While it does definitely look cool, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is certainly a far cry from the original series, whereas strategy and stealth played a key role in Solid Snake’s adventures, Raiden’s outing seems to be the exact opposite, resembling Devil May Cry more than anything else.  Spearheaded by Platinum Games in conjunction with Kojima Productions, only time will tell whether or not Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear magic will rub off on the Platinum Games design team.