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Bayonetta 2 director 'would love' to keep working with Nintendo

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2014 6:35am PDT

Bayonetta 2 director Yusuke Hashimoto has expressed interest in continuing to work with Nintendo for possible future installments.

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"Well, without Nintendo producing this, the game would've never even been made. I'd say that's ..."

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The Legend of Korra game coming from Platinum

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2014 9:54am PDT

The Legend of Korra, a game based on the Nickelodeon show of the same name, is coming from Platinum Games this fall. A second game, a turn-based strategy title from Webfoot Technologies, is coming to 3DS as well.

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"Yeah I saw that in the article after I posted. Also they said the show takes place 100 years ..."

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Crackdown coming to Xbox One from Cloudgine

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 11:01am PDT

A new Xbox One-exclusive was revealed at this year's Microsoft E3 Media Briefing and it's the return of an old favorite. That's right, Crackdown is back, bringing crime-busting action to a new neon city and it will feature full co-op action. It's coming from Platinum Games a...

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"I dunno... sounds like a big ask.... maybe kill yourself and we'll see what we can do."

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Platinum Games' Scalebound exclusive to Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 10:56am PDT

Platinum Games announced Scalebound today, an Xbox One exclusive.

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"Haha, almost thought that Platinum games would now be only making great games on Wii U, but nice ..."

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Bayonetta 2 trailer shows Platinum-level action

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 2:44pm PST

Nintendo concluded today's Nintendo Direct with an update on Bayonetta 2, with Platinum's sequel receiving a new trailer that shows off the title character's new character design, as well as some insight into the game's narrative. Also, it features guns! Lots of guns!

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"Can I play it with a controller other than the giant misshapen tablet? That thing is ..."

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Metal Gear Rising PC no longer requires always-on internet [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 5:30pm PST

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has finally arrived on PC, but users have noticed that the game won't allow offline play. Whether it's a DRM or bug within Steam remains to be seen.

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"Hopefully all that will be patched, I too have 16:10 1920x1200 resolution in use."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance cuts PC on January 9

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2013 10:10am PST

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the Platinum-developed action spin-off game starring Raiden, will be available on PC on January 9th.

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"I tried this on the PS3 when it was part of the PS+ games. After about an hour of play, I ..."

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Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is new anime coming to Japan this year

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 7:42pm PDT

Bayonetta is getting an anime adaptation. Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is a new anime from GONZO. It will air in Japan this November.

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"Oh great a Gonzo joint. There goes any hope of it being any good."

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The Wonderful 101 video review: strength in numbers

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's going to take you time to get the hang of The Wonderful 101, the latest from Nintendo and Platinum Games, but stick with it! Once you learn it, it becomes one of the strongest action titles of the year across all platforms, not just the Wii U.

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"If that 7 is as strong as the one Pikmin 3 got i'll probably love it."

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Wonderful 101 'wasn't exactly fun' until recently

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Wonderful 101 director Hideki Kamiya says it took time and iteration to get the feel of the game right, and it wasn't "exactly fun" as recently as a year ago.

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"so I tried again and I found that the right analog stick works wonders for wonderful 101. the ..."

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Wonderful 101 originally starred characters from other Nintendo franchises

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 1:30pm PDT

The Wonderful 101 originally starred "an all-star cast of Nintendo characters plus characters from other games," according to Hideki Kamiya.

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The Wonderful 101 demo available soon on eShop

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 10:30am PDT

A demo for The Wonderful 101 has hit the Wii U eShop today.

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The Wonderful 101's first playthrough 'a tutorial' for lifelong play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 08, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Platinum's Hideki Kadima is touting the depth of The Wonderful 101, going as far as to say that the first playthrough of the game will feel more like a "tutorial."

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"Agreed - it's a great system, and now we're really seeing the potential turn into great games. ..."

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Metal Gear Rising follow-up interest gauged in survey

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was a fun slice of action, and Konami is gauging interest in a potential sequel, according to a poll the publisher has put out.

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"Yeah, I didn't like that so much. Although I can't fault them for being thorough."

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The Wonderful 101 DLC looking unlikely as Platinum already 'put all we want to do' in

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2013 7:30am PDT

DLC can be a welcome extension to a game, but every now and then the odd pack frustratingly feels like content which would or should have been in the main game. How lovely, then, that it seems The Wonderful 101 won't be getting DLC as developer Platinum feels it's already cr...

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