» Reviews: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

L.E. Green

|    Wednesday, March 20, 2013

  • Developer: Kojima Studios, Platinum Games
  • Publisher: Konami
  • Platform: Xbox 360, Playstation 3
  • Players: 1
  • Rating: M
  • Genre: Third-Person Action

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance CoverFast. Fierce. Fun. Yes, those are definitely the right adjectives for describing the gameplay in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Sending its regular stealth and espionage gameplay right out the window (or at least hanging out of it by a short thread), Konami turned to Platinum Games to give the long-running franchise a Vanquish-esque makeover (will the comparisons ever end?!?). Well, Konami, mission complete. It’s bloody good, though… quite bloody. The story is as clich├ęd and self-indulging as ever, but I was surprised to find that I kept wanting to delve further and further. It’s a satisfying turn for the franchise.

Verdict: Buy It

 

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