Now that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has come out and people have had time to play the game, I think it's time we had a frank discussion about how next-level insane the last boss battle is, because holy crap.

(Obviously, spoilers ahead and in the video above)

Up until this point in Revengeance has walked a pretty solid line between playfully absurd and pensively serious. It's a pretty decent mix between Kojima and Platinum; silly, but not so silly that you couldn't go along with it at some of its more serious, dramatic moments.


And then, out of nowhere, a giant ant robot ridden by a senator bursts out of the ground.

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The whole scene is like Kent Brockman's worst nightmare meets Wild Wild West, followed by a fifteen minute speech that's half Aaronn Sorkin and half Metal Wolf Chaos. Where do you even start with something like that?


I won't even, because there simply are no words. It's like a gorgeous, outsider-art trainwreck about the Military-industrial complex, featuring a will to power redux version Martin Luther King, Jr's ‘I Have a Dream' speech. It's wonderful and horrible in equal doses, all at once. It's too much to contemplate.

And the memes!


What do you guys think? Sound off in the comments.

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