Kojima team keen on MGS: Rising series

Game being made by "the next generation"

Kojima Productions is keen to make Metal Gear Solid: Rising into an ongoing franchise, it has revealed.

The game was unveiled at E3 2010 last month - with its new cutting mechanic being tested out via a serious sword and some in-game watermelons.

Rising is the first Metal Gear Solid game to be released on the Xbox 360 - and will also hit PS3, as expected.

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"It's not just a game where you cut and cut and proceed; you have to accurately aim so that you can take the battery and absorb it yourself," Kojima Productions producer Shigenobu Matsuyama told the latest issue of OPM.

He added: "We would like Rising to go on as a series. Rising is the new MGS by the next generation [of] creators."

The title stars Raiden, who first appeared as a playable character in MGS2.

Pick up the August issue of OPM for the full MGS: Rising preview - or check out our first look here.

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