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NieR Automata Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

Square Enix has announced that NieR Automata The End Of YoRHa Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch. This version of the JRPG will come with all previously-released DLC, as well as some skins exclusive for the Nintendo Switch version of the game. This news was revealed via the Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase June 2022, which you can chec...

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This Renegade Video Game Company Will Not Do NFTs

In what could be a common-sense statement made bold, PlatinumGames said it will not be interested in NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. According to a recent Videogame Chronicles interview, CEO Atsushi Inaba was pretty blunt with his comments on NFTs. "I understand it’s a hot topic right now, and it’s really starting to gain momentum, ...

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PlatinumGames Is Open To Acquisition Talks, But…

In real life, diplomacy usually doesn't fail. At least as far as negotiations for acquisitions go. According to CEO Atsushi Inaba, PlatinumGames would be open to acquisition offers by another company, as long as it maintains its freedom (via Videogames Chronicle). "The most important thing for us is to have the freedom to make the games that we...

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PlatinumGames Wants To Resurrect Scalebound; Waiting For Phil Spencer To Call Back

Scalebound was going to be a big action RPG hack-and-slash-type title for Xbox before it was cancelled back in 2017. Fast forward to now, and PlatinumGames want to bring it back somehow. According to a new interview with IGN Japan, PlatinumGames' leads Atsushi Inaba and Hideki Kamiya revealed that they would like to revive the cancelled title. P...

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PlatinumGames Wants To Delve Into Live Service Titles Instead Of One-Off Cool Titles

PlatinumGames president and CEO, Atushi Inaba, has revealed that the Japanese developer will focus on games that are bigger in the future. These games will also likely be live service in nature. In an interview with Famitsu, as translated by VGC, Inaba said: “Project G.G. is still in the stage of testing various things, so I can’t ...

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PlatinumGames New CEO Is Studio Head Atsushi Inaba

PlatinumGames CEO Kenichi Sato stepped down as president according to an official announcement from the company that made Bayonetta, Wonderful 101, and Vanquish. Taking over as the new CEO is longtime director/producer Atsushi Inaba, who will also retain his second title as PlatinumGames studio head. Kenichi Sato will still be on the PlatinumGam...

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Sol Cresta Delayed To 2022

PlatinumGames developer Hideki Kamiya announced recently that the company's 2D shmup tribute title Sol Cresta will not be out at the end of 2021. The game now has a "when it's out" release date, most likely in 2022. However, the team has shown off a number of new features for the game. During the official livestream, the team demoed the game's s...

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Will Bayonetta 3 Be Out For PS5 and Xbox Series? “It’s Up To Nintendo” Says Game Director

Platinum Games executive director Hideki "Loves Twitter Block Button" Kamiya has commented on the Nintendo Switch exclusivity of Bayonetta 3. For those keeping track, Bayonetta 2 is a Nintendo exclusive after Sega seemingly ditched the IP. Nintendo is the company that funded and published Bayonetta 2's creation, so obviously, it's a Wii U and Ni...

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Korean Game Expo G-Star Goes Online In 2020

The incredibly popular South Korean video game convention G-Star is getting an online showcase in the next two weeks thanks to the global pandemic. Dubbed G-CON 2020, the online stream of the expo will feature a ton of speakers including: PlatinumGames' Hideki Kamiya, who is still blocking us to this day. Paradox Interactive's Alexander ...

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Platinum Games Is Still Working On Babylon’s Fall

Platinum Games has confirmed that they are still working on their next game, Babylon's Fall, after almost half a year with no updates. In December 2019, the developer promised to reveal more details and information about the game in summer 2020, but it looks like the COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed their plans. An important message from the #B...

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Platinum Games Teases New Announcement After April Fool’s Joke

Late last month, Platinum Games teased that the last of their Platinum4 announcements would be arriving on 1 April 2020. Somewhat expectedly, that turned out to be an April Fool's Joke, with the "announcement" being about a collaboration with Hamster Corporation for an arcade game called Sol Cresta, a supposed follow-up to the Moon Cresta and Te...

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Platinum Games Teases Us With An Announcement Of An Upcoming Announcement

The folks at Platinum Games have got a new announcement, related to their recent series of Platinum 4 announcements, planned for us, and they've announced that that announcement will be made on 1 April 2020. https://twitter.com/platinumgames/status/1242988526146224128 Yes, it's an announcement of an announcement, and the announcement date of 1 Ap...

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Modest US$50k Wonderful 101 Port Kickstarter Finishes At US$2.2 Million

The crowd has spoken: The Wonderful 101: Remastered Kickstarter is truly a-go-go, baby! The campaign has reached a grand total of US$2.2 million, way ahead of its original US$50,000 pledge. The fact that it reached US$1.5 million stretch goal within hours after it was announced proved that there is a demand for PlatinumGames ports of their more es...

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Platinum Game’s Next Title May Be An Homage To Ultraman

Update: here's the teaser trailer. Looks epic! https://youtu.be/s6inZzkZmiI Original story Platinum Games' next project is a brand new IP called Project GG. It'd be directed by Hideki Kamiya, the director of Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101, and will be the studio's first self-published title. The news comes via an interview from Famitsu magazin...

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PlatinumGames Will Be Showcasing Something Big This 27th February

PlatinumGames is gearing up another major announcement soon. To recap, the first reveal was The Wonderful 101 Kickstarter port project, which so far has garnered more than US$2 million. This particular tease was announced on Japanese shill magazine Famitsu, with the major reveal taking place on 27th February. Here are my guesses: Bayonetta 3; ju...

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Will Bayonetta 2 & Future Sequels Go Multiplatform? Maybe…

Bayonetta 2 is a pretty awesome action game that features a ton of awesome battle setpieces and some Nintendo-branded fanservice. But wouldn't it be nice if the game went multiplatform and end up on PC, PS4, and Xbox One? Well, keep wishing, because that may not happen anytime soon. The keyword here is "may" because right now Nintendo and Sega own...

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PlatinumGames’ Merch for Wonder Festival 2020 Are Straight Fire

Rejoice fans of PlatinumGames (and gamers in general) and make sure your wallets are at the ready. Or depending on your post-CNY budget, hide them - physical and the digital ones, as PlatinumGames merchandise lineup for the 2020 Winter Wonder Festival has just been revealed and they are indeed wonderful. Set to be available on sale for the public ...

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PlatinumGames Would Love To Finish Scalebound If Given The Chance Again

Remember that Xbox One exclusive Scalebound? No, you didn't, because that open-world action-adventure game from PlatinumGames was cancelled three years ago because both the company and Microsoft were at fault for not delivering what was needed. "I think there are areas where we could’ve done better and I’m sure there are areas that M...

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Tencent Is Investing Money In The Folks Behind Bayonetta

Good news for hyper action gaming fans, we think. Platinum Games, the developers behind the Bayonetta series, Vanquish, and the upcoming Babylon's Fall, will be receiving a capital investment from Tencent Holdings. This is a basis of a new partnership between the two that will not affect the independence of Platinum Games; the latter will operate ...

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Kakuchopurei’s Best Of 2019: Astral Chain

After releasing stellar action titles like Bayonetta, Vanquish, and Nier: Automata, how else can PlatinumGames top themselves? Simple: just add a JoJo Stand; as an additional character to mix up your attacks, put your game in a sci-fi police setting, and keep in a Nintendo Switch exclusive. Quirky and charming characters, oddities like toilet pape...

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