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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

The Ranking

82.56% Overall Rank: 2482
Xbox 360 Rank: 292
2013 Games Rank: 2474
2013 Xbox 360 Rank: 292
Score based on 31 reviews

Description

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory by focusing on delivering an all-new action experience unlike anything that has come before. Combining world-class development teams at Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE brings two of the world's most respected teams together with a common goal of providing players with a fresh synergetic experience that combines the best elements of pure action and epic storytelling, all within the expansive MG universe. The game introduces Raiden as the central character; a child soldier transformed into a half-man, half-machine cyborg ninja, equipped with a high-frequency katana blade and a soul fueled by revenge. In the near future, cyborg technology has become commonplace throughout society. Three years have passed since the collapse of the Patriots system that had been secretly controlling the global power balance from the shadows. However, peace remains elusive. The dissemination of cybernetic technology has triggered instability and conflict as those who control the trade gain increasing power. Furthermore, large 'Private Military Companies', or PMC's, that had been supported and controlled by the Patriots have collapsed, spawning countless rogue entities with origins to larger criminal organizations. These renegade PMCs employing cyborg technology have become increasingly more disruptive shifting policy and power at will. As a member of the peace-keeping PMC 'Maverick Security', Raiden lives by the mantra of protecting and saving lives. But as the world plunges further into asymmetric warfare, the only path that leads him forward is rooted in resolving his past, and carving through anything that stands in his way.
Release Date: February 19, 2013

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
Post Arcade (National Post) 02/19/13 Review 8 out of 10
Console Monster 04/03/13 Review 80 out of 100
GameCritics 03/04/13 Review 7.5 out of 10
ActionTrip 02/28/13 Review 7 out of 10
Game Industry News 02/27/13 Review 4.5 out of 5
DarkZero 02/25/13 Review 9 out of 10
X-ONE Magazine UK 02/22/13 Review 9 out of 10
Cheat Happens 02/21/13 Review 8 out of 10
The Escapist 02/20/13 Review 4 out of 5
GameSpot 02/19/13 Review 8.5 out of 10