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Metal Gear Solid: Rising Coming to X360

Famed Konami franchise comes to the XBOX 360 with a brand new adventure featuring Raiden.

Raiden will be the main character in "Rising".
Earlier today at Microsoft's press conference Konami's Hideo Kojima briefly appeared to announce a new Metal Gear game that will get released on the X360. The game, titled Metal Gear Solid: Rising, will feature Raiden as the main protagonist instead of Solid Snake and will be an entirely new adventure. The game was not formally announced as an X360 "exclusive" so there is potentially some chance that the game might hit the PS3 as well but that is just pure speculation. Details at the moment are thin, with only a quick teaser trailer being shown for the game. Here's the full press release:

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that Metal Gear Solid: Rising is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft - the first Metal Gear Solid game to launch on the Xbox 360®. Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe, will star in the all-new title from Hideo Kojima. Raiden first debuted in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system as a playable character and appeared as a non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

"The Metal Gear Solid series is one of the most highly acclaimed video game franchises of all time," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "With Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the Xbox 360 community will finally get a chance to enjoy the action and excitement that this popular franchise is known to offer."

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Posted by snide
Raiden will be the main character in "Rising".
Earlier today at Microsoft's press conference Konami's Hideo Kojima briefly appeared to announce a new Metal Gear game that will get released on the X360. The game, titled Metal Gear Solid: Rising, will feature Raiden as the main protagonist instead of Solid Snake and will be an entirely new adventure. The game was not formally announced as an X360 "exclusive" so there is potentially some chance that the game might hit the PS3 as well but that is just pure speculation. Details at the moment are thin, with only a quick teaser trailer being shown for the game. Here's the full press release:

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that Metal Gear Solid: Rising is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft - the first Metal Gear Solid game to launch on the Xbox 360®. Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe, will star in the all-new title from Hideo Kojima. Raiden first debuted in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system as a playable character and appeared as a non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

"The Metal Gear Solid series is one of the most highly acclaimed video game franchises of all time," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "With Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the Xbox 360 community will finally get a chance to enjoy the action and excitement that this popular franchise is known to offer."

Posted by Feanor

Cant wait to play it

Posted by WolfpackNCState

sweet

Posted by artofwar420

I think we saw this coming. But here's why it's going to be multiplatform, it appeared in the PS3 Famitsu.

Posted by FLStyle

Looks cool, is it the fabled MGS4 prequel that everyone wants though?

Posted by Vendetta

Definitely looking forward to hearing more about this game. I'm hoping it retains some stealth gameplay and isn't just an all-out action title.

Posted by MachoFantastico
artofwar420 said:
I think we saw this coming. But here's why it's going to be multiplatform, it appeared in the PS3 Famitsu. [more]
How though? That interview discussed Big Boss at points I believe. I can't wait to see more as I am a Raiden fan. But I also believe the PS3 is getting a seperate Metal Gear game featuring Big Boss.
Posted by Dizzyhippos

How funny would it be if kojima pulled a reverse MGS 2. you start out as raiden then like 2 hours in switch to snake lol

Posted by NinjaHunter

Can we put the whole MGS4 on 360 thing to rest now?



Posted by SunKing

I wanted MGS 4, not The Adventures of Raiden: Cyber Ninja :(

Oh, well.

Posted by Rhyno

I kinda wanted MGS4 for the XBOX.  Snake? SNAAAAAAAAAAAAAKE?

Posted by addictedtopinescent

Sweet, problem here is I don't own a 360

Posted by Buccura

My guess is that it will be kind of like DMC.

Posted by Jensonb

Metal Gear Solid with Achievements is an Instant Win in my book

Posted by End_Boss

Good, good...

Posted by Psych0Penguin
SunKing said:
I wanted MGS 4, not The Adventures of Raiden: Cyber Ninja :(Oh, well.

Haha why? The Adventures of Raiden: Cyber Ninja sounds like an amazing game!! ;)
Posted by artofwar420
TrueEnglishGent said:
artofwar420 said: I think we saw this coming. But here's why it's going to be multiplatform, it appeared in the ... [more]
Well, something is coming to both platforms. That's for sure.
Posted by FocuS

ohhh dearest me :)

Posted by dagas

Nothing about MGS4 =(

Posted by Worthy

Metal Gear Solid: Ninja Gaiden confirmed...

Posted by Manks

Yes, yes, and another yes!

