Best Damn Video Game Podcast #14 – Metal Gear Rising Revengeance

Posted on Apr 16 2013 - 12:53pm by Tim Torres

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Just in time for the Jetstream Sam DLC, action game expert Gabriel Zamora and I chat about Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Spoilers abound in this one, so if you haven’t played Kojima Productions and Platinum Games’ action hit, it’d be best to sit this one out. If you played it then this is the episode for you! We discuss a lot — bosses like Monsoon and Sundowner, Raiden as a character, comparisons to DmC: Devil May Cry and other action games, and what Rising could have done better.

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  • 0:00 - 5:22 — Introductions
  • 5:23 – 11:39 — Jack the Ripper / Ryu in Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge / Kojima Humor
  • 11:40 – 44:18 — Boss Rundown: Mistral, Bladewolf, Samuel and the rest / THE BRAINS / Sound design
  • 44:19 – 1:02:22 — Senator of Colorado / Konami
  • 1:02:23 – 1:24:00 — Weaknesses: Health items, camera, etc. / Devil May Cry, Ninja Gaiden and DmC comparisons
  • 1:24:01 – 1:34:59 — Sequel talk / Platinum luv~ / End

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Our intro music comes courtesy of Play on Loop! Thanks, guys!

Other music used this episode comes from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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Editor-in-chief Tim Torres is a video game geek, a tech nut, a film nerd, and he occasionally picks up a book once in a while. He has written all manner of copy for PCMag, Computer Shopper, The Jersey Journal, Radio One, and Random House. As a video game critic and podcast host, he has written in-depth reviews, attended industry events, conducted interviews and led creative discussions on various topics related to games and the games industry. Before entering the tech world, he attended New York University and worked in education as an art instructor. In his spare time he acts, sketches, eats a lot of sushi and watches a lot of Netflix. He does not hate Final Fantasy VII.

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