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E3: Render of MGS: Rising

E3: Render of MGS: Rising

Hideo Kojima announced Metal Gear Solid: Rising at Microsoft's E3 conference, a game which also will be released on PC and Playstation 3. Here's the render that was shown there.


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Commented on 2009-06-04 14:27:06
Nice render...I have a strong feeling that this game will allow you to upgrade Raiden's cybernetic parts throughout the game and the final, fully upgraded form will be identical to how he appeared in MGS4. In the stage he is at now, many aspects do not match and this clearly looks like a more mechanized/ less android version who is closer to whatever terrible mishap left him little more than a brain and spinal column.

I can't really remember how much of that back story ever got explained in MGS4 but I think it was left deliberately murky as it would seem to constitute the story of this game.
Commented on 2009-06-04 14:29:44
Please be good!
Commented on 2009-06-04 14:45:48 In reply to munkini
Posted by munkini
I can't really remember how much of that back story ever got explained in MGS4 but I think it was left deliberately murky as it would seem to constitute the story of this game.
The Database pretty much covered his post-MGS2, pre-MGS4 exploits:

He lived with Rose a while before he went off to look for Sunny who was being held in Area 51. After rescuing Sunny, he joined up with an Anti-Patriots group, the Paradise Lost Army. From there, he left Sunny with Snake and Otacon and went to search for Big Boss' body which resulted in him getting captured and experimented on by the Patriots (testing out Exoskeleton Enhancement research on him). PLA helped him escape and because he was now a Cyborg and rid of nanomachines, he was able to retrieve Big Boss' body. Lastly, he studied scouting techniques with a Native American Shaman in Alaska while also learning to hunt.

From there, Big Mama asks him to help Snake and the rest is MGS4. I'd recommend checking out the database if you haven't already as that pretty much covers the entire series.
Commented on 2009-06-04 15:15:25
Well I hope the gameplay will be decent as MGS4's is only so so, I like the story, graphics are real good but the gameplay just isn't that brilliant and lets me down.
Commented on 2009-06-04 17:36:46
I wish Kojima was going to be more involved in this.
Commented on 2009-06-04 18:37:09 In reply to FormlessLikeWater
Posted by FormlessLikeWater
I wish Kojima was going to be more involved in this.
He will be. He claimed he wouldn't be that involved in MGS3, we all know what happened there. He claimed he would be done with MGS many times and wouldn't play too much of a role in MGS4, we saw what happened there.

Watch as MGS Rising comes closer to completion and release, Kojima will say how he has a much larger role than he intended or probably even taken over on the directing. History shows Kojima can't stay away from MGS, especially major MGS console titles.
Commented on 2009-06-04 18:50:50 In reply to Blue_Eagle44
Posted by Blue_Eagle44
Well I hope the gameplay will be decent as MGS4's is only so so, I like the story, graphics are real good but the gameplay just isn't that brilliant and lets me down.
MGS4 having so so gameplay?

Hell no, the gameplay is what I enjoy most about the series, the story is just too long winded and overbearing most of the time for me to catch it all (see above). Anyway, I think this game is almost certain to be much more action based with Raiden as the main protagonist.
Commented on 2009-06-04 18:59:04 In reply to munkini
Posted by munkini
MGS4 having so so gameplay?

Hell no, the gameplay is what I enjoy most about the series, the story is just too long winded and overbearing most of the time for me to catch it all (see above). Anyway, I think this game is almost certain to be much more action based with Raiden as the main protagonist.
MGS4 plays great as long as it's about sneaking, as soon as it plays at being a shooter it gets clunky and works less than satisfactory. But all in all it plays pretty well. IMO.
Commented on 2009-06-04 22:08:59
Why is "Solid" in the title if it's supposed to be about Raiden? It sounds especially stupid to have Rising follow Solid =P Anyway I'm not too excited about this or the new PSP one (Portable Ops was garbage if you ask me). What I'd like to see is a new MG game starring a REAL female, not Raiden.
Commented on 2009-06-04 22:44:39 In reply to broman
Posted by broman
Why is "Solid" in the title if it's supposed to be about Raiden? It sounds especially stupid to have Rising follow Solid =P Anyway I'm not too excited about this or the new PSP one (Portable Ops was garbage if you ask me). What I'd like to see is a new MG game starring a REAL female, not Raiden.
Personally, I wouldn't be surprised if it's Sunny. It definitely doesn't look like Raiden, the eye colour is wrong, and the fact his armour seems to have had a massive downgrade doesn't make much sense.

Plus Kojima likes to do things likes to trick us like that.
Commented on 2009-06-05 02:04:10
As long as he doesn't write for the game.

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