Video Review: The Metal Gear Rising Art Book is Actually Artistic

MGR Art cover

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance came out yesterday, and it’s freaking awesome, but so is its limited edition art book.  Far too often video game publishers promise all sorts of worthwhile items packed into these limited and collector’s edition box sets, but more often than not the bonus goods are bogus.  I have found this to be especially true in regards to the token art book included with nearly every special edition package released this generation.

For the most part these art books are the same size of a video game case, which makes them less than ideal mediums for showing off the incredible amount of artwork that goes into making a video game these days.  They’re boring, and easily discarded.  Fortunately, that is not the case with the MGRR art book, which I snagged at GameStop.  This thing is nearly the size of a calendar, and each page offers a full shot of Metal Gear Rising related art.  The result is a beautiful collection of art that literally could be framed and hung on your walls without embarrassment.

I appreciated it so much that I had to create a short video review/preview of it for your own eyes to behold.  Is Metal Gear Rising worth picking up just for the art book?  It very well may be, but I can also promise that the game itself is just as amazing as its art book.  Feel free to check this thing out for yourself after the break.  You’ve been wanting to know that best way to frame a book…


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Art Book Preview – Video Game Art Perfected


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