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Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Xbox360)
11 October 2014
Excerpt: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is the much anticipated spin-off to the universally acclaimed Metal Gear Solid series featuring Raiden, the once rookie turned cyborg ninja from Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.
Summary: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance provides a spectacular and thrilling ride which easily surpasses similar games currently on PC. The fluid and extravagant combat is extraordinarily satisfying and on a scale I’ve never seen before.
Excerpt: When I think of Metal Gear I think of a middle aged man crawling around air ducts and talking about things that may or may not be happening. Granted, the more that the series went on the more that it quickly began to resemble a third person action game; the fact remains that there was always a...
Summary: Cubed3 was very impressed with The Wonderful 101 . It is, for some of the team, an absolute classic. The combat is deep and complex; the levels well designed and perfectly fit to the story; enemy encounter design is absolutely always thoughtful to the player's skill progression; and the story and...
Summary: As an off-shoot title in a genre outside of the series' norms, 'Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance' succeeds, and its challenging core combat is a credit to Platinum Games. While I can't help but wish the game had a longer, better realized campaign, the plethora of assorted side content and value price...
Excerpt: The Metal Gear series finally returns to the PC market after a fairly long hiatus (Metal Gear Solid 2 hitting PC’s in 2003. Metal Gear Rising, the Platinum-developed game from a year, is well made for what it is, but is extremely short, even against Platinum standards.
Excerpt: Anime. It has a funny, sort of damaged world view sometimes. Machiavellian politicians are usually villains, and the solution to nearly any problem is to vent enough arterial blood into the atmosphere to fill a robotic zeppelin. Oh, don’t get me wrong. Much of it is mature and multi-leveled.
Conclusion: Twenty minutes into Revengeance , you are sliding down a cathedral, dodging missile barrages, and effortlessly leaping onto a hundred-foot monster’s back. That is when it clicks: this is a game with style to spare.