At Konami's Pre-E3 show, hosted by a hologram Japanese hologram executive, the company highlighted Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.
After showing an in-depth trailer (see below) featuring story elements, cutscenes, and gameplay, they revealed that the game will release in "early 2013".
Later in the show, Konami confirmed that a demo of the game will be packed in with copies of Zone of the Enders HD Collection when it releases, although no date is set.
Metal Gear Rising will also be playable at E3. We'll be sure to get you some hands-on impressions of the game.