Metal Gear Rising Revengeance has gotten a great first reception in the press, scoring 9 or higher in the media outlets that have reviewed the game so far.
Famitsu No. 1263 selected the game as release of the week, awarding it 39/40 points (Platinum Hall of Fame).
Dengeki PlayStation scored the game 85/90/100/90 (average 9.15/10).
Games TM gave the game a score of 9/10.
Play scored the game 91 %.
It’s safe to say this is a good start for Metal Gear Rising in terms of critical reception.