It looks like we’re finally getting a Metal Gear game on the PC after a long time. Series creator Hideo Kojima announced on a recent podcast that the most recent game in the Metal Gear series – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – is making its way to PCs. This would mark the return of the franchise to the PC after more than a decade. The last game in the franchise to be ported to the PC was Metal Gear Solid 2.

Many might still consider Metal Gear games absent from the PC, however, since Rising takes place outside of the Metal Gear canon. Instead of having the series regular Solid Snake as the protagonist, Metal Gear Risisng: Revengeance has cyborg ninja Raiden as the main character. The game follows the events after Metal Gear Solid 4.

Metal Gear!

Maybe the PC version will get the DLCs too

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is set in the near future, where cyborg technology has become commonplace throughout society. Three years have passed since the collapse of the Patriots system, which has been secretly controlling the global power balance from the shadows. However, peace remains elusive. The dissemination of cybernetic technology has triggered instability and conflict as those who control the trade gain power.

Furthermore, large “Private Military Companies”, or PMCs, which were supported and controlled by the Patriots, have collapsed, spawning countless rogue entities with origins to larger criminal organisations. These renegade PMCs employ cyborg technology and have become increasingly disruptive, shifting policy and power at will. As a member of the peace-keeping PMC “Maverick Security”, Raiden lives by the mantra of protecting and saving lives. But as the world plunges further into asymmetric warfare, the only path that leads him forward is rooted in resolving his past and carving through anything that stands in his way.

Don't forget to check out our review of the game and our look at the legacy of Metal Gear Solid.

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