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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
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Platinum reveals meaning of Metal Gear Rising '2' logo

Much less exciting than any of us had hoped
Feb 25
Back in late January an image appeared for a split second during a Sony sizzle reel as part of a Twitch broadcast from Taipei Game Show. The image, a huge number two in what looked like the Metal Gear Rising: Revengence typef...

PC Port Report: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

A lesson in listening
Jan 17
Hey everyone! There’s a Platinum Games game out on PC! WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! Well, I guess since this is their first foray into the world of PC ports, it’s probably a good idea to check and see how well they&...

It's now possible to play Revengeance offline on PC

Online requirement was just a mistake
Jan 10
The PC port of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance launched this week with a few issues, most notably its resolution capping out at 1080p, less-than-ideal mouse controls, and the fact that it wasn't playable offline. Whoops. What ...

Resolution cap on Metal Gear Revengeance circumvented

Durante strikes again, but Konami has the next move
Jan 09
The clever coder "Durante" who has been "fixing" the available resolutions of games like Dark Souls and Deadly Premonition following their release, has now turned his attention to the recent PC port of Metal Gear Ri...

Pre-orders open on Steam for Metal Gear Revengeance

Some significant savings
Dec 19
The PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will finally arrive in a few weeks, and Steam began offering pre-orders earlier today. If your plan is to play the game on launch day, you may as well buy now, as Konami i...

Budget-priced Metal Gear Rising hitting PC soon

Time to double dip
Dec 18
Without a doubt one of the premier action titles this year, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be coming to PC with DLC included on January 9, 2014. The game's already listed on Amazon for pre-order and is expected to appear...

Metal Gear Rising gets $29.99 discount with two DLCs

Jetstream and Blade Wolf
Nov 05
[Update: Konami has announced that both DLC packs are now free to download on Xbox Live and the PSN.] Hot off the news of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes' spring 2014 release is another bit of Metal Gear related happenings....

Metal Gear Revengeance special edition coming to Japan

Collection to include all DLC releases
Oct 21
Konami has announced a new edition of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be releasing in Japan for the PlayStation 3. The "special edition" will be packaged with a code redeemable for all of the game's downloadable cont...

Metal Gear Rising Ultimate Edition launches on the PSN

Essentially, it's the Game of the Year Edition
May 22
Despite the fact that Platinum Games has never had a Game of the Year style re-release, and the fact that Konami as a whole isn't big on immediate re-releases, a Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Ultimate Edition has just been a...

It's happening: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on PC

Platinum Games finally comes to PC
May 17
Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has announced that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be ported to PC, something many of us desperately wanted but didn't realistically expect to happen given developer Platinum Games' history...

Metal Gear Rising's Blade Wolf DLC gets a new trailer

Finally, some gameplay
May 09
We already know that the Blade Wolf DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be released on May 14th (May 15th on the PS3) for $6.99 (560 MSP), but now we have actual gameplay by way of a new Konami trailer. From the look...

Metal Gear Rising's Blade Wolf DLC drops in May

The AI strikes back
Apr 26
Platinum Games is back for round two of their DLC offerings for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, as Blade Wolf is set for a May 9th release in Japan, with an inevitable international date to follow soon. An international pric...

Metal Gear Rising Jetstream Sam DLC coming this week

Rock and roll with your nemesis
Apr 08
[Update: it's 800 MSP ($9.99) and you can find it here on] It appears as if Konami is springing the Jetstream Sam DLC pack for Metal Gear Rising on us this week with little to no fanfare, as it comes out...tomorrow ...

In defense of shorter games

Why "too short" is rarely a valid criticism
Mar 26
I was recently listening to a keen little gaming podcast done by some friends of mine, when they got on the interesting topic of what common game review critique they would outlaw, if possible. After a bit of thought, they unanimously agreed that they were tired of baseless complaints about game length, something I definitely agree with.

Metal Gear Rising Sam DLC gets brand new set of screens

Here's some of the Jetstream Sam DLC in action
Mar 25
After the free PS3 Metal Gear Rising VR missions, more DLC is ready and rarin' to go later this year. Specifically, the Soul Snake sword weapon, Bladewolf missions, and an all new set of missions featuring Raiden's nemesis, J...

Raiden can't make a smoothie without flipping out

Metal Gear Rising + American Psycho = YES
Mar 15
Metal Gear's Raiden may be part machine, but that doesn't mean he can't lead a peaceful life of solitude and introspection up in his penthouse apartment. But something about fruit just sends him over the edge. Literally. No ...

