Platinum Games News


Vanquish and Mega Man X join PlayStation Plus Instant Collection

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 10:05am PST

PlayStation Plus members will be able to download Vanquish, a DUST 514 "Starter Pack," and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X this week.


"maverick hunter x was really great. i wish they would redo the other X games, at least up to ..."

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Metal Gear Rising gets 30 exclusive VR missions on PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 04, 2013 11:30am PST

The PS3 version of Metal Gear Rising will include exclusive DLC VR missions. The PlayStation-only pack adds 30 new missions to the game, a bonus that should easily sway any multi-console owners.


Bayonetta coming to PSN on January 29

By John Keefer, Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST

Platinum Games' Bayonetta, featuring the butt-kicking witch with the too-slender legs, librarian glasses, and hair for clothes, will be coming to...


"Would be nice to know if theyre fixing any bugs before selling it on psn"

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Platinum Games interested in Darksiders franchise

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 7:30am PST

Platinum Games has expressed an interest in both recruiting talent from Vigil Games and purchasing the Darksiders IP, though it says it would be "on the cheap."


"Yeah, it was fun except that last time trial. I don't think I have ever gotten so frustrated at ..."

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Bayonetta 2 'like fighting the last boss from the very beginning'

By John Keefer, Jan 23, 2013 8:35am PST

Bayonetta 2 developer Platinum Games isn't ready to show any actual footage from their upcoming Wii U exclusive title, but they did open up the studio for a behind the scenes look at the game in development for today's Nintendo Direct.


"Nintendo are publishing it this time i think, so thats why you won't see it on another console."

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The Wonderful 101 trailer shows little heroes, big bad aliens

By John Keefer, Jan 23, 2013 7:30am PST

Not much was revealed about Platinum Games upcoming superhero smash-em-up The Wonderful 101 (formerly Project P-100) in today's Nintendo Direct,...


"Looks epic. Screenshot made me think Viewtiful Joe was making a cameo."

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Kojima wanted Grey Fox to star in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2013 11:30am PST

Stabby spin-off Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could have starred a very different cyborg ninja, Hideo Kojima has said: series veteran Gray Fox. The Metal Gear creator has said he fancied seeing the former FOXHOUND member with those fabulous new shiny metal buttocks, but as ...


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer brings bosses

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 18, 2013 10:30am PST

Zany bosses are a hallmark of the Metal Gear series so while Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance may spin-off in a wildly different, stabby direction, rest assured that you'll still get to duff up some right proper weirdoes. A new Japanese trailer from publisher Konami shows off ...


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2013 6:45am PST

Konami released the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo ages ago exclusively to people who bought the Zone of the Enders HD Collection, but now has a pegged a firm date for its proper release. Come January 22, all and sundry on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will get to enjoy a ...


"This game looks awesome, does anyone know if this will spoil the story for me if i haven't ..."

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Anarchy Reigns review: flair for fighting

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 08, 2013 11:30am PST

Anarchy Reigns should be applauded for its variety and the new ideas it brings to the brawling genre. Even if some of the punches miss the mark, it's still a blast to smash hapless goons in different ways.


Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo coming January

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 10:30am PST

A demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be coming to PSN and XBL next January, for those who opted not to spring for the Zone of Enders HD Collection, which included the demo.


How stealth came back into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2012 11:05am PST

Platinum's Atsushi Inaba revealed that the team had to add stealth back into MGR: Revengeance because it would have become "very dull" if it was all-action all the time.


"I recall one of the developers being interviewed by Eurogamer that a PC version is possible if ..."

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How cyborgs helped Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance avoid censorship

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2012 12:05pm PST

The smoke from Metal Gear Solid 4 has cleared, but there are still traces of the Patriots project that remain scattered around the world. They re-emerge in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, led by a hulking cybernetic warmonger named Sundowner. Long-time MGS supporting charact...


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Metal Gear Rising Revengeance preview: a Solid legacy

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2012 12:00am PST

When Platinum Games was attached to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, I had little doubt it could be a potentially great action game. But, I didn't...


"Go beyond that prologue level and it's a sleek chrome finish. Except for the tutorials and VR ..."

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Bayonetta joins Anarchy Reigns as a pre-order bonus

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2012 1:30pm PST

Bayonetta has been confirmed as a retailer-exclusive pre-order bonus for Anarchy Reigns, similar to her appearance in Japan. Pre-orders will also get two extra multiplayer game modes.


"Anarchy Reigns looked sick... 4 months ago. I wonder how many people will buy it now considering ..."

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