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Bayonetta PS3 port is Platinum's 'biggest failure'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 26, 2012 8:15am PDT

Platinum Games' Bayonetta is a masterful joining of splendid face-kicking action and absurd, guns-on-heels, hair-as-clothes, disco-dancing stylings. The PlayStation 3 edition, however, was a bit shoddy, plagued with longer load times, lower framerate, and worse textures than...

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"A few areas where I like the PS3 version better: - The CriWare video playback is far more ..."

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Platinum Games 'very interested' in PC releases

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2012 9:30am PDT

Platinum executive director Atsushi Inaba says the team is "very interested" in PC development, and has considered starting a Kickstarter to fund bringing a title to Steam.

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"I expect that I can play Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Bayonetta 2 in PC someday in future ^^."

- StarRiver see all 16 comments

Metal Gear Rising TGS trailer shows off so many cyborgs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's latest trailer from Tokyo Game Show is more than five minutes long and shows off a variety of new cyborg foes.

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"This game combines two of my favourite things. Cyborgs and Ninjas."

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Bayonetta 2 coming exclusively to Wii U

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2012 7:41am PDT

Platinum Games' hair 'em up is getting a sequel. And surprisingly, it's coming exclusively to Wii U. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has announced plans to publish Bayonetta 2.

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"Never played the first due to a dead PS. Since I'm getting the Wii U I look forward to this ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PC edition will be considered after launch

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2012 6:45am PDT

When Konami originally announced Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at E3 2009 under the more sensible name of Metal Gear Solid: Rising, it planned to release a PC edition. This was casually dropped when the game was reborn

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"MGS1 and 2 were both on PC. Both were decent ports. I think 2 had some problems but i never ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer teaches slicing and dicing

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 20, 2012 6:45am PDT

The big gimmick of awkwardly-named, action-packed off-shoot Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is Raiden's ability to carefully prune enemies of undesirable body parts with precision strokes of his sword. Have a gander at how it works in a new snippet from the game's tutorial.

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"It's being made by Platinum Games with Kenji Saito at the helm, so, yes."

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Platinum 'in the dark' about Anarchy Reigns delay

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2012 7:00am PDT

Platinum executive producer Atsushi Inaba says the company didn't know about the latest Anarchy Reigns delay until it was announced, and says they are "in the dark officially."

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"I'm very disappointed in Sega effectively throwing Platinum under the bus in retaliation to the ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC could offer new playable character

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Metal Gear Rising's DLC may let you play as a new character. Old Snake? Gray Fox, anyone?

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Anarchy Reigns coming out in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Platinum Games' Anarchy Reigns has been given a new release window. Instead of July of this year, you can expect it next year.

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"It makes even less sense considering that the Japanese version is FULLY LOCALIZED. So Sega ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

I cut clean through the top half of a man's head. It was a genuinely uncomfortable sight--and only the beginning of the hyper-violence featured in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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"Agree, I am dying to play it, been watching its progress for a long time."

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Project P-100 announced for Wii U, from Platinum Games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 11:09am PDT

Missing from Nintendo's E3 press conference was a game called P-100. Published by Nintendo, it's a launch game from Platinum Games, developer best known for Bayonetta.

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"They should've bookended it with Pikminesque games, but I see where you're coming from, still a ..."

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Metal Gear Rising coming 2013, demo included in Zone of the Enders HD Collection

By Andrew Yoon, May 31, 2012 11:30pm PDT

The symbiotic relationship between Metal Gear and Zone of the Enders continues. The HD collection will include a demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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"Hell, Nintendo doesn't even do that much. They just charge you for a rom image."

- kingdepork see all 6 comments

Anarchy Reigns finished, delayed by Sega anyway

By Steve Watts, May 25, 2012 9:30am PDT

Sega has delayed Anarchy Reigns to the nebulous "TBC," despite the game being finished and ready to ship. Platinum says Sega is looking for "the best time to put it out."

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"Why is Sega shooting themselves in the foot after a disappointing fiscal year where they had to ..."

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Bayonetta cameos in Anarchy Reigns

By Steve Watts, Mar 22, 2012 6:00am PDT

Bayonetta is appearing in Anarchy Reigns as a pre-order bonus in Japan, Famitsu has revealed.

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"Hey, second-to-last example; you forgot Vanquish (but then that game was a bit less bizarre than ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance director is Bayonetta main programmer

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 18, 2012 9:45am PST

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's mystery director has finally been revealed.

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"That explains the over-the-top direction of this Metal Gear game"

- Orpheus666 see all 4 comments