The company has partnered with PlatinumGames to bring about this rare combination of titles as they are entering their Halloween event However, those of you thinking it's going to be a cheap addition have got another thing coming Starting tomorrow, you can jump into the game and purchase themed goodies and cosmetic items to dress[...]
PlatinumGames announced this week that they are opening up a brand new game development studio in Tokyo, Japan with a very specific focus in games The studio will focus on "live ops development", which is basically their way of saying the studio will focus primarily on updating games after released with new content So DLC,[...]
Credit: PlatinumGames PlatinumGames is teasing a major announcement for next week, which will coincide with the February 27 issue of Famitsu. Of course, that's about all the company has revealed as of late But there are plenty of things Platinum could be letting slip in the near future For one, some news on the upcoming Bayonetta 3[...]
Primarily because the eyes of the world will be on Japan in 2020 for the Olympics, so they're doing everything they can to be a part of that conversation. Credit: PlatinumGames "In the games industry where each year is a challenge, I'm immensely grateful to head into yet another year with PlatinumGames Starting early on in the[...]
PlatinumGames and Nintendo's JRPG Astral Chain got a release trailer during the Nintendo Direct E3 presentation this morning The game will launch on August 30, 2019. In Astral Chains, 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[...]
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 massive[...]
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 cybernetic[...]
Confirmed guests so far are Game Director Yoko Taro, Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito, Composer Keiichi Okabe, PlatinumGames designer Takahisa Taura, and Final Fantasy XIV's Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida. Which probably means Taro, Saito, and Yoshida will finally give us more information on the NieR raid series coming to Final Fantasy XIV during the Shadowbringers expansion cycle[...]
It seems as if the ESRB’s ratings list has revealed a game ahead of its official announcement yet again, this time with Square Enix’s NieR: Automata.
Taro directed NieR: Automata, as well as NieR Gestalt and NieR Replicant. NieR: Automata was a major success for publisher Square Enix, but more so for developer PlatinumGames who had a string of poor releases and the cancellation of Scalebound in early 2017 So they desperately needed NieR to do well And it did In fact,[...]
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?
He's over at PlatinumGames, a studio he co-founded with fellow Capcom alumni Atsushi Inaba and Resident Evil series creator Shinji Mikami PlatinumGames are the folks responsible for Bayonetta. Sure, Capcom could hire out the remake to PlatinumGames, but they tend to keep development in-house Which means its unlikely they'd bring the whole gang back together for a remake the way[...]
There are two theater productions based on the series under way in Tokyo, along with a cafe serving food and selling merchandise themed on the original game in the series, NieR: Gestalt.
Credit// PlatinumGames Nier: Automata's eccentric game director Yoko Taro discussed his plans to keep working with developer PlatinumGames in a recent and wide-ranging interview with Game Informer. Taro started off by discussing how he wound up making NieR: Automata after his prior studio Cavia folded in the wake of Drakengrad 3[...]