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Launch Trailer: It’s Official Metal Gear Rising is Awesome

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I finally got my grubby little hands on Konami’s Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and I can confirm that it’s as awesome as I expected it to be after playing it at last year’s E3.  Kojima and Platinum Games have crafted a fantastic action game that reminds me of other classic Japanese developed titles from gaming’s past.  I couldn’t help but feel like I was playing a game from my youth, and that’s not a knock on MGRR’s graphics, which are top-notch.

What I mean is that this game exudes classic action gameplay in the vein of the NES era when Japan did dominate the video game software market.  Metal Gear Rising is similar to classic NES games like Shinobi, or Ninja Gaiden, wherein you tackle levels with a frantic pace and then have to battle the level’s boss on your way to the end game.  This game and it’s action set pieces define over-the-top gaming, and you’ll definitely be thinking “Did I just see that” more often than not.

I hope to have a full review out by the end of the week, but I can tell you in good faith that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is a worthy title that you shouldn’t miss in 2013.  While you wait on our official review you should check out the mini-movie launch trailer after the break, as well as two new gameplay videos.  You’ve been needing to just trust me on this one…

 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Launch Trailer [HD]

Metal Gear Rising Ripper Mode Trailer [HD]

Metal Gear Rising: Tactical Combat Trailer [HD]

 

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.