Unlike its predecessors, Kojima Productions‘ “Shigenobu Matsuyama notes that development is focused less on stealth and more on swordfighting action, giving players the opportunity to engage enemies in direct battle if they wish.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Players will still have a degree of freedom to play the game as a stealth title, though the stealth sequences will emphasize Raiden’s considerable speed and agility.

[via Joystiq — image via]