Kojima Productions and Platinum Games collaboration will feature Kenji Saito as the main Director for the upcoming game Metal Gear Rising. Saito was the main programmer on Bayonetta.
As reported earlier, Metal Gear series Creator Hideo Kojima originally wanted to finish Metal Gear Solid: Rising with expectations of a stealth ninja action game. However the project was scrapped due to the ineffectiveness of combining stealth and the ninja action the studio wanted to implement. The Kojima Productions staff did not feel that stealth and high speed action would work well together.
Fans have voiced their concerns that this will not be a “true” Metal Gear game without the stealth component. Metal Gear Rising will be playable at this years Electronic Entertainment Expo. The game is due out this late this year.