Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo out next week in Japan, new video showcases vicious combos

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This month may be a slow one for new game releases but thankfully certain publishers are giving us a chance to sample some of next year’s hottest titles over the next few weeks.

Konami Japan recently announced that a demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be released on PS3 next Thursday, December 13th. The demo is the same one that was playable at the Tokyo Game Show and was also included as a bonus with the Zone of the Enders HD Collection. The sample features a VR mission that serves as a tutorial as well as a full level complete with a boss fight against a robotic dog known as Bladewolf.

Here’s some footage of Raiden performing a few fluid combos during the demo:

The demo has only been confirmed for Japan so far, but we’ll update you when we hear word of a Western release.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be released for PS3 and Xbox 360 on February 19th in the US and February 21st in European territories.

Head over here for El33tonline’s previous coverage of this stylish action title from Kojima Productions and Platinum Games.

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