More Metal Gear Rising DLC will drop in April

The Sam pack and the Blade Wolf pack
Mar 14
The first 30 VR Mission DLC for Revengeance came out yesterday for free on the PSN, but the other packs are coming in April. Both of them will be available for $6.99 on the 360 and PS3. The first pack is called "Jetstream," w...

See Metal Gear Rising's new DLC in action

VR Missions, and Soul Snake Wooden sword
Mar 08
The upcoming free 30 VR Mission DLC pack is on the way for PS3 owners, but that's not the only add-on on the horizon for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In addition to the PS3 exclusive content, there's also the wacky Soul S...

Free Revengeance VR missions will be available next week

... but only for PS3 users
Mar 06
Remember that promise to PlayStation 3 players of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that they would receive exclusive VR missions as downloadable content? And no, not that other DLC that was announced. Well, starting next Tuesda...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance originally went cat crazy

Platinum Games may have a cat problem
Mar 05
Cats. Who doesn't love them? As many of you may recall, the demo for Metal Gear Rising Revengeance had a solitary cat that many of you referred to as "Ninja Cat." That was only one of many adorable creatures that were suppos...

MGS: Revengeance has a killer first week in Japan

Over 330,000 copies sold
Feb 27
Famitsu has last week's sales numbers for Japan, and there we see that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance comes out on top with a really nice first-week run. Konami and Platinum Games' excellent cyberninja slashfest moved a healt...

Metal Gear Rising brings out Raiden's inner perv

Metal Pervert Rising
Feb 23
When you put Platinum Games and Hideo Kojima on the same project, wackiness is bound to happen. One of the most peculiar things in Metal Gear Rising comes from slashing civilians' clothes off. Funny enough on its own, but ev...

Users reporting issues with Rising pre-order codes on 360

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance pre-order issues
Feb 21
[Update: Konami has informed fans via Twitter that the problem is resolved, but some people are still reporting issues. Contact Konami with your concerns if you are still encountering errors. I can confirm that my code finall...

First three Metal Gear Rising DLC packs detailed

A Solid Snake Sword, playable Sam, and Bladewolf
Feb 21
As if Metal Gear Rising wasn't packed with enough content already, we now have word on a few extra bits of content heading to the game at some point in the future. First, there's confirmation of a side-scrolling beat 'em up V...

Essential tips for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Go ninja, go ninja go
Feb 21
Platinum Games' newest action hit, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has finally dropped, and gamers everywhere are struggling to acclimate to the parry system. I've seen people try to play the game like Devil May Cry or God of ...

The best way to rescue civilians in Revengeance

Saving people can be fun too!
Feb 20
Are you having difficulty rescuing the civilians scattered throughout Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance? Maybe you just want to spice it up a bit? Here's how I approach rescuing the civilians when I play.

Reviews Elsewhere: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Revengeance is a dish best served Recold
Feb 19
It's been a long time coming, but Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is finally in stores and available for your salty fingers. Naturally, the launch has been accompanied by all manner of juicy reviews, including our own rather g...

Ranked: The five best Clover and Platinum games

Timeless classics
Feb 19
If you were to poll me as to what some of my favorite games of all time were, you'd see a lot of Clover Studio and Platinum Games titles on that list. Quite a bit, actually. Both studios are comprised of brilliant minds that ...

This new Metal Gear Rising trailer was cut by Kojima

Lightning bolt action indeed
Feb 19
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is finally out, and the verdict is in -- it's a glorious return to technical action, and a solid showing for Platinum Games. To celebrate, Konami has released a final launch trailer of the game...

Review: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Not Solid, but razor sharp
Feb 19
Four years following the events of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, the world is still recovering from the fall of the War Economy, a program created to ensure a constant level of conflict on the globe for the purpos...

Raiden's Metal Gear Solid 4 costume is day one Rising DLC

Priced at $1.99
Feb 16
Although a few costumes in the upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance are unlockable, and you can net Gray Fox by way of pre-ordering outside of Europe, another outfit has just been announced: Raiden's Metal Gear Soli...

Astro putting out limited edition Revengeance headsets

Pretend you're a cyborg with these headsets
Feb 15
Astro Gaming has teamed up with Konami to put out limited edition Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance themed headsets and speaker tags. The A40 bundle includes your choice of the black or white headset, mixamp, and six total Reve...

Japan! Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance TV ads are great

Nice work, Japan.
Feb 13
Need a reason to want to f*ck up a helicopter with a katana? I don't, but the guy in this Japanese Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance commercial did. Love it. Love his face. It's just slightly more funny than the other televisio...

New Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance videos are a thing

Skill upgrades are a go
Feb 13
Did you know that Revengeance will have mild RPG elements, like skill upgrades and customizable loadouts? The above trailer will educate you briefly on a few of the upgrades Raiden is privy to in Platinum Games' upcoming act...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance ad is so bad, it's bad

Bad bad
Feb 11
Remember those cheesy videogame commercials from your childhood? I'm kind of glad that they're back. While this Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PS3 commercial is terrible some part of me really loves it. Nostalgia?  Now all we need is one for PlayStation cereal. [deep voice] KONAMI

Metal Gear Rising gets a new boss showcase trailer

New English boss fight trailer
Feb 11
Are you ready for Platinum Games' latest action romp? Personally, I can barely contain myself, but this constant stream of videos from Konami certainly helps. Next up on the plate is the "Desperado Elite" trailer, which show...

Raiden will steal boss weapons in Metal Gear Revengeance

It's like Mega Man!
Feb 05
Our latest look at Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance shows off some of the bosses weapons Raiden can earn after defeating bosses. The Pole-Arm looks great for fighting groups of enemies, the tactical sai can pull you into enemi...

Metal Gear Rising VR mission DLC is exclusive to PS3

Raiden's extended training session for Sony players only
Feb 04
We learned last week that downloadable content in the form of VR missions would be coming down the pipe for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, but there's a new wrinkle today. Those missions will only be available to you if...

No Metal Gear Rising on Wii U until Konami sees demand

It's the Wii all over again
Feb 03
Remember when Kojima Productions' Yuji Korekado said that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance wasn't coming to the Wii U because the GamePad is some mystical artifact whose secrets the gods themselves can't unlock? Well, a re...

Metal Gear Rising: Revengance DLC confirmed

Side stories and VR Missions
Jan 30
Dengeki PlayStation has an interesting bit of information in regards to Metal Gear Rising: Revengance: downloadable content is confirmed! The content will at least include special sub-missions and VR Missions within the confi...

Watching Raiden slice things never gets old

Two new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance videos surface
Jan 29
Remember when Raiden was slicing things up the other day? Yeah that was totally awesome, as is pretty much everything Raiden has done ever since he made his transformation into a badass. If you're a fan of more high-quality ...

The world's cheapest Metal Gear Rising cosplay

More like "Paper Gear Rising"
Jan 28
They must have a lot of free time over at Kojima Productions. I mean, it's not like they are busy working on new Metal Gear games or anything! A few hours ago, Hideo Kojima tweeted this picture of former Metal Gear Rising pro...

Reminder: Europe gets the MG Rising Gray Fox DLC for free

The DLC skin also allows you to upgrade his blade
Jan 26
As a reminder, all Europeans will be getting the Gray Fox costume DLC packed into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for free. This is the same DLC that US folks are required to pre-order to obtain. This was revealed no...

Metal Gear Rising gets three new gameplay videos

Get hyped up with Raiden
Jan 24
While it would have been interesting if Gray Fox was the protagonist of Metal Gear Rising, we have Raiden now, and he's looking as stylish as ever with these three new gameplay videos. "Zandatsu" details combat, "Locations" ...

This cat is a better ninja than Raiden

Metal Cat Rising: Revengeance
Jan 24
Have you played the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo yet? More importantly, did you come across the cat on the beach? The little kitty is a better ninja than Raiden!

What do you think of the Metal Gear Revengeance demo?

The Dtoid community weighs in
Jan 22
The Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo is now up on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. The demo is based on the Tokyo Game Show demo we saw last year, and sees Raiden fighting cyborgs, Geckos, and the dog robot with a ch...

Raiden was not originally the hero of Metal Gear Rising

The staff at Kojima Productions changed his mind
Jan 20
Here's an interesting tidbit -- Gray Fox was supposed to be the hero of Platinum Games' upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance -- not Raiden. Kojima shares some thoughts on his latest work with IGN: It was actually not...

This Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance boss trailer is boss

Possible spoilers may ruin the fights
Jan 18
Letting you know that this new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer is amazing, and then warning you that it may contain boss fight spoilers is pretty devious, right? Well, I'm just telling the truth here! The fights in th...

Have some Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance concept art

Metal Gear?!
Jan 11
Platinum Games released a bunch of concept art for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance over on their official site. The artwork depicts the evolutions that went into creating some of the main bosses you'll be fighting against in the game, like Samuel and Mistral. Here's the page on Samuel, and the other on Mistral. Mistral in particular went through some interesting changes.

Here's a look at the Cyborg Ninja costume in MG Rising

There are some who call him...Tim...I mean Gray Fox
Dec 28
Kojima Productions has revealed the first ever screen for the Cyborg Ninja costume, which was teased in November as a GameStop pre-order bonus for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (according to Konami, EU buyers will get it sta...

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