Konami Digital Entertainment announced today that it is to release a digital download version of the stunning Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for Windows PC. Developed by Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance takes the renowned Metal Gear franchise into exciting new territory with an action experience unlike anything seen before.
According to its press release, the game brings together two of the world’s most respected development forces, and unites them with a goal of producing a fresh experience that combines the best elements of pure action with epic story-telling set within the expansive Metal Gear universe.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance introduces Raiden as its central character. Raiden is a former child soldier transformed into a cybernetically enhanced killing machine, fuelled by revenge, and equipped with a high-frequency katana blade that can cut through anything.
The game combines famed elements from the Metal Gear series with all-new aspects, including:
-The latest METAL GEAR experience: Featuring an all-new style of frenetic action gameplay and central character: Raiden, a cyborg ninja who uses his high-frequency blade to cut through anything that stands in his path!
-A new experience: Uniting development powerhouses Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE offers fast and fluid gaming centered on katana-based combat within the METAL GEAR universe.
-Advanced technology: The in-game technology will push the boundaries of graphics, style and lightning-speed action at a blistering 60fps on most modern PCs
-ZanDatsu Cut Mechanic: Take advantage of “an all-encompassing cutting plane in real time”. Cut what you want, when you want, how you want.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is available now for PS3 and X360. The Windows PC version will be released digitally soon. How soon though? We’ve contacted Konami and will update the story once we get an answer about the game’s release date.
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