Reviews and Problems with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
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20 March 2015
Summary: After years of development Hell, which even included being cancelled at one point by Kojima Productions only to be resurrected by developer Platinum Games, Metal Ger Rising: Revengeance is finally here.
Excerpt: The Metal Gear franchise is one of my favorites in all of gaming. It was the first game to introduce true cinematic storytelling, implement true stealth gameplay, and who can resist all those infamously long cutscenes and preachy monologues.
Summary: Considering its development its a surprise how close " Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance " comes to its original promise. Whatever state the game was in when it reached Platinum Games, they took all the elements that were there and glued them all expertly into place, and if they found a piece missing...
Conclusion: This game is recommended for both Metal Gear fans and hack-and-slash fans. I also recommend it to anyone who simply likes good games, if not necessarily something with any real emotional impact.
Pros: ○ Fast, responsive, challenging swordplay ○ High rate of action ○ VR missions!
Cons: ○ Hokey dialogue and plot ○ Cheap boss fights ○ High heels for Raiden?
Conclusion: Platinum Games knows this hack 'n' slash schtick inside out, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is no exception, drawing upon the developer's experience within the genre. While it's no Bayonetta, Raiden's bloodsoaked outing is a superb action title and one that well deserves a place within the Metal...
Conclusion: Concept: Cyborg ninjas are big with Metal Gear fans, and this game puts one in the starring role
Graphics: Flashy effects and a smooth framerate make the action look amazing, but the level design is dull
Sound: Raiden’s voice performance is wildly inconsistent, like the actor couldn’t choose between...
Excerpt: Through all its iterations over the last 25 years, the Metal Gear series has been about the element of surprise. Whether it was the stealth-driven gameplay that required you to sneak up on enemies or a story filled with twists and betrayals, Konami’s franchise has taught us to expect the unexpected.
Pros: + Insane boss battles and always-fun slicing mechanic make you feel badass., + An excellent cast of characters befitting a
Cons: ? Why can’t Raiden keep his AR visor on while dashing?