Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's always-online PC problems have been fixed, according to a couple of tweets this morning from Kojima Productions' Steve Key. A Konami representative also confirmed to Kotaku that the issue has been resolved. New downloads should work fine, though already-affected users will probably have … » 1/10/14 1:17pm 1/10/14 1:17pm

Watch Bladewolf Rampage Through Metal Gear Rising's Newest DLC

This video gives us a glimpse into Metal Gear Rising: Revengance's latest DLC pack, which stars the cuddly and dangerous LQ-84i, aka Bladewolf. Okay, maybe not cuddly, but just look at him touching noses with that cat. I mean come on. The Blade Wolf DLC is coming to North America on May 14. » 5/09/13 6:20am 5/09/13 6:20am

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

The past few years produced a huge amount of great games and a surprisingly decent amount of them have well-developed characters that are hard to forget. And, of course, some of them look really attractive. » 5/03/13 6:30pm 5/03/13 6:30pm

The Moneysaver: Rising: Revengeance, Falling Price

We've heard more requests for a deal on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance than any other game. Newegg has sliced 33% off Platinum's latest, knocking the price down to $40 on both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. This is the first discount for Revengeance, so cut in before you have to wait for another. » 4/03/13 2:15pm 4/03/13 2:15pm

You Can’t Cut Pin-Up Girls in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. And…

Well, to be fair, she's not a real girl. It's a cardboard cut-out of a woman, which honestly should make it even easier for Raiden to slice into multiple parts. But the smiling advertisement is magically invulnerable to the edge of Raiden's high-frequency blade. » 2/28/13 4:30pm 2/28/13 4:30pm

The Official Unofficial Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Drinking Game™

I'm enjoying the totally absurd Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (check out Evan's review if you missed it) but like many games by both Platinum and Kojima, it's hard not to notice certain tropes, clichés and themes. » 2/20/13 12:00pm 2/20/13 12:00pm

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: The Kotaku Review

They had to make up a word for it. For all the over-the-top cyber-machismo dancing across the screen in this new Metal Gear game. Nothing currently extant in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition would do. And the definition? Something like, "the confluence of bionic ninja warriors, near-future… » 2/19/13 10:40am 2/19/13 10:40am