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Ever since 1998, the Metal Gear Solid name has been synonymous with lengthy, involved cutscenes and codec conversations. However, Rising is looking more and more like it may be straying from series trademarks in many regards. Obviously, Rising is more of an action-oriented title, but it also appears that it may feature fewer cutscenes.Story will still be a big part of the game; it takes place between the events of MGS 2 and 4 and chronicles Raiden’s transformation from greenhorn pretty boy to ridiculously *** cyborg ninja. While the game looks to continue with the incredible production values that are part of MGS tradition, we may not see as many lengthy cutscenes as we did in MGS 4.During a roundtable Q&A at Konami’s E3 booth, I asked director Mineshi Kimura if story would remain as much of a focus in Rising as it had in past titles (specifically in regards to cutscene length and codec conversations). He responded by saying that they "weren't trying to copy Mr. Kojima" in that regard. While this by no means that Rising won't have an in-depth story, it perhaps hints that we won't be watching eggs boil for 20 minutes in between missions.
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This is going to be my first MGS since it's for 360.
I have no idea about the story in MGS, but this game looks so sick. I better get started playing the previous installments.
Well, isnt this only on Xbox? What if this is a matter of if the disk size can actually hold that much data.
I didnt mind the longer cutscenes in MGS4. Of course watching then again on the second playthrough wouldnt be so fun as your told the same info all over again.
Im fine with less cutscenes though. This isnt really an MGS game in that sense really. The gameplay is completely different, not so much a spin off as Raiden is a main character but its not really part of the mgs1 2 3 and 4 series.
Plus this kind of gameplay probably does suit shorter cutscenes. Whatever happens the game will be good. The art direction for mgs games is always superb and no doubt ms and sony want the game to be great.
I will be checking this one out. Have to see what changes Raiden.
*** in my pants! I NEED YOU RAIDEN!!!!!
Its metal gear...so no matter what it will be mind blowing :D
Looks like it'll be a hacking game for sure...adding that to the list haha
Even if they're less cutscenes, I still want to get the game.
Thank GOD, but i mean, it's never like they were bad tbh
Awww, I thought the scenes made a really nice effect. Plus they taught me to cook eggs.
oh good job cutscene haters.. were skippable ones (which have always been in mgs) not good enough?
this gone be a bad ass game i can tell
that kinda sucks thats wat made the mgs series
The long cutscenes & deep story is my favorite aspect of the MGS saga. I HOPE THIS IS THE SAME FOR MGS RISING. MGS 4 is way better than any game or movie ever....
this game looks pretty dang awesome. i'm excited for fewer cutscenes, as i'm not very familiar with the MGS world, but would love to play this.
As long as there is a cutscene where Otacon gets his heart broken by a female character, I'm game.
Bein able to chop guys into pieces. I think i might want to buy it.
I'm so impressed with the graphics and look of this game. I can't wait until I get a PS3 so I can play this game and MGS4.
Shame. I really enjoy the cutscenes in MGS.