CVG: "One sword keeps another in its sheath," says Raiden in the opening moments of Metal Gear Rising. Don't be fooled by the sharp George Herbert quote, or the stoic demeanour, Raiden is as naive and impressionable as ever. Also, wrong - very, very wrong.
Our hands-on demo of the Platinum Games spin-off kicks off in Africa, four years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4. Since the fall of The Patriots, the polarising protagonist of MGS2 has signed up with a peace-keeping Private Military Company called Maverick Securities. We join him on a routine mission guarding the prime minister of Montenegro.