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Preview: Metal Gear Rising Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance LogoThe first title I hunted down to get my hands on was Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, easily the videogame that I have been most excited for since it was announced that Platinum Games were to develop it. The queue was large, stated to last at least an hour, but I was determined to get my shot. Was it worth the wait?

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First Metal Gear Solid Social Ops Trailer From TGS, Screenshots

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The recently Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops title, announced for iOS, has finally received a trailer revealing tactical card-game based gameplay. Accompanying the trailer are a small selection of screenshots and card images.

Details for the upcoming Social Ops are scarce, but the trailer reveals titbits of information. Players will be collecting virtual cards which we see applied in battle against various bosses from the title’s Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker scenarios.

Social Ops allows players to participate in events through-out the Metal Gear saga on their mobile device. The card-battle mechanic reminds me more of the Outer Ops mechanic of Peace Walker rather than the card-battle spinoff Metal Gear Ac!d.

With Outer Ops, players dispatch soldiers to combat against another unit. The feature is simulated entirely, with the only player influence being the formation and choice of units. Decisions were based upon statistical values for each soldier. I suspect this will be how the card-battles are handled in Social Ops, if the trailer is anything to go by.