GE: "Some folks have already managed to get their hands on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Moreover, there's at least one gamer who has already completed the campaign and uploaded his/her game results screen online."
damn the internet..
The internet is what keeps publishers/devs/companies/poli ticians on their toes. Its so easy to get information these days. If gamers get even the slightest whiff that something is off..then they will make sure their voice is heard. If it wasn't for the internet, Cole would have had hair in Infamous 2 and Kratos wouldn't be in MK9. If it wasn't for the Internet, we wouldn't know about how Obama's drone strikes have been killing innocents or that Romney bullied gay kids in prep school. We use the internet to read reviews that help us determine what products we buy, what restuarants/bars we go to, which doctors we go to etc. Don't care what anyone says, the Internet has done more good than harm. If theres misinformation out there, then its up to the devs/publisher to clear up that misinformation. We're spending SIXTY DOLLARS on games these days. Devs/publishers should CONSTANTLY be trying to give us the right information...just like the one in this article is doing.
Dude... we are talking about a video games clear time... simmer down a bit... he was joking I mean hack and slash games tend to be 5-10 ish hours long, its replay ability that adds value Im picking up revengeance day 1 Hell today I learned that you can dodge in this game
Joke or not(frankly I don't care), I said what I needed to say.
@nimblest you can dodge in Rising?! seriously? I tried in the demo and never found out how
There are MANY things you can do in Rising that the demo doesn't really explain too well. -Force push(quickly flicking L3 left to right) -Stealth kills(you can also stealth kill mechs) -Dodging(I knew about dodging, but just yesterday I learned that you can use it to dodge Bladewolf's super attack)Dodge is X + Square. -Apparently you can juggle enemies too. Haven't figured out how to do that yet.
It's up to users to share info, I agree, but it's up to journalists to investigate and expand upon that initial info if need be. As it happened in this case, for instance - those were high scores, and it's pretty much confirmed at this point that this is a high-score kind of game, which makes me undue kinds of excited about it. So yes, I agree, this article is doing just that! "If it wasn't for the Internet, we wouldn't know about how Obama's drone strikes have been killing innocents or that Romney bullied gay kids in prep school." Nope. Even if we only had paper, that news would be on old-time broadsides, distributed on the streets and on college campuses, and the publishers would make a killing. Publishers would know via telegraph, carrier pigeon, whatever technologies you want to include or disclude when you get rid of the Net as it is.
This will be the first Platinum Games title, I will support day one.
It's P* + Kojima Productions
I know. But that doesn't change the fact it will be the first Platinum Games title I buy day one. I bought Kojima Production's titles day one before, hence why they weren't mention in my original post. Not trying to come off arrogant or anything.
Don't worry :P Just making sure you knew :P
that makes it doubly awesome!
P-Games one thing but what I am excited about is the fact Kojima productions taking care of story aspects. So we know the story will be good and coming from P games combat should be good too
Its like getting the best of both worlds.
First Platinum Games I supported day one was Vanquished! I loved the demo that much!
Vanquish is platinum but created by Shinji Mikami father of the real resident evil.
Just like LOGICWINS said devs / publishers should constantly be trying to give us the right information and I'm glad Platinum is trying to tell people themselves the game is longer than the stats chart shows it to be, because sometimes people dont take the time to think about anything they read, they just read / see something and automatically take it as truth negative or not and either set themselves up for disappointment or mistake something for being worse than it actually may be. I'm sure Metal Gear Rising is going to be a great game, have a good length to it and very good amount of replayability which satisfies me.
I'll buy it along with with Ascension. It should be $30 or $40 by then.
It won't. The time between the release of Rising and Ascension is less than a month.
Well either way, I'm getting it lol.
You realize that you're doing the EXACT same thing right? For starters, a good portion of comments towards the image mentioned they either skipped cutscenes or they weren't included in the total. Now that this has been confirmed, it means the game will take longer to beat, but no clue how much longer. If we go off past Metal Gear game, then we could VERY easily see 5+ hours of cutscenes. However if we go off Platinum Games history, we might be looking at an hour of two of cutscenes. The simple fact is that we don't know. We also know the game only tracks your fastest clear time, but looking at the persons 59 deaths, its hard to tell what happened. On one hand it's completely possible that they rushed every situation and died, but it's also possible that they're just simply awful at the game. In either case we yet again don't really know... These tweets do nothing but clarify the information, which is great, but doesn't really explain much. While I don't personally mind the length (because PG typically makes good games), I suggest anyone that isn't sure to wait till others confirm their clear times.
Lol same things happens with a lot of games. Halo 4 didn't count the cut-scene times in the total time played either. You'd think people would have figured that out, but imstead think they are some super gamer who beats everything'in 2 seconds lol. The game looks pretty cool so far. I love cut-scenes anyway, which means I'm in the minority sadly.
