I have a love-hate relationship with Raiden. I found him particularly annoying in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty due to his incessant whining and indecisiveness, yet the Gray Fox-inspired gear and preference to high frequency blade had me intrigued and since then, Raiden has evolve into one of Hideo Kojima’s most notable characters from the Metal Gear universe. More than a decade on since MGS2, Raiden makes a return to the starring role in his own title once more, but can Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance recapture and convert a new audience to the ways of Mr. Lightning Bolt?
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The original Zone of the Enders may have eluded most when it was originally released by Konami on PlayStation 2 back in 2001. Although not a huge selling title, the Hideo Kojima developed mecha-robotic action-adventure achieved cult following (possibly due to the Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty demo being bundled with it) and enough success to warrant producing a sequel, Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner in 2003.
While this game is my first venture into the mysterious world that is Castlevania, I had high expectations, as I know the franchise has a long lineage and successful history. What unfolded in the twenty hours of gaming I had with the Lords of Shadow, not even I could have foreseen. View the full article »
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