Stealth has been removed from Rising because it doesn't fit the new direction, revealed Platinum boss Tatsuya Minami. At PS Vita's announcement, dev collaboration got serious.
Minami-san at first thought the offer of working on Metal Gear Rising was a joke, and Hideo Kojima said they "asked a second time one year later." Talk really started at Vita's unveiling.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is releasing on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this year.