Tag Archives: Platinum Games

Chomp Bites One Off: Bayonetta (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering‘s month-long celebration of all things wicked and bewitching! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. To celebrate the festive

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SEGA confirms “Bayonetta” & “Vanquish” remasters coming to PS4, Xbox One in February

As we reported last week, a remaster of the action/sci-fi game Vanquish was leaked on the Microsoft Store. Earlier today, SEGA has officially confirmed that remasters of both Vanquish and Bayonetta will indeed be coming to Xbox One and PS4 on 18 February 2020. Both games were originally developed by Platinum Games for the PS3 and Xbox 360, and this

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“Vanquish” remaster announcement leaked by Microsoft Store

The Microsoft Store has listed a remastered version of Platinum Games’ Vanquish for Xbox One, set to release 18 February 2020. Originally published by SEGA in 2010 (2017 for the PC version), Vanquish is a fast-paced, action sci-fi game directed by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami. Considering that Vanquish was first launched on both PS3 and Xbox 360, it stands

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Square Enix launches mysterious “Nier” 10th anniversary website

Square Enix has launched a special NieR 10th anniversary website. There isn’t much to it at the moment, as currently the site features a 10th anniversary logo adorned with Emil’s grinning face, a link to the Square Enix Store, and an audio track featuring the NieR theme. The original NieR (aka NieR Gestalt) released in April 2010 for PS3 and

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Platinum Games’ “Astral Chain” will not have DLC; trilogy planned depending on sales

According to a recent interview with the game’s director Takahisa Taura, the upcoming Nintendo Switch action game Astral Chain will have no post-launch DLC. However, if the game sells well enough, developer Platinum Games intends to turn Astral Chain into a trilogy. According to Taura: “There are currently no plans to release extra content for Astral Chain… This is different

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Platinum Games’ unorthodox approach to making “Bayonetta 3”

According to a recent interview with Platinum Games studio head Atushi Inaba, the development approach to Bayonetta 3 is very different than previous installments of the series. Inaba noted that the Bayonetta development team has learned enough from their experience creating the first two games to improve its approach, and that Platinum is not following “an orthodox development process.” “With

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