Metal Gear Rising Release Date Confirmed, New Screenshots And Trailer Inside

Konami has unveiled the official release date for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the Raiden-centric spinoff that is being developed by the guys at Platinum Games. The game will hit North American stores on February 19th and the rest of the world later that week.

The release date was revealed in the title's gamescom trailer. Mr. Kojima also announced the news on Twitter. But the fun doesn't end there, as Konami also released a slew of new screenshots, all of which you can gawk over by visiting our gallery.

Check out the action-packed trailer below.

Are you excited for Metal Gear Rising or does this spinoff veer too far from the Metal Gear formula to hold your interest? Let us know in the comments below.