It looks to be the fresh approach that Metal Gear Solid has been crying out for if you ask us and, while we can’t see Snake getting quite so slash happy any time soon, Raiden cuts the perfect figure for such wanton destruction.

That Kojima has left production in the hands of Bayonetta developer, Platinum Games, means that we’re guaranteed thrills and wholesale madness, let’s just sit back and go along for the ride.

No idea what we’re talking about? Check out the ‘truth’ as according to the various interested parties here, where the department heads at Kojima Productions basically admit to getting a rollocking by the boss before having their idea shipped out for completion at Platinum. Looks fun to build games doesn’t it?:

And you can see the full ‘new look’ reveal trailer here: