Metal Gear Rising “Longer than you think” 

Geoffrey Tim
February 12, 2013 at 9:30 am


Yesterday, we showed you the image that suggest that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance would only take about 5 and a half hours to complete. Platinum Games’ Atushi Inaba isn’t too pleased about that claim, and took twitter to clarify the game’s length.









It seems that Revengeance is longer than you think – which incidentally, is what I keep telling the ladies.

Interestingly, in early reviews Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is being hailed as “almost certainly the best Metal Gear game released this generation.”. That’s the bold claim of  GamesTM, who awarded it 9/10.

I’m sold.

Platinum Games has a knack for creating games that are the digital equivalent of a rollercoaster. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is out later this month on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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  • Admiral Chief Erwin

    “Longer than you think”
    5cm is still short dude :-

    • AndriyP

      How many dudes did you tell that too?

      • Admiral Chief Erwin

        Got you all excited there?

  • LordCaptainAwesomeness

    ” – which incidentally, is what I keep telling the ladies” Nice one Geoff…. made me spill my coffee :-)

  • Johann Strauss

    I’m starting to read some of these articles just for the headings :D

  • umar bastra

    So excited for this game gots ma pre-order ready and some clean underwear. You just don’t doubt platinum games…ever. but that being said, best Metal gear game this gen?hmm. MGS 4 was extremely cinematic, way too little gameplay but still brilliant. peace walker isn’t that big compared to other games in the series but it is a damn good game. If this game is really that good then I can agree with that statement as there wasn’t any other MGS games released this gen.

  • Deon Steyn

    So how long is it?

    • Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      Expect 8-ish hours of gameplay (more for trying to get good times, etc)

      • Grant Hancock

        Expect 8-inch…hours of gameplay! hahaha

  • Nathan Horne

    It took me about 4/5 hours just to master the parry system and most of the moves in the demo… and I still couldn’t kill Blade Wolf with a ranking higher than “B”

    I doubt that anyone would play the game for the first time and master all the combos and moves in less than 8 hours.

    And who cares, if you’ve ordered the LE, you can play with your Raiden action figure after you’ve finished the game…

  • Slade Boender

    Header killed me. Well played Mr G

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