Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Kojima Productions

Metal Gear Rising trailers released, PS3 VR Missions DLC revealed

Two more videos have been released for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Unmanned Gears and Unique Weapons. Unmanned Gears is available above, but to check out all of the recent videos, head over to the official Youtube channel. In addition, Konami also announced PS3-exclusive DLC, VR Missions. The set of 30 new missions will be based around the original Metal Gear Solid’s VR Missions and feature new stages that mix combat and stealth training. The Dwarf Gekko will also be playable.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance shows off blades, cyborgs in trailers

Konami has released two new trailers for the upcoming Metal Gear spinoff, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The videos, High-Frequency Blades and Cyborg Troops, are a little over a minute each and feature some of the moves capable with the new combat system and a sample of the cyborg soldiers that will be on the receiving end of those thrusts and slashes.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo launching next week

Konami has announced that they will be releasing the playable demo of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that was included with the Zone of the Enders HD Collection on Live and PSN on January 22. The demo allows players to experience a portion of the first chapter, which will introduce them to a new half-cyborg Raiden and his band of military contractors. The action-heavy title will offer Metal Gear-style storytelling with PlatinumGames-style action, which, going by the demo, could make for a rowdily wordy good time.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Raiden guts a few cyborgs in new Metal Gear Rising screens, trailer

Konami has released some new screenshots and footage from PlatinumGames’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The Metal Gear spinoff features Raiden, freshly rebuilt from a severe mauling, waging war against the private military contractor Desperado Enterprises.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Zone of the Enders HD Collection

(Xbox 360 Review) Zone of the Enders HD Collection

“… a so-so update of two games that haven’t aged particularly well.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Limited Edition announced

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (360, PS3) Worldwide Release Announcement - Screenshot 6

Following their announcement of a Limited Edition version of Zone of the Enders HD Collection, Konami has revealed that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be receiving its own Limited Edition release. The premium version of the Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames’ co-developed entry will be available for 360 and PS3 and include the game, soundtrack, two-sided Steelbook, and oddly enough, a katana blade plasma lamp.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance ship date, new screens released

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (360, PS3) Worldwide Release Announcement - Screenshot 1

Konami has announced that the next entry in the Metal Gear series, the Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames co-developed Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, will be hitting store shelves on February 19. In addition to the release date, Konami also released a new batch of screenshots showing off the new action-oriented approach.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Resurrection DLC dated, detailed

Castlevania Lords of Shadow Resurrection Announcement header

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be receiving its second DLC add-on later this month. Titled Resurrection, players will continue their quest from the first DLC release, Reverie, and face down the evil demon known as The Forgotten One. Xbox gamers will be receiving Resurrection first, on June 7 for 800 MS Points, while PS3 gamers will get their chance a week later when it launches on June 14 for $9.99.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

“For all of its frustrating and drawn-out moments, and there are plenty, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow manages to be an exciting and satisfying adventure.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews