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Final "Platinum 4" Announcement is Set For April 1

[caption id="attachment_1185753" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Platinum Games[/caption]For a few weeks now, the official Platinum 4 site has been slowly filling in with additional information Now, it's finally time for the last announcement to add the final star to the official website.This means PlatinumGames has something more to introduce to fans on April 1, which is[...]

The Development Of "Bayonetta 3" Is "Progressing Smoothly"

The Development Of "Bayonetta 3" Is "Progressing Smoothly"

In a brief interview with Ryokutya2089, Platinum Games’ Hideki Kamiya and Atsushi Inaba discussed how things are going with the game A few different sites have taken a crack at the translation and gleaned a few highlights We learned that the series was originally going to be developed for the Xbox 360 with no thoughts[...]

"The Wonderful 101: Remastered" is Officially Headed to Switch, PS4, and PC

"The Wonderful 101: Remastered" is Officially Headed to Switch, PS4, and PC

[caption id="attachment_1156794" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Platinum Games[/caption]Platinum Games has officially launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring the popular Wii U game The Wonderful 101 to Switch and beyond.The initial funding goal of $50,000 for the game was met within minutes, but it featured stretch goal up to $500,000 to bring the game to PC via[...]

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Platinum Games Launch A "Four" Website Leading To "NieR" Speculation

Platinum Games decided to stir the pot a little this morning as they have launched a new website that has NieR fans excited and confused The website in question is simply called Four.PlatinumGames.com There isn't much to it, just a lot of animation surrounding the number 4, as you see in the image below[...]

Scalebound Dev Doesn't Want Fans Blaming Microsoft

Microsoft and PlatinumGames announced a partnership in 2014 to release an ambitious action game called Scalebound which would be released on Xbox One and Windows PC. The game was in development at PlatinumGames until its cancellation was announced by Microsoft in 2017. As Microsoft announced the cancellation, fans were quick to lay the blame on the […]

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PlatinumGames' Reveals New Title "Astral Chain" for the Switch

The newest action game from PlatinumGames, the folks behind the Bayonetta series, is Astral Chain. Players take on the role of a police special forces officer who works together with a humanoid special weapon called Legion. So think JRPG Robocop except you play as Anne Lewis. Players will use whip-like weapons to take down various sci-fi monsters alongside their […]

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Nier: Automata Become as Gods Gets a New Launch Trailer

It's one of Platinum Games' best. Nier: Automata Become as Gods version of the game, which sees the title ported onto Xbox One has gotten a trailer to show off the fan-favourite title.Nier: Automata was easily one of last year's great surprises At the start of the year, thinking that Nier would be one of[...]

Platinum Games Wants Wonderful 101 on the Nintendo Switch

Platinum Games has publically made a case for the Wonderful 101 to appear on the Nintendo Switch.The Wonderful 101 was a weird title Coming from Platinum Games, it's not like most of the developer's output The studio is known for some stunning third-person action experiences, from Vanquish to Bayonetta, it's a genre Platinum has a[...]

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There is a 50% Chance the NieR Franchise Will Continue After NieR: Automata

During the NieR: Automata One Year Anniversary Celebration panel at PAX East, Director Yoko Taro, Producer Yosuke Saito, and Composer Keiichi Okabe responded to questions from the audience. The question on everyone's mind: when are we getting another NieR game? Saito mentioned that there is a 50% chance of the NieR series to be continued with another game, but clarified […]

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Third Editions Announces a NieR: Automata Novel as Next Translation

Thanks to the success of their current Kickstarter campaign for a second series of The Legend of Zelda, Dark Souls, and Final Fantasy books, Third Editions has announced a translation of their NieR: Automata themed book as one of the campaign's stretch goals. The NieR book is the next major stretch goal in the campaign, which has accrued €70,569 EUR […]

Director Yoko Taro Shares Special Message with NieR: Automata for First Anniversary

The post-apocalyptic android-filled NieR: Automata is now celebrating its first anniversary on PS4, and to celebrate, game director Yoko Taro has released a special message for fans of the RPG. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the PAL release date of the game, which hit on March 10th, 2017. The initial release for Automata was on February […]

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NieR: Automata is Getting Two Theater Productions and a Cafe in Japan

NieR: Automata may not have had the same reception in the western world as it did in Japan, but that doesn't mean this news isn't as interesting as 2B's fashion choices. NieR: Automata was a massive success in Japan and continues to be a fan favorite where it won a Users' Choice prize at the PlayStation […]

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Platinum Games Is Apparently Working On A New IP That They Will Publish

Right now, people are still thrilled at the news that Platinum Games will have a new Bayonetta game out sometime in 2018 But a recent interview with Game Informer should make fans of the developer much happier as they're working on something totally new Below is a snippet from the interview, which we highly encourage you[...]


NieR: Automata Is The Latest Crossover Event For Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

During this limited time event, players will face off against waves of machines and familiar NieR: Automata bosses as they collect medals to exchange for special in-game rewards and materials use to craft weapons and armor, including the iconic Emil’s Head.Sadly, Square did not tell us if the NieR bosses will include the heads of[...]

Microsoft Renews Trademark On Scalebound, Despite Cancelling It Back In January

The trademark renewal was spotted by Twitter user y2konya, even though Microsoft were in no danger of losing their trademark registration. https://twitter.com/y2konya/status/865130280595730432Naturally that sparked some speculation that Microsoft is working on the game again with a new development team now that they've kicked Platinum Games out of the running[...]

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NieR: Automata's 3C3C1D119440927 DLC Has Launched

The first major content DLC for NieR: Automata is available starting today for $13.99 on the PlayStation 4 and Steam for PC. With a typically NieR-style title of 3C3C1D119440927, this DLC includes three new colosseums to challenge and additional sub-quests which will yield some exciting rewards, like: ●      Costumes from the previous Japanese release, NieR: Replicant, including the "Revealing Outfit" for […]

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The Second Dev Diary For The Bayonetta PC Port Is Here, And Also Some Vanquish News?

Bayonetta is now available on Steam for PC players, but the dev team still have stories to tell about the process of porting the game to PC.  This Dev Diary entry features game director Hideki Kamiya and character designer Mari Shimazaki talking about their favorite parts of Bayonetta and what secrets are left uncovered. The description of the […]

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New Costumes And Colosseum Challenges Are Coming To NieR: Automata In May

Fans will soon have more to experience in the world of NieR: Automata after Square Enix's latest announcement that a set of downloadable content will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Steam on May 2nd, 2017. The DLC is, in typical NieR fashion, titled "3C3C1D119440927", and it will include three exciting new colosseums to challenge, alongside additional sub-quests. The […]

Bayonetta Is Now On Steam

We may have gotten 8-bit Bayonetta as an April Fools joke on Steam, but PlatinumGames has given us another reason to be excited for Bayonetta again by putting the original game out on Steam. Bayonetta is now available for Windows PC via Steam. The PC port of the 2009 game will feature a wealth of graphics options, according […]