Nanomachines, Son – Review on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was developed by Platinum Games and published by Konami for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version released on February 13, 2013 in North America. The PC version released on January 9, 2014.

This review is on the PC version.

Cut What You Will

Cut What You Will

Before it became the game that is today, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance had quite a strenuous development process. The game was officially announced at Microsoft’s E3 2009 conference under the title Metal Gear Solid: Rising, with Kojima Productions being the developer of the game. Due to the struggle in designing a fast-pace hack and slash with a unique cutting mechanic merged with the familiar Metal Gear Solid stealth gameplay, Kojima Productions cancelled the game in 2010. In 2011, it was announced at Spike’s Video Game Awards that the project was alive again under a new development team, Platinum Games, who is well known for titles such as Bayonetta and Vanquish. The game released last year on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, so how does Rising hold up one year later on PC? Continue reading

The “Rebirth” of the Quixotic Syndicate

One year ago, coincidentally on this very day, a group of people got together and started a new project – a blog for anime, movies, games, comics and media in general. That was the “beginning” of the Quixotic Syndicate. Unfortunately, said project didn’t last very long, and was quickly forgotten, but that wasn’t the death of the Quixotic Syndicate – it was more like hibernation. In that sense, today isn’t as much our rebirth, as it is our awakening.

We’re back together!

Never mind the technicalities, I’m here to announce that all of us have joined forces once again to bring back our dear blog into activity – for a longer period of time than before hopefully. We have moved out of our previous free hosting and are now self-hosted under the new SwordPretzel Blog Network. That brings us a whole new range of freedom and exciting possibilities! Expect many new posts soon, I hope you stick with us for the rest of our journey.

I’ll also take this opportunity to invite all of you to join us in the SwordPretzel Forums, where you can discuss many of the subjects we blog about and more.


New Games Announced for U and your Wii U

How will U play?

Nintendo revealed new games for the Wii U today on their Nintendo Direct video, and did they deliver. To draw in the crowd to take the Wii U more seriously before Microsoft and Sony are getting ready to announce their next-gen consoles, the Big N is getting us hyped for this year’s E3 for a couple of games they are going to show off.

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