Posted by grasslunatic

This has got to be multiplatform. MGS4 sold 5 million copies on PS3. Kojima would be insane to ignore those fans.

Posted by MeatSim

If it's like a God of War style of game like you guys were speculating about I'm totally interested in it then.

Posted by zzZBibboZzz

finally ill be able to play this masterpeice on my xbox ^^

Posted by thepotatoman

At first I was disappointed because I wanted kojima to be working on a new IP, but in a way this might be the same thing, because I imagine the gameplay will be radically different then the other MGSs because new raiden never seemed to be the sneaking type.  So i will hold my hype or disappointment till we get some gameplay info or trailers.

Posted by Reverseface

THis is cool but i wanted MGS 4 to come out. i was holding off getting the ps3 version now i will have to buy it.....fucking wanted ahcivements to. BAAAAAAAAH

Posted by Volkodlak

"Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe" Since when?

Posted by RHCPfan24

OK, this sounds cool. Now I don't need to buy MGS4 again, but a new game!

Posted by SunKing

It's just that I wanted MGS 4 so bad, anything else wouldn't have been good enough. And also, when has a MGS spin-off ever been anything more than "okay". Acid and Portable Ops were cool an' all, but they don't bear comparison with their grown-up siblings. Maybe Rising will be good, I don't know. But it's not the game I wanted.

Posted by thiago
Reverseface said:
THis is cool but i wanted MGS 4 to come out. i was holding off getting the ps3 version now ... [more]

It costs US$ 30 now.
Posted by NinjaHunter
Volkodlak said:
"Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe" Since when? [more]
Since he became a cyborg ninja.
Posted by giyanks22

YES!!! I'll get to play it...

Posted by Godlovesugly

IF it was exclusive to the 360 don't you think they would've mentioned it...over and over again.
It's multiplatform as it was in the PS3+PSP version of famitsu

Posted by Chocobo_Blitzer

This is not MGS4. I am disappointed.

Posted by ImperiousRix

Sweet!  Not what I was lookin' for, but I'll take it!

Posted by musdy

I kinda wanted MGS4 on the 360 but I guess this should suffice.

Posted by Zounds

Great! Can't wait to play the PS3 version. :)

Posted by Matches_Malone

Can't wait for some Lightning Bolt Action!

Posted by angelkanarias

what about ``this couldn't be done anywhere else´´. NOOOOooOooO. Bye PS3 exclusive.

Posted by Breakfast
angelkanarias said:
what about ``this couldn't be done anywhere else´´. NOOOOooOooO. Bye PS3 exclusive.
Did Kojima announce MGS:4 for 360? I don't think so, sir.
Posted by Dimitris

it's cool that they are making it but not for the 360. mgs was symbol of sony

Posted by Colonel_Fury

This looks cool. Looks like I'll still need to save up for that ps3 in order to play MGS4.

Posted by bcfish

of all the people you could give the 360 out of the Metal Gear universe, you make a game for fucking raiden?!  that dushe bag?!  talk about giving a dog a bone, when the dog wanted a fucking steak.  give me a break!

Posted by Nasar7
Colonel_Fury said:
This looks cool. Looks like I'll still need to save up for that ps3 in order to play MGS4. [more]

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Volkodlak said:
"Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe" Since when? [more]
I know, people hated him in MGS2 because it took the game away from solid snake, i used to dispise him. But in metal gear solid 4 he was totaly badass

NinjaHunter
said:
Can we put the whole MGS4 on 360 thing to rest now?

I think we can now

Posted by angelkanarias
@Breakfast: it is still a MGS, it uses the same engine, hence the ''engine'' exclusive is over. That was more or less what I ment.
Posted by Jackel2072

ok thats all well and good, but i want a damn trailer! (with gameplay)

Posted by Cerza

I really hope that this is Raiden's adventures around the world where he becomes the badass ninja that he was in MGS4, which he mentioned, and not a sequel to MGS4, because a sequel would suck. My guess is the game will play a lot like Zone of the Enders, only with Ninjas and not giant robots with erections for cockpits.

Posted by Volkodlak
@NinjaHunter: True, they do kick ass; but he was back to being regular whiney Raiden by the end... either way I'm all for more Metal Gear, just hope they manage to get David Hayter in it somehow.
Posted by Skyblaze

Wrong Kojima franchise. I want ZoE3 on the 360!

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