It’s hard not to have some emotional response to Metal Gear
Rising: Revengeance. Among a big crop of trailers debuting at last weekend’s
Video Game Awards, this revamped spin-off to the blockbuster series got people
talking, which you may have noticed this week. We also got the skinny direct from Konami, both in written and video formats. Around the offices, we’ve all got opinions ranging from “it might be
the most coherent Metal Gear story to date” to “I hope it’s not too much like
Our intrepid video leader Takeshi Hiraoka spliced together
footage from both the extended trailer and the massive documentary that Konami
released yesterday—quite the opposite of Raiden—and remixed it all. Both myself
and Henry Gilbert ran through the remixed footage in all of its three-minute
glory. Among the sights you can expect to see include:
A longer shot of that last scene from the
A throwaway MGS2 reference!
Be sure to watch, won’t you?