Not many details on the port, but we do know that it is coming.
David Valjalo gets all hot and bothered by Platinum Games’ epic of sex, death and cyborg samurais.
Crytek shooter beats Platinum Games’ Rising in this week’s UK all-format chart.
Platinum Games’ uneven handling of Revengeance is both brilliant and baffling.
Hideo Kojima and Platinum Games get ready for their Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance promotional world tour in this week’s Something About Japan column.
Our man in the East reveals Japanese critics’ responses to two blockbuster releases in this week’s Something about Japan.
This week we’re tackling Japan’s take on the genre that’s come to define this console generation, in the west at least: the military FPS. Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Medal of Honor: Warfighter are both out now in Japan, and we’ll be investigating their critical and commercial results. We’ll also take a glimpse at Platinum’s uncompromising attitude to working in the Japanese game industry as we listen to what the Bayonetta studio has to say about working with Kojima Productions on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.
As we sit on the outer edge of a stark white preview room somewhere within Kojima Productions’ Tokyo Midtown office and play Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Raiden doesn’t seem like much of a problem. He’s lithe and responsive in his movements; he’s stylish and deadly in his attacks. But Raiden is a problem – or at least he has been.
One of the world’s most magical stories gets underway when Charlie Bucket finds a golden ticket. This slip of paper contains the promise of secrets and wonders untold: a visit to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Charlie’s thrill of anticipation at what lies behind those gates is palpable. We’re in Osaka, about to enter the Umeda Sky Building, and it feels like we’re holding a platinum ticket. This is the home of Platinum Games, a studio that in just five short years has made some truly spectacular titles.
What happens when two of Japan’s finest studios – one renowned for its purebred action games and the other for story and tactical depth – join forces? That’s the question issue 247 of Edge, out October 25, sets out to answer as we go hands-on with Platinum Games and Kojima Productions’ collaboration Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.