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  • Blog Post: Report: Platinum Games President Tatsuya Minami Has Stepped Down

    Tatsuya Minami (right) recently shared dinner with Hideo Kojima (left) According to a report from Japanese website, gamebusiness.jp , Platinum Games president and CEO Tatsuya Minami has stepped down from his position. According to a translation from Gematsu , Kenichi Sato has been named as Minami's... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants In Manhattan Finally Announced

    Update 2: We now have details on the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. The game is coming this summer, putting it in close proximity to the upcoming live-action sequel. TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan features four-player online co-op, and each turtle has his own moves with customizable... More
  • Blog Post: Platinum Pokes Fun At Absurd Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leaks, Game Reveal Tomorrow

    At this point, the only people that haven’t acknowledged that a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is coming is publisher Activision. Screenshots and achievements have been out in the wild for weeks. At least developer Platinum Games is having some fun with it. The developer tweeted a not so... More
  • Blog Post: Scalebound Delayed, Takes Wing To 2017

    Microsoft has already lost a major exclusive for 2016. Platinum’s Scalebound is no longer bound for release this year. The title was showcased at Microsoft’s Gamescom press conference, where we saw gameplay for the first time . Unfortunately, Platinum is going to need more time to put it... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta Is Joining The Super Smash Bros. Roster

    Video games' most-popular witch is joining Super Smash Bros. Today during a Smash-centric Nintendo Direct, Nintendo revealed that Bayonetta, the titular heroine of Platinum Games' stylish action series will be available as DLC for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS next year. Bayonetta leaps... More
  • Blog Post: Star Fox Zero Delayed Until 2016

    Nintendo has never been shy about delaying games that aren’t ready, and Star Fox Zero is the latest to need more time. The company announced today that the planned November 20 release for the bombastic space game isn’t going to happen. The news was accompanied by a statement from developer... More
  • Blog Post: What’s 18-Inches Tall, Bright Green, And Wants To Stomp Optimus Prime?

    Last week, we were able to bring you hands-on impressions of the upcoming Generation 1-inspired Transformers: Devastation . If that’s something that made you smile as much as it made me grin, you might want to keep reading. The current Transformers toy line is called “Combiner Wars.”... More
  • Blog Post: [Trailer Added] Platinum Games Developing New Nier Game

    Platinum Games is developing a new Nier game with Square Enix. Atsushi Inaba, who is notable for his work on Ōkami, Viewtiful Joe, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, is on Nier New Project as a producer. Nier's creative director, Taro Yoko , will be overseeing the project. Details are scant, but... More
  • Blog Post: Platinum Games Bringing Unannounced Title To E3

    Platinum Games will be debuting a new game at E3 2015 next week. Not only will Platinum be announcing the new game, but it will also be showing off footage on Tuesday of next week during IGN's live E3 2015 show. The studio, which is responsible for games like Bayonetta, Wonderful 101, and Metal Gear... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta 2 Launches On October 24

    Nintendo has announced that Bayonetta 2 has a firm release date. The title will make its previous "October 2014" release, arriving at the tail end of the month. Bayonetta 2 for Wii U will come bundled with a copy of the original game. Nintendo and developer Platinum Games have also included... More
  • Blog Post: Legend Of Korra Game Coming This October

    We've known that Activision would be releasing Platinum Games' Legend of Korra title this fall, but the specifics didn't go beyond that. Now we've got a better idea of when exactly it would be happening. Our October schedule is getting even more packed . The game will be coming to the... More
  • Blog Post: Platinum Announces The Legend Of Korra Downloadable Title [Trailer Added]

    Activision and Platinum Games are teaming up for a game based on Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra . The title is a martial arts action game, in which players can use all of the titular character’s avatar elemental abilities in combat. The Platinum Games take on The Legend of Korra cartoon... More
  • Blog Post: Platinum Games Announces Xbox One Exclusive Scalebound [Trailer Added]

    Platinum, the developer behind games like Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101, has announced an Xbox One exclusive, the Monster Hunter-esque Scalebound. Director Hideki Kamiya took the stage and said, "Prepare for action at a whole new scale." The trailer showcased a modern monster hunter running... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta 2 Swings Into Action In New Trailer

    Today’s Nintendo Direct showed off a number of in-process games, but one of the most exciting glimpses on display was a new look at the long-awaited Bayonetta 2, coming exclusively to Wii U. The new trailer shows off plenty of fighting, but also details some of gonzo story points we can look forward... More
  • Blog Post: The Wonderful 101 Gets Its Own Nintendo Direct

    Nintendo and developer Platinum Games are ramping up to The Wonderful 101's September 13 release on the Wii U with a special Nintendo Direct presentation. The video presentation for the game will occur this Friday, August 9 at 7 AM pacific time/9 central. Head over to Nintendo's site for more... More
  • Blog Post: Platinum Games Doesn't Dial It Back In Bayonetta 2 (Trailer Added)

    Bayonetta 2 offers more of the same action and ridiculous cutscenes that the first game introduced in 2009. It looks and feels like a true sequel, which should help silence the people who say the Wii U is incapable of producing high-quality games for the hardcore set. The demo opens with Bayonetta (sporting... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta 2 Will Have Two-Player Multiplayer

    This morning we learned that Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 will have two-player multiplayer. Details are still vague. We're not sure if it's cooperative multiplayer or competitive multiplayer, but Platinum games has confirmed multiplayer of some kind. We will update the story when we have more... More
  • Blog Post: [Updated] Platinum's Hideki Kamiya Probably Fooled Us About The Wonderful 101

    [Updated] Apparently, we fell for a classic Hideki Kamiya troll. We're still waiting to hear back from Nintendo, but the chance of The Wonderful 101 coming to the United States next week? Pretty slim. You win this round, Kamiya. [Original Story] Outspoken Platinum Games designer Hideki Kamiya surprised... More
  • Blog Post: More Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC On The Way

    Konami and developer Platinum Games have announced two pieces of upcoming DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In April, fans will get a chance to play side stories featuring Sam and Blade Wolf. The DLC is entitled Jetsream and Blade Wolf, respectively. Konami says that both will offer fans to play... More
  • Blog Post: A Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Trailer Created By Kojima

    Raiden’s new adventure in the Metal Gear saga, developed by Platinum Games, is out today ( read our review here ). To celebrate the game’s launch, Konami has released an extended trailer cut by series creator Hideo Kojima. The trailer below shows off a healthy chunk of the game’s cutscenes... More
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