I'm not sure why the developer thinks this is bad press. That's a pretty reasonable time for the first time through. I'm sure the game is meant to be played over again too due to the rating system given out at the end.
you got people like logicwins who make a stink about it and is now trying to play it off when made to look the fool. "Ooh the internet does more good than bad." its normal game time for this type of game.
" Metal Gear Rising producer clarifies clear time..." Yet here I sit still wondering how long this game is. My definition of "clarification" must be different. Oh well... Que Sera, Sera.
So with cutscenes thats about 7 hours of total game time. And if the guy that posted that screen only played each chapter once, ie thats his slowest time, then 5 hours is still very short. And he confirmed thats the end game screen. He also bashes us 'western' people. Damage control. Short game is short.
I don't like you. Please keep away from us.
Typical PR. He knows the game is doomed now so he desperately tries to tell people bullshit to help save what little sales are still left. The cutscenes isn't a good excuse anyway considering the story will be just as mediocre and irrelevant as the game itself.
Hahahaha!!! Oh man, too good. This guy.
Firstly, MGR will break a million sales. Something DmC cant/couldnt do, even if they gave it for free. Secondly, you have an ugly picture.
"Secondly, you have an ugly picture." You just don't like it because his hair isn't white. And yes that was sarcasm.
Dmc has broken a million
It didnt get a million yet . It barely shipped that , wich means nothing . Once upon a time Enslaved shipped a million , it still isnt breaking a million in sales to this day .
Those who bought DmC obviously never played any NinjaTheory games, bunch of pitiful kitties. DmC will become FREE on PS+ anyway, the game doesn't worth a single buck AT ALL.
I can't wait to see what BS are you gonna start spouting from your mouth when this game gets better sales and better scores than DmC. Something like "the reviewers were paid off". I'm calling it now.
Vanquish used the same system, and many people skipped it. Shame really. http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
While true, Vanquish was not that story centric of a game. I don't recall more than an hour and a half of cutscenes (and even then I think I am being overly generous), so 1:30 + the links 2:59 and we have a game that is 4 and a half hours long... Even if we apply the same system to Rising, we don't know how much of an impact the persons play style had on play time (59 deaths doesn't exactly imply skills to me), so we could STILL be looking at a game under 6 hours.
Yeah, around 6 hours probably.I can tell you what other games I beat in 6 hours Heavenly sword Mirrors edge Hitman absolution Crysis 2 Vanquish Binary domain Portal Max payne 3 Far cry 3 Sleeping dogs
I beat.... Killzone 3 SpongeBob's Truth Or Square Sonic Colors Heavenly Sword Little Big Planet 2 Lollipop Chainsaw Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days Anarchy Reigns Deathsmiles Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers Rango ....in 6 hours or less.
It takes me around 4.5 hours to beat the original MGS if i skip the cutscenes.
that's a lot , if you skip cutscenss and codecs, you can beat MGS1 in less than 90 minutes easily.
That is actually playing the game and getting items though, not a pure speedrun. I have never attempted an actual speedrun so i wouldn't know.
this is important if im going to shell out 60 dollars i dont want to be able to beat the game in one sitting if the game can be beat in 5 or 6 hrs in my opinion it should only be 40-50 bucks
Well here is how I always do it-even if the game is short (6 maybe more hours) then I would take my time and watch all the cutscenes and dont rush it although its not really possible in this game its a very fast game so taking it slow would be weird but then the good side Is its one of those games you can beat quickly but do it over and over because its just fun-a lot of games doesnt even make you want to replay them or they simply too long but in this case its not that 6 hour mark that makes all the difference but the fun in replayability
As long as we can play new game+ with all the weapons and skill's i will claer the game over and over and over and i will not care about the playtime in the end..LOL you guys just have to relax and think positive :D
yeah new game+ is always a cool thing! 9DAYS LEFT HYPE!!!! HHHNNNNNNNNNGGG
There's new game+, an extra difficulty that is extra hard, and VR missions. http://metalgearsolid.nl/?p...
It would be great if Konami and Platinum continues their cooperation. Imagine Platinum Games + Zone of the Enders franchise! I want Konami to buy them and push out an AAA game per year from each studio :)
This game WILL do well! Cmon who doesnt want to play as a freakin Cybog NINJA!?! Epic
let zee upgradez come!!!
All I've learned from this is that Western gamers are so so very easy to rile up. (I live in the west btw.)
I'd rather have a short extremely fun game like Vanquish over a 15h+ boring game
Same here. Most of my library consist of games that took me 10 hour or less to beat. And it seems that MGR:R will be among them come 2/19/2013.
Can't friggin wait.
lol if Kojima has apart of the story.... it wont be that short of a game. Long live Kojima.
I just know from an informer that we will not be able to change the color of the blood to white :'(
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