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You Can Own Vanquish and Bayonetta Together in One Handsome Steelbook Next Year

Relive Platinum Games history in 4K.

Remasters for Bayonetta and Vanquish Leak on the Microsoft Store

Looks like both Platinum Games titles are coming to the Xbox One.

Bayonetta 1 and 2 Confirmed to be Leaving the North American Wii U eShop Next Week [Update]

The stylish witch will stay with the Switch.

Astral Chain Review

PlatinumGames veteran Takahisa Taura steps into the director's chair for this Switch exclusive.

PlatinumGames Studio Head Says It's "Hard To Get Excited" About Next-Gen

He's looking to places like cloud platforms for innovation.

Astral Chain, Platinum's Upcoming Cyberpunk Switch Exclusive, Began as a Fantasy Game

Astral Chain wasn't always set in a cyberpunk future.

Nier: Automata Fan Art Forces Elon Musk Off Twitter

Elon Musk felt the weight of the world.

PlatinumGames Studio Head Thinks Battle Royale Genre "Would Be Interesting" to Explore

"We wouldn't want to make something that was just shooting."

Starting Screen | Devil May Cry 5 is Proof That We're in an Action Game Renaissance

From Bloodborne to God of War, it truly is a great time to be an action game fan.

Yusuke Hashimoto Leaving PlatinumGames With Bayonetta 3 Still in Development

Hashimoto was Bayonetta 2's director. No word on how this will affect Bayonetta 3's development.

Astral Chain is a New Platinum Action Game From the Designer of Nier: Automata

Hideki Kamiya is supervising the project as well.

PlatinumGames Is No Longer Co-Developing Granblue Fantasy: Relink

PlatinumGames' contract on Cygames' upcoming action-RPG has ended.

Platinum Goes Mobile With World of Demons

DeNA and PlatinumGames are working to bring the traditional hack-n-slash to mobile.

"It Felt More Like Hell Than Success:" A Nier: Automata Postmortem

From booze to canned ideas, we spoke to writer and director Yoko Taro and PlatinumGames designer Takahisa Taura about the creation of last year's surprise JRPG hit, Nier: Automata.

Watch Nier: Automata's Yoko Taro Finally Accept His DICE Award

Yoko Taro's wandering DICE award has come home.

Five Years Later, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Is a Relic of a Bygone Era

With the recent ports of Bayonetta on Switch and Metal Gear Rising's 5th anniversary, it's a good time to look back on the dwindling character action genre.

Bayonetta 3 In Development For Nintendo Switch, Bayonetta 1 & 2 Coming As Well

All the hair and all the style, on the go.

Hideki Kamiya: "I want to work on a Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe remake"

The PlatinumGames director reveals what Capcom titles he'd like to work on again.

Nier: Automata Shows "Significant Potential" as a Major Square Enix Franchise

Square Enix is looking into more Nier in our future.

Hideki Kamiya on Nier: Automata's Success: "Yoko-san Saved Platinum"

The Bayonetta creator credits Nier: Automata director for saving PlatinumGames.

PlatinumGames Continues Nintendo Switch Teaser Images With Wonderful 101

New or old, PlatinumGames is working its way up to something Switch related.

Is Platinum Games Teasing Bayonetta Ports for Switch?

New art from official channels hints at potential new titles.

Vanquish PC Glitch Makes the Game Harder at 60 FPS

The glitch makes it so that enemies hit harder at higher frame rates.

Platinum Wants to Build Stronger Bonds With the Indie Development Scene

"Practically speaking, I want to help raise up a new director," says Atsushi Inaba.

The Hidden Humanity in Nier: Automata's Fashion

From the rusted machines to the YoRHa androids, clothes are more than just stylish.

Vanquish PC Port Coming out Later This Month

Shinji Mikami's Vanquish comes out May 25th with a bunch of bonuses.

Bayonetta Launches on Steam Today

All the teasing has led to the expected, Bayonetta is out on Steam right now.

Scalebound's Kamiya and Platinum Games Promise "To Keep Delivering Fun Games"

Platinum and Kamiya apologize to fans after the cancellation of Scalebound.

Opinion: What Does Scalebound's Cancellation Mean for Platinum Games?

Scalebound's cancellation is very troubling for a studio determined to live and die by its original IPs.

Microsoft Cancelling Platinum Games' Xbox One Exclusive, Scalebound

The development of Scalebound may be in trouble.

NieR: Automata Launches on March 7, 2017

The NieR sequel has a release date!

Final Fantasy Tactics' Matsuno Returns to Directing with Lost Order

Matsuno takes on his biggest project in a long time with a real-time tactics game for mobile platforms.

Atsushi Inaba: Platinum Has No Future Without Its Own IPs

Freedom is Platinum's watchword as the studio deals with the harsh forces of independent game development.

NieR: Automata is the Platinum Game You're Looking For

Feeling wary of Scalebound? Keep NieR on your radar.

Scalebound's Middling Reception Suggests Platinum Has Work to do Before 2017

Platinum's Xbox One exclusive lands with a dull thud at E3 2016.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan PlayStation 4 Review: Extra Cheese

Platinum Games' newest work-for-hire project has its bright moments, but ultimately amounts to the video game equivalent of Little Caesars.

Star Fox Zero in Hindsight: The Developers on the Controls, the Decision Not to Include Multiplayer, and the Future of Star Fox

Platinum's Yusuke Hashimoto and Nintendo's Yugo Hayashi elaborate on their approach to Star Fox Zero.

Platinum Games' President Has Resigned [Report]

Tatsuya Minami is no longer leading the studio, according to reports.

10 Years Ago, Resident Evil 4 Saved a Series from Itself

With this polarizing sequel, director Shinji Mikami brought newfound relevance to the property that made him a star—and paved the way for the future of action games.

Does It Hold Up?: Bayonetta 2

We examine last year's triple-A games to see where they stand after twelve months.

Let Our Devil May Cry Episode of Retronauts Fill Your Dark Soul with Light

... Or, at the very least, fill you in on Capcom's highly influential action game series.

Transformers Devastation Is the Start of a Monster TF Storyline

Hasbro is bringing together various Transformers media for a three year tale.

Bayonetta 2 Longplay Wrap-up: Witch Time

Bob and Kat share their final thoughts on their Bayonetta 2 longplay. Plus: Find all six parts within.

2014 Recap: Bayonetta 2 Perfects the Platinum Games Formula

More than just a sequel, this latest Platinum Games production could be the developer's finest work to date.

Legend of Korra PS4 Review: Mid-Season Side Story

Platinum Games meets the Legend of Korra universe. Unfortunately, what you get is just Platinum Light.

Bayonetta 2 Wii U Review: Beyoncé Can't Kill Angels and Demons

The bullet-toting Umbra Witch is back and this time she's Wii U exclusive.

USstreamer Tuesday: Mike Gets His Groove Back with Bayonetta 2 at 2pm PT/5pm ET

You can't play it for another week or so, so Mike gives you a look at Bayonetta 2.

Gaming Auteurs: Hideki Kamiya

From Devil May Cry to The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games' mastermind has always focused on making his audience feel as stylish as his outlandish heroes.

E3 2014: Platinum's Bayonetta Port is Shockingly Comprehensive for a Freebie

Platinum's pack-in is a welcome anomaly in the Age of the Remaster.

Devil May Cry Director On Why He Doesn't Do Sequels

Hideki Kamiya doesn't hate sequels, he's just too busy bringing you new stuff.

Bayonetta 2 Benefiting From Nintendo's Feedback

You might not be able to play Bayonetta 2 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but Nintendo's help could lead to a better game.