear Rising U.S. pre-order details

    Konami has unveiled details on the pre-order incentives available to North American customers for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Gamers who pre-order the Platinum hack-‘em-up title at Amazon will bag the Inferno Armour skin. Wearing this skin will not only change your appearance, but also...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Features

  • Why MGS fans should play Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    PlayStation Universe's very own Timothy Nunes generated a video in regards to Metal Gear Rising: Revengence and why fans of the major franchise Metal Gear Solid should feel comfortable jumping into this next title.  If you'd like to read it instead, the complete text of the video is poste...

  • PS3 Game of the Month: February 2013

    February should have been one of the strongest months of recent memory, thanks to the release of a number of high-profile sequels to established IP. However, a quick butcher’s at the myriad of reviews doing the rounds on the net will show that many folk were somewhat underwhelmed with the majo...

  • 3 reasons why Raiden is just as badass as Solid Snake

    Poor old Raiden. Since his introduction in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, the floppy-haired hero has had to endure his fair share of acid-tongued criticism from devoted fans and reviewers alike. Much of the moaning can be attributed to his appearance in MGS2, where he replaced Solid Snake as t...

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review round-up

    Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has been a long time coming, having first been unwrapped back at E3 2009. Originally conceived as a prequel to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots at Kojima Productions, the game eventually shifted into Platinum Games’ lap, taking place four years after Snak...

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance story idea, it will slash your skepticism

    Metal Gear Rising just might have one of the best Metal Gear stories in a long time. Who would have thought that such a good story arc could stem from Raiden's first appearance in Metal Gear Solid 2? My initial reaction to Metal Gear Rising when it was first announced in 2009 was one of excitement....

  • Speculation: Solidus Snake, Sunny to appear in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance?

    First, Konami teased us with a rather puzzling trailer promising a reveal for today, April 30. Then, we found out the reveal was actually another trailer. As it goes, many of us here at PSU are die-hard Metal Gear fans. Naturally, we couldn’t help but speculate our eyes out over this new tr...

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