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PlatinumGames Is Opening A New Studio In Tokyo This April

PlatinumGames Is Opening A New Studio In Tokyo This April

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,[...]

PlatinumGames is Teasing A Major Announcement For Next Week

PlatinumGames is Teasing A Major Announcement For Next Week

[caption id="attachment_1163992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: PlatinumGames[/caption]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[...]

PlatinumGames Apparently Has Multiple Announcements For 2020

PlatinumGames Apparently Has Multiple Announcements For 2020

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.[caption id="attachment_1143133" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: PlatinumGames[/caption] “In the games industry where each year is a challenge, I’m immensely grateful to head into yet another year with PlatinumGames[...]

PlatinumGames Switch Exclusive Astral Chain to Release This August

PlatinumGames' Switch Exclusive "Astral Chain" to Release This August

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[...]

Scalebound Dev Doesnt Want Fans Blaming Microsoft

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 massive[...]

PlatinumGames Reveals New Title Astral Chain for the Switch

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 cybernetic[...]

Square Enix is Hosting a 2nd Anniversary Stream for NieR: Automata

Square Enix is Hosting a 2nd Anniversary Stream for NieR: Automata

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[...]

ESRB Listings Reveal NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition

ESRB Listings Reveal NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition

It seems as if the ESRB's ratings list has revealed a game ahead of its official announcement yet again. This time the unlikely revelation targeted Square Enix's NieR: Automata. Based on the ESRB's official website, it appears the game is getting a GOTY edition called NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition. The YoRHa edition […]

NieR: Automata is Coming to Xbox with Visual Enhancements

NieR: Automata is Coming to Xbox with Visual Enhancements

It also has some new cover art.NieR:Automata: Become as Gods Edition is available for pre-order now for the Xbox One family of devices.You can check it out below.https://youtu.be/d6IVuKJf_Yc Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR:Automata delivers the perfect mix of action and RPG gameplay in a beautifully desolate open world as players battle as androids 2B, 9S and A2[...]

NieR: Automata Hits 3 Million Copies Sold

NieR: Automata Hits 3 Million Copies Sold

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,[...]

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

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 […]

Devil May Cry Director Hideki Kamiya Wants to Remake DMC1

Devil May Cry Director Hideki Kamiya Wants to Remake DMC1

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[...]

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

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 […]

Yoko Taro Plans to Keep Working with NieR: Automata Developer PlatinumGames

Yoko Taro Plans to Keep Working with NieR: Automata Developer PlatinumGames

[caption id="attachment_754691" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Credit// PlatinumGames[/caption]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[...]

PlatinumGames Seems To Be Teasing A New Franchise

PlatinumGames Seems To Be Teasing A New Franchise

PlatinumGames is seeing great success with their most recent title and to capitalize on it, it appears their next game is going to be quite interesting. According to the story, during a keynote at BitSummit in Kyoto, PlatinumGames producer Atsushi Inaba mentioned a "formless, shapeless IP" that he couldn't go into details over at the conference,[...]

Get Your Hands On 8-Bit Bayonetta

Get Your Hands On 8-Bit Bayonetta

Definitely worth a download, because hey, free game right?PlatinumGames has had a pretty good time of it, first with the success of NieR: Automata, and now with the best April Fool's joke I've seen all day The full list of features for this game are goddamn wonderful:Jumping! Double jumping! Shooting! Scoring! Achievements! Wicked chip-tune Bayonetta[...]

NieR: Automata Will Make It To PC On March 17th

NieR: Automata Will Make It To PC On March 17th

Pre-orders are now live.From the press release, "Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia abandoned by humankind and overrun by machine lifeforms."Those who pre-purchase the Steam® Day One Edition will receive an exclusive “Valve Character Accessory,”[...]