Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance “Jetstream Sam” DLC Drops Today


Today is April 9th and the Jetstream Sam DLC for MGRR releases on PSN/XBL today. In this DLC you will be able to play as Sam from the game, only this time we get to find out his back story and the reasons he does what he does in MGRR as this serves as a prequel. You will embody Sam’s abilities and get to throw down with enemies from the game. Check out the trailer below.

The DLC will cost $6.99 so if you’re ready, willing, and able, then let the slicing begin!


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Impressions Review (Cont’)


Well, Raiden, it’s been about a week since my initial Metal Gear Rising “mini-view.” I got to squeeze in some game time between my paternal duties. So I should have some interesting updates for the boys and girls.


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Comes Close To Great, Hampered By Wonky Controls


I remember mentioning in a post a few weeks ago that I’d be writing about my endeavors with the recently released game Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, by Kojima Productions and Platinum Games. As my paternal/parental duties take precedent I barely have time to even warm up the ol’ PS3 let alone have the energy to concentrate playing the game when I have the chance. Having said that, I was actually lucky enough these past two weekends to squeeze in some playtime between my kid’s requisite bottle feedings, nap times, and occasional fussiness, thanks to my awesome Wife slash mother to the aforementioned rug rat. That, and posting via mobile app actually works for my blogging needs (feeding/burping baby while updating my posts). Hey, a brother’s gotta know how to multitask. Means more content at faster intervals to all you wonderful people! By the by, since I rarely get these precious nuggets of free time to absorb some gameplay, this will be a Staggered review of the game. In other words, you’ll get more information about my impressions as I chip away at it. Alright, let’s get to it.


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Initial impressions



I just got done playing through the first chapter of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and one word that comes to mind to describe it is intense.  The way the game feel’s with it’s sword play, and the way it connects to the NPC’s, feels superbly satisfying.  Hit after hit,  gives you a sense of joy when each slash connects.  The graphics so far are top notch, some of the best I’ve seen on the PS3.  The voice acting so far seems to be very good.  Now for some downsides, the camera, is a bit busy.  There were times it was angling too low, and as always when there’s a tight space, it get’s confused, and kind of just gives up all together on where to go, thus giving you a bad angle, which equates to getting hit and eventually dying.  The music, sad to say sounds too much like generic rock.  It just didn’t seem fitting, at all.

This looks like it’s going to be a very fun week or so trying to get through this game.  I know I have only played about 30 minutes of the game, but It’s left me with a good enough impression that I can stand behind this game and fully recommend it.  If you are a fan of the Metal Gear series, or the genre, do yourself a favor, and pick it up.





A Glimpse At Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance


Hey all. This will be my first post as contributing editor for this blog and as a first piece for my contribution I’ll be writing a review on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

I just picked up my preordered copy today from GameStop. I’d have gone to Amazon or even BestBuy to cop this game except I was enamored with the Gray Fox DLC that GS is offering. I took a photo of my unopened copy above to show you that I have the PS3 version of the game. I will either update this post or do a whole new write up in the coming weeks when time permits as I am a new father to my 5 month old son, who hopefully will also be familiar with the MGS series in his formative years.

As soon as I get my hands dirty with Raiden (no, not like that) we can talk more about “Jack’s” MGR exploits.

Stay tuned.