"Get Comfortable with your New Body" 

At a hotel about a mile away from the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con, I sat comfortably on a couch playing Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance while a voice in the game instructed Raiden, "Get comfortable with your new body."

Raiden is not exactly a fan favorite in the Metal Gear universe, but Rising's Raiden also isn't the same Raiden we've known. That's not to say he won't have all the same qualities that have irked fans in the past—he didn't talk much during the demo I played, so I have no idea how "whiny" he's going to be—but at least he's got a shiny new cyborg-ninja body.

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