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Seibu Kaihatsu's Raiden shoot-'em-up series will return on the Xbox One, a teaser trailer shown at Microsoft's TGS booth revealed this week. Tracing its origins back to the 1990 release of Raiden in arcades, the vertically scrolling series saw multiple ports and releases across 16- and 32-bit cons...

September 18th 2014 at 12:02pm 0 Comments
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Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon had a special treat for fans at this year's EVO event; the return of Raiden in Mortal Kombat X. According to an interview between Boon and IGN, the infamous thunder god will be screaming gibberish at his opponents in three distinct styles, tentatively being c...

July 13th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Ultimate Edition is now available for download via the PlayStation Store. This edition bundles the Platinum and Kojima-developed game with five character skins, additional VR Missions and two DLC side-stories that focus on Raiden rivals Jetstream and Blade Wolf. For...

May 23rd 2013 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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Raiden's cybernetic digs from Metal Gear Solid 4 will be available as a day-one dose of downloadable nostalgic costume content for both Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Konami has announced. The suit, originally revealed as a Japanese promotional/pre-order bonus early la...

February 16th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Hideo Kojima's transition from game designer to game producer is one steeped in compromise, the Metal Gear mogul explained during a recent interview with IGN. Specifically, Kojima would have preferred that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance star series mainstay cyborg ninja Gray Fox, rather than Raiden...

January 19th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. You can't beat a good shmup, and easily one of my favorite series is Raiden. I fondly recall playing Maverick to my dad's Goose for so many hours on the PlayStation port as a kid. With great relish I accepted the ch...

December 13th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It takes over a minute and a half for Raiden to pull out his sword in this new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer released tonight ahead of E3 2012. But once he does, it's definitely worth the wait. Raiden's return will be playable during E3 next week, and we'll be there to take his blades for...

June 1st 2012 at 2:10am 0 Comments
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We hope you like militaristic destruction, because that's what you're getting on Games on Demand this week. Up for grabs are three games about blowing stuff up and not much else. First is Tom Clancy's EndWar, the 2009 voice-controlled real-time strategy game from Ubisoft. Next we have some WWII nav...

May 11th 2010 at 3:45pm 0 Comments