The lights are on
Konami's still on a trailer binge, but fortunately the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance clips have been worth watching. The publisher has released a pair of new trailers from Platinum Games' take on the franchise, and it's looking like this Raiden guy has potential.
The first video serves as an introduction to some of the game's robotic enemies. They include the hulking, chest-beating Mastiffs; nimble, bipedal Raptors; and the Grads, which is essentially a walking turret with a mean swipe kick.
The second trailer highlights a few of the more conventional enemies. This being Metal Gear, "conventional" includes the multiarmed woman pictured above. Raiden can take the weapons from his defeated opponents and level them up. Even their default states look deadly, however. The pole arm and sai look like they'll be handy against long-range and close-up enemies, while the scissor blade looks just plain mean.
Look for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on the PS3 and Xbox 360 on February 19.
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Is it just me, or are the Irving enemies miniature Metal Gear REX units?
Great, now Raiden has the ability to touch himself multiple times.
Okay, NOW I'm going to reserve the game!
Wow, looks pretty neat. I'll have to see how the critics rate it first though. I can totally see them saying that its a hack n slash game that gets boring. But the three unique weapons look pretty badass.
They sure have been releasing a lot of trailers. At least Konami is supporting a Platinum, unlike SEGA. I already got it preordered, so hopefully these trailers show the game is worth a shot to others.
Wait, so now he Pole dances enemies to death? only in Metal Gear. Not as excited for this game as I am for Ground Zeroes/The Phantom Pain/MGS5, maybe it's because I don't like Platinum games that much.
Nice to see the Metal Gear trend of wacky bosses continue in Revengeance.