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Bayonetta 3 Drops This October

Nintendo and PlatinumGames just announced the release date of the year's most-anticipated sequel for action games. That's right: Bayonetta 3 will be out on 28 October for Nintendo Switch according to the game's new trailer. It features a ton of action, some returning characters like Rodan, Enzo, and Luka, as well as Bayonetta's new powers where ...

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April Fools’ Jokes From The Games Industry In 2022

It's another April Fools day and you know what that means. More fake news and joke-y announcements from developers, publishers, and companies in the games industry. We'll keep updating this article with more April Fools jokes as the day goes by. Let's see what we have this year: Razer HyperSense Suit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cBSFFKX...

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New Babylon’s Fall Trailer Shows Off Combat and Weapon Types

Babylon’s Fall’s latest Combat 101 trailer gives us a close look at PlatinumGames’ latest action game, showcasing combat, weapon types and their loot system. Published by Square Enix, Babylon’s Fall latest trailer showed us a glimpse into how the combat plays out, with players taking control of Sentinels. They’...

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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 Is Currently Looking For Game Makers To Publish

During the Asia Pacific Game Summit Online 2022 event, both studio head Atsushi Inaba and chief game designer Hideki Kamiya talked about the industry. After showing off a quick video of its self-published titles like The Wonderful 101 remaster, World of Demons, Sol Cresta, and Project G.G, the company said they are seeking other game makers to s...

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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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Babylon’s Fall Has Gone Gold; Here’s Some Gameplay To Prove It

Square Enix and PlatinumGames' upcoming co-op action RPG, Babylon's Fall, will be out later this year on 3rd March. Both companies have announced that the game has gone gold according to a recent livestream. In addition, the game will get a Day One patch straight off the gate. Regular updates are planned for the online action RPG and added game ...

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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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Bayonetta 3 Is “Progressing Well” Says Nintendo

The Nintendo E3 2021 presentation was great and all, but it was lacking a few key announcements for some. One of them is an update on Bayonetta 3, the sequel to the PlatinumGames action series that was announced a few years ago. Breaking the silence is Nintendo of America, who told GameSpot in a video interview that the game is still in developm...

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PlatinumGames & A Few Others Surprise-Launch Their Games On Apple Arcade

We never thought Apple Arcade would be where all the cool games from Japan be at, yet here we are. PlatinumGames, Mistwalker, and a few prominent devs have released their games on Apple Arcade effective immediately. First up is PlatinumGames' World of Demons, an action game with Okami watercolour-and-hard-sumi-e-strokes graphics. No, really: ...

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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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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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Ex-PlatinumGames Director Teases New Project

If you've been following PlatinumGames like Mr Toffee has, you'll recognize Yusuke Hashimoto's name. He's the producer of the first Bayonetta and the director of the Bayonetta 2. He recently left the company this February and after months of silence, he put this up on his  Twitter account. https://twitter.com/yusuke8shimoto/status/1176291270118...

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Astral Chain Is Part Action Game, Part Anime Cop Drama, Mostly Awesome

Platform: Nintendo Switch Genre: Action game with some open-world and adventuring bits tucked inside Nier Automata game director Yoko Taro said this a while back during a particular Game Developer Conference panel about his Square Enix masterpiece: "Modern games, they're made really well. They have so much love and time put into making them expans...

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