Did they make raiden a cyborg to redeem himself?
Not to mention he was set up to show how awesome Snake was...
But Snake isn't awesome at all in MGS2. He keeps too many secrets from Raiden which makes him look like an annoying smartass. There were some things that Raiden was better off not knowing (like Olga being working with Snake) in order for their plan to succeed, but Snake overdid it. And it didn't make him look cool at all. He was much cooler in MGS1. And in MGS4 Snake becomes the coolest video game character ever.
raiden in mgs2 is ok, but raiden in this game is painfully corny.
Even if he wasn't made into a cyborg I would still like him. He was a little bit unsure of himself in MGS2, but as the game progressed that changed and my confidence in him grew. Sometimes I miss him being human. There's no turning back now. When a character is human you (the player) feel more vulnerable. And it would have been really cool to use HF blade combined with different guns and stuff like Snake does (necessary to rely on stealth, break necks, CQC.)
I kinda laughed at the comment that he was corny. I don't think that(will admit ripper voice is silly sometimes) but we can all agree things have come full circle and the dude is a straight up badass now!
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The_Ivory_Man posted...Raiden was sort of like playing as Joke character
FINALLY some one who sees it my way. raiden is an undeservedly underated character that gets unfaily too much hate because he expresses more human emotion than snake imo. the guy was a chil soldier for EF's sake!! TRAINED TO KILL SINCE CHILDHOOD. the fact that his entire childhood was war! while little kids with their families and friends are playing hide and seek with toys, raiden was out on the battle feild with the real deal. how is that not bad ass and tragic enough to make you care?
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